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A file system is the specification of how files in a computer should be stored, named and organized. This tag should be used for generic file system questions. For specific file system questions (FAT, NTFS, ext4, ...) use the appropriate tag instead.

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How do I write a .pth file?

I want to change the directories in which Python looks for my packages and modules, and changing PYTHONPATH in Windows 10 Environment Variables does not work. So the only solution left (apparently) is ...
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What is FAT's maximum file size?

From what I understand, FAT32 uses a 32 bit number for each file to store its file size (and thus FAT32 is limited at ~4GiB files). In FAT each file has a root directory entry, and these entries are ...
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How to create same file in all subdirectories?

I have many existing subdirectories, like: /path/to/my/subs/a /path/to/my/subs/b /path/to/my/subs/c No I want to create a new file in each of them. The filename is constant, like: /path/to/my/subs/...
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Add Joliet after burning ISO9660 disc

I made multiple copies of a data disk using the following commands: genisoimage -r -f -o dvd.iso folder/ wodim -eject dvd.iso wodim -eject dvd.iso # ... wodim -eject dvd.iso As far as I can tell, ...
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Protecting the Root Filesystem on Ubuntu with Overlayroot

I'm trying to protect root filesystem on Ubuntu 16.04 with Overlayroot. I had install overlayroot and modify the overlayroot.conf file as below. overlayroot_cfgdisk="disabled" overlayroot="tmpfs" ...
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UnionFS set where each file ends

Is there a way to set the place of each file on the unionFS. I mean if the unionfs is composed of 2 other fs, Is there a way to specifiy where each file ends.
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What does FAT reserve clusters for?

Based on the information I can see from this page: FAT12 uses a maximum of 4086 clusters (2^12 - 10) FAT16 uses 65526 (2^16 - 10) FAT32 uses ~268435456 (2^28) I understand that FAT32 uses 28 bits ...
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What is the folder location of dev boot mnt home folders in the disk?

When I was installing Arch Linux, even before I create the partitions if I type lsblk I get loop0 Sda (no sub partitions) Sr0 (CD ROM is mounted) Now in the terminal when I type pwd I get /root ...
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How to ensure complete file integrity of key files?

A question in regards to file integrity: How can I ensure that the integrity of a file will always stay 100%? Important for example when storing key files in regards to encryption etc. on local ...
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What file system does Microsoft Reserved Partition contain?

TL;DR What file system does this partition contain? (NTFS, FAT32 or something else?) Story Yesterday, I have used ddrescue to recover a slow and generally end-of-life hard disk drive. The drive (...
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Strange Disk/Folder size issues (different results)

On windows 10 x64 machine, with WD Purple Drive 4TB I have a MAIN folder located at R:/Backup/Main Folder inside the that are lots of sub folders such as resources, projects, and what nots. Now, ...
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Files in the same directory seen differently by different tools [duplicate]

I have installed chocolate(packet manager) programs at: C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\bin And also installed fzf(search tool) as GVIM plugin.Accidently installed at the same dir: C:\ProgramData\...
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Is it possible for the filesystem's logical block size to be less than the physical sector size?

Let's say we have a block device (eg. Hard Drive) with 4096 bytes sector size and no 512 bytes emulation is available (The hard drive only understands units of 4096 bytes size). Is is possible to ...
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After I add a row in 20th… filters won't show data after 20th

After I add the Row shown below: The date won't show after 20th: How can I solve this?
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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+S does not work in Microsoft Excel 2016

I try to save an Excel file with Ctrl+S, but that does not seem to work. In particular, when I close the file, Excel asks: "Want to save your changes to ... ?" If I press "Don't Save", the changes ...

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