Organized data encoded in a pre-defined format and stored on a filesystem.

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How can I repair recovered files from a failed harddrive

Good evening experts, I was able to recover the entire file structure and data of a Seagate 1TB Hard drive with a great piece of software called Spotmau 2012. Spotmau allowed me to recover the data ...
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How to list remote files and folders in the Google Drive or Dropbox folder, without having the files stored locally? [migrated]

Dropbox and Google Drive are two great sync products but they always sync everything effectively crowding your hard drive really quickly. And I'm not referring to the default setting of syncing all ...
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Managing uploaded files on a server [duplicate]

I have a server hosting an intranet web site where one of the features will be the ability to upload files. The files will be saved in a restricted access folder and managed through the web back-end. ...
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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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.mdb file completely corrupt after the frequent recoveries [migrated]

I am running Access database and one of .mdb files was corrupted for a long time. I got an error messages repeatedly, unfortunately I don’t remember exactly which ones. I let it go because I was still ...
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How do I prove two files are the same legally?

We had someone steal some files before quitting and it has eventually come down to a lawsuit. I've now been provided with a cd of files and I have to "prove" that they are our files by matching them ...
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What is fastest way to copy a sparse file? What method results in the smallest file?

BACKGROUND: I'm copying a sparse qcow2 VM image that is 200GB in size, but has 16GB of allocated blocks. I've tried various methods to copy this sparse file within the same server and have some ...
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After restoration of .stm file i unable to open emails.

We use Exchange server 2007 as a mail server where mailboxes don`t synced to Outlook. We had some problems with a .stm file and we restored it. After that we unable to open any emails located in these ...
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Windows Server 2003 Temporary Internet Files filling with hidden junk?

I have a server running Windows Server 2003. Nobody uses the internet from this machine. If I go to C:\Documents and Settings\(user)\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files and right-click for ...
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SQL Server moving to new file

I am trying to do a shrink on my data file, after large delete. It is failing and I am unable to get it working. I am probably going to have to move to new data file. I am trying to find out if doing ...
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How to read a keyword from a txt file in zabbix

I want to know is there are any solution for my to read the word "Error" from a txt file on solaris and Alert me where the Error is found. I tried to create a item of type zabbix agent active but it ...
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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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Bad WAN Transfer Speed (Windows Server 2008 R2)

We have two servers in different data centers which are geographically separated by several hundred miles. The RTT (round trip time) for a ping between them is 61ms over our VPN. Both servers are on a ...
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Can't find a process that is writing huge files to my disk [closed]

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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read specified range of lines from a file

I have i file that contains 100000 line how i can get the lines from line# 5555 to line# 7777 under linux. Thanks for all.
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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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The number of records that is the table shows in .dbf file is not match with the real number of records [migrated]

I have some .dbf files made in VFP. I have to work with them and occasionally edit it. Recently I noticed that one of .dbf`s is running in a wrong way. The number of records that is the table shows is ...
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Script to delete temp files for all users in XP, Vista, and 7

Basically, we have numerous customers running XP and 7 with a few Vista machines. I've found this batch script, but it is limited to the current user (uses the %userprofile% environment variable). ...
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How to (best) configure updatedb in cygwin to search windows shares?

Context: Finding Files Quickly Across the Network A confession. I'm more of a bash/linux developer type than a windows admin. Our deployments have over 80 servers. Recently a software bug required ...
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Storing Large Amount of files in a file system?

Guys I am creating an application which will be saving a .txt file (approx 10 KB/file I guess) in a file system and will be saving its path in MS SQL database. Now as per my estimation, approximately ...
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File storage for replicated front-end web servers?

We are a company running a website with ~800k unique visitors each month with a constant growth rate of 35-40%. We have just gone from having one server to a dedicated mysql database and an ...
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Finding and deleting old unused images?

As we move on with our content-based websites, lots of images get dumped in our images folder, but we rarely come across anyone that deletes their files once they do not need them, meaning that we end ...
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How can I get information about a file or folder on a Linux system?

I need to get detailed information of certain file or folder, such as chmod, changed date, which user. How can I do this?
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On Debian, what command will return the file with the “smallest” filename from a directory?

I have a directory containing three files, for example, 5.war, 6.war and 7.war. What command will return the file with the "smallest" filename from this directory? (In this case, 5.war.)
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how copy file to windows server from linux

I have a file on CentOS machine that needs to be copied to Windows NT server. I use \10.10.10.10 to connect to the server from my windows desktop. I can copy the files using the GUI, but I want to ...
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Users are accumulating files everywhere and being wasteful/disorganised, what's the best strategy and supporting tools to help clean it up?

One strategy being considered is: Advise users of the official locations that important working documents should be kept and that files kept in all other locations may be removed at will each month ...
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How to rename multiple files by replacing word in file name?

