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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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File transfer using YMODEM sz

I'm trying to upload a firmware file over serial connection to a device that requires YMODEM protocol, from a raspberry pi. After a lot of digging, I keep finding that the sz --ymodem [file] command ...
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how to copy files using TTY teminal from one pc to another connected through same home network

In my academic lab my friend copied files from one computer to another that were serially connected using the tty4. How could he have done this if there was no internet and he didn't install any new ...
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How to compare file sizes in two directories?

I have copied some files to an SFTP-only server. I want to verify that all the files arrived intact. Since the server is SFTP-only, I cannot run e.g., an MD5sum on the remote host. I have the server ...
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How to import videos/pictures/documents from my Samsung smartphone to my Linux system?

I imported most of last year's videos and pictures from my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my Fedora 20 laptop through Gwenview import. Now I want to import the last month's but I'm having difficulty ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Unix Command Line Create Text File and Transfer Locally

I have a file located in unix command line using 'SecureCRT'. I want to get this file's data in excel so I need a .txt file. I have 'WinSCP' installed aswell. After I do "more [file name]" it ...
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Calculate the correct MBit/s in my speedtest

I know wget is usually showing the speed in a summary. But in my small OpenWRT shell, I want to test how long it takes to download 100MB with t=$(date +"%s") wget http://speedtest.netcologne.de/...
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error with transferring files from android to laptop

I am trying to transfer files from the main storage of my android phone to my kali laptop via usb cable. Every time I try it gives me a error saying: Error getting file: -6 Not Supported. I also ...
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SSH connection speed drops after some time of inactivity

I use MC to transfer working files from my Ubuntu 14.04 to other Linux hosts (mostly CentOS5). Shell link is opened by F9->R->H(shell link)->${host}->Enter combination (in MC). Then I can copy 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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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 ...