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Software to manage files stored on device(s), network(s), and/or in the cloud.

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Peer-to-peer transfer of 2TB hard-drive over Internet?

Is there something like dd that works à la rsync—preferably with a GUI—for peer-to-peer transfer over the Internet? (I have this 2TB hard-drive filled with data that I need transferred from Australia ...
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Software/Tools available for transforming SQL data and physical file names and locations

We're developing the next iteration of some software which basically collects data, stores it in SQL as a combination of columns or as JSON within columns, and stores physical files associated with ...
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Windows-like central authentication, file sharing, rights management and single-sign-on in Linux-only environment

I run a small Linux-based network with Linux-only clients and servers. A combination of Samba and Kerberos is used for central authentication, file sharing and file server permission management. ...
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Configurable FUSE alternative to AVFS

While AVFS allows any tools that work with the filesystem to view into archives, the list of supported file formats is static and limited to archives. Is there some FUSE filesystem able to execute ...
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Allowing users to organize folders and files on a Linux based cloud server

We are looking for a solution, preferably open source, that has an API that we could invoke to allow our end users to create folders and files on our Linux based cloud server, and organize them as per ...
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Send mail if file content NOT changed [closed]

I'm looking for a way to check if file content is not changed since 10 min and if not send a mail File only contains 1 line with a number like this 1653014463445 edit: file "final" only ...
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File integrity/changes audit with SMPP/SMTP alert and reporting feature - File watcher

Here's my use case. As a Sysadmin, I would like to monitor on a Linux server any changes to a specific/predefined file or directory, so that I can answer via a report the following questions : who ...
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What email services or applictions allow easily remove all mails?

Gmail doesnt have a clear way to do it, neither its clear with outlook at least in mobile applications. Are there email services or clients for android that would have a good enough controls allowing ...
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Photo management software (feat. map, calendar, object identification, favorites, screensaver, etc.)

As much as I have searched online, I can't seem to find a proper standalone photo management software that includes the following features: A map view, where the pictures can be located on a world ...
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Kind of "virtual file system" for Windows?

I have lots of terabytes of files that i´d like to organize in a hierarchical file system. These files are in multiple drives, all connected to my computer, however, copying vast amounts of large ...
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File Organizer and Indexer for an External SSD Drive

I will be using an an external SSD drive to store PDF and Word documents, but I'll add media (pictures, videos), Spreadsheets and Power Point files too. I am looking for any solution to organize and ...
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File manager which doesn't read or write anything unless asked to

I am working with files stored in Google Drive by mounting the google drive in my file google-drive-ocamlfuse. My internet connection to Google Drive is not that fast. Typically I use Dolphin, but ...
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Document auto tagger and tag filter

A software that has a shared metadata database so that when you import your files it tags them automatically with the metadata from the database. It allows filtering all files based on multiple ...
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Windows desktop file/folder log, monitor

OS : windows 10 If I right-click background of desktop, there is a shell menu that shows the most recent event that has happened, and you can undo the event. But it is for just 1 most recent event and ...
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File explorer for Windows that allows to see all files in all subfolders of a folder at a glance

For example, given the file structure: Folder_1 Folder_1-1 File_1-1_1.jpg File_1-1_2.jpg Folder_1-2 Folder_1-2-1 File_1-2-1_1.jpg File_1-2_1.jpg A ...
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Program to create and manage session-like 'bundles' of documents and webpages

I am looking for a program to create 'bundles' or groups of documents and webpages, similarly to Windows desktops but without needing to define new desktops. Also similarly to the typical 'save for ...
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Is there any web browser for android with "File System Access API"?

Chromium based android browsers currently don't have the support for "File System Access API" and Firefox mobile also doesn't have the support. I have checked caniuse.com where it shows some ...
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copy or move tool that will skip over error messages but will log them

I'm looking for tool for moving/copying files/folder which will not hang on errors like directories cannot be deleted or created due to permissions, long file/folder names etc. but rather will ...
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Which Android file manager supports sorting directories by their actual size?

Which Android file manager supports sorting directories by their "actual size"? By "actual size" I mean size in bytes calculated recursively as a sum of all sub directories and ...
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Undelete tools for Windows with high recovery rates

I am looking for a Windows tool that tries to find & recover all deleted files on a NTFS hdd (including healthy parts of partially overwritten files). From my experience, results greatly vary. ...
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Can someone recommend an image organization software for Linux systems?

I have a lot of images (pictures) on my computer and I'd like a solution to tag them somehow, and then return lists of filenames based on some querying criterion. Ideally this program... Runs from ...
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Automatically synchronize OneDrive files when edited with specific software on iPad

Is it possible to edit PDF files, (for example,) with OneNote on my iPad and then those edited files are automatically updated also on my OneDrive? With edit, I mostly mean making notes with the Apple ...
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Open source android application for file storage?

Is there an open source Android application for photo/video file storage that have password? App should keep selected files in "vault" what mean file is encrypted, absorbed by app and ...
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Digital repository software for PDF files

I am looking for an archiving, repository, digital library software, to use for storing and retrieving PDF files. More precisely, I am interested in creating this repository for the library of a ...
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Plan which files/directories to put on which drive (bin packing problem)

I want to plan which files/directories to put on which drive. (Not all fit on one drive.) This is similar to the bin packing problem. The difference is that I care about meaningful grouping, so I want ...
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Portable File Explorer alternative for Windows 10 that uses its own thumbnail cache?

