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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Contact Syncrhonisation with Android

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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switching a job (pid) from running as root to just running as the current user

I recently installed BitTorrent Sync version 2.0. It's purdy awesome! I've made a terrible error though. During the install process I ran sudo ./btsync instead of just ./btsync. I'm pretty sure that's ...
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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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How can contacts and calendars be synchronised?

In all the articles and reviews about Ubuntu Phone, I have been missing one crucial information: What protocols are supported to synchronise your contacts and calendars with your device? ...
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How to sync contacts and calendar on Ubuntu Touch with Thunderbird? [on hold]

I am using Thunderbird 31.4.0 on a laptop to sync with MS Exchange using ExQuilla and it is working well. Now I want to sync Thunderbird to my phone which has Ubuntu Touch 15.04. How to sync contacts ...
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Iphone 5 (8.1.2 Jailbroken) is crashing apps 14.04

I have a fairly fresh install of 14.04 on an HP, nothing special laptop. My iPhone is a 5c and has been Jailbroken on 8.1.2. For all intensive purposes my iPhone works perfect and has no issues in ...
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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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Automatically backup system images

I'm very very new to Linux/command line stuff. I'm trying to figure out a way to automatically back up my server. Ideally, I'd like to set up an automated system to create a system image and sync it ...
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Backing up or mirroring my existing hard drive

I'll try to keep it short - I have windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. Windows has recently stopped working (involving all kinds of messages during start up that say that my hard drive is ...
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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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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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Firefox on ubuntu does not restore tabs from last time

Okay, this is my first question, I'll try to explain what happens. I use Firefox Sync in three devices (my notebook running Ubuntu 14.10 and two other Windows machines), and I use the "show my windows ...
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Are there files and folders within /home that MUST be avoided when mirroring a user folder between different hardwares?

Say you have two computers with different hardware (two laptops or a laptop and a desktop) that you want to use alternatively. For example, I am using the comfortable desktop now, and want to mirror ...
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DropBox core dump error and force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment

I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and I was just syncing one of my folders with my DropBox cloud storage space using this command in Terminal: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd But when it was done (although it ...
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Box cloud syncing with davfs2

I have set up dual boot on my computer: I had Windows 7-32bit and added Ubuntu 14.04 -64bit. (just this past Sunday, so I'm a total newbie) A fundamental practice was the use of Box cloud. I managed ...
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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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iPad 3 iOS 7.1.1 Sync Music

Is there any way to sync music to my iPad 3 on iOS 7.1.1 (as you can tell from the version, it is not and can not be jailbroken). When I connect to Rhythmbox, it tells me it is corrupt or ...
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Windows and Ubuntu/Linux permissions for folders on a common disk

After collating my music from various locations and OS's I'd been trying to sync the resulting 400GB+ directory to my home/music folder but kept ending up without ownership or permissions in first ...
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iPod Classic 160GB 6th gen (2nd rev)

Is there a way to sync a 6th gen iPod classic 160GB with Ubuntu? I have tried libgtk with Rhythmbox and Banshee but it doesn't work, the songs are synced but it messes up the database, songs don't ...
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Automatically copy (sync) Fotos from camera (mtp)

I'm using cuttlefish to start a script which is supposed to automize the workflow with respect to my camera. My camera (Sony A7) offers two usb modes that make sense: mass storage - this does not ...
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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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Configuring Sony Ericsson with wammu

I want to connect my Sony-Ericsson W995 using wammu on a netbook running ubuntu 14.04 LTS I am stuck in the field where it asks to enter the device where the phone is accessible. The W995 is connected ...
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Tomboy Notes Sync Problem

Reformatted computer and when I try to sync my fresh install with my back-up tomboy notes I get a synchronization error. When I click details the panel is empty. I have 100's of notes, some of which ...
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How to synchronise an Ubuntu and Windows desktop

I'm total newbie about Ubuntu. Some time ago I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS distribution of Ubuntu. At my university I have seen Linux configured with Windows so that they use the same of ...
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Can not See “Documents On Nick's iPad” device when plugging my iPad into my Ubuntu 14.10 System to view app documents

