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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How can contacts and calendars be synchronised?

In all the articles and reviews about Ubuntu Phone, I have been missing one crucial information: What protocols are supported to synchronise your contacts and calendars with your device? ...
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How to sync contacts and calendar on Ubuntu Touch with Thunderbird? [on hold]

I am using Thunderbird 31.4.0 on a laptop to sync with MS Exchange using ExQuilla and it is working well. Now I want to sync Thunderbird to my phone which has Ubuntu Touch 15.04. How to sync contacts ...
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Iphone 5 (8.1.2 Jailbroken) is crashing apps 14.04

I have a fairly fresh install of 14.04 on an HP, nothing special laptop. My iPhone is a 5c and has been Jailbroken on 8.1.2. For all intensive purposes my iPhone works perfect and has no issues in ...
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Automatically backup system images

I'm very very new to Linux/command line stuff. I'm trying to figure out a way to automatically back up my server. Ideally, I'd like to set up an automated system to create a system image and sync it ...
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Backing up or mirroring my existing hard drive

I'll try to keep it short - I have windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. Windows has recently stopped working (involving all kinds of messages during start up that say that my hard drive is ...
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Are there files and folders within /home that MUST be avoided when mirroring a user folder between different hardwares?

Say you have two computers with different hardware (two laptops or a laptop and a desktop) that you want to use alternatively. For example, I am using the comfortable desktop now, and want to mirror ...
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DropBox core dump error and force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment

I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and I was just syncing one of my folders with my DropBox cloud storage space using this command in Terminal: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd But when it was done (although it ...
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iPod Classic 160GB 6th gen (2nd rev)

Is there a way to sync a 6th gen iPod classic 160GB with Ubuntu? I have tried libgtk with Rhythmbox and Banshee but it doesn't work, the songs are synced but it messes up the database, songs don't ...
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Firefox on ubuntu does not restore tabs from last time

Okay, this is my first question, I'll try to explain what happens. I use Firefox Sync in three devices (my notebook running Ubuntu 14.10 and two other Windows machines), and I use the "show my windows ...
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Windows and Ubuntu/Linux permissions for folders on a common disk

After collating my music from various locations and OS's I'd been trying to sync the resulting 400GB+ directory to my home/music folder but kept ending up without ownership or permissions in first ...
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Automatically copy (sync) Fotos from camera (mtp)

I'm using cuttlefish to start a script which is supposed to automize the workflow with respect to my camera. My camera (Sony A7) offers two usb modes that make sense: mass storage - this does not ...
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Configuring Sony Ericsson with wammu

I want to connect my Sony-Ericsson W995 using wammu on a netbook running ubuntu 14.04 LTS I am stuck in the field where it asks to enter the device where the phone is accessible. The W995 is connected ...
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Box cloud syncing with davfs2

I have set up dual boot on my computer: I had Windows 7-32bit and added Ubuntu 14.04 -64bit. (just this past Sunday, so I'm a total newbie) A fundamental practice was the use of Box cloud. I managed ...
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Can not See “Documents On Nick's iPad” device when plugging my iPad into my Ubuntu 14.10 System to view app documents

Whenever i plug in and mount my iPad to my computer (iPad running iOS 8.1.2 and computer running Ubuntu 14.10) all i see is a "Nick's iPad" device. I am supposed to but do not see a "Documents on ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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Dropbox Syncing

I am using Lubuntu and Dropbox. In my Dropbox folder is a Celtx project and that is the one file that Dropbox will not sync. The message I get is "Permission denied". The file syncs across OSC, IOS ...
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How to create a script to sync notes to files using Geeknote

The problem I want to create a directory with my notes from Evernote in files with the Markdown format. I found out that this can be made using Geeknote, but for each notebook every time. How to ...
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OneDrive-d won't sync

I have installed onedrive-d, connected to onedrive and chose the local folder. I've also added onedrive-d to startup, and it runs. But it doesn't start synchronizing. Any suggestions?
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NTP clients are not continuously sync with Master NTP server in Ubuntu

I created Master NTP server on one first Ubuntu server and one NTP client on second Ubuntu server. My main problem is NTP client not continuously sync with Master NTP server, I have to restart the ...
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how to using dropbox-cli?

There is a command-line-interface (cli) to run dropbox from the console. Is there any tutorial or guide on how to use it?
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How to Sync Evolution Tasks and Notes Using Syncevolution

I've installed syncevolution and sync-ui and configured my memotoo account. Memotoo is set up to sync calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes. Calendar and contacts sync perfectly, but tasks and notes do ...
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How to save daily changes in a virtualbox to a live USB

I have been successful in installing, booting and using Ubuntu into my 64gb USB flash drive. What I plan is to do is to convert a copy of my USB key to a virtual image and boot it using virtualbox. ...
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Linux calendar that synchronizes with outlook

I am using a windows phone, however my desktop OS is Ubuntu. I would find it really neat to synchronize a calendar on my phone with a calendar on my desktop computer. However, on the WP there is only ...
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My iPod Touch won't sync with Rhythmbox

My sister gave me her old 3rd gen iPod touch since it is completely useless to her and I wanted to use it has a replacement to cd's in my car. Every time I plug it in ubuntu asks if I want to open it ...
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Nautilus Folder Custom Icon syncronize

I have a series of photo directories that I synchronize between computers using Dropbox. ~/Dropbox/Pics/Album1 ~/Dropbox/Pics/Album2 In each of these, I have assigned the folder to have a custom ...
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Mirror / Synchronize sda - sdb / while running server

My current scenario is that, I am using Ubuntu Linux 14.04.1 Server. Servers Installed Apache Webserver BIND DNS Server Dovecot IMAP/POP3 Server MySQL Database Server Postfix Mail ...
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Can I write data safely to a RAID-1 ARRAY while it is resyncing?

