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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Can not change folder location in overGrive - no syncing possible

The folder location to store my Google Drive files at is invalid according to .overgrive.log, [2016-01-26 22:58:16] [ERROR] Could not create Google Drive folder : /media/ martin/sklad/Google ...
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What is happening? I/O error, dev sda, sector 545868115

Since a few days ago, my computer freezes whenever I sync my HDD with an external USB3 drive. When the keyboard gets temporarily a bit responsive I am able to switch to another terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F2) ...
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Sync specific folder between two Ubuntu machines when connected to the same LAN

I have two Ubuntu machines, a laptop and a desktop. What I wish to do is, to create a folder in both machines at paths 'path1' and 'path2'. I want to set up sync between the two folders whenever they ...
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How to sync onedrive for business?

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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Is it safe to kill power without shutdown, if a flash drive is mounted with the sync option?

I have a single board computer (Udoo Quad http://www.udoo.org/) with an Unbuntu 14.04 OS on a micro SD card. If I mount the disk with the sync option in fstab, is it safe to remove the power without a ...
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Syncronizing to NAS fails but works with USB disk

Grsync gives error ** Launching RSYNC command: pkexec rsync -r -t -v --progress --delete -u -s ********* /run/user/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=**********.local,share=*********** rsync: ERROR: cannot ...
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Installing SynCE for a palm treo 700w? HELP!

I have an old phone. It belonged to my parents, and I wanted something to do, so I dug it out of the trash bin. I want to hook it up to my ubuntu 14.04 laptop and maybe get another mobile OS onto it. ...
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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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How to install package from testing?

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server and need a fix for https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vagrant in version 1.8.1+dfsg-2 released for Yakkety, but not for Xenial. So how to install that 1.8.1+dfsg-2 ...
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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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Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, nothing ...
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Pathway of critical fixes from Debian to Ubuntu

There is a critical bug in Vagrant packaging for Debian/Ubuntu: Debian: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=818237 Filled: 14 Mar 2016 Fixed: 03 Apr 2016 Ubuntu: ...
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Message and groups are not on sync : Skype 4.3.2 Ubuntu 12.04 and https://web.skype.com

Since few days Skype is not syncing groups and messages on Ubuntu 12.04 sent from https://web.skype.com/en/ I did below things to resolve Removed Skype Download latest ...
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E: Problem syncing the file - sync (30: Read-only file system)

I have successfully installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 on EXTERNAL Western Digital HDD. Trying to update using apt-get update, getting the error: Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/universe ...
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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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Box Account Sync in kubuntu

I am new to linux, I have currently installed kubuntu and I need assistance with synchronizing my box account to a folder in my Home. Thanks in advance
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Make Folder a symbolic link to two folder?

I would like to have Ubuntu's default music folder /home/$USER/Music to act pretty much as a library would in Windows. Essentially it would be a virtual folder containing the contents of other ...
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Grive2 automatically sync (on logout)

So I found that grive2 can be used to synchronize my google drive files. I also found a nice way to automatically sync google drive when I login to Ubuntu (16.04) desktop: Startup Application ...
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Whats the best solution for mail, contact, calendar and task syncing? [closed]

Im hoping someone can help. Im looking for a complete solution that would allow me to sync Outlook's Calendar, Contacts and Task manager with Ubuntu. Im running Ubuntu 14.04lts with Sendmail and ...
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How can I transfer files between two Ubuntu computers on a LAN without installing additional software?

I know I can install Samba or openssh-server to be able to share files between two Ubuntu computers. Is there a way to share files without installing additional packages? I installed Ubuntu on two ...
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Everpad not syncing - Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed everpad (nvbn-rm 2.5.6-0~saucy) but cannot sync with an existing an evernote account. I have also tried creating a new account on evernote however create/sync notes do not work. I ...
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Kernel panic not syncing timeout synchronizing machine check over cpus

We installed an Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 LTS to one of our customer's server. Server has large storage drives and software RAIDed SSD disks for OS. Server is crashing randomly. And we are getting error ...
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How to automatically sync the contents of a local folder with the contents of a ftp folder?

