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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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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Synced files vanishing

I have been using U1 to sync my Documents folder across my desktop and laptop (both Ubuntu, both syncing to ~/Documents). However, edited files are disappearing. For a sample file foo.lyx: Create ...
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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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Offline files view - iPhone app for Ubuntu One Files

I downloaded the iPhone mobile app "Ubuntu One Files". I downloaded the files for offline view, but once I disconnect Wifi/3G network, the app does not show any files for offline view. Is this the ...
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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 ...
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chown select files only

I use the (excellant) unison to sync two file servers and I've just realised i've synced a number of files without using the switch in unison that maintains the file user ownership. these files now ...
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can i sync folders with windows and linux?

I use windows and now ubuntu and want to use ubuntu one to backup and sync files between them both so no matter what OS I use, I have the latest synced files. Is that possible?
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Ubuntu1 sync problem

So, I did a complete re-install of ubuntu 12.10 but synced all my documents and things I needed before I did so to ubuntu 1. After re-installing i though to myself 'what if instead of giving me back ...
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How Ubuntu One sync works?

I am trying to find a simple explanation of how Ubuntu One sync works. For instance if I create a file on my computer does it automatically copy itself to the cloud or do I have to manually copy it to ...
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Ubuntu One- One file will not sync, others sync fine

To start, I have two computers I use Ubuntu One on right now. One is a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and the other is a desktop with Windows 7 64bit. I have many files in my Ubuntu One folder and ...
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Sync music with Android via wifi

Is there a possibility to sync music between Ubuntu and an Android device without cloud services? Something like iTunes in the iOS world or Winamp for Windows users. [Edit] As Farid pointed out in ...
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Suggestions about php editors and file sync programs

I'm working with ubuntu and lately I decided to learn php. I have everything setup and I'm currently using aptana 3 as my php editor and for file sync. It seems like the process for file sync is too ...
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Ubuntu one on 11.10 not syncing correctly

I noticed that several days ago my ubuntu-one is not syncing correctly. I tried to restart the service with u1sdtool --quit u1sdtool --start Also tryed with: u1sdtool --quit u1sdtool ...
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Can I sync Evolution's notes with Ubuntu one?

I am looking for a way to sync Evolution's notes with Ubuntu One or Google Docs. But I can find only three options on Notes section of Evolution. On this Computer CalDAV On the Web <-- Can I use ...
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Advice for addressbook server - LDAP, SyncML, CardDAV, or something else

I'm looking for a solution to share a single address book across my Windows 7 laptop, Android phone and Ubuntu home server. The address book should be synced to the phone so it is available when ...
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Mirroring two files: rsync vs cp

I'd like to have a copy of my .emacs file in my Dropbox folder but I'd also like to have this copy in an automatic way, I mean every time I change my .emacs in the home directory I want it to be ...
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failure: DOES_NOT_EXIST, Ubuntu One, high CPU usage, no syncing

over the weekend I updated my computer to Windows 8. So far Ubuntu One was running smoothly, but ever since the update (clean, new install) Ubuntu doesn't sync any more. In Windows 7 it would start ...
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Cannot see updated files from ubuntu one

I had Ubuntu One working for a while. Now, I can't see updated files on the file system anymore, even though Ubuntu One and magic data indicates the files are being downloaded. When I edit the file ...
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Same home folders on 2 PC's using network

I have a server that is always running always connected to the network and I would like to install another computer that can sit in my study and either log in to this PC(not vnc) over the network or ...
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The files are on the clouds but Ubuntu One is not synchronising some of them

As mentionned here I've even tried to disconnect and reconnect but some files (all of them are LibreOffice files) are still not synchonised. What to do? I'm on 12.04