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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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

Grsync gives error ** Launching RSYNC command: pkexec rsync -r -t -v --progress --delete -u -s ********* /run/user/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=**********.local,share=*********** rsync: ERROR: cannot ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can not change folder location in overGrive - no syncing possible

The folder location to store my Google Drive files at is invalid according to .overgrive.log, [2016-01-26 22:58:16] [ERROR] Could not create Google Drive folder : /media/ martin/sklad/Google ...
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Whats the best solution for mail, contact, calendar and task syncing? [closed]

Im hoping someone can help. Im looking for a complete solution that would allow me to sync Outlook's Calendar, Contacts and Task manager with Ubuntu. Im running Ubuntu 14.04lts with Sendmail and ...
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sync evolution contacts and calendar with owncloud

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and I would like to sync Evolution with Owncloud and my Android. I have Android and Owncloud talking fine but the problem is with Evolution and Owncloud. I have ...
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Android to outlook sync without Exchange

I need some assistance, I need to sync an android (Samsung A5) with outlook, however I do not run an exchange. I have an Ubuntu Mail server running sendmail and dovecot. Can anyone tell me of any ...
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Is There a “Contacts” App for Complex Contacts?

Is There a "Contacts" App for Complex Contacts for my bq E5 Ubuntu phone? I am having problems with contacts containing often lengthy Notes. One could expect that, as while adding a new contact in ...
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How to purge all contacts

How can I purge all my contacts on my bq E5 Ubuntu Edition? I am am just trying to fill my new E5 with the thousands of contacts I have on my old Communicator. Soon I will get repeated contacts, or ...
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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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I can't get access to my iPhone 4s on Kubuntu 15.10

Running the command lsusb shows Bus 001 Device 012: ID 05ac:12a0 Apple, Inc. iPhone 4S , I can use it as a 3g hotspot through usb,and of course it can charge it. I have tried reinstalling ...
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Syncing Calendar and Contacts with Ubuntu Phone

one topic that I find is completely neglected on the web is the question of syncing your Ubuntu Phone contacts and calendar with Ubuntu (i.e. Evolution). With a full Ubuntu on the phone I would ...
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Sync files between folders and keep the latest version

I run 5 Source Dedicated Servers from the same Ubuntu box, and want to make it so the bans and admin lists sync across them all. The bans are stored in the banned_user.cfg and the admins are stored ...
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Ubuntu phone - How can I delete the contacts in my phone book properly?

I am importing my contacts into my personal address book in the following way: syncevolution --import /path/to/file/allcontacts.vcf backend=evolution-contacts To keep them updated I delete all the ...
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How to prevent the duplication of contacts when syncing between Ubuntu phone and google?

Since a couple of weeks, all my contacts are copied several times in the adress book of my ubuntu phone (BQ Aquaris E5 - ubuntu edition). This happens upon synchronisation with the google list of ...
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How to sync Firefox before the computer suspends?

I want to sync my Firefox, before I suspend my computer, so that I can resume reading on my mobile. Currently I have to manually press sync button in Firefox before suspending the system. Is there any ...
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Notification : “update required”

Since the last update on my Bq Aquaris 4.5 (Ubuntu 15.04 OTA-8), there is this notification each time I turn on my phone: "Only local contacts will be editable until the contact sync upgrade is ...
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everpad: sync locally stored notes from crashed computer - please help!

I'm a newb and English is not my first language. I'm sorry if something's unclear. Please ask! I had a bunch of locally stored everpad files not yet synced, as recommended I restartet the program, ...
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synchronizatim of choosen folders between devices on demand

I would like some utility which I can use for synchronization between my devices ( e.g. notebook, desktop, external HDD, USB stick ). Could be either some application with GUI or just commoad like: ...
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cannot start freefilesycn after update to version 7.6

I updated my FreeFileSync-installation recently to version 7.6. After doing this I'm not able to start FFS anymore with this error ./FreeFileSync: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version ...