Will the files be in all drives on the array when the sync is complete? What if a disk fails while sync is in progress?
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Syncing with a Samba share without mounting it

I have two Ubuntu computers on a home network, let's call them A and B. A runs Samba server and on B I use FreeFileSync to sync files between the two computers wirelessly. The problem is that every ...
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How do I automatically upload/sync files with Amazon Cloud Storage?

How do I automatically upload/sync my files to Amazon Cloud Storage (not S3)? I'm using 14.04
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14.04 automatic ssh sync tool needed(backup)

Currently I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I would wish to make an automatic backup of my local drive to the university server. This server I can access to via ssh (no root rights). I am looking for a ...
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note application that willsync with a android client ubuntu 14.10

hi just installed ubuntu 14.10 and very happy with it got everything setup nicely but disappointed again everpad or nixnote wont work ive tried the following that might have sync function everpad ...
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Problems Syncing Songs to iPhone 6 on iOS 8, Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, with an iPhone 6 on iOS 8.1; I'm trying to sync my music library without having to reboot into my windows partition constantly. I have the most recent (as of four days ago) ...
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How to synchronise an Ubuntu and Windows desktop

I'm total newbie about Ubuntu. Some time ago I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS distribution of Ubuntu. At my university I have seen Linux configured with Windows so that they use the same of ...
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Trying to run Unison

Today I have changed my static IP to a new set of numbers that were provided by my ISP and that has crashed my syncing process. I opened the 'default.prf' file and updated my destination IP address ...
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synchronise Lumia 710

Is there any means other than cloud services to synchronize my Lumia 710 in Ubuntu 14.04 to access my pics and media files ? I am fed up with booting to windows to sync it with Zune.
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Can I use the Copy app to sync the home folders of two PCs together?

When Ubuntu One died a tragic death, for many users including myself the very awesome Copy app took its place. While Copy has many advantages, one disadvantage is that anything you want to sync needs ...
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How to sync onedrive for business with Ubuntu and Lubuntu

At my school we are starting to implement Office 365 for our students. We are working on basis of a bring-your-own-device strategy and will meet all kinds of devices and OS's. Office 365 comes with a ...
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BTSync: Intall Bittorent Sync silently with no prompts on Ubuntu Server 14

Trying to install btsync in fully automatic mode - silent, without any prompts. I try to use assume yes feature of apt and also DEBIAN_FRONTEND env variable, but have no luck: export ...
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Task app for ubuntu and smartphone

I have learned from forum about few very nice task programs like nitro task, tasque or wonderlist. However non of these have features which I'm looking for: Tasks and reminders Repeat reminders in ...
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grive not synchronizing : sync time not long enough?

i have installed grive-tools as such : http://www.linuxtechi.com/mount-google-drive-in-ubuntu/ the synchronization is not working and my google drive folder remain empty. I wonder if my ...
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How to move main Bittorrent Sync directory to another folder

I am in Xubuntu 14.04.1, 64bit, and downloaded and installed Bittorrent Sync via the method described by Qasim on How to run BitTorrent Sync?. The problem is that all its folders have installed itself ...
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Tomboy Notes Sync Problem

Reformatted computer and when I try to sync my fresh install with my back-up tomboy notes I get a synchronization error. When I click details the panel is empty. I have 100's of notes, some of which ...
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Can I sync arbitrary google drive directories?

Is there some way that I can keep certain directories in google drive synchronized with various local dirs? I've looked at a couple apps (SyncDrive, grive), but it looks like they just sync my entire ...
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Dropbox sync not working & now won't uninstall 12.04

After problems with syncing files I have given up on Dropbox on ubuntu. Tried reinstalling and got: Selecting previously unselected package dropbox. dpkg: regarding .../dropbox_1.6.2_i386.deb ...
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Synchronizing between two Lubuntu computer

I want to synchronize my local data (like user profile, home/documents, /pictures ...) between two Lubuntu computers. Is there any way to do this automatically on system startup? One of these ...
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Google chrome account broken

I have been experiencing this problem ever since I re installed ubuntu 14.04 I can not force google sync account to work properly I get this error every time I start chrome First I thought it ...
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How do I load a custom phone template into syncevolution gui? (sync-ui)

I'm trying to sync my old sony ericson w810i with my evolution suite for contacts, calendar, events, appointments and notes. I've checked with sdptool search --bdaddr (xx:xx:xx) SYNCML and gotten ...
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After upgrade to latest dropbox, it stopped syncing

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS Few days ago Dropbox started notifying that I have old version installed and that I should upgrade. I did that, first uninstalled old one, than installed latest dropbox by ...
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How do I keep Juju in sync across multiple computers? [duplicate]

Juju is great when it's being used on a single workstation. However I have two laptops, and a Desktop that I use fairly often. If I bootstrap an environment on my desktop, I'd like to interact with ...
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Is syncing a MySQL database with Dropbox this easy, and is it a backup solution?

Maybe I'm wrong, but I was sure that some time ago when I was looking for a way to sync my MySQL databases using Dropbox, I was told that this was not possible because of the way MySQL works. But I ...