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 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.
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How do I sync music to my Android with Clementine?

I'm using Gnome Flashback with Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug in my Android 4.4 device by USB, it connects using MTP, and in Nautilus it looks like this: So far, so good. In Clementine, it appears under ...
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Can Rhythmbox sync to a subfolder of my Android phone?

I'd like to try using Rhythmbox to sync my music. I created the ".is_music_player" file on the root of the microSD so it is detected by Rhythmbox and I can sync my music. But when I sync, it syncs to ...
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Sync Flash Drive OS with Virtual

I have installed ubuntu (Lubuntu 14.04 specifically, but I don't think that matters for this question) to a USB flash drive (full install, not live system) so I can have an ubuntu environment I can ...
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Cannot boot: kernel panic not syncing

This is my first time asking questions here. I apologize for my poor English. I was using Ubuntu 13.10. While unzipping a passcode-locked file, my system crashed. Since then when I try to boot the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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iPad 3 iOS 7.1.1 Sync Music

Is there any way to sync music to my iPad 3 on iOS 7.1.1 (as you can tell from the version, it is not and can not be jailbroken). When I connect to Rhythmbox, it tells me it is corrupt or ...
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Start the Rsync daemon to synchronize a directory between two servers

I want to synchronize a directory on the server A to a server B. On the server A I created a file rsyncd.conf with the content: uid = rsync gid = rsync use chroot = no ...
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bitorrent sync is not starting after i login

Bitorrent is not starting after i log in to my computer I already tried to start it with service start btsync but is not working! how can i make Bit torrent sync to start when Ubuntu starts?
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With Ubuntu One shut down, is there a way to sync applications between computers?

Since Ubuntu one is no longer it appears that Sync between computers no longer works. Is there a new method to do this? I'd like to sync the apps from one machine to another.
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Sync Walkman with Ubuntu

Can anyone help me with synchronizing my Sony Walkman with Ubuntu? I have tried everything and searched everywhere but nothing works!
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Failure to succesfully sync an iPod using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

After a day of trying to figure out how to get this sync going I found out a few things: For some reason there has been a lot of trouble syncing iPods with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 14.04, lots of people ...
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Newbe: Dont understand description how to sync firefox

want to sync firefox on two computers, both with identical ubuntu firefox. The official descrption is confusing me. I never know, which one is the "other" computer. Where can I find a step by step ...
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Dual-boot installed Ubuntu Touch, link Android userdata to /home/phablet, Google Chat and Calendar syncing

I did dual-boot installation of Ubuntu Touch 14.04 r302 on my Nexus 4 and would like to make a link under the /home/phablet/Pictures directory to my pictures created with Android saved in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work

I just put a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop and laptop. But I can't get the Software Center sync to work. I clicked File, Sync Between Computers and on each computer I see the own ...
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Is Grive still ignoring files that start with “.” (hidden)

I am considering alternatives to Dropbox. I have read that Grive (version 0.2) ignores files that start with "." (hidden). This means that my Git directories wont get sync which is a show stopper for ...
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How to upload a file to google drive?

I would like to just upload files to google drive from the command line. I don't care about synchronisation. I just want to upload things to google drive and if they exist they get replaced if not ...
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Which media player to sync with my LG Nexus 5?

I have an LG Nexus 5 phone running Andriod 4.4.2 and a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. When attached via USB2 or USB3 I can mount the file system on the phone without issue and can manually ...
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Local cloud system

as the Ubuntu One Service will be finished soon, I'm searching for alternatives. I got aware that I don't really need to give my files to an internet service like Dropbox. So I want to setup a local ...
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How to sync the progress reading of ebooks from android?

There are Android apps wich use dropbox or google drive for syncing the reading progress of ebooks. Is there any app or software for syncing the progress in Android and Ubuntu?
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I accidentley deleted my mp3 files on my mp3 device

I accidently deleted my whole library on my mp3 player because i wanted to syncronise with rhythmbox. It deleted all my songs and put the few, that were in my folder on my device. How can i get the ...
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Kernel Panic not syncing fatal exception in interrupt

I have Ubuntu installed on 2 of my computers and one of them has been acting up. First it started as the screen randomly freezing and I would have to restart to fix it, then just now it goes to a ...
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Bluetooth SyncEvolution Ericson w810i Ubuntu 13.10 woes

help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothSyncEvolutionEricsson This guide doesn't work for 13.10. libmultisync-plugin-evolution can't be installed because it depends on older versions of 4 other lib ...
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Best replacer for Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

So as we know Ubuntu One is sadly getting shut down. I was really happy with Ubuntu One. Instantly syncing my files and with generous 5GB of storage! Now the question is, what software have you guys ...
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Conduit Synchronizer Don't delete empty folder

I am using conduit sync tool for updating data from source(folder in local drive) to destination(folder in pen drive) But when any subfolder deleted from source, Conduit Only Removes all files from ...
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Windows Phone 8 Music sync [duplicate]

I've tried to sync my music between my lumia 920 and ubuntu 13.10/14.04. When I copy/paste files into my device nothing happens. My device thinks there is no music at all. When i sync music by ...
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How does Ubuntu One know when to automatically sync files?

