The process of moving data from one location to another, such as copying files over a network or to an external device.

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How can I permanently disable the mounting of USB storage devices?

I want to permanently disable th option to use USB storage devices. How can I achieve that?
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Kubuntu send file wizard

I've connected my iPad to Kubuntu via bluetooth, Kubuntu sees the iPad and the iPad recognizes the Kubuntu installation. I then tried to use send file wizard to transfer a file from Kubuntu to the ...
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moving software from one laptop to another

I have two laptops, first one is installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.And second one is installed with edubuntu. Both laptops are being used for different purposes. In one of my laptop I have installed ...
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iPhone large file transfer via USB on Ubuntu 16.04

Right now, I'm able to transfer large files only via the following two methods: 1) use an FTP or SFTP app and wait until I'm 80 for the file to transfer. I get about 3MB/sec through my wireless LAN, ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 <-> 15.10 Inconsistent and slow wirless network transfer speeds

I have a file server running Kubuntu 15.10 and a client running 16.04. In truth, this issue existed prior to the 16.04 upgrade. When moving files, say a 500MB folder of MP3s, the transfer rate gets ...
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Copying Okular notes form Windows to Ubuntu

I have many PDF-files with Okular-notes on them in Windows. Now I would like to copy them into my Linux system. Okular-notes are not saved within the PDF-files. In Linux annotations are located in ...
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USB file copy hangs at 99%

I am copying a file to a USB3.0 stick with an USB3.0 port using Ubuntu 16.04 with i3wm. /dev/sdc1 * 8064 30277631 30269568 14.4G c W95 FAT32 (LBA) To avoid problems related with the GUI I did ...
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data transfer between kubuntu laptops

I need to transfer a lot of data [pdfs, images and lectures] from one laptop to the other. Both laptops are Kubuntu based. I would prefer a usb 3.0 (or2.0) data transfer cable, that transfers ...
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Pasted file has more MB than the copied?

Ok so I have ubuntu 15.10 installed on a USB and boot with it as my main OS on this computer. The computer has 2 hard disks one connected to a SATA interface and one through USB too... none of them ...
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Send programs from ubuntu partition to mint partition

To begin sorry for my bad English (I speak french). I had some problems from my Ubuntu system and for this I'm going to install Ubuntu mint on another partition to keep safe my data... And I want to ...
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SSH locked out need to put files onto server

Okay this is my last hope I have a server which i am locked out on because we were testing some different host files in the /etc/ssh folder. I am trying to get my back up onto the server so that i ...
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FIle transfer help physically

Okay so just wondering if i can do this. I have a server that i cannot ssh into because it's missing some files. Is it possible for me to physically connect my computer running windows 10 and move ...
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Plex server transfer speeds

I've built a Plex server using some older equipment I had and am using Samba to connect to the server to transfer my media onto it. The transfers are super slow. Could someone tell me if there are ...
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I can't transfer large file from ubuntu hard drive to windows hd?

The file is 26gb and ubuntu and it seems ubuntu can't do ANYTHING with it. Try to drag and drop, computer freezes. Try to split it into smaller pieces via gnome, computer freezes. I have 4gb of ram. ...
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USB 3.0 slow write Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Gateway NE512 with USB 3.0, in Windows reading speed in my Kingston DTR3.0G2 32GB is approximately 50-70 MB/S, and reading 120-140MB. In Ubuntu with kernel 4.2.0-27-generic this is the speed ...
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Slow USB Transfer rates in gnome

I have an amazing USB transfer rate when I use unity. But when I am running gnome with i3 or only i3, I get terrible USB transfer rates. How to fix this? p.s.: i3 is a windows manager, and not the ...
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How to check network usage over past X minutes

I have a media PC (that is also a web test server on the LAN) that I want to reboot every so often as long as it is not in use. I have tests in place for the server using kodi, myth etc (its the ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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media player wont play drag and dropped media files

I just got a Sony nwz-e384 walkman. I transfer files Drag and drop, but the device refuses to play them. When I do the same files, in the same way (drag and drop) on windows, the device will play ...
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Transferring files from Ubuntu to Windows

Tried to use the method suggested here How to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows? Where i installed samba in the ubuntu. Everything went fine except when it came to accepting the username and ...
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How can I tranfer data from my Lumia 520 to my Linux computer?

How can I connect my Lumia 520 to my Ubuntu Linux PC? Whenever I connect my mobile via USB nothing shows up, whether the mobile is connected or not or any other errors, too.
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If I changed from Windows to Ubuntu, would I have to re-install all my programs?

