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 make the pictures I synced stay in the cloud even if I delete them in my phone?

I uploaded many pics from my iPhone to the Ubuntu one cloud. How can I make the pictures stay in the cloud even if I delete them in my phone?
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Cloud vs Local Sync

Will there be an option to sync my ubuntu phone and a desktop via usb or local wifi and not the cloud?
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Programmatically sync dropbox without daemon running

I would like to 'manually' force dropbox to sync at certain times (eg at regular, daily intervals using cron, as part of a larger backup script). My goal is to substitute the dropbox daemon with ...
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Thunderbird does not store remote address books' passwords

I have the following problem: I am running a Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on a Lenovo Thinkpad S430. As email composer I use Thunderbird (24.0). All my contacts are being synced from an ownCloud address book ...
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How to access to synchronized folders via BitTorrent Sync?

Good day people! I installed Bittorrent Sync by this manual 'How to run BitTorrent Sync?' (first way). After synchronization with my remote computer by Bittorrent Sync, I got folder with only root ...
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Can I change the folders synced on Ubuntu 1 for Windows?

I synced the My Documents folder when I set up Ubuntu One but I would like to be more selective in what I sync, can this be done? I don't see any options for this in the web interface.
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Sync videos from Ubuntu to Sony Walkman

On my old Windows I used Sonys "Media Go" to sync Music and Videos with the player. Now, as Wine does not install Media Go, I need an alternative to work with. I like to change my musicvideos on the ...
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How to synchronise my files over LAN (Ubuntu/Windows, I'm a novice)

I am trying to synchronise my files (there is too much data to use a cloud service) between my netbook (windows XP) and my new ubuntu machine using a LAN cable. I was pleasantly surprised when ubuntu ...
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What Music programs will sync my MP3 player, Sony walkman S?

I am looking for a good music player for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit that will sync metadata and my playlists to a Sony walkman S series MP3 player. So far I have tried banshee, Rythmbox, and ...
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Why won't banshee sync certain songs to my ipod properly?

i am a bit new to Ubuntu but when I try to synchronize my 3rd generation Ipod nano with my banshee library and then listen to them from the ipod it shows the songs info and stuff but then no song ...
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How to add delay to one audio card to sync simultaneous output?

Through PulseAudioPreferences (paprefs) I can use both my sound card and Bluetooth (A2DP) speaker simultaneously, (I want to play the same music in the yard and inside the house). The problem is that ...
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Less Gb in Ubuntu One than in HDD [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu One application. I've bought 20 Gb of space on Ubuntu One. On my computer, I have my files into another partition different from the OS partition. So, to achieve having the ...
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iPod won't sync with virtualbox iTunes. Why?

After a while of looking for alternatives to iTunes I finally bit the bullet and just installed windows in a virtual host with the sole purpose of running iTunes. The thing is I can't sync my iPod ...
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Is it possible to use `musique` to sync with an iPod?

I was reading online about a program called musique, so I installed it. It's quite a lot better than rhythmbox in my opinion. The only thing is I can't find a way to sync it with my iPod, make ...
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can I sync ubuntu one with my computer with newly installed ubuntu?

I recently reinstalled ubuntu. I would like to download all the files that I uploaded on ubuntu one before. However, I found it is very cumbersome to go on the web page and download every single file ...
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Rsync creating \#015 directory

I have a virtual ubuntu server running on my windows server. This server has 2 external hdd's attached, which are mounted in ubuntu. Now I try to run rsync to sync a directory on my desktop and my ...
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Problem syncing Outlook Mail on Thunderbird

I have been using aliases on my Outlook mail. It usually are in the form of folders, where the mails directed to alias email ids would go. While syncing my account on Thunderbird (Ubuntu 12.10 LTS / ...
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“More” menu doesn't appear in Ubuntu One browser interface, then how can I access the dropdown menu?

I'm trying to remove a folder from my U1 storage. I've read that I should go to U1 in my browser, click "more" next to the folder, and a relevant dropdown will appear. It doesn't. With files, yes, ...
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Audio and video auto of sync when streaming

When streaming my desktop to twitch.tv using avconv audio and video are out of sync. Sometimes it is already out of sync when starting the stream and sometimes they just drift apart after a while. ...
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Sync Galaxy S4 music [duplicate]

So i just got a brand new fancy smancy Galaxy S4. I get home and i try to move music from my ubuntu 13.04 and low and behold Rythmbox crashes after i try adding music. My S4 only has MCS, or atleast i ...
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Chromium does not sync bookmarks or extensions

I've installed a fresh 12.4 but i can't seem to sync my bookmarks or extensions when i log-in chromium. Then i tried installing chrome and same thing happened. I have searched it on google but can't ...
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What are Ubuntu One conflicts and how do I resolve them?

