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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Where do I find the Insync log file?

When contacting the customer service of Insync they ask to send the logs where do I find them in Ubuntu?
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How to manage music ipod touch 4g ios6 ubuntu 13.04

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and my ipod has has ios6, and its 4g. I have already tried libimobiledevice and also tried it with gtkp which says "Error initialising iPod: Unsupported checksum type". I ...
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Dual boot- updating a folder from home partition in Dropbox or Ubuntuone?

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 in perfect harmony. I have installed in windows an application so that I can mount the home (ext4) partition in windows. I am using Windows 8 ...
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Syncing Laptop and Desktop files over college wifi?

Are there any tools that can efficiently do so while not compromising the security of my files? Will using such a tool place a burden on the college's WiFi network and slow down the network speed or ...
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Could not download content from storage [closed]

I reinstalled Ubuntu on my laptop from scratch to the latest version raring rail 13.04. But now Ubuntu One does not sync all the files in the cloud to my local machine. It says they are all in synch ...
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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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How can I change the default location of Ubuntu One folder in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am having difficulty in relocating the Ubuntu One folder. I have an SSD+HDD setup and I want to move this folder to the hard disk drive so that will save some write times for my SSD.
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Backing up NAS to NAS

I am pretty new to Ubuntu. I have yet to really use it's full functionality (ie command lines). I'm using an older laptop to set it up to run as a media server using Plex. I was hoping to use it to ...
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Sync network-drive (Windows Home Server 2011)

I'm running a WHS 2011 NAS in my network and I'd like to auto-sync several folders (e.g. music) every once in a while. To do so, I used to use "Create Synconicity" on Windows. On Ubuntu 12.10 I'm ...
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iPhone 4s + Rhythmbox = Fail (12.10, ios 6.1.3) [duplicate]

(This is emphatically not a double of this: How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod. I've tried everything there.) Can't seem to control how to add music to an iPhone. It will either: Try to ...
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Is it possible to recuperate a file overwritten by Ubuntu One?

I had an .odt file which was synced via Ubuntu One. I made changes on the file on my Ubuntu Computer. To check whether the file was synced I opened it on my Windows computer. It was not synced, but ...
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How to exclude files from being synced by U1 syncdaemon?

I am exploring ways to use U1 as a backup tool (indeed, it isn't, but I signed up thinking it was, so now I'm trying to make the best of it :-)) One way I'm contemplating is excluding backup files ...
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Get music on iPod Touch iOS 6.1.3

I just got my sister to use Ubuntu, but now I have a really big problem, I promised her that syncing music would work with only drag and drop with Rhythmbox, because that is how I do with my iPod Nano ...
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Chrome tab syncing across devices not working

I've found this guide to sync Chrome tabs across devices and I enabled sync on both devices. Nothings happening though when I enabled tab sync on my PC and Notebook. How do I open the tabs from one ...
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iPhone music sync (iOS 6.1.2), is it possible yet?

Is it yet possible to synchronize music? I know about questions like these: Is it possible yet to synchronise music to an iPhone running iOS 5/6? iPhone 4 iOS 6 sync with Ubuntu 12.04 Is it ...
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Sync ubuntu - youtube or media

Does anyone know of a way to either: sync youtube videos across multiple Ubuntu desktops. sync media (movies/music) across multiple Ubuntu desktops. Ideally, one would be able to have media play ...
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How to delete files from Ubuntu One?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm having a Ubuntu One account. I synchronize a photo folder with it. Synchronizing is OK and my photo of that folder is in that cloud. The thing is now I want to delete ...
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sync korganizer with google calendar

You know that calendar that pops up when you click on the time in the panel? I like it but I tend to keep all my events in google calendar. korganizer version is 4.4.11 Is there a way that I can get ...
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How to get Rhythmbox to sync album cover art to Android?

I have Rhythmbox syncing quite well with my Android phone. It automatically transcodes from FLAC to M4a and keeps the correct directory structure and track file names. So far so good. However, the ...
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UbuntuOne to external drive automatically

So my desktop only has a 40gb HDD so I have a 320gb usb external drive always attached. I want to have Ubuntu One Sync to my external instead of the internal. I have 67gb of data on my UbuntuOne, more ...
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Google calender Evolution sync no longer working

One of my favorite Unity features is when you click the date-time indicator it tells you upcoming events in your calender. I have evolution set up to sync with my Google Calender. I recently changed ...
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What is the default ubuntu 12.10 firewall? [duplicate]

I have been trying to get ubuntu one to work (i.e. sync my files), but it keeps saying that it is "getting information" and "please wait". I only have 338MB used on my Ubuntu, so it shouldn't take ...
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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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Azure alternative for ubuntu

The end user can store his/her Windows configurations to Azure, thus in case he formatted his PC Windows will restore the old configurations from the cloud. Is there any solution alternative for ...
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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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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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On Android, can I point a file to a folder on the file system so that it syncs to Ubuntu One?

