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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Error while sudo apt-get update

When i am updating through terminal it throws an error as below Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: ...
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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 ...
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How do I get Banshee to work with my Android 4.4.2 device?

I have a new Galaxy S5 (SC-04), with Android 4.4.2. When I plug it in as an MTP media device, it's visible in Nautilus (Gnome Flashback, Ubuntu 14.04) and I can browse and edit files and folders no ...
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How to backup the root-partition without the home partition [duplicate]

I'm looking for a terminal-command or maybe GUI-programm to backup my root-partition (on a running system) without the included home-folder(on extra partition). The whole disk is encrypted and also ...
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copying data and syncing new data

Part of data has been deleted and I have a backup. How can I copy back the data without syncing, and syncing only new data because the internet connection is very slow, and it is taking long time to ...
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Transferring Contacts from Nokia E71

I've a Nokia E71 whose contacts and messages I need to back up. How do I do this? Point to ponder I've only started using UBUNTU for the last 24 hrs.
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How will they make the Software Centre sync now that U1 is no longer available?

As this questions says, the Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work. Below there is a comment by MattiJsR: How will they make the sync work now that U1 is no longer available? And my ...
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Dropbox not running after logging off: init.d vs. dropbox.py

I'm inheriting admin control over a server used to process and share data between investigators. We've been trying to use Dropbox to share some of the files. Dropbox was installed when I took over the ...
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Automatic folder synchronization to a specific USB drive

I am using grsync for folder synchronisation with my usb drive. I usually synchronize folders manually. Now I wish them to happen themselves. So, Is it possible to synchronize folders automatically ...
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Sync packages among Ubuntu(s)

I have a number of Ubuntu computers. I'd like to sync among my computers all .deb packages installed via apt-get install. There were a way before using an Ubuntu One account and Ubuntu Software ...
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What are the main open source two way sync frameworks available natively on ubuntu, which sync via “diff merging”?

So again, the software needs to be: Open Source - so I can program with it. Sync Two Ways - so two or more users can have simultaneous control over one file, unlike Rsync which syncs only one way. ...
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How can I keep two external drives synced up?

I have two external drives--one is NTFS and one is ext4. Right now I am waiting for the contents of the slightly older NTFS drive to copy over to the ext4 drive. I'll use these drives at different ...
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Sync between two Servers failing

I am back again with yet another question. Introduction: Ok so this time what I wanted to do is that I wanted to synchronize Files in my Ubuntu/Smaba Server to a local remote server. In my local ...
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Is there is another way to Sync Between Computers? [duplicate]

I try so many time for more than 1hr to create and account in Ubuntu One to use only the feature Sync Between Computers but is impossible to read the security code and always get the error Wrong ...
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Which files in home directory should not be shared between machines

I have two machines running the same version of Ubuntu (currently 14.04 64-bit); one is a desktop and one is a laptop. The processors, graphics cards, and screen resolutions of the two machines are ...
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Syncing local dir with mounted network dir

Discalimer: This is not my design, It is what I have to work with! I have a windows share that has two directories : AA & BB. I have them mounted at power up via fstab at /Network/. I also have ...
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Sync Thunderbird configs across computers

I sync my thunderbird profile folder with owncloud so that I can have the same configs across all my computers. Because of the size of the folder, data sometimes get corrupted or version conflict.. ...
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Need to backup messages Nokia 501

I need to connect my Nokia asha 501 to PC. The Nokia Ovi Suite / Nokia PC Suite for Windows/Mac does not support my phone. Is there a software avilable to **backup my message**s in my nokia asha 501?
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Problem in bookmark updation firefox

I bookmarked lot of pages and I export them as well into a html file. The thing is whenever is bookmark a page can it automatically get updated or synced with the html file. I use 13.10 and ...
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I pod touch synch UBUNTU

Presently I am using a Jailbroken Ipod Touch 4G with IOS 6.1.6. and using UBUNTU 12.04. While trying to synch my library Rhythm box dialog box says: "There is not enough space on the device to ...
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Resset password bittorrent sync

I've installed Bittorent Sync. But typed the password wrong.. How can I resset the password of Bittorent Sync? Ofc on ubuntu
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Unison - Automatically Sync Computers

Is there a way two sync multiple computers (i.e. particular directories in the home folder) automatically using Unison? If not, is there an alternative that can do this? I'm not completely against ...
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I can't delete files on flashdisk after sync with unison-gtk

I use unison-gtk for folder sync with my flashdisk. after sync I can't delete my files in my flashdisk.
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How to disconnect file location from OneDrive-d

I have just installed OneDrive-d to my computer. After installing, it asked me if I want to sync files with some kind of folder. For some reason, choosing the folder I didn't want to sync until I have ...
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To Install OneDrive on Ubuntu

To install OneDrive on Ubuntu, I've followed the instruction from here: OneDrive-D Syncs Files to and from Microsoft The installation seems right, till the end, when the "preferences" window appear, ...
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Getting dropbox to sync at start-up problem

Dropbox: I expect it to sync at start-up, with the dropbox icon in top bar. However, the only way I can open dropbox is by running ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd Which does work, but only while the terminal ...
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Synchronize source software

I have three computers with Ubuntu. I know how that there's a way to synchronize packages installed from the Ubuntu Software Center, but... what if I want to synchronize software from source? Do you ...
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Adding music to iPhone 4s

What is the best way to sync my music I have downloaded online with my iPhone using Xubuntu?
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Can't sync Nokia Lumia 800 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am just started using Ubuntu, and i came up with some issue. I have Nokia 800, which runs on Windows phone 7.5 and to sync my files i have to use Microsoft Zune which runs only on MAC and Windows. ...
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Google Contacts: Browse by Group, Sync

Running Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12 with an added Google account through Online Accounts, I automatically get incorporated calendar, email and contacts. Alas, the Contacts application is close to ...
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How to add folders to be synced with Copy.com client

How do I add folder to synced with Copy? I can't add any in the Sharing menu, neither right click to select folder nor drag and drop works.
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mpd/ncmpcpp music database synchronization with iPod Classic (possible)?

Is there any option/possibility, to synchronize my mpd/ncmpcpp music database as it is organized natively through ncmpcpp (mainly playlists) with an iPod Classic. Can someone please shed some light ...
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ipod sync rythmbox not working

While I know there is a wide array of logistical problems that come with the territory, I am presently unable to find nay help with my particular problem. Presently I am using a Jailbroken Ipod Touch ...
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Sync all gnome shell settings

I have different computers (laptop, private, work) and want to sync ALL gnome shell settings, including panels, keyboard shortcuts, gnome shell extensions, ... My plan is to create a dropbox folder ...
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Files being wiped by cloud storage services

When I move and rename files using Ubuntu One or Grive Tools, using an SSD, sometimes clients doesn't catch the change properly and delete or make to reappear missing folders. Why it could be that?
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How to sync Motorola MotoG on Ubuntu 13.10 using Banshee

I recently bought a Moto G, and want to sync music using Banshee. I have mounted the phone to /media/MTPdevice using mtpfs -o allow_other /media/MTPdevice/. The directory listing is $ ls /media/MTP ...
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Can't open Sync window in Firefox

I open Firefox. I open the Tools menu. I click on the button "Sync". And nothing happens. Nothing opens. How can I open Sync? I use Firefox v29.0.