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Backing up on external exFAT HDD via USB using rsync is extremely slow (20kB/s)

I am backing up my machine on an external HDD hard-drive of 2TB formated in exFAT via USB using rsync on Ubuntu 22.04 and the file is extremely slow (sometimes stuck at 20kB/s for several seconds). ...
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Is it safe to delete or move a file immediately after copying it? [Windows especially]

I understand that sometimes when copying a file the system will 'cache' the process of copying, or will 'delay' the process: i.e., it takes a little longer for the copying-process to actually complete ...
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How do I send data between 2 windows PCs?

I'm working on a project where 2 databases are identical in 2 locations away from each other I have some logic set up to sync them on an interval but now I'm stuck on the communication part A little ...
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Combining similar data from three different sources into one row for each client,

To start off, I don't really use Excel, but I was given this task. We are integrating two stores (CRUNCH and FRESH) into our MAIN system, each with their own client formatting. Many clients are shared ...
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How can I share executables from my Linux build computer with my macOS editing computer?

I currently have a setup where I edit code on my Mac, push the changes to a GitHub repository, pull the changes on my Linux build server (controlled via SSH), then build the program. The issue is that ...
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How might I transfer cookies and passwords from a broken laptop drive to a new laptop's browser?

My old laptop recently broke (in a way that can't be repaired). I salvaged the SSD card and turned it into an external drive so that I can get my old data off of it. I mainly need all the data from my ...
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Why is USB-C full duplex?

USB-C has 4 data lanes. Two in each direction. My question is, why is this done? USB4, for example, is 40Gbps nominally, but only half those lanes are used if you are copying files to a disk. Use all ...
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Do I risk damage my usb port when connecting two laptop using regular phone cable (usb A to usb C)

So my friends requested some files from my laptop, as he seat next to me, he hand me his phone charger cable (similar to what the picture shows) I connected the usb A part to my laptop, he connect ...
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Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro (2019) phone screen is broken. Touch is working but cannot see anything. How do I access important data through laptop?

I dropped my phone and the screen stopped displaying. Touch is still working but I can't use it because the whole display is black. Screen repair was costly $150 NZD and would take time, so I bought ...
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Excel-External Data Properties-Best Option if: If the number of rows in the data range changes upon refresh:

I've linked an excel file to an MS Access query and there are 3 options in the "External Data Properties" dialogue box. The dialogue prompt is "If the number of rows in the data range ...
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Android File Transfer is not working on macOS since I upgraded to Ventura

My MacBook Pro is now running Ventura 13.5. I am no longer able to use the AFT app (android file transfer) to upload media from my Galaxy S21 phone to my Mac using a USB-C cable this process used to ...
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C++ RdKafka::Producer looses queued messages when broker restarts

Testing my Kafka producer I found out that it cannot survive a short lasting Kafka outage. I stop the server, make some minutes pause and start it again while my client produces messages. After server ...
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Would a badblocks read-only test be sufficient to verify data integrity/drive health? (Badblocks/Linux)

As the title suggests I have a HDD which I haven't powered on for the last year or so and I wanted to check for bad sectors. Usually I do a destructive 4 pass read-write test with badblocks to test ...
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qemu-system-sparc: shared memory between host and guest

All, I've been looking into passing things between a host's shared memory and guest OS's shared memory, and have come across this link. I've been able to successfully reproduce the output shown at the ...
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Extremely slow transfer speed through IPsec tunnel between 2 locations

I have 2 location with fibre connection. Location A has ~400M down/up whereas Location B has 1Gbps (up/down) shared pipe between 4 offices (total of 15 computers). Location A has a Windows 2019 Hyper-...
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Reading and understanding data from RJ45 [closed]

Situation... I have a solar setup that power up a few secondary utilities here at home. It's a simple setup that I hooked up a monitor that display a few stats for the system. that monitor is ...
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Is it possible to transfer the frequencies (pitch) between one audio file to another?

