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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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how to make Ubuntu One app synchronize outwards only (only remote be updated) (one directional)?

Is there some way to make Ubuntu One synchronize only outwardly (from local to remote only)? So, when I make a change on my local file, it be updated remotely on Ubuntu One. But if the file is ...
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Does encrypting the hard drive affect file sync with programs like Dropbox, Ubuntu One, Spider Oak, Insync, and others?

For the last few months I've been having a lot of problems syncing with two computers that I reinstalled and encrypted the drives. It is happening with all the programs I mention in the subject. Can ...
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iPod 4G iOs 6.1.3 Ubuntu 12.04 sync?

I already installed Ubuntu 12.04 dualboot on my brandnew Vaio Windows 8 and it doesn't boot any more to windows, so I have a vaio laptop with ubuntu, a thing I can accept but it is impossible to sync ...
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Using my wifi netgear for syncing my file system

I have a desktop , a laptop and a tab. I have a wired internet connection which is routed through netgear for wifi connection to my laptop and android tablet. Is it possible to sync my files of a ...
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cant stop a folder syncing in Ubuntu one

It's from an old computer, when I go into my files and click stop syncing nothing happens Possible bug?
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Peer To Peer (P2P) Sync and Share Ubuntu

I want to Share files across my network and on remote sites, So i am looking for p2p Sync/sharing application. Just like Ubuntu One & Drop box , but it does not have p2p protocol.I want p2p ...
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How to transfer music to a Windows Phone device?

I recently bought a Nokia 620. Ubuntu 13.04 does recongize it and is able to mount it. Music files transferred through the file explorer don't show up at all in my phones media player. Trying to do it ...
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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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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 ...