Whenever i plug in and mount my iPad to my computer (iPad running iOS 8.1.2 and computer running Ubuntu 14.10) all i see is a "Nick's iPad" device. I am supposed to but do not see a "Documents on ...
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How to create a script to sync notes to files using Geeknote

The problem I want to create a directory with my notes from Evernote in files with the Markdown format. I found out that this can be made using Geeknote, but for each notebook every time. How to ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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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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Dropbox Syncing

I am using Lubuntu and Dropbox. In my Dropbox folder is a Celtx project and that is the one file that Dropbox will not sync. The message I get is "Permission denied". The file syncs across OSC, IOS ...
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Bi-directional synchronization of folders on two (or more) machines

At the moment my setup is the following: I have a "file server" machine with the files on it and the laptop connects on each boot via sshfs to a directory on the fileserver. I work on both machines on ...
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note application that willsync with a android client ubuntu 14.10

hi just installed ubuntu 14.10 and very happy with it got everything setup nicely but disappointed again everpad or nixnote wont work ive tried the following that might have sync function everpad ...
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OneDrive-d won't sync

I have installed onedrive-d, connected to onedrive and chose the local folder. I've also added onedrive-d to startup, and it runs. But it doesn't start synchronizing. Any suggestions?
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How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and when I connect my Kindle Fire to my computer via micro usb, it is not recognized automatically. Other usb devices, such as my ipod and digital camera, are recognized just ...
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NTP clients are not continuously sync with Master NTP server in Ubuntu

I created Master NTP server on one first Ubuntu server and one NTP client on second Ubuntu server. My main problem is NTP client not continuously sync with Master NTP server, I have to restart the ...
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How to save daily changes in a virtualbox to a live USB

I have been successful in installing, booting and using Ubuntu into my 64gb USB flash drive. What I plan is to do is to convert a copy of my USB key to a virtual image and boot it using virtualbox. ...
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how to using dropbox-cli?

There is a command-line-interface (cli) to run dropbox from the console. Is there any tutorial or guide on how to use it?
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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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How to Sync Evolution Tasks and Notes Using Syncevolution

I've installed syncevolution and sync-ui and configured my memotoo account. Memotoo is set up to sync calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes. Calendar and contacts sync perfectly, but tasks and notes do ...
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Linux calendar that synchronizes with outlook

I am using a windows phone, however my desktop OS is Ubuntu. I would find it really neat to synchronize a calendar on my phone with a calendar on my desktop computer. However, on the WP there is only ...
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Can claws mail or sylpheed sync gmail contacts?

I don't mean importing manually, but true syncing? If not, is there Ubuntu software which syncs gmail contacts separately, and then the above clients sync from that?
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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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My iPod Touch won't sync with Rhythmbox

My sister gave me her old 3rd gen iPod touch since it is completely useless to her and I wanted to use it has a replacement to cd's in my car. Every time I plug it in ubuntu asks if I want to open it ...
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Ubuntu Touch (officially launched version): How to sync contacts

Now that Ubuntu Touch was officially launched today (17th October 2013): How do I sync (upload to/download from) my contacts, with my Ubuntu Touch OS?
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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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Mirror / Synchronize sda - sdb / while running server

My current scenario is that, I am using Ubuntu Linux 14.04.1 Server. Servers Installed Apache Webserver BIND DNS Server Dovecot IMAP/POP3 Server MySQL Database Server Postfix Mail ...
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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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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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Cannot boot: kernel panic not syncing

This is my first time asking questions here. I apologize for my poor English. I was using Ubuntu 13.10. While unzipping a passcode-locked file, my system crashed. Since then when I try to boot the ...
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Syncing with a Samba share without mounting it

I have two Ubuntu computers on a home network, let's call them A and B. A runs Samba server and on B I use FreeFileSync to sync files between the two computers wirelessly. The problem is that every ...
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How do I automatically upload/sync files with Amazon Cloud Storage?

How do I automatically upload/sync my files to Amazon Cloud Storage (not S3)? I'm using 14.04