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 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. ...
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Suggestion needed on updating software available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Currently I am syncing repo on my laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I got a message that software updates are available amounting to around 340 MB. Should I update now, while the repo syncing ...
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problem with syncing repo in Ubuntu 14.04

I had been trying to complete syncing repo, but everyday I end up with various errors and low space.some of the errors are as below :- (I) remote: Counting objects: 105, done remote: Finding ...
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FreeFileSync / RealtimeSync settings

I was just searching for a tool where I can sync all my files into my NAS. Of course the update/sync should run frequently. In that respect I found FreeFileSync a useful tool. But I'm not sure if I ...
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Clock on remote server is not syncing with local time

I run a health clinic. Our patient records are on a protected server on the east coast. When I log in the clock on the server is not syncing to the clock on my local computer. This throws off time ...
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How to rectify error during syncing repo?

I use the following command to sync repo, repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b cm12.0 But it gives the following error, fatal: Couldn't find remote ref refs/heads/cm12.0 ...
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Difference between: csync-owncloud vs. csync2

I wasn't able to locate any information distinguishing the Ubuntu packages csync-owncloud, which provides the csync binary, from the csync2 package which provides the csync2 binary. Are these ...
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fatal: Couldn't find remote ref refs/heads/cm12.0

I stopped repo sync with CTRL C button pressing, then tried to resume with 'repo sync' it did not work. When given the following command :prasanna@prasanna-Aspire-4736Z:~$ repo init -u ...
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To sync notes of S Memo to Ubuntu?

I have the Android phone where I have notes. I would like to control them periodically in my Ubuntu laptop because too much work to handle them with the phone itself. It would be great if the phone ...
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Restoring a deleted dropbox folder

I followed the installation instructions here to install Dropbox on a machine using the terminal (no GUI can be used). By accident my local ~/Dropbox folder got deleted. Now I am unable to get it ...
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Dropbox won't start on ubuntu 14.04; overwrites autostart entry

I noticed recently that my dropbox was no longer running on startup (the icon no longer appeared in the tray at top right, and nothing was syncing.) In Startup Applications, dropbox is selected, with ...
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gnutls_handshake() failed: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

I'm new to Ubuntu world and I have less knowledge, but I've done some research related to my question and I had failed. I am trying to build an android ROM from source code and when I repo sync, this ...
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To RAID or not?

I have the following setup: HP Microserver N40L 1 x 250GB HDisk 1 x 1TB HDisk 2 x 2TB Hdisks Ubuntu for OS Currently I use the server to backup the following hardware: 1 x MacBook Pro running ...
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Sync iPhone Music with Rythmbox or Banshee

When I sync my iPhone 5s, it shows it has successfully synced in the program, but when I disconnect the device, the content does not show in my music. The software appear to sync fine and finish ...
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Run task after Dropbox finished sync

To make matters easier for users I have made a system where they edit markdown files in dropbox which are synced to server after. On server I am running a headless Dropbox daemon and made a rake task ...
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Back up symbolic links (not the files they link to) with Dropbox

Dropbox follows symbolic links. Apparently this is useful. But I have a folder with very large data files I do not wish to back up online. I have physical backups for it. However, I have various ...
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How to keep two foldes always synchronized

I read many discussions about this topic and used rsync to perform a one way sync between two folders via executing a simple command line. What I'm actually looking for is a way to have a folder be ...
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Smart playlist changes to normal playlist in banshee while syncing to ipod nano.

When I sync my ipod from banshee, the smart playlist becomes normal playlist in my ipod. Also I can only sync one playlist.
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How can I synchronize an Ubuntu Server with an email-account via SyncMl/ ActiveSync?

To clarify my question: I have an Ubuntu Server, and an email-account on (at/with?) a webmail provider using Horde as their system. So they offer synchronization via SyncMl and ActiveSync. Now I ...
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syncronizing with unison on ubuntu

I'm trying to sync two ubuntu machines using unison. Unfortunately the documentation for this program is not terribly helpful. Also there doesn't seem to be an established forum. So I'm ...
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Sync Android with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having a lot of trouble syncing my device (Motorola XT1080) with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried different ways of altering MTP options (here, here, and here) but nothing seems to work. The ...
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Running multiple pipelines of gstreamer simultaneously in sync

Thanks to help of "thiagoss" I made these pipelines below for gstreamer. one is capturing via Webcam and the other from frame grabber. the thing now is that I don't know how to merge them ( I want ...
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Automatically sync Calendar on Ubuntu Phone

I have a BQ Ubuntu Phone and use the calendar app in connection with google calendar. I am wondering, if I always have to press "sync" in the calendar app or if there is a way to actually ...
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Syncing box.com

I am attempting to access my box.com drive on a linux machine. I followed the steps at: Box-linux-sync and I'm able to finish the steps without error until it prompts me to enter a username and ...
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Crontab on Ubuntu Phone - Scheduling synchronisations

