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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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?

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 ...
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OwnDrive: alternative software or synchronisation method

I am an heavy user of the ownClound client software, using it to back up most of my work to my OwnDrive account. About one week ago the ownCloud client stopped synchronising, issuing a cryptic error ...
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How do I sync KDE 5 places (folder bookmarks) to GTK 3?

I'm using KDE 5 (plasma). How do I sync the folder bookmarks i made using Dolphin to GTK 3 applications such as Thunar?
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Sync two different Ubuntu computers in U14.04

I have one laptop and one desktop PC with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I want to synchronize the Home/Documents folder in a fashion similar as Dropbox. I am not a power user, is there any really easy way ...
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Guvcview video and audio don't sync in 12.04

I am having problem capturing a video with Guvcview. The audio is out of sync and the video freezes towards the end. I have tried 30 and 20 frames per second, but there is no change. Can someone ...
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how to sync files in linux - command prompt?

I see the following files in my directory - -rw-rw-r-- 1 sjos sjos 401 Oct 12 15:29 Makefile -rw-rw-r-- 1 sjos sjos 401 Oct 12 15:29 Makefile~ -rw-rw-r-- 1 sjos sjos 336 Oct 12 15:12 ...
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Sync between local folder and server

Is there anyway to automatically sync between files from local machine to server? ex) There's a folder called wug both in server and local machine. If I add file to folder wug in local machine, when ...
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how to do an on-change one-way sync/backup between folders on primary drive to secondary drive?

I have two HDs in my machine. All of Ubuntu is installed on the main drive. The 2nd HD is empty and is for backup purposes. I want to configure a one-way sync/backup of /home/* to the 2nd HD. I know ...
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NoScript syncing?

I have just noticed that after firing up my browser (after a NoScript update) I am getting strange reports of syncing in association with NoScript: When selecting Copy from the right-click menu on ...
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Sync installed applications and their configuration files in Ubuntu One?

If I understand correctly, then Ubuntu One is the central user account sync in Ubuntu. Would it be possible to use Ubuntu One to sync a user's installed applications and their configuration files to: ...
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How to keep a YouTube playlist synced to a local folder as mp3 files?

Is it possible to keep a public YouTube playlist synced to a local folder as mp3 files? Key characteristics: Add mp3 file to local folder, if new video is added to the playlist Delete mp3 file in ...
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Synchronize my music between my PC and the microsd on my Lg L70 ms323

I have a rooted Lg L70 ms323 with android 4.4.2 I want to sync my music in my microsd. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Banshee player sync puts the music on the root of my phone internal memory. I read that ...
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Filesync in realtime

I was searching the way how to sync my ubuntu desktop home folders on my NAS. I tried several ways rsync, freefilesync ecc. All very good tools but nothing i found was like example ubuntu one or ...
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How to do partial sync in grive (grive2)

Grive2, which presents as grive version 0.4.0-1 seems to be working in Mint 17.2 (based on Ubuntu 15.04) using the ppa from webupd8. Supposedly it can now do partial/selective sync. (see Is there a ...
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How to keep multiple workstation in sync?

In my company, over 200 workstation setup in the same network connected to 1Gbps switch. Do you guys have any way to keep them in sync configuration, application upgrade, software installed. My ...
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Sync music library with Android

I found a few old threads about this, but none of them had any concise answers, so I guess I'll ask again. I have a feeling the answer may be no, but I'll ask anyway. Is there any way to get a ...
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Is it possible to run the same Ubuntu Image on two different machines?

I run Ubuntu 14.04lts on my laptop. I use it for college, work, and basically all on the go activities. Everything about it is perfect and exactly how I want it, with about a year's worth of slow ...
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iPod nano 6th gen Syncing fails no matter which program I use

Before my question is marked as a duplicate I have heard that is a binary blob workaround is possible. How do I do this? Because without it I get unsupported checksum type no matter what music player ...
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IMAP mailbox not downloading files

Summary: I have a university mailbox using IMAP protocol. My Ubuntu email clients do not download my inbox emails, not even the new ones. I can send emails though. I use thunderbird on Windows 7 ...
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IPod shuffle playlist

Here's my situation: I have owned an iPod shuffle (4th generation) for a few years now. I love that it is both simple to use, but also supports playlists. I began using Ubuntu with the 14.04 ...
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How can I set up Kontact to sync with Hotmail calendar?

I have just ditched Windows and installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my machine as I can't stand the horrible performance of Windows (it takes about 20 minutes from boot to become responsive, and another 10 ...
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How can I synchronize my user settings between my desktop and my live USB?

I've got a persistent-storage live USB (with a separate casper-rw partition), with Xubuntu 14.04 on it. I've got the same OS on my desktop, and I'd like to be able to synchronize my settings between ...
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Secure and automatic backup with rsync

I sync files on a few different devices with a remote ssh server using rsync. The problem is that I sometimes forget to sync a device on which I've modified a file and this makes things complicated. ...
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How to sync two folders on my machine, in one directional syncing?

I have a set-up in which I create a certain file, and subsequently move it into a storage area for that type of file (folder A). There is another folder on my machine where I must also copy the file ...
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Why do I get frequent errors while syncing repo in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am trying to make a CWM recovery for an android by building from source. This requires syncing of repo in my working folder. I observe that, frequent errors occurrs like the following on my laptop ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox not recognizing ipod

I would appreciate any help on this; I have never had a problem with it before. Rhythmbox and Banshee are not recognizing my ipod, and my ipod is telling me there's nothing on it once I disconnect. ...