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taking care of long filenames

Yesterday I deployed a simple backup based on rdiff-backup on a windows server machine. Everything went fine...almost. Obviously our customer had a lot filenames/paths exceeding 250 chars. Every new ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 shared folder stored file names length limitation

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain and shared folder on the same server accessed by everyone and the user put some stuff in this folder. I'm strugling with filename length and a way for ...
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How do I find the path of socket?

Is there any method that can allow me to find the path of socket if the type of socket is PF_UNIX? And I have another question: let's assume that I have the following output of lsof: COMMAND PID ...
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Samba name mangling too mangled to be practical

Switched recently from W2K3 to Samba4.0.9/CentOS6.4 for our fileshare for WinXP clients. Have an ancient (1995!) piece of software that uses 8.3 filename format. After the switch, long filenames ...
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Is the Ext3 filename limited to 255 symbols or 255 bytes?

I cannot save the file with the name containing more than 127 Cyrillic UTF-8 symbols on my Ext3 filesystem. It is possible so save the files containing up to 255 English UTF-8 symbols though. So is ...
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Windows Server NTFS volume list file name encodings and any illegal file names

I'm having to deal with a Windows Server (NTFS) file server and our backup application appears to be failing with certain files. According to this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS#Internals NTFS ...
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Custom filename extension (eg: www.mysite.com/test.custom/)

I pay for a webhost service running a LAMP combo and I was wondering if I could have a custom extension for my documents such as: www.mysite.com/custom.extension instead of: ...
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How to handle colons (:) in rdiff-backup files when running on NTFS

I am using rdiff-backup to backup the contents of a folder located on a Debian machine to a NTFS disk via ntfs-3g. The problem is that rdiff-backup creates various files containing colons (:) in its ...
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Ever heard of Yafc (or another ftp client) to mistype filenames? [closed]

I know this sounds weird, but that's what it looks like. I've got a debian squeezy x64 server (let's call Server X) it with yafc 1.1.1.dfsg.1-4. I am currently trying to move an online shop from ...
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Ubuntu cyrillic filenames

I have nginx on Mac and production nginx on ubuntu 11.10. In the static web-site I have files with cyrillic letters in filename. On mac they are found by the system. On ubuntu nginx writes in log 2: ...
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apache url / filename with special characters

I have this url: http://domain.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Hvilke-vilkår-følger-med-når-du-bestiller-nyt-bredbånd.png If I ftp/ssh or just browse to that folder (apache index feature), I see ...
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Our FPD 2.6 application can't open files with long file names on SBS 2011

Our FoxPro for DOS 2.6 (FPD) application apparently is not able to see filenames longer than 8 characters when run on Windows XP Pro or Win 7 (32-bit) stations over Small Business Server 2011 running ...
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What's the meaning of suffixes that procmail assigns to mail filenames?

I am running a Postfix server and I would like to know the meaning of suffixes that mail filenames have. For instance: 1338839258.Vfe02I2a6f0M572204.example.com:2,S ...
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Apache, PHP: send filename through $_GET

I'm having an upload Java applet to handle large files upload. The use of this upload is mandatory, so dropping it is not an option. The problem is that, after the upload, the applet redirects to a ...
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Window 256 characters path name limitation

after a long research, I finally found out that pathnames cannot be longer than 256 characters even in the latest Microsoft Windows 7. I really don't get it why there is such a stupid limitation, ...
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Which filename encoding should I use to be compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux

I'm using a Linux server as fileshare. These files are accessed by Windows computers with a Samba server, accessed by Macs with a netatalk server (afpd) and also trough ssh an sftp for Windows, Macs ...