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Transfer localhost:8081 to my Webserver via FTP

I have a raspberry pi with motion installed. I have a mjpg at localhost:8081 and want to transfer it to an other webserver on the internet, so it's kind of a relay. I don't know where to find the mjpg ...
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Backup interruption using scp. How to exclude files just downloaded?

I need to backup a huge folder (more than 100 GB) from an external server. I use scp command in a linux terminal but connection issues happen sometimes. So I need to restart the procedure every time. ...
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How can I determine the size of historical apt-get updates?

I'm trying to understand how much raw data one of my Ubuntu 18.x boxes consumes due to updates. Is there a log that can tell me? I see that there's package names in /var/log/dpkg.log but I don't see ...
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Connected using screen over RS-232. How do I transfer a file to my local system?

I'm connected to a device over a serial cable and using screen I have full access to the remote system. How do I transfer an entire file(s) to my local system? Not just the contents of the file, I ...
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In what order does sftp fetch files when using “get -r folder”?

I'm doing a file transfer using sftp. Using the get -r folder command, I'm surprised about the order that the program is downloading the content. It looks like it would be selecting the files it ...
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How to copy the rest of lines of a file to another file [duplicate]

I have the string xyz which is a line in file1.txt, I want to copy all the lines after xyz in file1.txt to a new file file2.txt. How can I achieve this? I know about cat command. But how to specify ...
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How shall I fast and reliably transfer 300G files from a computer to another?

I want to transfer ~300G files from a laptop to other in the same local wifi network, for back up purpose. (I am running out of the space of my only external hard drive, and can't afford anything. ...
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High performance and secure network mounts for linux

I have a NAS I want to network mount to my computer to be used over the LAN and over the internet. I need the connection to be encrypted so I tried SFTP but found the transfer speed to be really slow (...
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Manjaro USB 3.0 transfer rate questionably slow

We have a fairly later(est) version of Manjaro linux xFCE, and we are trying to copy over 150 GB of data from a 1 terabyte HDD 5400 ROM to a Samsung external SSD T5 500 GB. It transfers at a whopping ...
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SSD Data Transfer

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on an HP Spectre which has USB-C connectors. I have a Samsung T3 500G SSD which I wipe & then rewrite to back up my data from the SSD of the HP. Transfer speeds for ...
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rsync keeps previous partial file when resuming

I often transfer large files from a remote server using rsync with the following command : rsync -rvhm \ --progress \ --size-only \ --stats \ --partial-dir=.rsync-partial \ "user@...
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Thunderbird: How to transfer CalDAV/CardDAV Connections from one Machine to another?

On my main machine I am running Thunderbird with Lightning and have several CalDAV calendars connected. Furthermore there is also a CardDAV address book hooked up. How can I transfer those CalDAV and ...
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Copy Files between Wondows and Linux parallelly [closed]

I have a problem to transfer files from windows dir to Linux parallelly via internet. For example, using putty, I have 8 files in my windows directory, and should send them to the Linux server ...
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Download data from DropBox to remote server (via scp)

I'm trying to transfer some large, gzipped files from a collaborator's DropBox to a remote server. Is there a way to do this with scp? Or is there a preferred method? Thank you in advance!
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How to transfer file from remote server to local machine using with ssh

I have accessed Linux Server on a Windows machine using ssh, created files and am now trying to see if I can transfer the files to my Windows local machine without the use if FTP apps. tried using the ...
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QEMU: Enable SFTP file exchange (guest ⇆ host) but prohibit guests access to public internet?

Assumed I run a Windows guest in a QEMU virtual machine on a Debian host. Hereby the Debian host is a common desktop computer with internet access. How can I set up a SFTP file exchange between guest ...
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How to save a file from Linux on to your desktop?

I have began using Putty.exe on a university computer that is also connected to the university server. I have a pdb file saved in my Linux directory. Is it possible to save this pdb file onto the ...
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Retrieve file over serial without kermit and lrzsz

I have an embedded Linux on a custom board and I would like to send and receive file over its serial port. The only way to communicate with this device is over serial and the device offers a console ...
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Copying a file from Microsoft Windows 10 to Debian Linux version 9.5 [closed]

I have just read a portion of the article entitled: "How to upload a file from Windows to Linux?" In that article, there was a link to WinSCP. I downloaded that program, but I need to know if it is ...
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RaspberryPi samba file transfer is extremly slow

So Im extremly confused why my samba file transfer is so slow that it is kind of unusable. It seems to be fast in the beginning and then becomes stuck or extremly slow so that it has to be reset. A ...
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AFT - Where is Android device mounted automatically on Arch Linux?

Having read this page, I decided to give AFT a try, so I installed it by sudo pacman -S android-file-transfer, connected the device (OnePlus 3T) to the computer through USB, set it to "Transfer files ...
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Resume Rsync after being interrupted, and data might be changed

I used the command "Rsync" to transfer large amount of data, from file system to nfs(about 1Tera). After a while, the computer shut off, and the transfered canceled (it took about 10 hours for 600G ...
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How to let Netcat execute command after file transfer is complete?

I want to let netcat on my server execute a script that works on a file that has just been sent and have the output of this script be sent as the response to the client. My approach is: On the ...
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Continuously transfer files to the server

I have linux client and linux server. Both are Ubuntu 16.04. On the client I generated .txt files almost every second, and I want to transfer them to the server, so my question is: what is the best ...
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Run terminal command on a server

I have a linux machine and I'm connecting to a server using its IP address. I go to the finder (Nautilus) address bar and type smb://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx then it asks for my credentials and I enter then ...
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how to transfer block device over unencrypted tcp port 22?

