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 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?
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no connection to syncdaemon

apologies in advance for my question, but i am getting crazy to fix what's happened on my iMac. i was running sync this morning, unfortunately during this the mail electric power went down. once ...
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Syncing a folder on computer with external drive

I know that there are some file sync options (particularly rsync) available, but I'm trying to do something specific with my sync. I have a Movies folder with tons of video files, and I'd like to have ...
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problems setting up synch over wifi with windows program running in wine

i run ePIM in wine and at the moment i'm trying to get the sync working. both devices are connected to the same wifi. but if i try to connect the android with the computer via the app i get "unable to ...
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Syncing Ubuntu and Window fiesystems

I just downloaded Ubuntu, but I am having some problems. I can access my old windows files but only by going under the host directory in the file system. I would like to sync up the two fie systems, ...
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Best software for Android Device On Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have HTC Android Device and I am Using Ubuntu 13.10, I need a No the Best But If it's Best That OK A software For Sync and Update Device. Urgent Suggest Need here>
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Problems when syncing iPod classic with Rhythmbox

Whenever syncing my iPod classic with Rhythmbox, I get a popup displaying the error "Downstream is not seekable and headers can't be rewritten". What does this error mean? Is it fixable? It causes ...
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Can I not sync a folder in ubuntu One

I would like upload some files via the browser to my Ubuntu, one account in a folder called not_synced that is not synced back down to my computer. In another words I don't want these few files stored ...
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Ipod iphone sync media files

How can I sync media files (like iTunes in windows) in ubuntu? Mine is iPod Touch 5, iOS 7
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Pidgin and Gtalk (online version) don't always synchronize

I use Pidgin to chat with my YM and GTalk friends. Usually, when I am signed into my Gmail account and I'm also connected to Pidgin, I receive my messages in both my browser-integrated Gtalk window ...
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How to sync a data from windows app to cloud within wine?

I am using xin inventory which is a very nice inventory management windows application. I bought it a couple of years back and I use it to manage around 600 products. Xin Inventory is only thing which ...
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I use Outlook.com; how do I synchronize my tasks, contacts, and calendar with Evolution?

I'm looking to achieve parity between my Nokia Lumia and my PC, if possible. Let me know what details I should be adding.
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Ubuntu One-related question - How to share files securely?

I have procrastinated this question a lot because I know it is a complex and a "crossover". That's why I have hesitated if to ask it here, on Ask Ubuntu, or somewhere else, let's say, Freelancer or ...
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Ubuntu Server setup, sync folders, available offline, music etc

I am setting up a Ubuntu Server (13.10) for my home network and need some suggestions on how to go about setting up shares, offline files etc. Here is what I am trying to accomplish: Ability to have ...
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How can I Sync/Backup iPhone 4S (IOS 7) with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded my iPhone 4S to IOS 7. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on all my systems and due to Security reasons it is not safe to sync and backup my iPhone on other's Windows based ...
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Ubuntu One- Do I lose data when the system having the files crashes ?

I have set up Ubuntu one to synchronize my folder in my documents with my other devices. So I can access my folder with documents on my other laptop. But what happens if my computer where this folder ...
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How to sync keepass2 using scp/ssh?

I want to access/save my keyDB using keepass2 on a SSH server. On windows, it is available through IOProtocolExt plugin (which contains winscp portable executable). ...
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Mount your Box account or sync a folder with it

I'd want Box Cloud storage as automatically mounted in Ubuntu or sync this with a folder in my Home. For the first one, I followed this tutorial but when I restarted I tried to mount but it says: ...