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Jan
28
revised What is the best way to repair the bootloader of Windows10 tech preview without resetting the installation?
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Jan
28
comment How to download files with time-based bandwidth limitations?
yah, but that does not mean that you can't download it at all. unix.stackexchange.com/questions/39218/… ... most likely the process will timeout (their server will cut you off). luckily you can --continue with wget if their servers supports "range-requests".
Jan
28
comment How to download files with time-based bandwidth limitations?
"not during business hours" usually means: "do not exceed our own bandwidth". so, i guess that if you throttle your downloader you can download the thing over days. on the other hand: such a huge file takes quite some time and thus you will have to download it in pieces / chunks.
Jan
26
answered Check if vim is compiled with +X11 in .vimrc
Jan
25
comment vim find buffer by absolute path
"related path" -> you mean "relative path"?
Jan
19
reviewed Reject Dropbox-Like File Sync without a central server
Jan
19
reviewed Approve Copying only JPG from a directory structure to another location Linux
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
the "counter/10000"-name is the more stable approach, thats als why my answer uses "work in chunks". in the end it depends on the exact situation OP faces.
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
ls "$f" is a good candidate for major pain (in this situation). to print the date of a file it's better to just use stat --printf="%z" "$f" | cut -f 1 -d " ". also: the date might be a weak criteria, if the situation was introduced by a bug on one day you will have a lof entries for the same day and thus lots of files end up in the same Y-m-d directory.
Jan
16
answered Downloading large amount of files from unix server
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
then it's best to really do it via a program: get the filenames from the db, 1000 at a time. check for existance in that directory. move them either aside or scp them to whereever you want them to be. and then delete them. and store in a different table your progress.
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
can you login on that machine via ssh?
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
multiple things: a) have you fixed the process that creates even more files? b) how savy are you with something like python? c) do you want to reorder them? or just download and the delete them on the server?
Jan
6
reviewed Approve How do I make Bash my default shell on Ubuntu?
Dec
31
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Dec
20
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Nov
18
comment What exactly does the ping command do?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ping_(networking_utility)
Nov
11
comment 7-Zip compression on multi-core computers
@Edward: can't confirm your numbers / experience: on my i5 7z-9.22beta utilizes between 75% and 95% cpu and spawns between 8 and 32 threads to archive a ~240mb folder full of mp3s. .bz2.7z took ages, .lzma2.7z was pretty fast (all ultra-settings) and just a little bit bigger than .bz2.7z.
Nov
3
reviewed Approve How to add up hours
Nov
3
answered How to start two independent incognito Chrome?