I need to transfer disk image from old server that has only port 22 open and it has too weak cpu for any reasonable ssh transfer speed. I tried: ssh - painfully slow, beyond practicality rsync - can'...
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How can I transfer data by excluding files over 100MB but including files that are over 100MB if they match a pattern of known file extensions?

How can I transfer data by excluding files over 100MB but including files that are over 100MB if they match a pattern of known file extensions? I've read through rsync options and I don't think I can ...
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Transfer files with SSH from inside the connection

Is there any way to transfer files from a server to a host computer, from within the server ssh connection? I am storage limited on an HPC, and so some jobs require transferring and then deleting ...
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difference between cp rm and mv in file transfers [duplicate]

I could write mv as mv() { cp $1 $2 rm $1 } Therefore, in file transfers cp rm and mv could be equal, but there are dissimilarities. How are the two options different?
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Mirroring Filesystems without Transfers [closed]

So here's my situation. I have a lot of files on my local in 3 directories. I have a subset of those files + ~30 on a server in a more organized 10 directories. I'd like to move the files on the ...
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How to transfer files to other system ,when system is blocked for any outside connection [closed]

My ubuntu 12 server is in a network and network is secured to block for making any outgoing connections, So I want a solution to configure any server configuration to allow me to send and access info ...
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What is the unsecure and fast counterpart of scp command?

I am looking for any command which is faster than scp to transfer files, security is not a concern here.
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Transferring files between a server and a PC through another server (who was size limitations)

I am working in a server, to which I need to enter from another server, example: ssh user@login1.de ssh user@login2.de Note that I can't connect to login2 directly, but only from login1. Whenever I ...
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Archiving user home folder to remote server, without following symlinks?

We need to do a once-only archive copying of users' home folders to an archive server (pending final deletion) when they leave, in case they later discover that they may still require some of their ...
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How can I move (rsync) a huge quantity of data reliably the can handle network interruptions?

I have around 50 gigabytes that I would like to move. I want to do it over TCP/IP (hence network in the title) optimized for a local area network. My problem is that the connection occasionally gets ...
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Progress bar shows incorrect speed when copying files to nfs mounted storage

I have a strange problem with a nfs mounted drive. It's a zfs pool shared via nfs, both server and client use Linux Mint 18.1. What happens is that when I copy a larger file to the server, the ...
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Qubes OS Switch from Windows

Currently being on windows 10 and wanting to transfer to Linux I have found Qubes, and think it to be a good starting point for security and usability. But whatever, not the point. Is there a way to ...
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Transfering a file from Windows to Linux (without network connection) over serial port

I have a Windows 7 machine which is connected to a linux prototyping board over a serial connection. Now, I want to transfer files to Linux from Windows. The Linux machine does not have an ...
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How to make a temporary ssh pipe?

I want to transfer gigabytes of data from server A to B. They are in different networks, but both reachable over SSH. I am in another network (neither A nor B's) so instead of tunneling through my ...
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Make files available through local address

I have two computers connected to the same router (so they are essentially connected in a LAN). Both run some GNU+Linux distribution. I have a bunch of files, in a directory ~/A/ on my first computer ...
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Transferring 70TB data from one remote server to another

First I will elaborate what is the scenario here. We have 2 servers both are ubuntu 14.04 LTS and we have a drive called /storage/ of 70TB It includes many files of 30GB size each and other ones as ...
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Wireless Transfer ,How to create hotspot

How can I enable hotspot from my laptop using terminal? I don't need internet connection to do that. I want to set up a server so that I can transfer my files from my laptop to my mobile or another ...
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Retrieve photos via USB from Canon EOS 350D

I have a Canon EOS 350D which has a bent pin in the CF slot. Therefore I do not want to take out the card more often then needed now, retrieving the images via the mini-USB port should be possible, in ...
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Verifying a large directory after copy from one hard drive to another

I have a home file server that I use Ubuntu on. Recently, one of my drives filled up so I got another and threw it in there. I have a very large folder, the directory is about 1.7 T in size and ...
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Script to copy a file to a remote host and rename it

I am trying to come up with a Shell script that can tar a file and copy (scp?) it from Host A to a remote host B at a particular destination /foo, and rename it to a particular time format we use let'...
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scp files from multiple directories on local to multiple directories on remote in one command

I need to copy some files from multiple local directories to multiple remote directories. The command: scp -v /file/source1/* username@host_server:/file/destination1 scp -v /file/source2/* username@...
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How to SAVE a file from remote server to local machine?

I need to acquire data from a little computer (Red Pitaya-linux) and save it to an external PC because it is very large. Also, I do not want to save the file first and then copy it using ssh for the ...
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How to get the photos off a Windows phone

How can I see the photos taken with a Windows phone? I'm used to simply plugging in a phone using an USB cable and being able to browse to the folder containing the photos. In this case however, ...
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How to decrease speed/priority of file transfer (graphical)?

I regularly have big transfers of files running between two local hard drives, and at the same time some network transfers through my Internet browser. The problem is that the local transfer seems to ...
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help with rsync (with samba) and ignoring perm/time/group/owner

so this is what I'm trying to use: rsync -DHilrv --delete --progress /my-local-drive/ /my-network-share/ I've run the command above. After the operation was complete, I ran it again but this time I ...