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How to transfer files from a bluetooth-connected device using the command line (with middle-level commands)

Situation I am working with Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04. After some research for another post on AskUbuntu I am looking for alternatives to the pair BlueZ/Blueman for transferring files via Bluetooth. ...
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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 the manuals, but the examples are few and confusing for me. I do not need advanced features or live sync or remote sources or ...
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lags while transferring data to external storage

I am using kali 2021.a linux. When I try to copy or read any data from external hard disks I experience a lag that doesn't allow me to play a video. What could be the problem?
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How can I translate several txt files saved in different folders?

I need to: 1) translate several txt (or pdf) files. They are saved in different folders in my notebook. 2) save the translated text in a new folder. the best answer I could find on google in to use ...
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extremely low throughput between AIX and Linux

I am currently having problems with AIX and network performance. I have an AIX 7.2 on-premises and a Linux with RH 7.7 Maipo in Google Cloud. Between the 2 machines I have a guaranteed bandwith of 1 ...
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Transferring .tar files on Linux

I need to transfer a .tar folder to a remote server and because it's very large I can't unpack it on my computer and then transfer it. I am using "rsync" but it doesn't work: rsync -av folder/...
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sftp put - equivalent to rsync

I would like to use the command put to recover an ongoing file transfer via sftp after a broken pipe. Files should be uploaded only if the destination size is smaller than the one of the source file. ...
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How to resume a file transfer using netcat or socat or curl?

I have to transfer a 400Gb database consisting of a single file over the Internet from a server where I have full control to an other computer at the opposite border of the ocean (but which uses a ...
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Ehternet LAN not working at full speed

I have a PC and a Laptop connected with a ethernet cable. Using ethtool, i found that my speed is 1000Mb/s which is 125MB/s. But, when i am transferring 6GB file i get ~30MB/sec speed. How do i ...
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Syntax to transfer from remote to local scp by leapfrogging onto another host?

I am trying to copy files from a remote server to my local server, however, my remote server first requires me to connect to an intermediate host and then leapfrog onto the actual server from there. I ...
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VirtualBox Kali Leafpad doesn't create an icon file on the desktop. Why not? (Command line ls shows the file exists in that directory)

I'm doing Kali/Metasploitable homework for my Pentest+ course. I don't own a printer and would like to transfer reports to usb. As a test i created a leafpad file on the Desktop. All is good, but it ...
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Network file transfer not going through

Trying to transfer a file from my raspberryPi to my laptop (in the same network) via the terminal, but it takes a while and then says ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.121 port 22: Connection timed out ...
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Ram buffer from network transfers, what parameters determine it?

Firstly, I'll qualify my statements. I've been told that network transfers are buffered through ram when using Linux. So, if i have for example, an unraid server which from what I understand is a ...
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How enable content-length header using .htaccess?

I have a seriously big problem, when i download any file for example: myfile.zip, or when i load a page for example: myserver.com/welcome.html, the response headers not include content-length and the ...
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What happens on ssh file transfer when disconnects?

Suppose, I have some file with path %p which I need to gzip on the fly and send to a remote server and I'm not allowed to use rsync and similar mirroring tools. I do the following: gzip -c -9 %p | ...
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sftp “remote open failure”

I sftp'ed into my linux server from my macbook. I have never had issues transferring files through sftp until now. I am getting the following error when I try to put something on my linux server ...
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Copying some files from mypc to a host using winscp

I have SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SP 3), am trying to install the MZ 510 driver by copying the files on my pc to the directory on the server, i get permission denied. Which command should i use to ...
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File transfers knock all the system files out of memory and slow everything down

On my desktop installation (no ssd), sometimes (sporadically) when I try to move files between drives with the Nemo file manager, the system slows to a crawl and becomes basically unusable. My guess ...
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Automatic file transfer between two linux machines

Hi I have two linux machines. Server A (LUbuntu) and Server B (Raspbian). What I want to do is have Server A check in specific a directory(NFS mounted on A) from Server B and IF there are any files ...
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crontab and scp file transfer via script

I have a script that exports logs from log management server and send those exports to the archiver server. When I run this script manually, it complete it's task without any problem. It download ...
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Rsync stuck in D state

I'm moving about 1 TB data from an EBS mounted on my EC2 to another EFS mounted on the same instance. I've been able to copy about 840 GB of data using rsync within the past 2 weeks or so. Now when I'...
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Folder transfer with scp command

I want to transfer my folder from my computer to server by using scp command. Folder structure like these : FOLDER/SubFolders/*.json. There are more than 1 SubFolders. Each of them has different JSON ...
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Copying contents of a folder via SCP results in `scp: error: unexpected filename: .`

I was using a script to copy the contents of a folder via SCP, without copying the folder itself. Something like this: scp -i id_rsa -P "$PORT" -r "$HOST:/folder1/folder2/." "backup" (I'm not able ...
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Bluetooth file transfer PC-to-Android fails

on sending a file from a debian machine to an android device over bluetooth using the blueman-sendto command it finishes with an error: _on_properties_changed (usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/blueman/...
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How to write a script to move files with a specific name from folder “A” to folder “B” in my Google drive?

How can I write a script that moves files with a certain name from a certain folder to another certain folder in my Google drive? Example: I have a folder named 'A' with three files named 'X', 'Y', ...
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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 ...