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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...