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I rm -rf'd /var/!

I recently rm -rf'd all of /var/ on my box and I've made a VM with the same OS/bit, I plan to upload all of the contents from the fresh VM and replace my messed up /var/ on my box with it. What's a ...
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Can Ghost Tunes be a replacement for Ubuntu one?

I have used a lot of windows and apple programs in the past, and now I want to switch to Ubuntu. Problem is I love music and my iTunes library... So I want to know how to get all my music and put it ...
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USB write: delay between when Ubuntu says its done and it actually being done

When I write data to an USB device (like a memory stick or a external HDD) Ubuntu shows the data being transfered at a very high rate, it is done very fast. But then, when Ubuntu says its done, the ...
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unable to transfers picture from ubuntu 12.04 to my iphone

I have install ubuntu 12.04 I want to transfers my pictures from my pc to my Iphone photo album and when I right click on a picture a pop-up window give me option like..[copy to .move to.send to ...
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Struggling with server restore

I am new to Ubuntu after a long time of putting it off. Over the past few months I have gone from a complete novice to running my own home server with nginx and php-fpm and my website is working ...
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How can I transfer Thunderbird profile from Windows XP? [duplicate]

I've saved the profile on a flash drive by using the Import/Export feature of the Windows Thunderbird. However, the Thunderbird in Ubuntu seems to be a reduced version of the Windows one. In the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Share files with Samsung Tablet [duplicate]

How can I use my USB to transfer files to/from my 14.04 to/from Samsung Tablet. Thanks
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Transferring data from one pc to another pc without using USB drive

I have a desktop and a laptop computer and both have UBUNTU 14.04. I have bought the laptop a month ago. All of my data like movies, songs etc stored in the desktop. I want to move all of these data ...
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Can I download Ubuntu with my Mac and transfer it via USB?

I have a dell optiflex 755 and i have fitted a new hard drive and power supply. There is no operating system, so I am trying to install ubuntu. I need to download it on a mac and then transfer it. ...
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file transfer from external HDD to computer

When I try to send a file from an external HDD to a volume on my laptop, I get the message "error creating directory". How do I transfer files from my external HDD to a volume on my laptop ?
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Why does my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop lock up when I do large data transfers between hard drives?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system that I built from parts. All software is up to date according to update manager. Kernel is 3.13.0-39-generic GCC version 4.8 (i686-linux-gnu) Xorg version ...
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Mirroring files over a flaky USB connection

Due to a hardware failure I currently have to use an 8 year old notebook. The hard drive of the device in repair is in a external-hdd USB enclosure, but the USB ports of the old notebook don't allow a ...
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Not enough space when trying to transfer files from one HDD to another

Recently my hard drive started failing so i got a new one. I was copying my files to the new disc, around 350GB and around the half of the procedure - 1.5 hrs in - it stopped without giving any ...
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Transfer wireless card's driver from uduntu to debian

I'm kind of new to linux and I just installed ubuntu and I'm attempting to install the debian distribution as well but I can't get my wireless card to work there. I'd like to know if there's a way to ...
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Slow copy/move transfer rate on the same HD

I have a notebook with Xubuntu 14.04 and everytime I try to copy/move files (of any size) between to partitions of the same HD (both ext4) I get a transfer rate of ~ 3MB/s. What can I do? I ...
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Select Top N files based on modification date and rsync them

I'm fairly new to linux and I'm trying to transfer some N files based on Modification Date. I've found this commandls -tr | head -100, which to my understanding, will list the Top 100 Files (head ...
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Not able to tansfer file from phone to Laptop Ubuntu 14.04

I have Moto G - Android 4.4.4. I paired up my phone and wanted to transfer the files from phone to laptop(Ubuntu 14.04). But not able to do it. Though i am able to browse files through Bluetooth ...
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How Do I move an Ubuntu GNOME OS from a USB to an HDD?

I Have Ubuntu GNOME installed on a 32GB SanDisk USB. I am looking at bringing my OS over to an HDD. Not duplicate of How to move 12.04 from USB to HDD? This is my file system: How do I bring ...
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Can you transfer Steam games from one Ubuntu Laptop to another?

This question is about importing steam games form windows to Ubuntu so is similar but I don't think a duplicate. A little on my situation, I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and have Steam ...
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How to copy windows files to ubuntu, from Ubuntu

So long story short, I can't access windows 8.1 atm and would like to transfer my files (aka school notes) from windows to Ubuntu so I don't lose them. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as a dualboot on a ...
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Transfer files from maintenance shell

I am running ubuntu 14.04. I attempted to boot my computer and I received the following error: General error mounting filesystems. A maintenance shell will now be started. CONTROL-D will terminate ...
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How to create a very limited user on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to make a safe workstation PC for sensitive data using Ubuntu 14.04. No user should have the right to: print, connect a USB flash drive to transfer files, send files via email or install ...
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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy?

