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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Will there be an Ubuntu One sync extension for the Opera browser?

Since Opera now support extensions and I use it for my daily use (great integration of Torrent downloader, browser and mail application), will there be an extension or is there any instructions on how ...
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How can I make a permanently updated copy of a file in a different place to the original file?

I use two computers, a Linux one for coding and building and a Windows one which has the programming application to load the built program onto the hardware. Both computers have access to a network ...
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Can I write data safely to a RAID-1 ARRAY while it is resyncing?

Will the files be in all drives on the array when the sync is complete? What if a disk fails while sync is in progress?
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Unison - Automatically Sync Computers

Is there a way two sync multiple computers (i.e. particular directories in the home folder) automatically using Unison? If not, is there an alternative that can do this? I'm not completely against ...
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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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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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How do I add a folder to sync.?

I've just recently installed U1 on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I've chosen 4 folders to synchronise with U1. The system itself add another 2 = Ubuntu One and Thunderbird Attachments. But I want to add a few ...
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Gnote / Tomboy WebDAV connecting error

If I want to sync my notes with WebDAV server, I get the following error messages in Gnote and Tomboy: This synchronization addin is not supported on your computer. Please make sure you have FUSE ...
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Tomboy sync; local folder resets to wrong path

Because Tomboy synchronization with Ubuntu One is being dropped soon, I want to sync my notes using Dropbox. I set the preferences so that Tomboy syncs with my local Dropbox folder: ...
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Ubuntu One and hidden folders

I'd like to sync a hidden folder (the .gramps folder for the Gramps genealogy program) with Ubuntu One. The idea is that I could take my laptop to the library, make changes to my database and then ...
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Can I synchronise my BlackBerry 9700 Bold with Ubuntu One?

Can I synchronise my BlackBerry 9700 Bold with Ubuntu One?
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Ubuntu One file sync error: SSL Handshake [closed]

Ubuntu One repeatedly tries to sync my files but keeps disconnecting before anything is uploaded. Here are some of the messages from syncdaemon.log: 2012-01-08 12:12:34,068 - ...
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Can I migrate a tor hiddenservice from one user/PC to another?

Is there a way to migrate the hidden service from one PC to another? I have tried to put hiddenservice folder with host and private key in another tor, but got this error: Dec 24 00:11:38.793 [warn] ...
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How to synchronize entire thunderbird profile with Ubuntu-One?

Is it possible to synchronize the entire Thunderbird profile folder with Ubuntu-One (or Sparkleshare)? Or will I have some serious problems doing that. Is there anybody out there having experiences ...
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How to add m4v files to iPod classic using Banshee

I am running Gnome Shell 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 and Banshee 2.2. I sync Banshee with my iPod Classic 80 gb. I have enabled syncing music - sync entire library option and video syncing is set to manual. ...
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What limits are set on Ubuntu One upload size and number of files?

I need to sync a folder with around 13,000 files, adding up to about 21GB in total. Can I sync this folder or is there a limit on files?
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Is there an Ubuntu One server in South Africa?

I would like to know if UbuntuOne has server locally in South Africa? I currenly use dropbox, but due to bandwidht speeds the sync speed is not what it should be. It would be great if theres a local ...
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Synchronizing (updating) published files

How can I update a published file and maintain the same URL? After saving an update of a published file on my desktop, it will automatically "synchronise" with the corresponding files at UbuntuOne ...
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Alternative for Google+ auto backup of image… how would I automate resize and transfer?

I get by with Linux but I'm by no means a guru, so please be nice :) On my other devices (Android, Windows) I use Picasa and its Auto Backup feature to automatically resize and upload to my Google ...
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Dropbox not running after logging off: init.d vs. dropbox.py

I'm inheriting admin control over a server used to process and share data between investigators. We've been trying to use Dropbox to share some of the files. Dropbox was installed when I took over the ...
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Are files uploaded to Ubuntu One a single instance or are changes to that file also uploaded?

If I upload a file to Ubuntu One that I constantly make changes to (ie a password tracking apps' storage file) are the changes to that file automatically tracked/uploaded when I sync from my Android ...
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Does the files gets deleted from U1 servers when I stop synchronizing

When I removed the sync folder online (one.ubuntu.com), does the files gets deleted from Ubuntu Servers?
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Is there a Windows Briefcase equivalent on Ubuntu?

Many people ask what the point of briefcases on Windows is. Basically, it's a fast and easy way to sync documents between removable storage and your PC (that isn't cloud based). I keep my school ...
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Can't turn off syncing, option not seen in Ubuntu One dashboard

I have read the Ubuntu One tutorial and seen how there should be an option to not sync directories, but here isn't an option available on the directories in my Ubuntu One dashboard. I need to turn ...
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Sync profile/data/software for multiple computers?

