Questions about syncing with various protocols and services, as well as between devices: Examples include Ubuntu One, Contacts/Calendar/Mail syncing, and Dropbox for software, and between devices, syncing between Android and iOS are prime examples.

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Syncing windows phone with ubuntu 14.04

I can't sync Lumia 535(windows 10) with Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I'm a newbie in Ubuntu, so any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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Sync ubuntu settings between systems with shell script?

I am writing a simple shell script to automatically sync packages & their configuration between several systems. However, I couldn't find a way to sync system settings. For example: System ...
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Upload some files to a big owncloud share

I want to upload some files to a big owncloud share. If I would use the owncloud sync client for linux, then the whole share would get synced to my pc. That's not what I want. I only want to upload ...
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Connection drops periodically while running file sync programs

Installing and running programs such as caja-dropbox or owncloud-client triggers silent and constant connectivity drops. This means that the network-manager applet doesn't report any abnormality, but ...
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How to install Unison 2.40 on Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (to resolve “Fatal error: Received unexpected header”)

On my other computers I have unison version 2.40.102 (this is the latest version available), and on my desktop ubuntu 16.04 xenial I have unison version 2.48.3. When trying to synchronize: kayd@...
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Broken screen (V-sync)

Then... a part of my screen is unsynchronized with the rest, for example when i'm in a text editor and the 'edge' of the unsynchronized part is at the same line as the cursor it will appear the bottom ...
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ubuntu 16 iphone 5s sync

Hi I'm having issues while trying to sync iphone 5s with ubuntu 16. The thing is that ubuntu sees the iphone in the filesystem, but neither rhytmbox nor banshee can even see it. I tried to plug in ...
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How do I stop BitTorrent Sync (Resilio) service?

Gui in http://localhost:8888/gui/ can only Pause synchronizing.
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Can I synchronize 2 PC's data through an external usb drive?

I have 2 computers which now runs on Windows: a laptop and a desktop. Laptop is at work and desktop home. I would like to install Ubuntu on both computers and sync them with an external usb hdd. At ...
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What is the best way to run a SFTP (or really secure) File Server to store and sync files

I am trying to setup a system to store & synchronize files between 2 linux Desktops and 1 Windows 10 Laptop. Any thoughts, ideas, or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks much!
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compatibility [duplicate]

I am a brand new Ubuntu User. Is a Xperia Z1 Compact Smartphone compatible to Ubuntu? I am using my Smartphone as MP3 Player and Camera and i want to sync it.
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How to do sync with Google Drive correctly?

I made all follow this instructions and sync work properly if i add some file in local or delete this files in remote side, but i have on my remote accaunt 'Shared with me' directory, and after i ...
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Can't sync tomdroid and tomboy notes!

I am pretty sure there are a lot of thread regarding this and I read most of them, still I can't sync tom boy notes from my laptop to my tomdroid. I tried setting up a rainy server and when ever I try ...
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subtitle syncing with timings copy-paste?

I've got 2 subs in 2 different languages for a video. One is synced, the other has all the right lines but wrong timing [NOT fixed nor progressive delay]: the easiest thing would be changing the ...
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How to synch time between ubuntu laptops in a local network

I'd like to synch time on all my laptops inside my local network which use a router but it has no access to public internet so I can't use remote time servers. I would like to use a laptop to act ...
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Best way to export Gnote notes to iPhone

I'm trying to synchronize my Gnote notes (PC Linux) with my iPhone I can't do that through notes iPhone App, because Gmail doesn't support notes since 2012. The Gnote synchronize option has WebDav ...
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Scrambled phonecalls on bluetooth car kit using Ubuntu phone

All right so I have a problem using my phone in combination with my Bluetooth car kit. What I can do: Connect to car kit Listen to music See my contacts See my incoming/outgoing/missed calls list ...
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sync webdav buntu phablet via syncevolution

I'm trying to synchronize contacts with ownCloud and phone Aquaris4.5 ubuntu Edition. I use this this script, it is convenient. However, I did not work. I get the message: [INFO @owncloud] ...
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Sync specific folder between two Ubuntu machines when connected to the same LAN

I have two Ubuntu machines, a laptop and a desktop. What I wish to do is, to create a folder in both machines at paths 'path1' and 'path2'. I want to set up sync between the two folders whenever they ...
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Is it safe to kill power without shutdown, if a flash drive is mounted with the sync option?

I have a single board computer (Udoo Quad http://www.udoo.org/) with an Unbuntu 14.04 OS on a micro SD card. If I mount the disk with the sync option in fstab, is it safe to remove the power without a ...
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Installing SynCE for a palm treo 700w? HELP!

I have an old phone. It belonged to my parents, and I wanted something to do, so I dug it out of the trash bin. I want to hook it up to my ubuntu 14.04 laptop and maybe get another mobile OS onto it. ...
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How to install package from testing?