If I have two audio files with the same duration, is it possible to alter the frequency of one file using the frequency of the other file? For example, my desired output would look like this: Before ...
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Error "Not enough space on Windows" when transferring data to USB flash drive

I am trying to back up about 250GB into 1T Flash Drive. I tried multiple flash drives and I constantly get the same error: But I am not moving it to my Windows disk. And I am certain I have enough ...
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Download data using intermediate/transit server

I need to download 500TB worth of files and folder with an intermediate server between the source and destination. However the intermediate has only 10TB of free space available to use. The source and ...
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Does surface dock save data?

Does the surface dock keep any user data on it that is transmitted through it to a monitor from a laptop? I assume there is no internal ram or storage that would capture any display data, as there is ...
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Is it possible to split a sata connection

I have a computer that I am using for testing custom windows images, and I have needed to access the physical ssd in it a lot, so I wanted to know if there was just a way to split the sata connection, ...
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Using "clone partition" of DiskGenius to transfer data from HDD to SSD copies nothing

My laptop (Acer Nitro 5) had a broken HDD. So I bought a Samsung SSD (with SATA). I inserted the SSD to my laptop and installed windows-11. Then I took the SSD out of the laptop and connected it with ...
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Windows Moving Data Process Details

I've recently gathered a lot of data which I need to move from one Storage Device to another one. The problem is that i am also gathering new data while this procress takes place. My Storage is ...
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Thumb Drive 8GB: slow write rate

I've just benchmarked some memory devices using GNOME Disks and F3. Here's a summary: Device Size Avg Write Min Write Max Write Chart Compact Flash 64 MB 1.1 MB/s 1.1 MB/s 1.1 MB/s benchmark 1 ...
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Lose my data by installing Linux on a separate SSD

So recently I bought a new separate SSD which runs on a 2.5 inch to USB 3.0, i have around 300 Gb of data, no OP system, my main OP is running on M.2 SSD inside my PC, my doubt is could I lose data if ...
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Backing up System Image of Primary Drive to External HDD and Files on Secondary Hard Drive to Same External HDD?

I have a weird use case: I have two drives in my PC: C drive (1TB nvme ssd) and D drive (different 1 TB nvme ssd). C drive has windows, d drive has personal files. I want to create a complete image of ...
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Can anybody explain to me how to copy specific file types from A to B to include their folder structure?

I know that this has been asked and answered before, but I am home sick and my brain just cannot understand anything very well right now. My OS is Windows, and I am looking to copy only the Exchange ...
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Can pcie slots on two hosts transmit data through cables?

Both PC motherboards and server motherboards now support pcie interfaces, which are very fast.If the pcie between two PCS can be connected directly to transfer data, they can be faster than regular ...
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How to salvage data from faulty usb drive

I have a small 64GB usb thumb drive that has valuable files on it, but I can't really get everything off of it. It's recognized by my OS (Manjaro Linux), I can see the contents and even copy some ...
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Automatically transferring a string from a Windows PC to a Linux server

This is my current situation: I have a PC running the latest Windows 10 and a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. On my PC I spoof my MAC address every other day. I always need the current MAC address of ...
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Searching for a string over several columns in Excel, that is present in several rows and then combining information into a single row

I have one spreadsheet with a series of work numbers - one on each row. Another spreadsheet has a series of treatments with work numbers spread over several rows and columns. I want to search for a ...
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User profile folders data Backup/transfer

looking a simple way to backup/transfer User profile data like Desktop, Documents, Downloads etc before doing any changes on system or installing a windows. Any guides?
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Transfer Outlook contacts with their custom fields

I need to transfer an Outlook 2010 account full setup to a new computer's Outlook 2019: emails + contacts. After setting up the Gmail account, I moved the PST file (full account content selected ...
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PC to PC file transfer with USB-C ↔ USB-C or USB-C ↔ USB ordinary cables. Is it possible?

