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I had problems syncing! Ubuntu One would kick out error messages about being unable to connect but syncdaemon would continue chewing through resources until Ubuntu itself crashed. I tried everything to stop the syncdaemon but to no avail even after reboot and eventually removed Ubuntu One.

I've now successfully added back Ubuntu One and my "Ubuntu One" folder is syncing fine and syncdaemon appears to now be behaving correctly. However I seem to have completely lost Nautilus integration. I have no option to sync any folder other than the "Ubuntu One" folder. I have no Ubuntu One options when I right click folders.

I read about u1sdtools and I understand how to unsubscribe from folders using this tool but not how to add them.

When I type u1sdtool --list-folders in terminal it replies No Folders, I assume I need to use u1sdtool --subscribe-folder=FOLDER_ID however everything I could find suggests I find the folder ID by using --list-folders and of course there aren't any.

Bring back that Ubuntu One Folder ribbon and all is forgiven!

Anyone any ideas? Any help appreciated!

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Nautilus integration is provided by ubuntuone-client-gnome. You probably are also missing the control panel, from ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk.

For u1sdtool, you need to know that you can create a folder (using u1sdtool --create-folder), let it sync as much or as little as you want, and then unsubscribe from it (using u1sdtool --unsubscribe-folder). From that point onwards no changes to the folder will be synced to nor from the cloud. You can then resubscribe to it (using u1sdtool --subscribe-folder). You can also delete the folder entirely (using --delete-folder).

As of 11.04, folders you created on other computers are not automatically subscribed to. You get a notification, and you can subscribe to them using the control panel.

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perfect! It was ubuntuone-client-gnome that was missing... it didn't show up when I searched Ubuntu Software Centre for "Ubuntu One" I had already got ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk. Many Thanks for the speedy response and resolution. Now to test it and then I'll mark this answered! – damon365 May 31 '11 at 11:35

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