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I opened the Ubuntu Once Preference box to see if everything was "up to date" come to find that it's still "Synchronizing" after leaving the window open for three hours.

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When I execute u1sdtool --status

State: STANDOFF
    connection: With User With Network
    description: waiting for connection to end
    is_connected: True
    is_error: False
    is_online: False
    queues: IDLE

Is this it's idle text - or is it trying really, really hard to get something synchronized?

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What is the output of u1sdtool --status? –  Alvin Row Dec 12 '10 at 19:09
    
is_online : False that means ubuntu one isn't really connected. –  Alvin Row Dec 12 '10 at 21:58

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"Standoff" means the connection is half-dead. After a short delay you should see syncdaemon trying to reconnect; as this seems to not be the case, please consider restarting syncdaemon (u1sdtool -q; u1sdtool -c). If the problem persists, please enable debug and file a bug.

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Restarting the tool as you mentioned worked. Wireless in this part of my place isn't the most...reliable. Thank you! –  Marco Ceppi Dec 13 '10 at 1:35
    
@Chipaca - Is there a way to do that in Windows? –  Enigma Mar 15 '13 at 15:38
    
@Enigma quit U1 from the system tray, restart it from the menu. –  Chipaca Mar 18 '13 at 15:07
    
@Chipaca - I had to uninstall, remove all leftover data and then re-install for it to connect successfully. –  Enigma Mar 18 '13 at 15:16
    
@Enigma ouch. If that ever happens again please contact support, so we can get the log files and fix whatever the root issue was. –  Chipaca Mar 26 '13 at 13:50

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