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Would rsync save meaningful amount of data transfer for compressed/encrypted files?

Would rsync save meaningful amount of data transfer for sync'ing 1) zip files, 2) ASCII armored GPG encrypted files, and 3) Mathematica .mx files, respectively ? A typical scenario is that I ...
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Execute command/script after file transfer

I've configured a server (Ubuntu) with OpenSSH for file transfer via sFTP. The requirement is that after a file transfer, a mail is sent confirming the file was received by the system. How would I do ...
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Using psftp to copy files from unix to windows

I am currently trying to copy a file from a unix server to my local machine. I know you have to use the "get" command but after executing the command, the file is not showing up in my local directory. ...
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Why does Dropbox upload at only 1/10th of my internet upload speed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it me, or is Dropbox really slow? I have just purchased 50g of storage and am transfering files to go roaming. My internet speed shows as 860kb/sec on a speed test ...
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RAID 0+1 Transfer speed and ssd / hdd combination

can you help me choosing a raid system? ive got raid0 on my last system (ssd) = fast transfer rates BUT they crashed and all data went into trash. isnt there a system that mirrors a raid0 ? (wiki ...
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Samba transfer over the Internet is slower than expected

I am trying to transfer files from a PC at home running Windows Server 2008 R2 to my computer here at college, running Windows 7 Ultimate. To test this, I tried connecting to my home PC via SMB with ...
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importing outlook contacts

I am trying to import outlook contact files from a pulled hard drive. I get to the folder under Users\username\AppData\local\Microsoft\Outlook I found a .pst file but when I try to add import the file ...
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How to move Outlook from one computer to another?

I know I can move the outlook.pst file, but what about the email accounts and other configuration? I'd hate having to insert the email accounts one by one again, so are the configuration settings for ...
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Booting a cloned VirtualBox VM on a different host

I have cloned a VirtualBox machine, which runs Ubuntu. I now wish to transfer it to a new host machine running Windows Vista 32-bit. I've transferred the .vdi file and adjusted the name and memory. ...
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Transferring VirtualBox Virtual Machines to another computer

Is there any way to transfer VirtualBox VMs, with their operating system and all their files intact, to another computer?
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Slow internal disc to disc file transfer speed

I ran the HDTune drive monitor while I was transfering about 80 GB of various sized files, most of which was running about 40 MB/s, but you can see where it spiked down to under 1 MB/s. ...
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Sending data to another bootable system partition WITHOUT USB drive

I am currently in the process (and almost done) of getting my Hackintosh to triple-boot with Mac OS X, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. I have the partitions installed, along with Mac OS X and Windows 7, but ...
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Windows SSH file transfer?

Is there a way to do file transfers on a remote PC (off the LAN) using something similar to the unix/Linux SCP command?
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Transfer iPhone to new computer: will I lose sensitive app data?

I currently use a Windows PC to manage the music and apps etc. on my iPhone 4 manually. I know, Windows but I need it for my university course. I want to transfer the manual management of my iPhone ...
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Does Windows Easy Transfer act as a backup program?

I am planning an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 and am currently at the stage where I've finished copying my files on Windows XP. I am sceptical about moving on to the next stage (installing ...
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How to transfer photos from my iPad to Mac

One of the great benefits of the iPad will be putting a ton of my photos in one, great place to show friends and family (rather than bringing them over to my computer). But I have several thousand ...
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transfer of E-mails from dead XP computer to Windows 7 [closed]

How do you transfer email from a dead XP computer to a Windows 7 computer
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Outlook 2007 assign multiple tasks at once

Is it possible to assign all marked tasks at once to a certain user? Because if I have 200 tasks I don't want to assign each task separately. After clicking right mouse button "assign tasks" does ...
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How to copy iPhone contacts on Mac?

I just got a new Mac. My iPhone contacts are extensive and complete. I understand that if I want to sync the computer and the IPhone, I must make sure the computer is the source since all existing ...
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How can I transfer my SMS messages from an iPhone to a computer?

I'm having a problem with my iPhone where it is simply not receiving any new SMS messages. All the messages on the phone are important so I don't want to delete them; I'd like to back up all the ...
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How can I transfer a file through a LAN and specify what adapter to use?

