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I am using a flash drive and my USB's filesystem is FAT. It is very slow while copy files or paste files into it. In windows i can do these operation much faster using Teracopy software. Is there any packages or any commands to do these operation much faster in Linux?

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That is a long standing issue that never got resolved as far as I know. Some devices from some manufacturers are blamed for bad signaling, but there was also recently a post from a kernel maintainer about similar topic that makes me think that there might still be an issue in the code. – LiveWireBT Oct 25 '13 at 16:08

you could get a new asus router with USB 3.0 will work with fat32 or fat, but the info travel as fast as you wireless or wired connection!

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FAT is old. You should convert your USB's file system to NTFS to improve speed.

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Prejudice is the wrong way to finding a solution. FAT is a simple filesystem and does a good job for what it was designed. On the other side NTFS wasn't designed for USB flash devices. – LiveWireBT Oct 25 '13 at 16:23
I am using an USB with NTFS filesystem. – ansidev Oct 25 '13 at 17:05
On top of that, the Linux NTFS drivers are still not up to scratch, so it'll be even slower than copying to FAT, if anything (unless something's changed in the last year or so, which it may well have). – evilsoup Oct 25 '13 at 17:06

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