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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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Move entire system and application to new drive

I have an ubuntu 18.04 installation with an application running on it. The size of the whole disk is 600gb but the installation (system and application) uses only about 50 gb , how do i move files ...
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bluetooth file transfer “there was an error”

I attempt to copy a file from my Ubuntu 20.04 machine to an Android phone via bluetooth. I follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/bluetooth-send-file.html.en The devices ...
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How can I receive files using BlueDevil?

I've just installed Lubuntu 20.04 and I have paired my phone with my laptop using the BlueDevil Wizard. When I try to send a file from my phone to my laptop I get a "sending failed" message on my ...
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How can I move a file from my computer to a remote machine, bypassing through a second computer?

I need to copy a program (which I have modified on my computer) to a Unix. I can't do it straight away because I need first to pass from another machine. I have tried with: scp /path/of/the/...
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How to best coalesce data from a bunch of old disks

I've got a bunch of old disks (about 15 disks, mean age ca. 8 years, mostly USB 2, most less than a TB). Disks marks at least one of them as failing, some Input/Output errors are showing up, rsync ...
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Ftp connection through wifi

I want to connect to my frnd's linux system who is using different wifi. I am using different wifi. How can i establish ftp connection with him. When i am pinging to his ip address no packet transfer
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What processes should I follow and what programs should I use to transfer my HD data to an SSD?

I'm going to be swapping my HD for an SSD and want to first be able to transfer all of the HD's content to the SSD. For Windows, there's Macrium Reflect. I did some research and Clonezilla seems to be ...
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Transfer files direct between two remote servers without giving out privatekey

I guess this is a hard one. I found some similar questions like: Transfer files between two remote SSH servers But i want to do this without downloading any private-key to any of the servers and ...
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Nextcloud (Snap) - Move Data from old external drive to new one

Hello everyone and thank you for the warm welcome to the community. In a different discussion the question of changing the nextcloud data directory to another drive was answered. However, after ...
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how to use nautilus for ftps locations in 18.04.4 bionic

when trying to access an ftps server with username and password I entered my url as nautilus location in the described format ftps://user@server.name.xyz this however, does not yield the expected ...
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Unable to transfer some media from Android phone to Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and started using it to learn programming after reading from'The Odin Project' that I need to. I am specifically learning web-development at the moment. I am wanting to transfer my ...
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“Alternate browser” to have Bluez/Blueman support browsing files in a mobile

Situation Using Ubuntu 16.04 I managed to activate the connection between a desktop computer and a Nokia 206 (with Bluetooth standard 2.1 EDR) mobile via a Bluetooth dongle. Please take note: The ...
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Using rsync to back up /home folder with same permissions, recursive

I would like to request information on using rsync. I tried reading reading the manuals, but the examples are few and confusing for me. I do not need advanced features or live sync or remote sources ...
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Advice before moving dual boot to larger laptop drive

I'm fairly new to Linux (and fairly old too so learning isn't coming quickly). I'm running a laptop with dual boot Win10 and Kubuntu, but for various reasons, partly down to ignorance, and partly ...
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Need help with my partitions to move my Ubuntu from HDD to SSD

Ok so, on my laptop I dual boot windows and Ubuntu. When installing ubuntu I screwed up somewhere and the 50gb I partitioned for data is now unallocated and my Ubuntu only has 18 gbs. Didnt matter for ...
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Slow pen drive transfer rate

I am having trouble in transfer files from my pen drive to Ubuntu (18.04),the transfer rate is very less as compared to my windows 10. I have dual Booted windows 10 and Ubuntu, in windows the transfer ...
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Copying files from old Ubuntu HDD to a new Ubuntu HDD

BACKGROUND: I installed Ubuntu (latest version at the time) several months ago to an old PC. It worked great, but recently the hard drive has had some errors when booting. Sometimes it boots fine, ...
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How to replace the default environment on a new install with an environment Ive transferred over from an old install?

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 within WSL 2 (windows sub system) and what I am essentially trying to accomplish is transferring over my ubuntu 18.04 install on another VM into the new one. I've ...
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DCMI folder won't show photos and Folder freezes

Have a Galaxy S10 for which I would like to transfer the picture. I Allow the transfer once I connect the phone to the computer. I also actually am able to access all the other folders within the ...
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Access Windows 7 files from dual booted Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu yesterday beside Windows 7. I chose not to erase the USB because I would lose all my info. Is this safe as of Jan. 14? (viruses etc.) If not, how do I transfer my files from Windows ...
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How do I transfer local directory to ubuntu?

I am setting up a php website, how do I transfer my website's file directory from my local computer, which is a mac, via google command line to ubuntu instance?
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10 Gigabit Connection File Transfer (iPerf Fast but file transfer slow)

I tested a connected between my server and my desktop via a 10 gigabit connection via iperf and got 9.25 Gbits/sec which is good. But then i mounted a server via sftp but the speed is only 1 gigabit ...
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Is There a Bluetooth File Transfer Application

Does Ubuntu have an application that can transfer files over Bluetooth? I can pair my desktop with my MacBook, and the Mac has an application it calls BT FileTransfer but when I run this, the Mac ...
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Transfer files from Windows to Linux via Ethernet cable [duplicate]

I need to transfer a backup that I have on windows 10 PC to a PC with Ubuntu MATE. I read online that it is possible to do this with a LAN cable. I tried connecting the 2 PCs directly with the LAN ...
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Certain video files consistently freeze Nautilus during file transfer (specifically when they reach the 2.4 to 2.5GB mark)

Running Ubuntu 18.04 here. While transferring files between two external drives, we have so far encountered 3 specific files that always freeze Nautilus at the 2.4-2.5GB mark of the transfer. ...
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How to get videos off Android phone with USB cable?

