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Copying files from download folder

Trying to drag and drop a file from downloads folder to a sandisk flash drive. When I drag and drop the file it keeps jumping back to the downloads folder.
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How do I copy images from my phone using terminal and keeping original date?

When I use Nautilus, timestamps change. I want to try with terminal, but I cannot give commands including folder ohto@Ohtonkone:/run/user/1000/gvfs/mtp:host=%5Busb%3A003%2C015%5D/SDM/Camera$ How do ...
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Copying to USB pen drive slows everything

Every time when I copy large files from my laptop to any pen drive (USB) on my Ubuntu 14.04, all processes slow down. Even the mouse pointer slows and is stuck. If I open multiple tasks, many of them ...
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matlab R2015a in Linux: Can't copy paste with conventional way

It seems that in linux version 'matlab R2015a' copy paste can not be done with 'Ctrl+c' and 'Ctrl+v'. So how can I solve this? Is there any way to reconfigure matlab' to do this by, 'Ctrl+c' and ...
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Create a copy of virtualenv locally without pip install

Sometime there is a need to create a copy of exiting virtualenv to test extra features of our project. In such a case we need to create a copy of the existing environment and add few more ...
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How to copy a diskette to another disketter

I have not worked with Linux (Ubuntu) that much... just installing it on some computers and know a little bits about getting around. With that said... if someone can point me in the right direction ...
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Keyboard shorcuts like copy, paste, select all not working 14.04

Fresh install of 14.04 unity ubuntu. These shortcuts don't work. Was not able to find the solution. Has anybody has the same problem?
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how to copy directory from one partition to another?

I'm going to try to keep this short. I damaged my install of ubuntu server, so I resided the partition and installed it again. Before I did that I made a backup of everything I wanted to keep inside ...
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copy files from/to usb drive containg a running live distro

let's suppose I have one (or multiple) live distro within a usb key, When I run this live distro, I want to access to the usb key's file system (e.g. get files and copy to the usb drive or copy ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 gets very slow while copy files, is it safe to change dirty_ratio setting?

My Ubuntu 15.10 hangs while copying files and at some point even the cursor freezes. It's annoying. In this bug report, a saw a work ground, which consists in modifying dirty_ratio settings, this ...
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how to automatically copy new files from sd reader to disk on connect?

im new with ubuntu and linux, and poor knowleadge of english, sorry if i cant write clarely. I need a script or something to automatically move new photos (.cr2) from my camera's sd when i put it on ...
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Copy problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Whenever I am copying a file, especially video files, to any external USB drive the copy dialog halts at the end of the file and takes a long time to finish the copy. If there are multiple files then ...
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Disable automatic text copy on select in Lubuntu

I was wondering how to disable the automatic copy of text when it is selected with the mouse in Lubuntu. I've looked through the very little posts on the topic that I could find, but most of them ...
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Why is my PC freezing while I'm copying a file from an external hdd?

Are more than 200GB of data to transfer, when in 150GB if I open a second window to access the same partition of external hdd, will do system freezes. So only mouse moves. I found this tip: The ...
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How to copy files off Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4 with broken screen?

I have Ubuntu Touch installed on my Nexus 4. I recently dropped the phone cracking the touchscreen. The screen no longer responds to touch. The three buttons work. I can turn the device on and off, ...
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Why does copy&paste fail from and to a smarthphone's external sd-card (sdcard1) - mtp-probem

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Thunar 1.6.3. I cannot copy and paste folders and files from or to the SD-card of my Sony Xperia Z1 compact smartphone. (Everything in the following is translated back ...
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How do I change the (general) shortcut for Copy/Paste/Cut

Because I don't use the traditional QWERTY layout, and instead have opted for the Dvorak layout, it has screwed up the ease of use for doing simple copy/paste/cut etc. functions. How do I remap those ...
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Skip mv directory or file, if it is during copying

I wrote script in bash, to move every hour files and dirs (uploaded to FTP by other users) to another directory, where nobody can modify or delete them (some kind of backup). I must edit this ...
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how to change MSDOS file system to FAT32 to NTFS using ubuntu

i have a SD card of 2 gb but it only shows 264MB only and it is read-write protected. i can nither read/write to the SD card nither i can format it, so if somebody knows how to solve it ? please ...
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copying and viewing photos from ipad

A few months ago, I copied a load of photos from my ipad to my desktop (Ubuntu 14.04). I just did copy/paste, I didn't use shotwell or anything like that. I left the photos on my ipad at the time, ...
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ubuntu commands to copy file from one server to another server

i need to copy files from one server[A ] to another server[B] hostname : A: 123.123 B: 456.456 username : A: user1 B: user2 password : A: password1 B: password2 file path in server A ...
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Delete - copy files from VM

I run ubuntu through vm player. How do I copy files? (not from the terminal?) I get this: "Error opening file '/iraf/x11iraf/iraf.lnux.x86_64.tar.gz': Permission denied" I am a first time user ...
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Why are mp3 files being copied as text files to the Pen Drive?

What is the probable cause of copies of mp3 files from HD to Pen Drive being showed as text files? System: Ubuntu 15.10 $ df -h /dev/sda1 ext3 1826221144 24892076 1708555692 2% / ...
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Can't copy files to /cdrom folder Error code : permission denied

Screenshot while copying file to /cdrom folder I have created an Ubuntu persistent USB. Now i have to transfer files between my other PC (Windows 7) to Ubuntu. But i cant copy files to a folder that ...
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escape files with special characters in copy command

I'm going to copy many files and folders, some have special characters..how I can copy all files and escape those files with special characters?
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Show Copy Dialog not working when right clicking the file manager

I can't find it anywhere even when doing Alt + Tab or alt + ~. Tried everything. the forum thread existing doesn't have any solutions till now.
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Copying 2 folders in multiple places at once?

It is posibble to copy 2 folders in for example 4 places at once? all in one comand. i have for example folder 1 wich contains folder 1+ and folder 2+ this must be copyed in folder 3, 4 and 5. How do ...
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I have issues in the copy - paste process from - to USB?

The copy and paste is very fast and non-correct the files don't be copied correctly with its whole size although the system read the copy size like the original file ,, and the system becomes very ...
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How can I copy book chapters to my Gogear MP3 reader

I hope this a a Ubuntu question. I have a new problem with my Philips Gogear MP3 player: when I copy audio book chapters from Ubuntu 14.4 sometimes it truncates some chapters and it shuffles the ...
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Get rsync to retry failed copied files from nautilus

I'm copying quite a few files. I was able to successfully copy ~100% of them. But unfortunately, some failed - from memory the error was something like; unable to copy file x, timed out, do you want ...
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copy paste shortcuts are not working anywhere on ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu, I am not getting how to copy paste on ubuntu. ctrl+C, ctrl+x, ctrl+Y, ctrl+V nothing seems to work out. Shift+ctrl+C, Shift+ctrl+x, Shift+ctrl+Y, Shift+ctrl+V also doesnt work. ...
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Libre office opening a copy of original file instead of original file?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to open a saved Libre office file, it opens a copy of existing file for editing and saves as another file. Multiple copies of same files are created upon editing ...
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Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How?

Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How? I am going a Data Recovery using a Unbunto Live CD (14.x LTE) ...
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Context menu's 'Copy' is delayed in Firefox

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox 38.0 Sometimes when I select text, right-click, and select 'Copy', the action causes the menu to hang for 5-8 seconds before it's completed. What's going on? I ...