Replace ACDC to AC-DC For example we have these files ACDC - Rock N' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution.xxx ACDC - Rocker.xxx ACDC - Shoot To Thrill.xxx I want them to become: AC-DC - ...
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How to upload configuration files using the shell provider?

Apart from installing applications like emacs on my guest machine, I would also like to upload some configuration files (e.g. to configure emacs for Clojure development). Sadly, Vagrant's ...
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How do I encrypt large (20Gb+) compressed files from a backup?

I want to encrypt regularly created and compressed backup files from OpenVZ containers, before they leave the server and get copied to the providers backup space via ftp. They vary in size, from 6 to ...
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Bash script to move certain files to specific directories? [closed]

I'm looking for a script that can move files from one directory into another, however each file has a different name and its name corresponds to what folder it should be moved to. For example: file ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Finding Hidden files that are causing drive to fill up

What is the best way to find out what files are sucking up so much space? My Windows directory lists its size as 15 GB but when I run a powershell script against it, it shows 40 GB. It seems 40 GB ...
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Linux tools to find duplicate files?

I have a large and growing set of text files, which are all quite small (less than 100 bytes). I want to diff each possible pair of files and note which are duplicates. I could write a Python script ...
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bat file to create a list of folders in the current folder

Lets say I have a folder c:\myfolder in Windows7. Also, there is a file source.txt that contains a list of relative paths such as \myfolder\bat\ \abc\123\jjj \xyz\ and so on I would like to run a ...
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File copy problems in only 1 direction through IPSec inter-site VPN

i've a rather strange problem with 2 sites linked by an IPSec inter-site VPN and file transfert from a site to another. SYNOPSYS (tl;dr) : File transfert via smb/ftp/whatever through ipsec tunnel ...
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Linux - Is there a way to prevent/protect a file from being deleted even by root?

I have a very important file which an application in my workplace uses, i need to make sure it is not delete whatsoever, how can I do that?
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Can I delete DLL from windows/temp folder

This server is running in production, has IIS and is a utility server OS is 2008 ent. there are 11GB of dll files at 12kb a piece in the Windows/Temp Folder. Is it safe to delete these. Would ...
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Using Puppet to sync two directories

I have a bunch of servers that have two directories on them that need to be in sync. For instance, on the same server i might have /var/path/to/dir1 and /var/path/to/dir2 which could have files and ...
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How can MediaFire afford unlimited storage space and bandwidth? [closed]

How can MediaFire (and other online storage websites) afford to offer unlimited storage space, as well as unlimited bandwidth?
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Error: Duplicate declaration virtual defines user & group equal name

I need create a user with the name user1 & group user1. I defined a virtual resource to create it. Inside a class1 I create the user: include '::class1::virtual_accounts' ...
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Bash shell copy files on the hidden directory [closed]

Need help with Unix script. how do you use /bin/cp to copy files from /somepath/somedir/somewhere/.temp_folder to /somepath/somedir/somewhere/ my line /bin/cp -r somepath/somedir/somewhere/.[!.]* ...
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How to find what process for a particular user is accessing files on a share

Our business management system has had some hiccups here and there the past couple of weeks. It has been denied access to some of the files it uses. By digging around with Manage Open Files I have ...
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Group Policy Files - Active Directory

I am having a whole lot of trouble getting some files distributed across the network. My settings are: Action: Replace Source: \\[fqdn]\Repo\sqljdbcl.jar Destination: ...
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Automatic Notification of New or Changed Files in a Folder or Share

I'm looking for some Open Source [free] or relatively inexpensive solution for monitoring specific folders on a file system and 'Windows' network with several shares. When a file is added or changed, ...
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Is there a tool to compare values in .ini files? [closed]

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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Files not appearing - caching or?

I'm going to try to describe an effect we're seeing, hopefully this will be useful enough to gather an answer. If there is a duplicate, I will accept that I missed it and delete this question. Using ...
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Nginx uLimit 'worker_connections exceed open file resource limit: 1024'

I keep getting this error in nginx/error.log and its driving me nuts: 8096 worker_connections exceed open file resource limit: 1024 I've tried everything I can think of and cant figure out what is ...
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Copying a large directory tree locally? cp or rsync?

I have to copy a large directory tree, about 1.8 TB. It's all local. Out of habit I'd use rsync, however I wonder if there's much point, and if I should rather use cp. I'm worried about permissions ...
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How to find out which process created a particular file?

I know that you can use lsof (in Linux at least) to check which process has got a particular file opened currently, but is there anyway to find out which process created a particular file originally? ...
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Fastest way to move a large file from an ESXi host to another

I have two VMWare ESXI 5 hosts and I want to move a 2 TB .vmdk file from one to another. I tried downloading the file via vSphere Client to upload it to the other host via vSphere Client, but it seems ...
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mysqld : multiple tmpdir & balancing

Our 1Tb tempdir can sometimes be completely used by mysqld, resulting in disk-full and query errors. This can be due to lots of mid-size queries, or couple of very big queries. We have a 5Tb raid ...