I'm on the newest KDE Ubuntu and just trying to move some large videos from the phone to my computer. The KDE connect works great but is too slow for videos. When I connect to the phone with USB, ...
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Write rabbit microprocessor program file with ubuntu using an USB cable

I need to transfer the compiled program of a rabbit RCM3700 microprocessor using a USB cable connected to my laptop and the rabbit. This can be done easily using the Dynamic C environment provided by ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Copy contents of multiple directories to external server

I searched for a while and I couldn't find solution to what I want to do in Ubuntu. I have multiple directories that I want to transfer its content to external storage server and then delete them from ...
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Slow SFTP transfer speeds on local network

I'm getting really slow transfer speeds over SFTP of around 4MB/s on a laptop connected to a wired 1gbps LAN, whereas a desktop connected to the same network achieves ~80MB/s. iperf3 reports: [ ID] ...
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file transfer very slow (within the same HD)

I had a previous Ubuntu 16.04 and no problem except Grub was messed up, couldn't solve the problem so I did a clean install. The second install to transfer a file from 1 dir to another (175MB in size) ...
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rsync freezing/hanging/stopping after a couple of files

I have this folder with 25,000 images (around 80MB total) and I want to transfer all of them to a server. This is the command I am using: rsync -av -e 'ssh' ./pics/ user@132.456.789.10:~/pics/ ...
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Record of file downloads

I'm a system administrator and I've been asked whether it is possible to keep a record of file downloads (both successful and unsuccessful ones) by users (yes, of files they already have access to via ...
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Simple Transfer of Files Over WiFi in Ubuntu (Python Method)

On Ubuntu 18.04 it seems I can transfer files over WiFi to any other mobile device or computer with a simple Python routine: 1. Open terminal 2. move to the folder I want 3. python -m ...
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ubuntu *live CD* on windows - easiest way to transfer files from host to guest

So i am trying to explain to people a safe way to run programs in .net from an unknown source. I want them to install virtualbox and then open an ubuntu live CD instance (with the "try ubuntu" option ...
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Handle file conflicts last while transferring data. (+rename automatically)

Let's assume I want to copy or move many files from my mobile phone to the PC overnight. I go to bed and wake up next morning, just to read a message that states “Error while copying ……… – libmtp ...
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Transferable Ubuntu between different machines [duplicate]

How can I create a USB system for Ubuntu on USB? I have several machines in the house to each of which I have occasional access; that is to say everybody has their own except me ... :( None of the ...
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File upload speeds way below what they should be

I'm currently running a LAMP server on Ubuntu 18.04. The website I'm hosting is for file transfers. My upload speed through the site is around 5-7kb MAX. Using an SFTP program I get 30KB MAX speeds ...
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Copying files from PC to Pendrive gets stuck at the end on Ubuntu 16.04

I don't know why it's happening only to me. Whenever copying bigger or sometimes smaller < 1GB files from PC to pendrive literally gets stuck at the end.
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Transfer files between two remote SSH servers

Is there an easy way to transfer files between two SSH/SFTP servers? The perfect solution would be FileZilla, but it only lets you create a connection between local and remote, but not between remote ...
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DejaDup - Warnings after transferring Ubuntu to a new disk

I seem to have a small but annoying problem with DejaDup. I recently moved my entire Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installation to a larger SSD unit. In order to do that I used the command dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/...
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Really slow file transfer from Ubuntu 18.04 to USB 2.0 pendrives

Every time I send files (almost 1-2GB movies) to my parents' pendrives I'm about to fall asleep. It's not pendrives fault because the other Windows laptop transfers at a fair USB 2.0 speed... I ...
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How can I create simple upload interface with html (and possibly bash)?

I'm trying to share files quickly between 2 of my Ubuntu PCs (on the same network). So instead of doing scp everytime, I installed webfsd (lighter than apache) on both computers. Whenever I need to ...
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Transferring stuff from one computer to another

I just got a new laptop and I'm wanting to transfer (preferably everything) from my old one to the new one. The old one is running Lubuntu 18.04 64 bit and the new one is running the exact same. I ...
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Is it possible to transfer old LibreOffice user profile to the new version of LO 6.x?

I like to install the new Lubuntu and need to decide which version of LibreOffice I shall install on that. It seem the LO 6x is different in architecture, my old user-profile is from Version: 4.4.7.2
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Newbie with iPod music problem

Apple began to suck worse than normal. Around 13.10 began a series of failures. I saved some music on my iPhone. I need to move about 30 songs from the iPhone to my Ubuntu 16.04. How do I move music ...
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Where are the configuration files for the Wire messenger app saved?

I like to move the configuration files of the Wire messenger app to a new install of Ubuntu. Where are they located?
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Transferring terabytes of data between two machines efficiently (samba and NFS mounts)

I need to transfer 15 TB of data from one machine to another machine and having failed several times during the past three weeks, I am out of options and do not know what to do. There are two ...
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Is there any program to push files to my Android phone?

I'm looking for an application on my Ubuntu desktop that will allow me to push files to my Android phone. Ideally, the syntax would be something like this: push2phone screenshot_1.jpg and my phone ...
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Access Windows 10 Shared Folder from Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to share files between Windows and Ubuntu. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I could access shared folder on a Windows machine on my local network my navigating to Other locations in Files (Nautilus),...
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Connect Phone by USB Creates Open/Close Loop

I'm trying to transfer some files from my cell to my laptop. the Bluetooth is being a pain and keeps stalling and failing, so I'm trying the USB cable. That's being a problem too. I choose on my phone ...

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