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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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: ...
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Ubuntu One: file modified dates versus synchronization date

I have installed Ubuntu One application on two devices: 1) Laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 (about two years ago); 2) Destop PC with Xubuntu 12.04 (added about 2 weeks ago). I've just realized that on ...
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How to sync my Dropbox files with a preferred local folder?

I installed Dropbox using following commands cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf - Then I ran the demon with this command: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd ...
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I'm trying to transfer music from my Droid 2 to my laptop, but it isn't working [duplicate]

I connect the phone to the computer via usb and I have no idea how to move files. The ejectable disk isn't showing up. What do? It tried sudo fdisk -l and here is the output: alex@alex-1015E:~$ ...
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Sync configuration files of lightning

I use the lightening extension of Thunderbird. To have my own calendar on different machines, I put the .ics file in my Dropbox folder and this works fine. I also would like to share in the same way ...
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OneConf doesn't work in 13.10, so how to sync installed apps safely via the terminal?

Seems there is confirmed bug and OneConf (app center installed apps sync) doesn't work in 13.10. At least for me and quite few people. So, I know there is method to do the same via the terminal, but ...
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grsync copies already existing files in target folder - how to tell it not to?

I try to sync a folder in an external drive which I use as backup for my videos, with my video folder in my pc. Obviously I don't want files already existing in my target folder to be re-copied, but ...
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How to sync 2 folders every day?

I am moving a Firefox profile folder on my SSD disk to fully utilize SSD's speed. However to prevent accidental formatting of this folder, I also want to have a daily sync with another folder on ...
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Best practices to keep your ubuntu desktop and laptop in sync?

How would you approach if you want your desktop and laptop to be in sync. So you don't have to install/configure the same app twice and also can just stop working on the one device and continue on the ...
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Ubuntu one Sync takes too long!

I have ubuntu one on 2 computers, home + work. (using 3GB of 25GB available). It eventually does sync my files, sometimes fast (<1min), sometimes toooo long ... days. The computers are almost ...
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Syncing UbuntuOne FTP Workaround

I'm attempting to set up a dropbox-style sync with an ftp folder that I'm using as a workaround for UbuntuOne on one of my machines. Background: So I've tried to get ubuntuone working on my ...
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Using rsync to mirror folders on NAS

I have an old netbook that I use as a torrent server running utorrent on ubuntu and accessing with the webUI, at the moment I add links through the UI and then manually copy the files over to my NAS. ...
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Can I sync a Subversion (svn) repository with Ubuntu One?

There are many successful reports on the Internets about putting your svn repository in a Dropbox folder as a simple way to share access to the repository between different devices. It comes with some ...
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Ubuntu One contacts?

When, if ever, will you restore the option to sync contacts from let's say Evolution or Thunderbird with Ubuntu One? I have never found an answers to the question of why this service was stopped.
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ubuntuone not syncing but other folders do

I have Ubuntuone on two machines. On my secondary machine the Pictures folder downloaded just fine but the Ubuntone folder remains empty. I put a file in it to see if it would upload and it did not. ...
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Cannot add folders from my computer to be synced

on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, when I open the Ubuntu One client and click "Add a folder from this computer", then select the folder I want to sync and click "Open", nothing happens. The folder does not appear ...
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sync sound on multiple computers

I recently acquired two computers because the university bought new ones. I connected them to my two sound system (I managed to acquire two old sound systems some time ago) using a jack 3.5 output. ...
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Auto upload MP4 files from phone to Ububtu One

Is it possible for MP4 files to auto upload from my phone (Nexus 5, KitKat) into my Ubuntu One account? Jpg files upload fine but MP4 just will not add to my Ubuntu One 'Nexus 5' folder. This ...
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Rhythmbox 2.97 does not show the contents of my Sony Walkman

After connecting, I do see the device in Rhythmbox, and I can also copy files to it, but when I click on it, Rhythmbox will always show 0 titles, 0 artists. Any hints? Thanks!
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How do I get my audio player to talk to gPodder?

I just moved to 13.10 (and a new computer) and I'm totally flummoxed by my audio player (Sansa Fuze). I want it to talk to gPodder, but it is mounting to location mtp://[usb:003,004]/ and I can find ...
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Ubuntu One file sync does not work on 12.04

I am experiencing file sync failure in Ubuntu One at 12.04 for about one month It happened without any notice and still continues. <> When I launch Ubuntu One, File Sync does not start. When I ...
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How do I recover files from U1 cloud

OK I have just stopped syncing a folder. This appears to have been a huge mistake. I did not realise the folder would disappear from my cloud storage. I assume (and hope) the sub-folders/files it ...
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Keeping local folders synchronized [duplicate]

After repeatedly losing data on encrypted drives due to some trivial combination of software and hardware failure, I would like to know if there is a simple tool that keeps local folders synchronized. ...
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Accidentally Changed Dual Monitor Setup and don't know how to reset it

I have a dual monitor setup with my laptop and an external Asus monitor running under Ubuntu 11.10. When I first started using Ubuntu, it synced both screens. What showed up on my laptop showed up on ...
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How can I sync my iPad with Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS? [duplicate]

I have an iPad 3rd Generation, it's called the New iPad, and I don't know how can I sync with my PC. I'm now using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. Thanks a lot!
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Problem adding folder from my computer in Ubuntu One

In Ubuntu One on my computer I'm trying to "add a folder from this computer" so that in gets backed up into the Ubuntu cloud for safe keeping. However, it just will not add the folder. As a test I ...
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Unchanged files keep syncing

Every time I boot up, I get this message: [filename] and 47 other files are being synchronized to your Ubuntu cloud. I haven't touched these files in months (and this is correctly reflected in ...
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Dropbox downloads next file and then hangs per every start

I have a strange problem with dropbox on notebook with Ubuntu 13.10 (the problem also existed in Ubuntu 13.04). When I start dropbox, it downloads a single file (it's an ordinary photo, 2-3 mb) and ...
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Everpad not syncing - Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed everpad (nvbn-rm 2.5.6-0~saucy) but cannot sync with an existing an evernote account. I have also tried creating a new account on evernote however create/sync notes do not work. I ...
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Problem importing Firefox bookmarks to Chromium

I would like to switch from Firefox to Chromium (it seems to be faster for my system) and I have a large number of bookmarks I would like to import into Chromium. I looked at this question: Can I sync ...
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Connect a local dir to ftp server

i am returning tu Ubuntu. I was using the 11.X version of it few years ago. There i was able to create an folder! And connect(mount) this folder to a remote FTP-Server! So when i was clicking on the ...
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How to use Ubuntu Touch manage-address-books.py?

Well I have been reading the docs for a few days and I found that I can "import" my contacts from a .csv file with the following: Alternatively you can import contacts from a csv file. The csv file ...
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What applications can I use to synchronize my Rockbox media player?

I'm using Rockbox on my iPod Classic 80 GB. I'm interested in what applications are available for Ubuntu to manage my Rockbox media library. Can you describe what features each application has? For ...
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Ubuntu Touch (officially launched version): How to sync contacts

Now that Ubuntu Touch was officially launched today (17th October 2013): How do I sync (upload to/download from) my contacts, with my Ubuntu Touch OS?