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I came here to see where my files ended up but none of the answers hit the point, so for completeness: I am using blueman-manager with xfce on trusty and the files ended up in my home directory.


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Of cause it depends on your connection like USB2/USB3 and the internal and external disk speed. But try to use rsync: rsync -arzv --progress /folder/source/* /folder/destination/ What connection do you have? What speed can you report? rsync - a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool -a, --archive archive mode; equals ...


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When copying large amounts of files I usually use these commands: Target: nc -q 1 -l 1234 | pv -pterb -s <filesize>G | tar xv Source: tar cv <DIR> | nc -q 1 <targetip> 1234 This will directly stream all the data, without a lot of protocol overhead from source to target over port 1234. This proved to be the fastest way for me to ...


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Depending on the specific configuration of your machine, that's most likely the disk cache at work for you... Files that are being copied are transferred to the disk cache first and then in the background the kernel will copy it from the cache to disk. To get your disk cache memory use: free --human and it'll give you something like: total ...


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Connect the computers using your crossover cable (may not be necessary most modern ethernet cards should auto negotiate the connection see this Wikipedia article.) Setup both computers IPv4 settings: On the Ubuntu computer go to network connections and edit your current connection by doing the following: Select the IPv4 tab Select "manual" from the method ...


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As my reputation level disallows me to comment, I'd like to suggest this to be a dublicate of the following post: Connect Ubuntu to other PC with direct (crossover) cable



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