I have an application that generates a file, and I'd like to have this file automatically sync to Ubuntu One. At the moment, I'm happy for it just to go in the 'Ubuntu One' folder, but being able to ...
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Ubuntu one: How to delete photos from cloud?

I have configured my android to auto-upload photos to the U1 cloud. Which is usefull in case I lose the phone. However from time to time I want to clean out the junk photos. If I go to ...
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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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Backup, Sync, and mirror app

On Windows I used Zback for backing up some directories to a networked drive (i.e, copying all new files from source to target) Keeping a mirror of some directories on a networked drive (i.e, ...
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Continuous synchronization

I am new to Linux so forgive my ignorance. I am looking to set up a mirror of my data drive. It contains photos, music and my backups from the various PC's in the home. I use a standard 12.10 desktop ...
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Will Ubuntu One delete or restore files in the cloud after formatting my PC?

One of PCs the Windows is having typically Windows issues and needs a reformat. I have my documents, pictures, music files etc syncing across Ubuntu One to access on Smartphone and my Ubuntu dedicated ...
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Sync folder with Android via LAN or USB

I am trying to keep my music folder synced between my ubuntu desktop and my android phone. Both my devices are usually connected via LAN. I don't wanna use internet to sync. How can I do this? Thanks ...
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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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RNDC Sync Failed - could not set file modification time of /etc/bind/slave

I have setup transfer to IPs & master/slave directories/files Added /etc/bind/rndc.key file with the same pass-phrase on both master/slave Permission items inside /etc/bind/slave are -rw-r--r-- ...
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How can I successfully sync this folder with Ubuntu One?

I am trying to sync a folder containing an .avi video to Ubuntu one. It is 3.2 GB in size, and I'm using 12.04. I can sync this folder - but when opened, it contains no files. It has been allowed to ...
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How to sync files on 2 computers using an ethernet cable (offline)?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10. I want to sync some folders from my laptop on my netbook, connecting them with an ethernet cable. Both computers are offline, ...
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Do I need backup when there is Ubuntu One?

I am finding the information confusing. Deja Dup Backup is running but delivering error messages about not enough storage space. There are only 2.6 Gb of files in Ubuntu One and the limit is 5 Gb. ...
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How does Ubuntu know it is connected to the Internet?

How does Ubuntu know whether I am connected to the Internet or not? It seems to know because of the notifications it shows when I connect or disconnect (or is that the network manager not the OS?) ...
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Fitbit not syncing

How do I troubleshoot our Fitbit that doesn't seem to sync? I installed using the PPA on a Lenovo E420 running Ubuntu 12.04. Running sudo start libfitbit_client doesn't seem to do anything either. ...
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Is it possible to recover Tomboy Notes from Ubuntu One, now that the sync feature is gone?

Recently, Ubuntu One dropped its Tomboy Notes sync feature. Is there any way to recover the notes that I've synced with Ubuntu One, now that the sync feature is gone? I currently don't have the notes ...
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How can I use box.com to sync my home directory across machines?

Box.com does not support Linux, although there is a feature request with enthusiastic support. The comments to the feature request provide a number of ways to use Box with Linux, by mounting a WebDav ...
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Would I be able to sync a recent Samsung Android phone with Kubuntu?

I'm trying to be a good consumer here and do plenty of research before I purchase, unfortunately it seems like either I'm not looking in the right places or the information isn't there. I'm ...
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How to backup Gmail in Precise

Any reasonable way of backing up Gmail (imap) using Precise? BTW I've tried backup-gmail but it's unstable.
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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Has Unison error on “File name too long”

I'm using Unison for backup/file replication. Unison has a problem with long file names - it does not sync files with long names Error: Failed: Error in querying file information: File name too ...
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List of folders being synchronised on Ubuntu One

I think Ubuntu One is syncing my backup folder (deja-dup). I'm concerned this could be a problem should a file become corrupted, and I need to retrieve it. Is there some way I can see a list of ...
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Sync ubuntu and phone

Can you sync ubuntu and android phone, without having to install ubuntu on phone, even if I have to how much space will it take?
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Sync Android with Rhythmbox

I have a Samsung Mini 2 and my wife has an original Samsung 2. I am working with Rhythmbox on 12.10. I was initially able to sync my Mini with RB when I first set up. Then I deleted all the music ...