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How to transfer files between computers using Windows 7/8 via Wifi router DHCP enabled [on hold]

How to transfer files between computers using Windows 7/8 via Wifi router DHCP enabled. My router is Linksys E900 Cisco. Using it to distribute the cable internet connection stated below. I have a ...
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SVN checkout intermittently skips files but reports success

I have an intermittent issue with subversion checkouts. Reasonably frequently (though with no apparent pattern) when my continuous integration server (Bamboo) checks out code from the repository, ...
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How to stop Apache from finding a filename from a URL path (without the extension)

I have a file update.php in my doc root. But I don't want /update in my URL to direct to update.php (because I want /update to be associated with a page in my CMS, Drupal 7) I know that Apache is ...
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Can access website but images, css stylesheets and javascript files do not download

i have this problem, not sure about the source of it, Basically the title describes the issue, I can access the webpage and see the html structure, but no resources are being donwloaded nor I have ...
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Storage Spaces: Will removing a used USB 3.0 retain the data in a 2-way mirror setup?

So I've just realized that the ReFS filesystem, although promising in a Storage Space solution, doesn't have certain NTFS features that I need. So I'm contemplating going back to NTFS. Problem is ...
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Can't find a process that is writing huge files to my disk

While clearing up my harddrive, I ran into a directory called, c:\logs that had huge files in it. The first one, called debuglog.txt is 9gb and contains the following data: ProcessWin7_SpeakerPin ...
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.php file blank - .php5 files works

I have a problem with a server of mine. I've installed virtualmin/webin on it for administration and I have 1 domain on it. DNS management is external. On this domain I only have an html "Under ...
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DropBox style folder storage

I would like to set up a storage for people to access. So like I have a network set up with 1 domain controller and a back up server as well and I have user accounts set up in AD and basically I want ...
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How do I extract all archives in the subdirectories of this folder?

How do I extract multiple archives in contained in subdirectories in a folder, outputting the results back into the folders where the archives are.
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Copy a file to multiple windows machines

How can one copy a file, from his windows computer, to a cluster of multiple windows machine, with one command? I thought about using psexec, but that also tries to execute the file...
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Batch renaming 32000 files - splitting into multiple subdirectories

I've got a web server which has files uploaded to it. There is a script which assigns them numeric IDs and stores them in a corresponding subdirectory. I've now got 32000 of these uploads and that's ...
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Massive amount of subfolders and long subfolders. How can I delete all of them?

We have a little problem here. We have a share with the backup of all the server's offices, Its a really big share with more than 8.000.000 files. Our users usually give long names to the folders ...
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How to distribute files and folders to handle large number of files

I want to manage a huge number of files on my server (say millions). It is needed to save files in two or three levels of folders to keep the number of files in each folder low. On the other hand, it ...
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Moving folder of files from CentOS server to Ubuntu Server

I have a production server and a development server. Problem is the development server only has 20GB diskspace and about 8GB available. The folder of files I'm trying to move is 6GB(ish). I've ...
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Disabling filecaching during copy of large files on Windows 2012, Windows 2012R2

I've huge problems with backup of Hyper-V on handful of HOSTS. During backup done by the software some machines become unavailable, host starts dying etc. We tracked this to not the software itself ...
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IIS Web Server file change monitoring tools? [closed]

We are looking for a tool to run in the background of out Server 2008 R2 IIS web-server. We want a tool that can tell us when new files re created, or changes are made to existing file to watch for ...
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Incorrect file creation date in Windows XP/Vista

Check this out: Create a new file on your Windows machine. Note its creation date/time. Delete the file. Wait a little bit. Create a new file on the same directory, with the same name as the ...
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Is it possible to GET or PUT two specific files at a time using SFTP without wildcard?

From a directory of dozens of files, is it possible to GET or PUT two files at once using SFTP? I do not want to use a wildcard because I don't necessarily know the names of all the files and don't ...
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Best way to compare (diff) a full directory structure?

What's the best way to compare directory structures? I have a backup utility which uses rsync. I want to tell the exact differences (in terms of file sizes and last-changed dates) between the source ...
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Browser getting confused with similar-named directories?

This might be completely off-topic, and if so, I'm sorry, but it's about servers and it's got me completely baffled. Basically, seemingly at random, images get loaded wrong. It's never happened to ...
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Automatically clean up old files?

By what method are most system administrators managing the automatic cleanup of hundreds of thousands of old files across a wide range of folder locations? These folders are located across the ...
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Is there a tool to compare values in .ini files?

I'm looking for a file comparison utility specifically for .ini files, typically used as settings files. There are plenty of file comparison tools (WinDiff, Beyond Compare, CompareIt, WinMerge, ...), ...
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Deleting Windows Files with Advanced Search

I have a folder which has full everyone permissions. I set windows to search file names and the content within the file which works fine but when I do this type of advanced search for Windows 2008 it ...
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NFS mount NAS does not show all files

I have a problem with viewing files on an ext4 file system residing on a NAS, mounted as type NFS on a Linux server running CENTOS 6.5. I cannot view some files via ls or rsync that I know exist on ...
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Directory size limit [closed]

In linux, it's possible to limit size of a partition, for exemple with quota. But does a way to limit directory size exists? For exemple, I have a directory, let say /mnt/foo/bar, which is not a ...
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Excel file on Windows client, is it possible to allow another user read-only if the file is already open?

