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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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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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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Data transfer from XP to Ubuntu

When one installs Ubuntu, is all the XP data (programs, document files, favourites, etc..) transferred to Ubuntu as well? If not, what is the suggested process?
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can you put pictures from the PC to USB, CD or External hard drive

My computer won't work so im going to see if I can use ubuntu to recover my data. I am planning to use ubuntu to put the pictures from my comuter, to my external hard drive, where all my pictures are. ...
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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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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. System details: Kernel is 3.13.0-39-generic GCC version 4.8 (i686-linux-gnu) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Linux copying to USB flash drive “No space left on device”

I have a new USB Flash drive, 16GB. I am trying to copy a folder from my local drive to this flash drive. The folder I am trying to copy contains about 225000 4KB files. I have tried to copy using the ...
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Readpst works nonsatisfying

Is somebody able to help me? I use MS-OUTLOOK 2010 under Windows 7 and I would like to use contacts and appointments saved in Outlook in Evolution 3.2.2. too. Therefore I installed „readpst“ from the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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USB file transfer painfully slow - is this a solution in some cases?

A new Ubuntu user here. Case 1: System: F730 with 4 GB RAM - SUCCESS no problems installed 2007 office http://rmitc.org/2013/04/ultimate-microsoft-office-2010-installation-on-ubuntu/ Another ...
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Cannot see certain files on USB mounted device (MTP Android Xperia Play)

I'm using an emulator for PS2 and I was going to transfer my .iso files from my Xperia Play to Ubuntu 12.04. So I look for my .iso's in the folder through file manager and it looks as it's empty, ...
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Transfer data from Virtual Box to hard disk

How I can transfer data from Virtual Box 4.3 + Extended Pack installed in my Ubuntu? I try to connect an usb drive but I have fallen. I try with Shared folders and I got same result. I need a mothod ...
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How to transfer large amount of data from Mac to Ubuntu computer?

I've got a mac laptop from which I want to take all data, and put it on my Ubuntu computer. Since I don't have an external drive, I want to do it directly somehow. I've got the two on the same wifi ...
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How do I transfer temporary CD files to bootable USB?

I created a CD with 12.04 and downloaded (and installed) a bunch of stuff. In Ubuntu, (running from the CD) I created a bootable USB with 12.10. How to I transfer my previously downloaded files to the ...
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Move OS to another computer

Is it possible to install latest Xubuntu x64 (generic kernel) to the HDD on one computer and then move this HDD to another computer? Will it break something? Is there any pitfalls i should know about? ...
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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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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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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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USB file transfer preparing to copy, but file count climbs indefinitely

I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 to back up my Windows machine that won't boot and am running Ubuntu from the CD. I copied and pasted a volume of about 160GB to my external HDD. The transfer has been ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...