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server and need a fix for https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vagrant in version 1.8.1+dfsg-2 released for Yakkety, but not for Xenial. So how to install that 1.8.1+dfsg-2 ...
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Pathway of critical fixes from Debian to Ubuntu

There is a critical bug in Vagrant packaging for Debian/Ubuntu: Debian: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=818237 Filled: 14 Mar 2016 Fixed: 03 Apr 2016 Ubuntu: https://bugs.launchpad....
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Message and groups are not on sync : Skype 4.3.2 Ubuntu 12.04 and https://web.skype.com

Since few days Skype is not syncing groups and messages on Ubuntu 12.04 sent from https://web.skype.com/en/ I did below things to resolve Removed Skype Download latest http://www.skype.com/en/...
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E: Problem syncing the file - sync (30: Read-only file system)

I have successfully installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 on EXTERNAL Western Digital HDD. Trying to update using apt-get update, getting the error: Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/universe ...
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Syncronizing to NAS fails but works with USB disk

Rsync command: $ rsync -ah --progress --delete /path/* 192.168.1.1:/path/ Gives error ohto@192.168.1.1's password: Could not chdir to home directory /var/services/homes/ohto: ... rsync: failed to ...
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Box Account Sync in kubuntu

I am new to linux, I have currently installed kubuntu and I need assistance with synchronizing my box account to a folder in my Home. Thanks in advance
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Grive2 automatically sync (on logout)

So I found that grive2 can be used to synchronize my google drive files. I also found a nice way to automatically sync google drive when I login to Ubuntu (16.04) desktop: Startup Application ...
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Make Folder a symbolic link to two folder?

I would like to have Ubuntu's default music folder /home/$USER/Music to act pretty much as a library would in Windows. Essentially it would be a virtual folder containing the contents of other folders....
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Kernel panic not syncing timeout synchronizing machine check over cpus

We installed an Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 LTS to one of our customer's server. Server has large storage drives and software RAIDed SSD disks for OS. Server is crashing randomly. And we are getting error ...
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How to automatically sync the contents of a local folder with the contents of a ftp folder?

After searching everywhere I have not managed to find a specific answer for my question. On Windows there is an application called FTPbox that will automatically sync a local folder with an ftp one ...
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syncing 900 devices to a server

Once a day I sync 200 devices from a central server through the internet using rsync. All devices sync to the content on the central server. The updates vary from a 100k to 200MB per day. I need to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Date problem, the system time is 4 months ahead

I'm having a Date problem. My server is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I have disable/uninstalled most of the timeservices. But my server is four months ahead of current date date Wed Aug 31 09:07:...
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synchronizing google drive

I'm trying to synchronize Google Drive on my ubuntu 15.10 OS. When I choose the directory where I want to locate Google Drive, I type: grive sync and then I get the following error: Reading ...
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Why should I sync my Google account in Ubuntu?

I can see that in Ubuntu 15.10 (and previous versions, such as Ubuntu 14.04 stable) there is an option in the configuration menu: Online accounts I can add my Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Jabber, etc. ...
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Partially moving samba user to the new server

There are many questions like this one and many other good links, one of these link is: Link1 But this answer is useful too: This I must not move all of the users from the old to the new, only some ...
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How to fix Ubuntu touch calendar and a Google calendar out of sync?

My Ubuntu touch calendar and my Google calendar are out of sync. The remote calendar on Google is correct. How do I reinitialize the calendar on my phone?
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How and when does Telegam sync contacts

On Aquaris E5 HD ubuntu edition, telegram seems to never refresh my pending contacts. How can i add a new one? He is definitely logged in. But i can't find it. Even disconnecting and relogging with ...
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BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Phone sync with thunderbird on computer?

How (with which app) can I synchronize contacts between Ubuntu phone (BQ Aquaris) and Thunderbird on my computer?
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Sync Music with iphone

I have read about syncing music on the iphone via Rythmbox. Some say use the Sync Button. Some say after updates, just drag and drop from your playlist to the iphone in Rythm box. When I do that it ...
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Syncing iPhone with iTunes on a windows virtual machine

Is it at all possible for a virtual machine running Windows 7/8.1/10 on VMWare or VirtualBox on a Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 host, to detect an iPhone 4S running iOS 9.2.1 as an iPhone and for iTunes on the ...
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How to sync contacts and calendars between FastMail and Ubuntu Touch?

I have contacts and calendars in FastMail that I would like to make available in Ubuntu Touch.
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Same password for all computers?

I have 2 computers running ubuntu. Is is possible to use the same password with both of them? To be more specific: is it possible to sync the password change from one computer to another? I have ...
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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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Alternative for copy.com

The start of the week, I had an email from Copy.com saying that they were closing their service in May. What are peple going to use and is there anything as good as Copy.com for size allowance and ...
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Impossible to sync Yahoo calendars with Ubuntu

I've been struggling with using Yahoo and Ubuntu. It's impossible to sync Yahoo Calendar with Ubuntu (all versions, even 16.04) desktop calendar apps, due to wrong url I assume. The correct one is ...
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sim card and contact management through bluetooth carkit connection

It is great to have the bluetooth software upgraded in OTA9 and see the bluetooth connection between my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and car handsfree kit working nicely. Having two SIM cards in my ...
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Grive will not sync on Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I downloaded grive on my Ubuntu 14.04. All my google drive files are now in my grive folder on my PC. The problem is that I deleted some files in the grive folder and synced it (by writing "...
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syncevolution d-bus error syncing ubuntu phone via carddav

To sync the contacts of my ubuntu-phone witch my ownCloud server I set up a syncevolution configuration and started 1st time syncing: syncevolution --sync slow owncloud contacts As a result I get ...
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Automatically do a two-way sync of two directories

I would like to do a two-way automatic sync between folders Directory A andDirectory B. This means that whenever a file in Directory A or one of its sub-directories is changed, that change is ...