Sometimes there appear files with the .conflict extension on the folders synchronized with Ubuntu One. Why does that happen and what should I do with the conflicts?
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kernel panic not syncing out of memory and no killable processes

I have removed my old version of Ubuntu & Windows 7 by deleting the partitions using a bootable pen drive containing Ubuntu-13.04 to install the new version.The moment I restarted the system to ...
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rsync script running using udev - some help?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have setup a server and would like to create a simple task that transfers everything in 2 folders on my computer: ~/Downloads/ArchiCatalogs ...
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How configure ldap replication one slave - mutlimaster

I just successfully replicated Openldap using ubuntu 10.04 as master (provider), 12.04 as slave (consumer). I'm using syncrepl method for this replication. Below configuration for provider.ldif and ...
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HELP >>> UbuntuOne deletes files and re-syncs same files

I have three Linux machines running Ubuntu/Mint14 12.04. I recently began testing Mint15 on one computer. After installing Mint15 I recopied my an exact backup copy of the UbuntuOne folder (2.4gb x ...
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Newbie: Ubuntu One: struggling with the Sync

This is my first attempt at using a Linux based OS. So far, I am rather pleased with Ubuntu. I signed up using Ubuntu One, I then logged into the Ubuntu One cloud site. I created a folder, I uploaded ...
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Ubuntu One File Sync Error

Today I am going to share my file to Ubuntu one, but having problem with sync, file sync error, click after restart button, it's showing same result
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U One Sync time

Is it possible to know the time necessary to sync a large file, so I'll be able to know if I have enough time to do or not ? Is it possible to know time remaining to achieve a sync ?
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Banshee is refusing to connect to iPod or Android devices

Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit Banshee 2.6.0 I recently moved all my music onto a Ubuntu system and am using Banshee to access it. When I initially set this up, I connected my iPod Classic to the system and it ...
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I downloaded an EPUB file, how can I get it from Ubuntu to my IPad?

I am travelling tomorrow and I have some PDF's and e-books I want to read on my IPad. I have downloaded an EPUB file to my Ubuntu computer. I want to know how to sync files in Ubuntu with an IPad or ...
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How to install app with run file in Ubuntu 13.04

Downloaded Copy application (dropbox alternative) for Linux https://www.copy.com/install/ Archive contains variant of GUI binaries with .run file. I successfully executed it, but after reset OS app ...
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Syncing Ubuntu desktops [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu installed on two PC's and three laptops. Is there a way to sync all of my desktops? In regards of: - Packages - .bashrc - Desktop preferences etc... Thank you.
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manage data/content: please explain “sync all computers”

Scenario is Thunderbird attachments: I wish to delete my content as stored on ubuntu server as friend has downloaded / received file their end. Please could you explain what is meant by "This change ...
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How to set up a own Chromium sync server on Ubuntu? (maybe also raspian)

I'm trying to set up a sync server (https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=181429) for Chromium/Chrome on Ubuntu, but i'm totally failed. I've downloaded this folder ...
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Sync Tomboy Notes

I have notes synced via Tomboy Web. Now I reinstalled my system and I am trying to setup but it requires me to connect to a Server. What is the server's name?
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Sync and image resize

I'm looking for a soloution to my slightly ususual problem. I have two folders, folder A and folder B. Folder A contains a directory structure of photo albums. Photos are regularly added/removed and ...
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Nixnote on Lubuntu 13.04 64bit - not syncing older notes

Not sure if AskUbunu is the right place to ask this but all out of ideas. I installed Nixnote on Lubuntu 13.04 64bit and connected to my Evernote account. My Evernote account has over 300 notes and ...
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Unbuntu 13.04: Synchronizing an iPhone's contacts and calendar without Ubuntu One

What is the best solution to synchronize the contacts and calendar of an iPhone with your local Ubuntu installation? Note: Thunderbird with its Lighning extension currently seems to be the best ...
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Box sync for ubuntu, as window, Mac OS X?

Is there any solution to have box sync for ubuntu (like dropbox, ubuntu one...), as window, Mac OS X? https://www.box.com/settings/sync
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Ubuntu One not syncing fully

I have uploaded several folders of data to Ubuntu One from my desktop computer, over the last few weeks, and I can see that all the contents are there when I look at my account on the web. When I look ...
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How can I get Rhythmbox to support 7th Gen iPod Nano?

I recently purchased a 7th Generation iPod Nano, and I try to get it to sync to Rhythmbox, but it only supports iPod Nano up to 6th Gen, and I don't know how to change that. I tried upgrading my ...
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Rhythembox and iPhone 5 syncing on 13.04

Rhythembox 2.98 sees my iPhone 5 64GiB iOS 6.1.4, I can view the information page and can set up a sync, however, when I right click and select sync. Rhythembox Crashes without any details! I know ...
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Ubuntu sync taking very long; perhaps not working at all

I have two laptops running 13.04 I've used Ubuntu sync for many years, and generally it seems fine, although I never really paid attention to how quickly the files were synced. Now is the first time ...
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Ubuntu One: can you shutdown your computer when syncing is in process?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 on my other laptop. I logged into my ubuntu one account and it starts syncing files that I stored from my other laptop. However the files are too big and the syncing ...
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Are there sync(ing) programs available that can sync my newer files to the older files?

I have two identical linux distrbiutions installed ; one on the hard disk, and one on the usb. I was wondering if there is a way of syncing the whole file system, copying the newer files to the old ...
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How to keep your photos in sync with Flickr?

I have a ~/photos directory where I keep all my photos. I'd like it to be automatically sync'd to flickr (with their recent generous expansion...) -- all pictures in this directory automatically ...
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How to sync/upload lossless music to iOS/iPod devices using Ubuntu?

It's cool that it's easy to sync Ogg/Mp3/AAC music to the iPod/iPhone/iPad using Rhytmbox or Banshee, but I'm wondering that is it possible to upload lossless music somehow? As far as I know, none of ...
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Time sync between ubuntu and windows

Iam working as a linux admin. In our company we are using a ubuntu server with windows clients. The time in each clients are not same. Is it possible to sync time from ubuntu server with the windows ...
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Accidentally removed “Ubuntu One” folder

To keep it simply: I've deleted "Ubuntu One" folder Now I don't have it all over devices and now idea how bring it back so it will be sync again. Data recovery isn't important, data was random. But ...