I am curious about how Ubuntu One automatic file sync works under the hood. When I add or change a file in my file manager, how does it know that the change occurred and it needs to sync it? This will ...
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How do I access the Dropbox proprieties and choose the folders I want to sync?

My Ubuntu partition has 60Gb while my Dropbox account has 35Gb. I don't want to sync all the Dropbox folders, just one of them. Do somebody know how I access the Dropbox proprieties to choose the ...
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Ubuntu One - cannot stop synchronizing

I've been using Ubuntu One to upload my Documents folder, but as it got too big, I wanted to clear my cloud account, reorganise the folders and try again. However, when I go to my Ubuntu One page, go ...
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Folder auto sync when available

I'm searching for an application that gives me the possibility to "Sync" my folders (documents, photos, movies, desktop and so on) with my Network Drive on my Synology NAS. If I'm not home/when the ...
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my cache fills up but never goes down

I know Ubuntu manages memory autocratically, it stores cache on ram for quick program access, but every time I fill up the cache, it stays filled up, and Ubuntu it self cant delete the cache, if I ...
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RAID6 Ubuntu rebuild - how to calculate best parameters for fastest rebuild

I am doing a resync on a RAID6 array and I am looking at some 2 days to complete. I looked here for hints on how to speed it up, but I have, instead, managed to slow it down! HW details are: 10x 4TB ...
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BTSYNC linux client - is it bound only to local IP interface

Ive just instaled the BTSYNC client through the repositories and it allows a toolbar status icon. If I set a password for the control web interface on port 9999 the status bar icon errors with 401 ...
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Why/What is ubuntu auto sync(ing) when I connect my iphone via usb, hard drive temporarily full

I have 2.7 GB free on /. When I connected my iPhone (just for charging reasons), after a short time the system gave me a message there are only 7 mb left on your... When I disconnected the phone ...
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UbuntuOne Auth failed

I have a dual boot notebook (windows 7 and Xubuntu 12.04). The Ubuntu one client is installed on both systems, each one with a different sync folder (c:\user\a\ubuntu one, home/b/ubuntu one) ...
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Changing data directory in owncloud

some of you may know Owncloud, a free Cloud service you can install to set up cloud hosting. I wanted to use owncloud so that I can upload files to a specific folder. Since Owncloud automatically ...
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gPodder not recognising iPod classic

In the past (on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS), I used gPodder without any problems to download and sync my podcasts with my iPod classic, however, now on Ubuntu 13.10 and with gPodder 3.5.1, my iPod is simply not ...
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Thunderbird does not (always) ignore folders

I have configured a number of folders in Hotmail where certain e-mails (like newsletters) are forwarded to. I installed Thunderbird on my home laptop and those folders are never synced, just the way I ...
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When I delete a synced folder on my computer, why is it not removed from my Ubuntu One cloud?

When I deleting a synced folder on my computer, it is not removed from my Ubuntu One cloud. I would expect (and want) the local change to be reflected in my cloud. What could be the problem? Thank ...
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Kernel Panic: not syncing: VFS unable [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and have been using it for a while. I just rebooted today and got this error: Kernel Panic: not syncing: VFS Unable to mount root fs on unknown_block(0,0)` Here is a ...
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CalDAV resources readonly in akonadi

I have just (re)installed and upgraded my server to egroupware from opensuse build service. Now I want to sync all my devices with the egw installation to manage contacts, tasks and appointments. The ...
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How to write a shell script that synchronizes Google Drive to Linux OS?

Google drive is probably not the best choice for Linux and I think there are other free services compatible with Linux. I just wanted to know how painful it would be to write a script that would ...
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How to run BitTorrent Sync web browser gui via ssl

I have installed BitTorrent Sync on my Ubuntu server, but noticed that the web gui does not use ssl for login (https://server:8888/gui does not work, however http://server:8888/gui does). This is both ...
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Backup an iPod Nano 4th generation?

I have an iPod Nano 4G and it is slowly dying on me. I would thus like to make a backup of its user data contents (so as to drop them later on onto a SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip). Can I do it from within ...
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How to install BlackBerry Tools on Ubuntu 13.10

How can I install BlackBerry Tools? I have Ubuntu 13.10. When I launch start.exe, the answer is error loading archaive Please, be so kind, and help me. Thank you in advance.
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Why won't my iPod register and when it does not sync in Rhythmbox?

When I plug my ipod into my computer it doesn't appear anywhere. On the ipod's screen it says that it's connected, but I can't find the ipod anywhere on my computer. On the rare occasion that I plug ...
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Notes App With Markdown Support and Android Sync

I've been looking for a way to take simple notes, like lists and reminders, in markdown and have it synced to my android. Is there an app that has support for android and ubuntu, provides sync between ...
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How to set interval of synchronization in Ubuntu One?

I want to ask about how to set interval of synchronization in Ubuntu One? Because I don't want to immediately synchronize my changes of file (because in 1 minute there can be more than 10 changes in ...
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Hacking Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary's My Topics to be available on multiple machines [closed]

How to make Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary 8th Edition MyTopics list to sync across multiple machines using SparkleShare?