On my Aquaris E4.5 I have successfully configured syncevolution to synchronise my CardDav Contacts and CalDav Calender entries. Now I would like to schedule synchronisations. However, since ...
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Google Chrome - Profile not loading

Recently I tried to reset my google-chrome settings by deleting ~/.config/google-chrome which I hoped would then sync with all the settings I have on my other computer. Now, however, I can only see ...
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Cannot sync ipod touch 4gen with rhythmbox

I desperately need help in syncing my ipod touch 4gen(ios 4.3.3)with rhythmbox(2.96)running Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64bit)I have tried nearly every single thing I've seen online for the past 2 weeks for a ...
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Dropbox desktop app on Ubuntu 14.04 does not sync correctly

I've been using Dropbox for my development work (since I have 2 computers), and very recently I've noticed that any code that I write on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer does not sync to my mac. When I open ...
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Ubuntu Touch and CARDDAV

I have been trying to sync contacts and calendar events from an own cloud instance to an Aquaris 4.5 running ubuntu touch. I've searched the web and found a number of examples for using syncevolution ...
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Dropbox on ubuntu not sync-uploading although sync-downloading works and other machines work normally

I have been using Dropbox across Mac, Windows, Ubuntu for a few years, but recently the syncing of file changes I make on Ubuntu has stopped working. However, the syncing of file changes on the other ...
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Google Drive is not synchronizing properly

I have install Google Drive using this nice tutorial. The issue is the folder is synchronized. If I choose Sync Now option, a synchronization is started and after few seconds a message is displayed ...
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Reminders won't sync

been using the app "Reminders" and it was working (albeit poorly). I tired to use it on 25/04/15 and I kept getting message "unknown error connecting to evernote" I can still view older notes on my ...
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KAddressBook EGroupWare Integration

I have a question that I cannot seem to get resolved on my own. I am trying to hook KAddressBook into an EGroupware server. I found a site that explains it pretty well, but I do not see an entry for ...
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grive sync error, possibly google API shift

I am having trouble syncing with my google drive account from grive running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have never had problems previously. I tried purging drive from my system and deleting all local folders, ...
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Syncevolution in cronjob to sync the ubuntu phone via caldav/arddav

I want to sync my contacts and calendar from my Ubuntu Phone to a self-hosted owncloud server. Since there is no out-of-the-box support yet, I tried this explaination. However, this only works from ...
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Can I synchronize the update process between two PCs?

I have a laptop and a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on both of them. If there is an update I have to do it to both of them, but if there is anyway that I can synchronize the update process ...
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Sync Ubuntu computer with Virtual Machine instance of Ubuntu

Here is my situation. I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.10 installed that I do my work on the go and I have now set up a VM of Ubuntu 14.10 using Virtual box installed on my Windows Desktop. I'm ...
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Upgrade BitTorrent Sync

I just received a notification for BitTorrent Sync 2.0 to upgrade. It takes me to a downloads page on the website, and I pulled down the appropriate package for my architecture (x64), kinda lost as to ...
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Syncing music between Ubuntu and iPhone does not work [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 and iPhone 5s. Connecting iPhone via USB cable mounts the device and I can open it in Ubuntu. Syncing photos with Shotwell works fine. Both Rhythmbox and Banshee also recognize the iPhone ...
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Rhythmbox syncing windows games sound files. Any way to use windows media player on ubuntu?

I've PC with dual OS , windows and Ubuntu. I installed windows for games, also i installed lots of games in windows. Except gaming i do every work on Ubuntu so i spend more time on Ubuntu. Now problem ...
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How do I get Bittorrent Sync to run automatically after a reboot?

I have to enter ./btsync in the terminal every time I reboot. Then I have to open a browser and enter my username and password, kind of a pita. Do have to make or edit an init file? Yes I am new to ...
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Program doesn't have permission to read it's own config file?

So I'm trying to run syncthing (which is in /usr/bin) and whenever I start it I get this error FATAL: Configuration: open /home/ryan/.config/syncthing/config.xml: permission denied So why is it ...
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How to sync contacts and the calendar on Ubuntu Touch with OwnCloud

How do I synchronize contacts and calendars from OwnCloud with the Ubuntu phone?
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Mount as eCryptfs from folder inside eCryptfs-encrypted filesystem

I want to use eCryptfs to encrypt some of my synced files (which are synced to the Cloud and then synced to multiple computers running Ubuntu) and access them even when home folder encryption on ...
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Alternative for Google+ auto backup of image… how would I automate resize and transfer?

I get by with Linux but I'm by no means a guru, so please be nice :) On my other devices (Android, Windows) I use Picasa and its Auto Backup feature to automatically resize and upload to my Google ...
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Ubuntu Touch: How to add other peoples calendars in the calendar core app?

I am using the core app calendar (v0.4.600) with my bq Aquarius 4.5 ubuntu. Syncing to my google account works fine and I want to add some more calendars from other people. If I press "add calendar" I ...