I have a Win 10 64-bit HP laptop (model: 15-dw0088ca) which has 1 USB-C port and two USB ports. Can I use an ordinary USB-C ↔ USB-C cable, like the one in Pic 1, to transfer files from this HP ...
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How to connect USB to USB-C between laptops to transfer information

I've recently bought a new laptop. My old one has the traditional USB ports and my new one has a USB type C port. If I connect the traditional USB end of my cord into the old laptop and the USB-C end ...
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How to retrieve files from a Microsoft Surface Go 2 with broken screen?

I dropped my Surface (running Windows 10) and broke the screen. I have important files in it. How can I retrieve them? Is it possible to connect it to an external display and then copy the files? I ...
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How to extract all files from a tar.gz with same names, but different content without overwriting repeated files

My tar.gz has multiple files with the same name but each file having different content ex: a.csv, b.csv, c.csv, a.csv, d.csv, a.csv and c.csv. If I do tar -xvf filename.tar.gz | wc -l I'll get the ...
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Google Drive transfer without a full upload

I currently have an iMac and I’m replacing it with another iMac I think the first step I’m going to take is using migration assistant (from apple) to basically make both iMacs a duplicate Can someone ...
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macbook pro Version 10.13.6 (17G65)

I am living with in the same house with an IT man and i think he is hacking my computed and keep all of my data, Please tell me if i ma hacked. I have got these messages on my terminal, [Last login: ...
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How to back-up a folder every 15 minutes without taking up more space than needed?

I'm incrementally backing up my coding project with Duplicity and am finding it's consuming storage faster than expected. The folder I'm backing up consists mostly of gifs, images, and libraries that ...
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Entropy of file in network transfer

If we ignore application layer file compression (such as Mega, or iCloud compressing a file before transfer), does the contents of a file affect the speed of transfer? i.e. - all things being equal, ...
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Prevent chrome from sending device info to servers in Requests

This is what a simple chrome request looks like. GET / HTTP/1.1 Host: example.com Connection: keep-alive DNT: 1 Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) ...
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USB port splitter to transfer data to 2 PCs [closed]

Does anyone know of a USB splitter that can transfer data to excel files on 2 PCs? I am looking to have badge scans using one scanner to record on different files on 2 PCs. In short, I need to connect ...
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MS Outlook : Method to import reoccurring events (i.e. birthday list)

Starting-point is an Excel-List containing the names and dates of birth for a lot of person. Those should be imported to Outlook as event series (yearly reoccurring event). Outlooks CSV-import doesn't ...
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Transfer disk system to another PC

How can I transfer my W10 disk system with my files and programs (200Gb on classic Sata SSD) to a fresh new PC (new motherboard, new AMD processor, new M2 Nvme disk blank)? Should I install W10 on the ...
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USB transferspeed drops

I'm copying a few large files (60GB) to a USB flash drive (formatted as NTFS, selected better peformance in device manager for this flashdrive). It is inserted into my PC's front I/O (USB 3.0, and ...
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I want to combine multiple Excel files

I need assistance with the issue that I have multiple Excel files which are being updated on daily basis but for the analysis part I have to combine them all; and then perform the analysis. Is there ...
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What does serial really mean? Isn't USB3/SATA actually parallel? [duplicate]

As far as I understand. Serial means data is being sent one by one instead of parallel where multiple bits of data are streamed simultanously. Howewer connections like SATA and USB 3 actually have ...
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Converting long data to wide format (and repeating row values into a single cell)

I need a simple solution(s) for transforming long data, including repeating rows for subjects, to wide format (repeating row values are put into a single cell). What may be the simplest option for ...
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How to export Whatsapp chats to pc - without having an unencrypted chat being moved online at any point in time?

It does not matter to me whether a chat is end-to-end encrypted when at the moment of saving or exporting that chat, the whole chat gets exposed in its plain text. The question: How to export Whatsapp ...
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