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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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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How do I sync music to my Android with Clementine?

I'm using Gnome Flashback with Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug in my Android 4.4 device by USB, it connects using MTP, and in Nautilus it looks like this: So far, so good. In Clementine, it appears under ...
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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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How to sync onedrive for business with Ubuntu and Lubuntu

At my school we are starting to implement Office 365 for our students. We are working on basis of a bring-your-own-device strategy and will meet all kinds of devices and OS's. Office 365 comes with a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem

I've got a directory called "secure" that I mount on my laptop via sshfs whenever the server is in reach. While this server is in reach I want to keep it in two-way sync with a directory called ...
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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 ...
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Backup Android phone (HUAWEI Ascend P1) on Ubuntu

Is it possible to backup the android mobile phone when connected to ubuntu? I have looked trough and searched here, but couldn't find any answers to this question. I have just bought a android phone ...
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Difference in Ubuntu One sync-speed between Natty and other versions?

I was wondering if anyone had had the chance to compare performance between Ubuntu One upload speeds on Natty Narwhal and any other version of Ubuntu? Also, any difference on how well it connects? ...
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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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How to synchronize a whole Ubuntu?

I think that the time is ripe to have my whole Ubuntu synchronized just as my Dropbox folder is. Given that we are always talking about files and directories, what's the difference between my ...
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How can I sync /var/www folder with Ubuntu One?

How can I sync /var/www folder with Ubuntu One? I tried symlink with ln -s /var/www www in my ~/Ubuntu One folder and in ~/Documents (which is synchronized too), but it seems that it also doesn't ...
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Is there a “Sync Locally?” option in the Android app of Ubuntu One?

as Ubuntu One under Ubuntu offers the "sync locally" option, I was looking for this very option inside of the Ubuntu One android app, but unfortunately I did not find it. So all my folders are synced ...
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Using iPod in Banshee alongside iTunes?

I'm running Ubuntu (11.04) and Banshee (up-to-date from the Banshee Team ppa), and I have a 1st gen iPod Touch (version 3.1.3 7E18). Up until now I've synced and managed the iPod using my MacBook ...
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Deleted unintentionally on your local host? Deleted on the cloud?

That doesn't sound right to me.. No way to restore the files?
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Evolution Contact Sync failure in Ubuntu One

When do you plan to add Evolution contact sync on Ubuntu 10.04? I know that it is working on Ubuntu 10.10 but there are ppl out there who do not like to upgrade to every new (and experimental, more ...
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Banshee is ignoring id3 tags?

I spent a lot of time cleaning up my id3 tags with EasyTag but I don't see that cleanup reflected in Banshee. If I quit EasyTag and re-open it, my work is reflected there. If I open an album and run ...
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How can I watch activity of Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to monitor what Ubuntu One is doing? How can I watch the activity of Ubuntu One? Is it possible to see a detailed list of uploads, downloads and so on? Can I see ...
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Are files synced from mobile app supposed to download to my PC's Ubuntu One folder?

I just installed Ubuntu One files for Android and it uploaded all my pictures and I can see them in the web interface. Can I get this folder to automatically download all the files to my Ubuntu One ...
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Are there plans to add calendar and ToDo List Sync in UbuntuOne?

Files, Contacts and Notes are only half the truth. Are there plans to add calendar and ToDo List sync for UbuntuOne? If yes, which client? Evolution? Thunderbird/Lightning? Stand alone client like ...
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U1 music shows unknown artist, how can I make it recognize m4a files?

I am in the process of uploading my music library as a backup to U1, but I figured, why not also enjoy Ubuntu 1 music on my iPhone? With a few difficulties to start, the upload is now in progress, ...
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How can I make a console window only appear if the command I'm running produces output? [closed]

I run the following at regular intervals in order to sync my laptop with my desktop. When there's nothing to do, and therefore no output from unison, i want it to complete silently; when there's ...
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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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simple and easy way to sync folders over LAN

Summary: i'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and on my desktop. I need to sync my data between these computers. I don't want a backup utility - i need a two-way sync. What i tried already: Using a ...
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How to ignore Eclipse workspace .metadata folder in Ubuntu One?

I'm a Eclipse's user and I want synchronize my workspace on Ubuntu One. The problem is because the Eclipse creates a metadata inside of workspace, this meta have some configurations of computer that ...
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How to sync folders on different partitions (symlink?)

I use Ubuntu One to synch my home/Documents folder among more computers. On a portable tablet I have set the Documents folder in a separate Fat32 partition named sda6, and I made it default documents ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu One-synched files from my computer without deleting them on the server?

I have been trying to sync all my documents on Ubuntu One on one Ubuntu Lucid system and one Windows XP computer. My trouble starts when Ubuntu One sync deleted folders I deleted from one computer ...