After searching everywhere I have not managed to find a specific answer for my question. On Windows there is an application called FTPbox that will automatically sync a local folder with an ftp one ...
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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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syncing 900 devices to a server

Once a day I sync 200 devices from a central server through the internet using rsync. All devices sync to the content on the central server. The updates vary from a 100k to 200MB per day. I need to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Date problem, the system time is 4 months ahead

I'm having a Date problem. My server is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I have disable/uninstalled most of the timeservices. But my server is four months ahead of current date date Wed Aug 31 ...
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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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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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syncronizing with unison on ubuntu

I'm trying to sync two ubuntu machines using unison. Unfortunately the documentation for this program is not terribly helpful. Also there doesn't seem to be an established forum. So I'm ...
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synchronizing google drive

I'm trying to synchronize Google Drive on my ubuntu 15.10 OS. When I choose the directory where I want to locate Google Drive, I type: grive sync and then I get the following error: Reading ...
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Why should I sync my Google account in Ubuntu?

I can see that in Ubuntu 15.10 (and previous versions, such as Ubuntu 14.04 stable) there is an option in the configuration menu: Online accounts I can add my Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Jabber, etc. ...
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How to sync my Dropbox files with a preferred local folder?

I installed Dropbox using following commands cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf - Then I ran the demon with this command: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd ...
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Partially moving samba user to the new server

There are many questions like this one and many other good links, one of these link is: Link1 But this answer is useful too: This I must not move all of the users from the old to the new, only some ...
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How to fix Ubuntu touch calendar and a Google calendar out of sync?

My Ubuntu touch calendar and my Google calendar are out of sync. The remote calendar on Google is correct. How do I reinitialize the calendar on my phone?
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How and when does Telegam sync contacts

On Aquaris E5 HD ubuntu edition, telegram seems to never refresh my pending contacts. How can i add a new one? He is definitely logged in. But i can't find it. Even disconnecting and relogging with ...
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BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Phone sync with thunderbird on computer?

How (with which app) can I synchronize contacts between Ubuntu phone (BQ Aquaris) and Thunderbird on my computer?
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Syncing iPhone with iTunes on a windows virtual machine

Is it at all possible for a virtual machine running Windows 7/8.1/10 on VMWare or VirtualBox on a Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 host, to detect an iPhone 4S running iOS 9.2.1 as an iPhone and for iTunes on the ...
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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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How do I get Bittorrent Sync to run automatically after a reboot?

I have to enter ./btsync in the terminal every time I reboot. Then I have to open a browser and enter my username and password, kind of a pita. Do have to make or edit an init file? Yes I am new to ...
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Sync Music with iphone

I have read about syncing music on the iphone via Rythmbox. Some say use the Sync Button. Some say after updates, just drag and drop from your playlist to the iphone in Rythm box. When I do that it ...
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Alternative for copy.com

The start of the week, I had an email from Copy.com saying that they were closing their service in May. What are peple going to use and is there anything as good as Copy.com for size allowance and ...
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Reminders won't sync

been using the app "Reminders" and it was working (albeit poorly). I tired to use it on 25/04/15 and I kept getting message "unknown error connecting to evernote" I can still view older notes on my ...
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Grive will not sync on Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I downloaded grive on my Ubuntu 14.04. All my google drive files are now in my grive folder on my PC. The problem is that I deleted some files in the grive folder and synced it (by writing ...
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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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How to sync contacts and calendars between FastMail and Ubuntu Touch?

I have contacts and calendars in FastMail that I would like to make available in Ubuntu Touch.
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syncevolution d-bus error syncing ubuntu phone via carddav

To sync the contacts of my ubuntu-phone witch my ownCloud server I set up a syncevolution configuration and started 1st time syncing: syncevolution --sync slow owncloud contacts As a result I get ...
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Same password for all computers?

I have 2 computers running ubuntu. Is is possible to use the same password with both of them? To be more specific: is it possible to sync the password change from one computer to another? I have ...
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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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Impossible to sync Yahoo calendars with Ubuntu

I've been struggling with using Yahoo and Ubuntu. It's impossible to sync Yahoo Calendar with Ubuntu (all versions, even 16.04) desktop calendar apps, due to wrong url I assume. The correct one is ...
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Crontab on Ubuntu Phone - Scheduling synchronisations

On my Aquaris E4.5 I have successfully configured syncevolution to synchronise my CardDav Contacts and CalDav Calender entries. Now I would like to schedule synchronisations. However, since ...