Uploading is the process of sending digital data to another computer, either over a local-area-network or a wide-area-network (i.e. the internet).

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What is the difference between ftps and sftp? [duplicate]

Trying to set up a system for my 4 remote employees to transfer files. It has to be secure. Is SFTP better than FTPS? What is the difference?
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What gets uploaded when I surf the web?

I am using a modem, and it shows a download speed of n kbps and an upload speed of m kbps. When I check its logs, it shows the amount of data downloaded and uploaded. I'm wondering why it shows that ...
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Uploading files to S3 account from linux command prompt

I've got several large files sitting in my linux hosted account that I need to upload to my S3 account. I dont want to download them first and then upload it into S3. Is there any way I can "upload" ...
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Easiest way to send 20GB folder

What's the easiest way to give someone a 20GB folder? I've thought about starting a bittorrent, but it seems like there must be a simpler way. It's too big to email or upload to any free filesharing ...
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Change permissions upon uploading with scp

I am uploading files to my shell account using scp. As I need different permissions on the server than on my computer, I'd like to have a way to easily change the permissions upon upload without ...
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Why is Crashplan so slow to upload my computer's files?

I just installed Crashplan on my MBP running OS X Lion. Crashplan is extremely slow in uploading all my files. Sitting overnight, it only has backed up about 4GB out of 450GB. Crashplan itself shows ...
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Linux command line tool for uploading files over HTTP as multipart/form-data?

I can see that wget has a --post-file option, but the manpage says "Wget does not currently support multipart/form-data for transmitting POST data; only application/x-www-form-urlencoded. Only one of ...
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What is the terminal command to retrieve files from a remote server using ssh in Mac OS X?

I normally ssh into my remote server in order to administrate my files using terminal for Mac OS X. I don't understand how I retrieve (download) files from the server to my local computer, or send ...
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How to send a file with FileZilla from command line?

I have a batch file that builds an application, then I want to upload it to a ftp server from command line. Considering I do the upload manually with FileZilla, is there a command line for it to ...
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BitTorrent Myth

In BitTorent Statistics there is a field "Total Ratio" that is the ratio between total downloads and uploads. i have heard that this ratio affects BitTorrent'ss performance. If the ratio is better ...
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cURL hangs trying to upload file from stdin

I'm trying to PUT a file with cURL. This hangs: curl -vvv --digest -u user -T - https://example.com/file.txt < file This does not: curl -vvv --digest -u user -T file https://example.com/file.txt ...
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Why do dial-up downloads speed up at first?

I've noticed that with dial-up downloads, the download speed at can be several times faster. But I though the fastest dial-up can ever throughput is 53 K. But I've definitely seen speeds over that at ...
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Uploading kill internet connection

In my house I have 2 relevant computers, one wireless and one wired, connected to a wireless G router (Belkin G F5d7234-4 V5), which is connected to my internet modem. My internet is Insight BB 10.0 ...
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Upload Download speed difference [duplicate]

When I test my hi-speed, I get (approx>): 9.7 Mb/s download .51 Mb/s upload 8ms ping. Why is there such a disparity between down load and up load?
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How does uploading a file actually work?

Uploading is described as transferring a file(s) like photo, audio file etc. to a server on the web. I wonder a couple of things how uploading occurs as network/communication means. For example, when ...
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Which tool can upload videos to multiple sites (with scheduling, queueing)?

Are there software that lets you upload videos to video hosting sites? Video sites it should support: YouTube Google Video Megavideo ... Features it should support: Scheduling upload Queuing of ...
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Is there an easy way to upload the contents of an URL from the file chooser in Mac OS X?

I want something similiar to the functionality on Windows computers. You can just paste the URL in the open file window and Windows will automagically download the contents of the URL and select the ...
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Download speeds are good. Upload speeds are terrible. Win7

I'm running Windows 7 with a wired connection to my Verizon FIOS router. My download speeds are usually around 80 Mbps, but my upload speeds are lucky to break 1.0 Mbps. This is a new problem, ...
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Good solution to sending attachments via email

I have a lot of problems with sending attachments with my email, either the file can't be scanned for viruses so fails, or exceeds the filesize limit (2/5/10MB), or there are simply too many files ...
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Is it possible for a BitTorrent client to give seeding preferences only to leechers who are also seeding?

I'm not very familiar with BitTorrent on a protocol/technological level. Is it possible for clients to prefer seeding (give more bandwidth, or only connect at all) to leechers who are also seeding ...
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How can I know if a given file has finished uploading from another location?

Let's say we have machine 1 and machine 2. Machine 2, which is linux based, is receiving a file (let's say cat.jpg sent via SCP from machine 1 (doesn't really matter which operating system..). How ...
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Is there any solution/utilities to compress and upload a large file simultenously?

Upload a large file via broadband connection takes time. Compress the file using max. compression ratio before upload also consume time. Is there any solution that may compress and upload file to ...
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Upgrading uTorrent 2.x to 3.x behind a router

After upgrading uTorrent version from 2.x to 3.x some torrents get the requested address is not valid in its context in tracker statuses. Upload speed on such torrents is very slow or none. ...
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Does uploading reduce download speed in torrent?

I was searching to know: "Does uploading and downloading at the same time reduce download speed?" and I found this: Should uploading a file on DSL kill the download speed? but it is related to TCP ...
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Uploading to YouTube makes all browser tabs and devices disconnect

Whenever I upload a video to YouTube all other browser tabs behave like there is no connection at all. It even affects my phone and other computers on the network therefor I think it has to do with my ...
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Enable pasting with CMD+V into a file select dialog on OS X?

