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I had Ubuntu One working for a while. Now, I can't see updated files on the file system anymore, even though Ubuntu One and magic data indicates the files are being downloaded.

When I edit the file on my phone and sync with Ubuntu One, the changes show up on the web page. The notification on my laptop tells me that 5 files are being downloaded, but I don't see any changes in either the file time stamp or content. I verified that the paths have not changed on my laptop.

To try to force the download again, I unchecked the "always in sync" box in Ubuntu One and check it again. Again, the notifier said that it's downloading files, although I question this because if it downloaded it the previous time, why is it downloading again. Magicdata also shows that files were downloaded when I did the un-checking and checking of "always in sync". But I see no change on the system.

Is there a log of the actions Ubuntu One took? Will it tell me if there was some errors occurring during the downloading?

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Check the permissions on the ubuntuone folder make sure you have the permissions to create and delete.

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I recommend expanding this answer to explain how to do that. –  Eliah Kagan Nov 3 '12 at 22:10
    
The permissions are all there (drwxrwxr-x on the folder, and I own it). (Sorry for taking so long to respond. I got so frustrated with the interface here that I gave up and stopped using U1 on this particular computer, but now I don't have that choice.) –  btng Nov 13 '13 at 6:20
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