I'm using Windows 7. I want to transfer a file from my desktop machine to my laptop. When I transfer it uses the Wifi automatically. Speed of transfer is like 700kbps. If I shut off my wireless and ...
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Is it possible to transfer exiting Windows installation to Mac Boot Camp partition?

Is there a hack that allows us to transfer an existing Windows 7 installation to a Boot Camp partition on a Mac? If there is, does it have any side effects, or shortcomings like being less ...
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Can the Internet use electric wires to transfer bits?

I think it would be easier if the information can be sent from a power socket. So the computer will have 2 cables connected to a socket: the energy supply and the internet. 1-----2-----3 AC socket ...
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Transferring lots of messages between IMAP accounts

I have to move many, many emails (over a thousand) from an old IMAP hosting provider to a new IMAP hosting provider. I know I can just set up the old and new accounts in Thunderbird and drag and drop, ...
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Linux to Windows file

I want to copy 2 files from my Linux VM (running in Hyper V) over to the Windows machine it runs in. What is the quickest and simplest way to do this? A lot of pages online use winScp but offer no ...
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transferred images from camera to pc lacks quality

I have a canon ixy 930 is digital camera. The pictures on the camera lcd are crystal clear and the colors are bright and full of life. But when I transfered them to my pc, the photo quality turns bad. ...
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Is there an easy way to transfer Firefox extensions and profiles from one OS to another on the same computer?

I'm assuming that most, if not all, the extensions and changes to the userchrome.css will work on Ubuntu Netbook, so I'm looking for a simple way to transfer them all from my primary Vista OS to my ...
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Enabling UDMA Mode 6 for a SATA II HDD

How would I go about enabling UDMA Mode 6 transfer for my Seagate Baracudda 7200.12 HDD ? HD tune tells me that it supports it but is operating at Mode 5. My motherboard is a ASUS P5B-MX WiFi/AP, uses ...
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Is there a way to transfer thousand of small files faster on Windows 7?

I noticed that if I transfer a few large files between two hard drives, it's pretty speedy, at around at least 30 MB per second, but if I transfer thousands of files less than 5 KB, it is ...
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Connecting desktop computer to the internet through laptop wifi

Due to some home network complications I have had to move my router to a seperate part of the house, therefore the wired network I had set up can no longer work. Before I find the time to go out and ...
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Installing ethernet drivers with no install package

I recently got my new Sony Vaio laptop and formatted it into Windows 7 Ultimate. I would like to use the Windows Easy Transfer Tool over a network connection to transfer some of my files over from my ...
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How do I transfer a Windows 7 installation to a new HDD?

I've just got all the parts I need to build a new PC but the SATAII hard drive I ordered did not come and I've received an IDE drive instead. While I wait to get the correct drive type and send the ...
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Is it possible to set wget to show the transfer times in milliseconds?

Generally, wget shows transfer times in seconds. Is there a way I can to make it show the time in milliseconds?
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Windows 7 File Transfer Speed over Gigabit is slow

I've got windows 7 pro running on my file server and my main desktop. Each has a gigabit network connection and I'm connected to a gigabit switch. However, when trying to copy some large files, it's ...
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FTP Transfer Speeds on Local Computer

For some testing, I'm running an FTP server on my computer. I then connect to that server with a client running on the same computer. When transferring files, it seems to peg out at 35 MB/s. Is there ...
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Verifying successful file transfer after moving lots of large files

I'm working on transferring a lot of files (>100GB, several thousands of files) over my network to a new Mac. Once the transfers are done I'd like to be able to verify that all of the files were ...
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What's the most efficient way to transfer data from desktop to laptop?

I've bought a desktop-replacement laptop and I still have some 20-30 GB of data to transfer to it from my current computer. What's the most efficient way to do it? Note the desktop is a 2001 computer ...
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Transferring Music to Ipod Touch without Installing iTunes on Windows

Is there any software that can be used to transfer music from a computer to an iPod touch without requiring installation of any apple software? MusicMonkey and the foobar plugin all require ...