I noticed that when I use a Flash-based file select, such as the one below, I am unable to paste using CMD+V into the file select location dialog. Steps to Reproduce Problem Visit any Flash-based ...
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Mediawiki: cannot upload files

I need to upload a file on the mediawiki installation on my server. When I try to upload a text file I see the following error: Could not create directory "mwstore://local-backend/local-public/7/78" ...
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On demand upload server

I'm looking for a simple application which will do something like Allow user to sign up for an ftp account -> ask admin for approval -> create ftp account for that user now it doesn't have to ...
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Upload file via URL

I'm a recent Mac convert. In Windows when I wanted to upload a file to a website I could do this (see the URL in the File Name text field): However there's no way to do that in the upload dialog ...
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Upload Folder with Putty/SSH

I want to upload a folder (including subfolders and files) to a remote machine. I can connect with putty via SSH. How can I upload my folder? What is the easiest way to do so? EDIT: How about a ...
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Why doesn't my tested internet speed match my actual?

Via speedtest.net, I have an download/upload speed around 30MB/1MB but when doing "strenuous" internet activities (torrents, uploading/downloading large files to webservers, etc), I get about ...
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Can a zip file be executable?

Can a zip file executable? For instance can you have a virus in the form of a zip. Obviously a virus could be inside a zip file but can the actual zip execute? Reason i ask is i have a website that ...
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How to speed up the ftp upload process?

So why are FTP uploads soo slow? I am using filezila as a client. I have like 10 mb in 1000 files and I can upload each individual file with 300-500kb/s yet the whole upload is incredibily slow due ...
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Free Download Manager Auto-Upload

Does Free Download Manager automatically upload my torrents when I download them? If so, is there a way to prevent it?
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From image on my computer to URL in my clipboard

I use tinypic for hosting images for forum posts, online articles, etc etc, as I'm sure many other people do too. From an image on my computer's desktop to having the URL in my clipboard after it has ...
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How to upload files using command line in windows?

Hello what are the ftp commands for uploading files to server. Using windows command prompt.
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Want to zip up folder with 20K images to upload, how to breakup zips and then unzip?

I have a folder with about 1 gig worth of images I have to upload to a server. I want to zip/tar them up, preferably into multiple files that I can upload to my ubuntu server. Then I want to ...
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Upload speed needed to Skype in 720p

I want to buy an HD web camera to Skype with family and friends. My current laptop cam is terrible, but I want to make sure that before I buy a new cam my connection can handle it. So - what is the ...
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Best Way To Automate Importing Images From ImageShack.com to Imgur.com

I want all images I have in ImageShack.com migrated to Imgur.com. Is there a best automatic way to do this with apps, Firefox plugins, or GreaseMonkey Scripts? The point here is I'm trying to avoid ...
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How can I copy a file from my machine to another machine from command line?

Something like cp \\target_machine local_file.txt c:\dest_file.txt
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How is it possible for a person to upload files to a site they don't have credentials to? [closed]

A little while ago I got this email: hi there, i am [name], security expert. your website is not secured. you use a weak password. and you didnt install security to prevent hacking/malware ...
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Automate file upload in Filezilla using script

D:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\filezilla.exe -c 0/GG/DG/ -a "K:\YY\XXXXX\AAAA\BB\idS.txt" This code doesn't work as it says "PATH NOT FOUND" K:\YY\XXXXX\AAAA\BB\idS.txt However D:\Program ...
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How to upload big files to S3 on a flaky connection?

I have a bunch of files (between 500MB and 7GB) that I need uploaded to an S3 bucket. My connection is very flaky. I tried uploading a 500MB file via s3cmd but it timed out after it was 91% done ...
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How to resume file upload to FTP in Midnight Commander?

Trying to upload very big file and after some hours connection is lost. When I try to upload one more time, there is only Append option in Midnight Commander, which is not the same as Resume...
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Why would I get slower uploads on a Windows machine than my Mac?

I have a proprietary app, written in Java, that uploads files to a server via multiple HTTPS POST requests. There's a Mac version and a Windows version. On the Mac, we easily get 3-5mbps upload ...
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Download file on existing SSH session

Is there any way to download a file on an existing SSH session? I know we can use scp but how come there is no command to download / upload a file while you are on a ssh session? e.g server(myuser) ...
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Software that lets you upload to most popular videosites [closed]

Do you know any software that lets you upload videos to famous video hosting site, like youtube and video.yahoo.com. I've stumbled upon on trafficgeyser, This is what i'm looking but looking for ...
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Pros and Cons using Mapping an FTP Drive VS FTP Client (Filezilla)

I want to know why would you use the other method to the other. Why use FTP Client if there is Mapping of Drive or vise versa.
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Mega Manager for Mac OS X (MegaUpload)

There are many download manager and/or accelerator that work with MegaUpload under OS X, but I 'm searching for an OS X alternative to Mega Manager: it manages multiple upload and download to/from ...
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What is the best (free) upload/sync Flickr plugin to for iPhoto?

I'm looking for a iPhoto plugin that would allow me to easily upload photos from iPhoto to my Flickr Pro account. Ideally such a plugin would allow you to: Uploaded selected photos only in their ...