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Questions tagged [file-management]

Methods by which files are managed and organized. Could refer to file management by the OS or by a third party application.

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Mac Finder log/history: Is there a way to see more details of undo/redo states/actions?

Occasionally, I will accidentally undo more than I wanted to while working in Finder. Yet for some reason, the "redo" option isn't available. So if a number of files were moved/deleted/etc., I have no ...
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Running a Windows file server (always enabled) on an old Android phone or tablet [on hold]

Can it be done? I've tried both Wine and Limbo PC emulator with absolutely no luck. If there's any way to do this and get files like Java's .JAR extension with UI running, or even something as complex ...
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Where do Docker containers and Kubernetes pods write to disk in absence of a volume?

General question about the internals of Docker and containers running in Kubernetes when using the Docker engine. Docker containers are ephemeral, meaning that if a container is destroyed, any data ...
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If I access a file through Google File Stream, does it download a local copy to open it?

I have been searching the web, but clearly I don't know what I am looking for because I have been unable to find it. Basically, if I have Google Drive for Business and I am using the Google Drive File ...
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Can't delete file which is not open, but Windows says it is [closed]

How can Windows be so idiotic and obstinate about deleting files? Currently I can't delete some files because Windows says they are open in a certain program, but that program isn't even running! I ...
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Moved tons of files without realizing it and can't undo. Please tell me there is a way to restore the previous file locations

I moved tons of files into a location to then back them up. I thought it was copying but instead they all moved. I undid the last few moves but that wasn't enough to restore all moves and now I have ...
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Incorrect Data in file properties [closed]

I copied an image File from one directory to another, and did a lookup on the properties of the file after copying:- As you can see in the picture, the time of creating of file is Today, May 26,...
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Wordpress Http error no matter what I do [migrated]

I've tried to upload a few files to Wordpress. Every time I do this, Wordpress responds with a http error. I can't upload themes either. Whenever I try to upload, I do it on my computer (Mac), and ...
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How to make sort-by-type as default file/folder sorting in Explorer++

I really like all the features of explorer++. However, I can't figure out a way to sort files by type as default as supposed to by name. I have checked their documentation but can't locate the ...
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How to delete (rm) files on a CIFS mount when filename contains a colon (:) or other special characters?

On my LAN, I have a Synology NAS with encrypted shared folders. They are mounted on my Debian computer through CIFS (NFS is only available for unencryted shared folders). //<NAS_IP_ADDRESS>/<...
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Windows 10 - move ALL sub-folders and their contents up one level

I have the following: w:\encoded\mp4\movie-1 \title00.mp4 \title01.mp4 \title02.mp4 \movie-2 \...
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Is there a way to drop(paste) file in to the directory using the keyboard?

I'm organizing a lot of files and directories, so for example, within directory A there is directory B, C and file X, Y DIR A - DIR B - DIR C - file X - file Y - file Z I want to move ...
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Windows 10 directories ending with “dot something” hides the “dot something”?

I have some folders that are organized by the websites I got the files from so they have folder names such as "Website.net" but ever since a few updates ago (must be at least a year) Windows 10 is now ...
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place filenames of all files inside a folder into a textfile

I'm working on organizing a big music library of songs and I want to "rate" them and write down some other information about each song inside a text file. I'd like to have a system where I have a ...
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PowerShell script to change the names of all files in a folder

I want to write a script that will change the names of all the files in a directory to something uniform. Example: existing files: awff.jpg, forp.jpg, ddd.jpg, www.jpg files after script: file1, ...

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