I am looking for a File Explorer alternative that is: Portable. Generates its own thumbnails cache, separate from the Windows 10 native thumbnails cache. Stores said thumbnails preferably in its own ...
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Just move those files from one disk to another

Copying and moving files with Windows Explorer is not reliable. Depending on what error you get, the action is interrupted and does not continue, even if you hit the "Skip" button. Here is ...
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Suitable file host for software toolchains and git repo setup

I am trying to dockerize the build environment at work (I have seen something similar at my previous employment). I was able to do this however I realised it would be easier if I stored some of the ...
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How to index files and folders on multiple drives

I have quite a few external drives I would like to scan and index the files and folders from them, and eventually identify the duplicates. The following features would be important to me: offline ...
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File commander for Android with 2panes?

I have an Android tablet running Android11. I'm looking for a good-looking and usable file commander, preferrably with 2panes, for easy file moving operations between two directories. Features I need: ...
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Project Information Management Tool

Me and my team are wondering if there's a tool (open-source or licensed) from where we can store the information of our projects (such as Description, Completion Status etc.) which will be already ...
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Digital light table for visually sorting/ordering image files before renaming them on Linux

Let me start by noting that this has already been answered for Windows at A program to sort and rename photos (drag & drop). I might go for that in the end, but I'm still wondering if there's ...
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File manager + Database

I'm looking for a convenient way to search and filter through a large number of files with customizable properties, so like a combination of a file manager and database software. In Windows I can sort ...
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File sharing websoftware for linux

I want to host a small file sharing site for my friends to quickly share pictures/files/documents etc. The simply way I can imagine this, is when visiting the website on my server, you get asked for a ...
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Windows Explorer alternative that can sort by anything without separating files and folders

In Windows Explorer, sorting by anything (e.g. name, date modified, etc.) separates files and folders into two groups. Natively, it's impossible to prevent that. I'm looking for some alternative that ...
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Most Comprehensive (Free or Paid) Full-Text Indexing Tools for Windows and Linux Desktop

Free is good, but I am willing to pay consumer prices (~$40) for a full-text search tool that does a thorough job with many filters. When I say "full-text," I don't mean Everything or other ...
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Is there a backup software that emulates Windows 10 File History?

I'm not finding any software that emulates the File History of Windows 10. I have 10 folders, with many subfolders and evermore files in it. Some files change frequently, some infrequently. I need to ...
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Any maintained and documented angular filebrowser UI out there?

I have developed a Ionic/Angular webapp and I need to add a basic read-only filebrowser user interface. The files and directories will be stored in a cloud account of a cloud provider I choose (anyone ...
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MS-DOS command/file manager to show file size in MB instead of bytes

The DIR command, and many MS-DOS file managers I've tried show all file sizes in bytes only: Even the Windows 3.1 file manager only shows bytes. I'm looking for something that will show file sizes in ...
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Method or application for updating files and/or applications on many remote computers?

I have several Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines that are operating remotely. Sometimes, certain files or executables need to be updated. This would involve the following. Close running program. ...
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Video software that can delete or rename while watching

i need to go through 20 hours of video that are split up into around 5 minutes each and was hoping someone can help me find software that can view these videos and while viewing to be able to delete ...
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Software for opening large files (.txt .log files)

I am trying to open large files such as .log or .txt or even source files(range from 40 MB to 5 GB or even more) without loading everthing into ram. Something what can read and edit large file byte by ...
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File explorer for Windows that allows quick switching between alphabetical and numerical sort modes

Windows Explorer requires group policy or registry editing to change it, which is a hassle.
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Sorting images (so they are viewable in windows' file explorer) by content similarity

I've been able to find a lot of similar questions, most on photos stackexchange, but I couldn't find any satisfactory answers. What I AM looking for: Sort/Rename images based on the similarity of the ...
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Web application to receive anonymous pdf submissions from students

On an online exam, the teacher likes to receive the students' submissions (pdf document) anonymously without knowing their emails and names. In that case, I tried making a Google form that will ...
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Integrated Windows 10 Explorer and Shell replacement

What are some Windows Explorer replacements like Dopus or Total Commander that also completely replace Windows Shell, so the Windows Explorer isn't used anywhere at all? For instance, if you ever ...
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totalcmd like file manager which will show found files in one of panels

I'm looking for totalcmd like file manager (2 panels) which will show found files (totalcmd alt+F7) in one of panels so I can copy/move them to another panel. It would be fine if found files will be ...
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Looking for some image management that allows applying tags via voice recognition

I want an image to be displayed/selected, I want to speak keywords, and then have them applied to the image. That's pretty much it. The more I can automate it via Speaking, the better. Being able to ...
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Android file manager similar to Solid explorer

I'm looking for a file manager with the following requirements: Dark theme Multiple tabs/panes Multimedia support - built in image viewer at least. Thumbnail generation too. SMB support Bookmarks Per-...
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Looking for a Windows file manager with photo, pdf, epub and docx preview

Is there a Windows XP or Windows 7 file manager with the ability to preview jpg, pdf, rtf, doc, docx and epub files (without launching another program)? I am using XYplorer Free v5.555, but though it ...
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