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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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How can I download Gnome DT Tools to a USB stick for installation on a laptop Gallium OS w/o wifi?

I am running a HP desktop with Ubuntu 22.04 and everything (I need) works fine. Now I want to install the Gnome DT tweaks onto my HP Stream 11 running the Gallium 3.1, but without access to the ...
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Seeking Advice on VM Drive Transfer within a Ubuntu Guest on a Windows 10 Host

Windows 10 Host, Ubuntu 21.10 Guest on a VM. Previously was sing Ubuntu 21.04 on another VM for work but the old one's boot sequencer died when I filled the storage. [Since then mostly fixed it but ...
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files are removed from their origin when copied on external media

if I transfer data (drag and drop) on the icon of an external media ( hard drive, pendrive..) they are moved and original files are removed from their origin. If I open the window of the media, then ...
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Transfer Files - Replacing Mac OSX with UBuntu

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2014 with an operating system that I can no longer upgrade which makes it a pain to use. I've been using a USB to test out Ubuntu and feel I'm ready to replace my OSX with ...
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Copying files to a USB flash drive sometimes does not complete [closed]

Sometimes when I copy a file from my laptop to a USB flash drive, the progress goes to just near 100% but remains at that stage and does not end. I have this problem in Ubuntu 21.10 and in previous ...
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Installing newer Ubuntu version from USB stick to upgrade older version

Software Updater won't let me upgrade so that is why I'm using the USB stick.I booted the USB and started following the prompts.1st prompt option said I could run it along side the other version. 2nd ...
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Transfer old BIOS ubuntu to new UEFI machine?

If I install from scratch on a new UEFI machine, can I just copy everything except /boot from an older machine being replaced? Or is there BIOS and kernel related stuff somewhere outside of /boot that ...
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How to manually transfer Firefox settings to the snap version?

I make use of Firefox sync but only for bookmarks, call me old fashioned but I choose not to send all my passwords for storage elsewhere. Each time I start using a new computer, I transfer the ...
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Can't transfer files from Android to Ubuntu via USB cable

I am using Ubuntu 21.10. I tried to transfer files from my Android phone (Redmi Note 4) to my laptop via USB cable by enabling the file transfer option on the phone. Ubuntu detects my phone, but when ...
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Connecting a Ubuntu Device to a Windows Device

Is there any way to do this, for example through an Ethernet cable? I shift-deleted some files inadvertently on the Ubuntu device, and would like to run data recovery software on its file system from ...
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Transfer file from Ubuntu computer to network drive

I want to transfer a large file (1 GB size approx) from my computer with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to a Hard Drive connected to the USB port of my router. I want the transfer to be done automatically, thus it ...
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"ls: reading directory '.': Input/output error" only for 1 folder

I am using Ubuntu 21.04, Gnome 3.38.5. Just 1 folder gives me: ls: reading directory '.': Input/output error the rest of the Hard Disc works fine. It happened while the external hard disc was moved ...
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Netcat files transfer over a private backend 10G network [duplicate]

I have a bunch of machines on Ubuntu 20.04 as well as a storage server on Ubuntu 20.04. I'm looking to transfer quickly files of 100 Gb+ to the storage server with Netcat. I would like to be able to ...
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Linux file transfers slow compared to windows

So I have a Lenovo Thinkpad P53 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 21.04 installed and have noticed Linux is a large percentage slower transferring files than Windows. When transferring from my Windows file ...
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using two networks on Ubuntu 20.04

I have around 10 computers in the same network, all with 10G network cards who have two network connectors. I would like to create a frontend network for internet and some light synchronization ...
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Samba server file transfer speed is very slow

I have a samba file transfer server. When I share data I saw 1 mbps data transfer speed on wifi and 6-7 mbps data transfer speed with Ethernet cable. What can I do to make my server faster?
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How do I copy my Windows 7 derived files off my USB to Ubuntu?

This seems to be a newbie question but I can't seem to find any specific answers. I am (finally) getting rid of my Windows 7 machine but need to copy all the data files off it to my Ubuntu. I ...
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Change boot drive, and move all data

I want to upgrade from an old HDD 256GB, to a new m.2 SSD 256GB. But, I want to know-how, and the difficulty of transferring all data to the new drive, and making it the boot drive - I know how to in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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