So i'm thinking of changing from Windows to Ubuntu, but don't know if I would need to reinstall everything as some windows programs are uncompatible with linux.
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Slow transfer from internal disk to external USB hard disk

Lots of people have problem with copying to/from external USB hard disk. My system Ubuntu 14.04. External USB Seagate disk 1T originally NTFS. The disk is empty I am trying to copy 100GB to 1T disk. ...
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safe migration of part of root partition

I running out of space on my "/" partition. ( because I'm stupid and I alocated just 14 GB when I was installing ubuntu just to try it ) I already migrated "/home" partition to larger disk ( from 16 ...
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Transfer video, music, etc frome note 4 to ubuntu

I can't transfer video and other files from note 4 to ubuntu as it is not possible through mtp. Even after tweaking some of the files setting my idVendor & idProduct (this was followed from ...
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Can't find any devices on feem

I have installed feem software on ubuntu and when I started it license showed but I click cancel then, when I search for nearby devices it doesn't show any thing while on my iphone does show my ...
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Transfer software from another Ubuntu [duplicate]

I and my friend has Ubuntu. I want to get a software from his lap to my lap. How can I copy the software? Note: I couldn't download the software from net as the software is no longer available.
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Ubuntu Aquaris E4.5 symlink

I have an Ubuntu Aquaris E4.5 phone and looking for and easy way of transferring multiple photo's from the SD card to my linux PC. I have installed WifiTransfer which uses a file ...
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Transferring file via thumb drive fom Ubutu 14.04 LTS to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I want to export my Bookmarks from chrome and firefox and my documents folder from 14.04 LTS to Windows 7
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meizu ubuntu phone + transfer photos to pc

I have the Meizu Ubuntu phone and use Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. dmesg|grep -i usb^C detects the phone when connected via usb, but even in developer mode I cannot browse the files or transfer photos to my ...
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RE question : transfer exe transfer file from Ubuntu oracle virtual box to host machine (windows 7 )

i want to transfer executable file from Ubuntu to windows , i try via shared folder its ok but when i open executable file in windows the file is not defined ( not exe file ) More information : the ...
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transfer exe file from Ubuntu oracle virtual box to host machine (windows 7 )

I want to transfer an executable file from Ubuntu to Windows. I've tried via shared folder of the VM I have Ubuntu installed in. It works, but when I open the executable file in Windows, the file is ...
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Sharing files between Ubuntu and Android-x86

How can I transfer files between Ubuntu and an Android-x86 VirtualBox VM?
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Transfer video to a FTP account after download complete whith Youtube-dl

I am using youtube-dl to download video on my server. After donwloading complete, I have to move files to some ftp account. I would like to automate the transfer. Is there a way to move these video ...
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Copying speed to external hard drive get slower and slower

When I copy files (lots of them) to an external hard drive it's start on a pretty good speed and get slower and slower until I just give up.
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Fastest way to copy lots of data

I have to copy a lot of files (60000+) between two servers, which is approx 5TB of data. I've tried mounting the backup server as a folder, and copying the files that way, but I couldn't get the ...
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Transfer speed are superficial (Extremely high)

When I make a file transfer from HDD to pendrive(cheap sandisk USb2.0), Transfer speeds are extremely high (80-250MBps) intially and transfer indication stops(sometimes hangs) at end. It will usually ...
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Connect Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 using crossover cable

I have a Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu14.04 LTS Computers. I want to connect them to each other using Crossover cable so that I could Transfer files from Ubuntu to windows and back. Can anyone tell me how to ...
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How Can I send files to Xiomi Mi 4i

I tried connecting my new Xiaomi Mi 4i via USB. Its mounted and all, everything was fine till i tried to copy some files to the phone. It says the device is "Read-only." Now Xiaomi says their file ...
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Verify that file transfer transferred files correctly in the command line?

So, I just got a new 4TB SSHD and I'll have a tech install it at my house by May 26 of 2015. To back up my stuff, I bought a 4TB external drive and decided to copy everything from my internal and 3TB ...
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Copy all files from my old hard drive to my new one

I'm changing my old hard drive (500GB full) with a new one (1TB). I use it to backup all my files, so I just need the best way to copy all files from old one to new one, but I don't want to use the ...
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Trying to copy a file from server to client

Im trying to copy a file from my server to a client account I have, I am logged in to the server from my client and am having troubles copying a file over. I use the command: (tried with and without ...
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How do I perform a function similar to Windows' Easy Transfer?

You know how Windows has the thing where you can plug in a male-male cable into two computers, and then transfer stuff from one system to the other? Is there a way to do that in Linux?
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Show Copy dialog by default

In Unity, when i move files, I see this: icon that tells me there is a transfer going on. I would rather see the window with multiple progress bars that tells me what the disk write speed is, and ...
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suspicious attacks against connected Wi-fi [duplicate]

I have felt very suspicious the past month about some activity on my WiFi connection. Is it possible that someone is inside my 2 laptops changing settings? For a better back-ground: I'm currently ...
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File transfer from and to BQ Ubuntu phone

My ubuntu (14.04 LTS) laptop does not automatically pick up my BQ ubuntu phone when connecting with a USB cable. Is it possible to transfer files between laptop and phone by cable and how is it done? ...
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Copying files from hard drive to external hard drive, GPT Partition got in the way

I am trying to copy files off my laptop to an external hard drive because Windows is corrupt, and I need to reinstall it. I was going to use dd, but when I start the process ...
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Is it possible to send and receive a file from ubuntu to windows without apps like samba etc?

Most of the suggestions and queries are showing samba and other application installations. It needs to be done programatically without any third-party client or servers.
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What's the easiest way to send files to a remote computer?

Here's the situation: I'm working on a public computer. I want to process some data using a program installed on my remote Ubuntu computer. I can access the Ubuntu terminal through SSH on my phone, ...