Questions tagged [transfer]

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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mp3 problems dolphin

I have had problems with the mp3 player "fiio m3k" and dolphin, when I try to transfer mp3 files from my pc (kbuntu 20.4) to the mp3 player "fiio", none of the files are copied to ...
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Pixel 4 no longer connects to Ubuntu machine

I have a Google Pixel 4 phone. It used to be that I connect it via USB to my machine running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and on the phone check File transfer/Android Auto and then it would be listed in a ...
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FileZilla single file transfer speed slowed down (it was fast before)

I have a server from where I download big files with the following specs: OS: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Kernel: 5.4.0-67-generic CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1275 v5 @ 3.60GHz RAM: 4x16GB DDR4 Storage: ...
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SD Card speed very slow only on Ubuntu vs Windows

I have a dual boot laptop computer Windows 10 / Ubuntu 20.10. When I try to read my SD Card from Ubuntu, I get a read speed that is less than 2 MB/s. The same SD Card with the same content works fine ...
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Stale file handle for LUKS encrypted NSF and SAMBA fileshare

I'm at a loss on how to solve the following problem, having searched around a good bit. Context: I have a very small home network running an Ubuntu client 20.04, installed on a Dell XPS, and an Ubuntu ...
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What should be LAN speed?

I've got PC and laptop, both connected with wire to switch witch supports 1gb/s transfer. My download speed from Internet is about 800mb/s. On laptop is nvme type disk, on pc I've got SSD sata, Ubuntu ...
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How do I could transfer a software from OneDrive folder in my Host to my VM terminal of Ubuntu server 20.04 and then install it? [duplicate]

The scenario I have is: I am using Workstation 10 and my laptop, and running a virtual machine Ubuntu server 20.04 I have my terminal open, I am using Windows 10 pro as host and on my desktop I have ...
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How to transfer a file between two AWS different servers using pem files, while on a local system

local to remote (upload) working scp -i remote.pem ~/Downloads/file.zip ubuntu@1.1.1.1:/var/www/html remote to local (download) working scp -i remote.pem ubuntu@1.1.1.1:/var/www/html/file.zip ~/...
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Wierd behaviour while transfer of a file in pendrive

HI I have Ubuntu 20.04. When I transfer any file from laptop to Sandisk 16 GB pendrive greater than 800 mb or around it the 600-700 MB is transfered in 5 seconds and after that file transfer speed is ...
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Copying TimeShift bkp from HDD to HDD maxed my OS SSD to 0 bytes free and bricked it. Need a fail-safe way to copy without compromising the OS SSD

The factors involved: OS: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS running on an SSD /sdb2 119GB with 72GB of free space File to transfer: 44.8GB TimeShift protected and locked snapshot Source of folder: 4TB internal HDD ...
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rsync error unable to use options

I'm learning rsync. The man makes my eyes and brain bleed, especially the Option which isn't in alphabetical order and -e has numerous meanings. I'm testing transferring a file from machine0 to ...
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Cannot find bluetooth files

Can`t find files transferred by blue tooth from my phone checked all folders to no avail where are they stored? getting frustrated
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Horribly slow HDD to HDD write speeds after new HDD install

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.5.4-050504-generic x86_64) sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 4.56 TiB, 5000981078016 bytes, 9767541168 sectors Disk model: ST5000LM000-2AN1 Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 ...
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Low speed while transfering data

Recently I have a new problem that didn't exist before on my Ubuntu 20.04. When I try to copy a file to a different directory or even a removable USB , The speed of transferring starts with 70 Mb/s , ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Nautilus how to view SIZE of Copy/Cut/Paste file transfers?

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04 for my file/media server, and I'm moving a LOT of files back and forth. While moving files, there is a progress bar (which took me long enough to find >.>) It ...
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why copying speed in ubuntu 20.04 LTS is slow?

I recently upgraded my ubuntu from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS. I observed that while copying files from PC to pendrive,speed is very less in ubuntu 20.04(11 mb/s - 12 mb/s).while the speed was (20 mb/s - ...
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Connecting to a particular machine in a server

I am a beginner in this whole Ubuntu thing so I would appreciate to get some help, thanks ! I am trying to connect my Ubuntu machine (VirtualBox on Windows) to a distant server. After having done that ...
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How can I transfer files from one HDD to another? [duplicate]

I have two HDD's installed in my PC with two OS viz. One is Ubuntu 20.04, and the other is Windows 10. Would it be possible to send files and/or folders from Ubuntu to Windows?
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Moving a file in 20.04.1

I've recently upgraded Ubuntu to 20.4.1 LTS from 18.04.1 LTS through the Update Manager. Since then, I'm not able to move local files to a folder from the Desktop and vice versa. Though, a file ...
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Dolphin Browser not showing File transfer Progress

I like dolphin browser over nautilus browser, only problem I can't enable file progress in Ubuntu 18.04,file transfer is working but not showing progress is it a bug or something messing with settings ...
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Copy the entire root directory (/) for transferring OS to new computer?

Probably that's an odd question, I'm sorry. Can I copy my Ubuntu 20.04 os to another computer (completely, I would like to include everything out of the box) just copying my / directory? If I want to ...
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Proper move of apps/packages

I've got an HDD that is dying and because when I created it I messed up the LVMs I can't move it to a smaller SSD. My question is what is the best way to see/view which apps/packages I have installed ...
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Transferred video files from sd card not playing in VLC

It seems the video files I transferred from my sd card to my computer are now incomplete video files on my computer. The files are around 1 GB but only play for 4 minutes in VLC. Because of the size ...
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How to transfer a shared Windows folder to Ubuntu 20.04 server with schedule?

I try to do that with the next command: sudo mount -t cifs //windowsip/folder /home/back03/bachuphv1 -o users,username=admin,password="password",iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 ...
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Transferring data from old 18.04machine to new 20.04 one

I just built a new system running 20.04 and need to move the data from an old system that is running 18.04... What is the best way to transfer all of the files (minus the o/s)?
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How to set a permanent buffer size for file transfers

I have read other posts that address the problem of excessive RAM usage for buffering, during huge file transfers. I know about nocache etc. What I'd like to ask is whether there's a way to actually ...
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Unable to access attached phone in 20.04

What's the best way to disconnect my phone from my PC after a file transfer? I have noticed when I transfer files from my PC to my phone, and then manually disconnect (pull the cord out), I can't just ...
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copy files on secondary drives by shh

From a newbie I have 2 computers on a router network. I eventually got the machines networked using SSH connection. (figured out I had to disable VPN service first) Machine 1 has one 250GB SSD(call it ...
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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 on my ASUS Q551L 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" ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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