I have a spreadsheet on a Windows 2003 R2 server. The clients are all Windows 7 using Excel 2010. If a remote user opens the spreadsheet first then any other "local" user gets access denied if they ...
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Corrupted text file recovery (Win7 x64) [closed]

I'm having some difficulties in recovering the contents of a .txt file. While writing to a text file, on a Win7 x64 virtual machine, the host machine crashed. After rebooting, I noticed that the ...
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How to show line endings and control characters in a file on Windows Server?

I am having some issues with My Windows Servers where I need to add --server to Puppet runs or it won't work, despite having the correct server set in the config file. I am wondering if there is a ...
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1answer
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Windows File Permissions don't apply to existing files

We rolled out this new Windows 8.1 machine on the domain recently, other desktops are still using XP. One of the software we install is the Oracle Client, it's installed manually on the machine using ...
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Can't unmount a loop backed file but there's no open files?

On linux, I have a file that I've mounted using the -o loop option. I want to unmount it. However it tells me that device is busy. However by doing lsof | grep pathofimagefile I get no results. And ...
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Can I force iconv to check the entire file for the type?

I'm using the iconv command in Linux (Debian) to check a file for it's encoding. Unfortunately, it's not checking the entire file, so even though there is an ñ character in it, it's still saying it's ...
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Puppet variables, defaults, merging and a template

During the task of writing a module, I found out that I have a huge amount of configurable parts. To better organize the module (for the sake of read- and maintainability), I have chosen to split ...
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linux: find files from a list in txt, the files contain spaces

I need to find files from a list in txt (i already have the txt with all the files, are separated with lines), the files contain spaces and the extension of the files are pdf, if you can suggest how ...
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How to move files between two S3 buckets with minimum cost?

I have millions of files in a Amazon S3 bucket and I'd like to move these files to other buckets and folders with minimum cost or no cost if possible. All buckets are in the same zone. How could I ...
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Server Writing Blank Files

I have an old desktop that sits on the side of my desk at my office. I use this as a web server to demo websites (it doesn't host any "live" production sites). I've never had many issues with it ...
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Files missing after RAID1 restore

I have encountered unpleasant situation. Given mdadm RAID1 of 2 HDD on server. Yesterday one of HDDs completely dies, other shows bad SMART status but was in accessible state. Mdadm showed "clean, ...
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Why am I getting 'File in use by Another User' and 'Application Sharing Violation' errors when trying to open & and save files?

We're getting this a lot lately. Windows 2008 Server Windows 7 & Vista Client PC's Microsoft Office 2007 When a user tries opening a file on our network drive (word doc, excel spreadsheet, ...
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File downloads dry out?

Bare with me as I'm not even sure what to google for exactly. So couple of our users reported problems downloading zip files from our server. Downloads start but they dry out son. They basically stop ...
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How do you find what process is holding a file open in Windows?

One thing that annoys me no end about Windows is the old "sharing violation" error. Often you can't identify what's holding it open. Usually it's just an editor or explorer just pointing to a relevant ...
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Any debugfs command to set file capability?

I need an executable inside an ext2 loop filesystem to have the CAP_NET_ADMIN (cap_net_admin) file capability set. If it is possible with debugfs, what exactly would be the commands I would type in? ...
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How can i manipulate the find command to “find” the directories the “found” file is in?

So i'm trying to use the find command to find all files in my system with mtime -x. It does this but it does not "find" the directories of the file. find . -mtime -2 -exec rsync -av {} /destination/ ...
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How to access a file or directory from another server without copying it over? [closed]

Sorry if this is a dumb question. I have my reasons for wanting to do this. I am looking for a way to possibly access directories that are dependencies without actually having to copy them to my ...
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command line tool to list all files, with properties and checksum [closed]

this command line tool for MsWindows lists all files, with properties and checksum. http://www.jam-software.de/filelist/ is there an equivalent for unix? ps: I am aware that I can do a simply ...
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Elastix Tranfser config files

I have installed Asterisk PBX to a new machine. What I want is to transfer configuration files from my running Asterisk PBX to the new one. I do not prefer the solution to backup my running Asterisk ...
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Find and replace files in linux

I know how to find and replace certain string through files, but I'm interested how could I find and replace whole files? e.g. I would like to find all info.php files that were modified at specific ...
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Linux bidirectional file sync over a WAN with immediate/incremental syncing

Does anyone know of a solution that lets you sync files bidirectionally over a WAN, but also syncs immediately/incrementally? Basically Unison is perfect for the file syncing, but it doesn't sync ...
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Remove Corrupt File With Bad File Name Linux

Last night I had a Dovecot server lock up and it corrupted a file in a user's maildir. The file name now has special characters in it and can't be deleted, all command line tools say the file cannot ...
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How to find file which have not specific content?

I have a lot of files which already have SPF records defined grep -i v=spf *.db /var/named/domain.com.db domain.com. 14400 IN TXT "v=spf1 +a +mx +ip4:XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX ?all" And want ...
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Clarifying what modifies atime and the impact the find command might have

So on a regular basis I clear out files from my server which have an atime +160 with a command such as: (technically to delete old files but avoid any file that might have been accessed recently) ...
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monitor open process files on linux (real-time)

The files opened by XYZ process can be found with the command ls -l /proc/PID/fd Is there anyway that can be done in a more interactive way like tail auto-refreshing every x seconds? Thank you.