Is it possible to sync all the user settings (interface settings, program settings), as well as programs for multiple computers? Data is not as important, though the settings (which is technically ...
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Is it possible to copy U1 files between two PCs locally when an Ubuntu user account is recreated?

I have 2 Ubuntu 11.04 PCs (desktop and laptop), both synced via U1. Recently I completely rebuilt the user account (completely deleted the home directory) on one of the two (the desktop), and now I ...
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Folder Synchronization via LAN

i am looking for an application that is like dropbox. i simply would like to synchronize my music folder (which is 100 GB) via LAN between my desktop & laptop. (you can see why i cannot use ...
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Problem with Ubuntu One (syncing)

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my computer. The other day I learned about Ubuntu One and signed up for the service. I placed a couple of files into my Ubuntu One folder and they were loaded to the ...
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Can Evolution and Thunderbird share an addressbook?

I'm trying to get my new Android phone running without speaking to Google or sending them my data. For the moment, I've got Funambol Running, but Funambol doesn't have a Thunderbird client. They do ...
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Empty file keeps getting synced when I modify any file in a folder

I sync my ~/Documents folder with u1 cloud. Once I modify any file in this folder, instead of a new version there is an empty file with the same name as document upload on the server. And next time ...
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Can I sync an iPodTouch with both a Mac and Ubuntu?

I've seen a whole bunch of posts on iTunes replacements for Ubuntu, and how to sync your iPodTouch with Banshee, Rhythmbox, etc. But here's my question: can you sync an iPod with both a Mac and an ...
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Automatically do a two-way sync of two directories

I would like to do a two-way automatic sync between folders Directory A andDirectory B. This means that whenever a file in Directory A or one of its sub-directories is changed, that change is ...
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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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Nautilus Folder Custom Icon syncronize

I have a series of photo directories that I synchronize between computers using Dropbox. ~/Dropbox/Pics/Album1 ~/Dropbox/Pics/Album2 In each of these, I have assigned the folder to have a custom ...
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Google chrome account broken

I have been experiencing this problem ever since I re installed ubuntu 14.04 I can not force google sync account to work properly I get this error every time I start chrome First I thought it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to configure a SSH server to use a certain public key?

I have a dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and I have installed openSSH server in both (using cygwin64 under windows). I connected from my laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04, to the Cygwin64 ...
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How to make Ubuntu One work w/ Windows 7 and custom ProfileDir?

I have the following problem: System resides on drive C: User data resides on drive A: - it's a partition of a fixed, built-in hdd. Users directory is on drive A: and it is rewritten in the Registry ...
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Dropbox synchronizing every time I press a key in Kate

I've just noticed Dropbox will synchronize a file every time I press a key in Kate(the text editor). This behavior does not cause problems but it is annoying to say the least. Is this caused by ...
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Banshee music file copy to Mac iPhone 4s ios5.1 not permanent

In Ubuntu 12.04, when I drag .mp3 files from Banshee 2.6 to my Mac-formatted iPhone 4s ios5.1: Banshee says it's syncing with the phone, updating the media database, and the file count on the ...
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Syncing purchased music to my mobile phone

I'm struggling to sync some of the music tracks that I purchased via the Rhythmbox onto my mobile phone. Whenever I select "download" via the Ubuntu One app, the download keeps failing. This happens ...
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Ubuntu One state still processing, Process Sleeping, not transfer uploads/downloads [closed]

Greetings Ubuntu One Support, I install ubuntu 11.04 x86 and I have a 100MB Interent connection. I payed for addtional 20GB pack for backup my photos, and I select my whole "~/Pictures" folder for ...
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Why can I not synchronize anything except Files? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu one both on my desktop (64bit) and my laptop (32bit). On the laptop, when I go to the "Services" tab I cannot select anything except Files. Is there anyway to solve it? Or there ...
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How do I use/sync my Ubuntu One contacts?

I have added a lot of contacts through my mobile phone and I have never used ubuntu one before for the desktop. I've set up all the preferences in Ubuntu One but it keeps saying "syncing" all the time ...
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Ubuntu One Synchronize Folder not working

I am trying to synchronize the Pidgin folder .purple in Ubuntu One. However it is not synchronizing. I was able to get this to work with a previous version of Ubuntu. I am currently running Ubuntu ...
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How do I stop syncing a folder outside ~/Ubuntu One?

Yes I know this question is in the FAQ but is no answear for them - I read it and don't find anything. My problem is that I have a folder ~/linux and I had synced that. Then My Folders in "Ubuntu ...