:) I have a Samsung Galaxy that doesn't communicate very easily with any computer... I want to be able to transfer files (now I email them one by one..., nope don't have cardreader either) I found ...
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not enough room on HD to load Ubuntu along XP, how to transfer files

I'm very new to Linux and Ubuntu and I'm wanting to permanently load Ubuntu instead of XP. I dont have enough room on my hard drive to load both to run side by side. So I am loading Ubuntu via USB ...
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Recovering Firefox's Saved Login Details

I'm trying to log in as admin to a Joomla site of mine. I was really lazy and always relied on Firefox to remember my login info. I've recently had to replace the hard drive in my laptop. I bought an ...
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Slow copy/move transfer rate

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am experiencing extremely slow transfer (copy/move) rates between my Ubuntu drive (SSD) and an NTFS 7200rpm HDD (SATAII) that I use as storage. By slow I mean around ...
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Slow file transfer speed from CD

I just installed Ubuntu on my Dell laptop. Trying to re-install some MOBI and various other files to the desktop that were previously on the machine. I figured out how to right-click and move to the ...
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trying to save work off low disk space

I'm a complete noob with ubuntu and I've been trying to learn since I recently transitioned from windows. I made a stupid mistake by trying to install the upgrade when I had low disk space. I now ...
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Transfer music from iphone to ubuntu

Ive got an iPhone 5 running iOS 7. I want to transfer the music from the iphone to my Ubuntu and be able to play them locally on my computer without plugging in my iPhone. So, the simple question is, ...
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Ubuntu to iPad mini video transfer help. other answers not working

Tried this method posted here: How to copy existing movie files on ipad to watch? not working due to this error that pops up mid transfer: invalid apple file control data received Would like to ...
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Copy share a file between Xubuntu Virtual Machine and Windows 8.1 host in VirtalBox WITHOUT Guest add-ons

Ubuntu! TL;DR at the bottom I'm on a Windows 8.1 host. I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine in Oracle's VirtualBox. The guest add-ons couldn't install properly. The CD shows all the time ...
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Transfer files (video, docs, programs…) from NTFS to Ext3

I'm about to install on my primary PC (tower PC) KUbuntu. For the moment I have Win7 installed. On this one I have 6 HDD : 1X SSD (for the system), 2X HDD of 3TB, 2X HDD of 500GB and 1X HDD of 1TB. ...
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How to copy folders from a different account

I can no longer log into my account even having the correct password. I tried all the suggested advice on the site with no success. I also posted a question and am waiting for a reply. While I fix ...
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Transfering files over from a windows mounted to ubuntu

I've mounted the windows partition via mount. I can access my files and look through them all, but when I try to transfer all the pictures only about 1000 transfer before it starts saying it is a ...
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Easiest way to send data from Ubuntu 14.04 to Mac via bluetooth?

I got gnome-bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04 to send some data via bluetooth. It functions perfectly fine with recent Android Smartphones (see pic 1) but I did not manage to send something to a (paired) Mac ...
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800 kB/s wireless transfer?

I'm only getting 800 kB/s over the wireless network. I can get over 1 MB/s with torrents on either computer. Shouldn't I be getting at least that when transferring files? I just shared a folder and am ...
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Sending files from Win8 PC to Ubuntu14.04 Laptop

I want to transfer some files from a PC with Windows 8 to my laptop with Ubuntu14.04 via WiFi Lan.But I don't know what to do. I already can connect to internet via the WiFi network of my modem-router ...
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Ubuntu Transfer from external hard disk

How I can transfer ubuntu from an external hard disk to my laptop? I have Windows also installed. Thank you for answers.
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How to transfer MySQL database from Windows to Ubuntu?

I want to transfer my database from WAMP on my local machine to my Ubuntu VPS. Can I just copy the folder of the database from C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.6.12\data to /var/lib/mysql?
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Slow transfer speed from SSD to HDD

I have a lenovo u310 touch laptop. It has an 25GB internal SSD in which I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When I transfer data from my SSD to my HDD I get very slow speeds, along the lines of 65KB/s. If ...
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libimobiledevice can't transfer images properly to iPad 2 iOS7 (7.1 11D167)

I have used this tutorial from itsvoss.com and everything seems to be working quite alright. I can get the iPad 2 to trust the computer - and I can transfer images to the iPad. However, the images ...
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Sharing File between 2 ubuntu machines

Sorry for asking what is most probably an already answered question. I have 2 machines running 12.04 (desktop and a laptop) and I want to move nearly 50gig of files from one to the other in the most ...
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Slow file transfer on a local network

NETWORK TOPOLOGY Whenever I try to transfer files within the local network with scp I can't reach speeds above 2Mb/s, in both direction (server--->laptop or laptop--->server). Same with FTP. I ...
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Transfer Windows installer to a partition [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a while from the Windows installer version. So the data resides within my windows partition. I need to re-install windows for other reasons, but I don't want to loose my ...
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Ubuntu NAS, cache files to ram for enhanced transfers?

I have a little dual core celeron computer that I will be using as a NAS. I have 8 GB of ram, and I was wondering if there was anyway to leverage that ram to increase file transfer speeds, especially ...
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Want To Completely Install Ubuntu As Only OS But Dont Know What Happens To Files

I would like to know how to get my files( Music, Videos, Etc..) to be on Ubuntu when I get rid of Windows OS. From reading this site I get the impression that if I completely use Ubuntu as my Os and ...
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Enqueue Nautilus file operations

Copying (or moving) files in parallel can degrade so much the performance. I usually need to copy large amount of files over network using the nautilus (using stuff like smb:// or sftp:// urls). The ...
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how to transfer and install a software from one system to another?

I have already installed VLC in my Ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to transfer it to my friend who has no internet connection.so please help me out.
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Transferring Ubuntu from one HDD to another

So basically, I just got Lubuntu back, but the partition is on my music HDD, not my OS HDD (both old 40GB :P ). Is there any way that I can transfer the dual boot to my OS HDD?
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LAN transfer speed

When I try to download various files from various hdd`s hosted on my Ubuntu 13.10 server, I get a maximum of 60Mbps. These files were downloading with arround 330Mbps on my old server. What could be ...