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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How can I synchronize my user settings between my desktop and my live USB?

I've got a persistent-storage live USB (with a separate casper-rw partition), with Xubuntu 14.04 on it. I've got the same OS on my desktop, and I'd like to be able to synchronize my settings between ...
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Secure and automatic backup with rsync

I sync files on a few different devices with a remote ssh server using rsync. The problem is that I sometimes forget to sync a device on which I've modified a file and this makes things complicated. ...
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How to sync two folders on my machine, in one directional syncing?

I have a set-up in which I create a certain file, and subsequently move it into a storage area for that type of file (folder A). There is another folder on my machine where I must also copy the file ...
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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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Google Drive is not synchronizing properly

I have install Google Drive using this nice tutorial. The issue is the folder is synchronized. If I choose Sync Now option, a synchronization is started and after few seconds a message is displayed ...
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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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Synchronizing 3 servers over IP

I'm setting up a medical server for a hospital that has doctors located in 3 different locations, meaning there would be 3 servers (1 in each location). All 3 servers would just have the following ...
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Why do I get frequent errors while syncing repo in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am trying to make a CWM recovery for an android by building from source. This requires syncing of repo in my working folder. I observe that, frequent errors occurrs like the following on my laptop ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox not recognizing ipod

I would appreciate any help on this; I have never had a problem with it before. Rhythmbox and Banshee are not recognizing my ipod, and my ipod is telling me there's nothing on it once I disconnect. ...
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Suggestion needed on updating software available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Currently I am syncing repo on my laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I got a message that software updates are available amounting to around 340 MB. Should I update now, while the repo syncing ...
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problem with syncing repo in Ubuntu 14.04

I had been trying to complete syncing repo, but everyday I end up with various errors and low space.some of the errors are as below :- (I) remote: Counting objects: 105, done remote: Finding ...
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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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How do I completely remove mega sync client

I'm using mega service (http://mega.co.nz). I installed the sync client on my Ubuntu 14.10 and it works well. But now I'm trying to configure a new account. I did a purge to the mega sync pakckage : ...
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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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FreeFileSync / RealtimeSync settings

I was just searching for a tool where I can sync all my files into my NAS. Of course the update/sync should run frequently. In that respect I found FreeFileSync a useful tool. But I'm not sure if I ...
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Alternative for Google+ auto backup of image… how would I automate resize and transfer?

I get by with Linux but I'm by no means a guru, so please be nice :) On my other devices (Android, Windows) I use Picasa and its Auto Backup feature to automatically resize and upload to my Google ...
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Clock on remote server is not syncing with local time

I run a health clinic. Our patient records are on a protected server on the east coast. When I log in the clock on the server is not syncing to the clock on my local computer. This throws off time ...
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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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How to rectify error during syncing repo?

I use the following command to sync repo, repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b cm12.0 But it gives the following error, fatal: Couldn't find remote ref refs/heads/cm12.0 ...
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Difference between: csync-owncloud vs. csync2

I wasn't able to locate any information distinguishing the Ubuntu packages csync-owncloud, which provides the csync binary, from the csync2 package which provides the csync2 binary. Are these ...
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fatal: Couldn't find remote ref refs/heads/cm12.0

I stopped repo sync with CTRL C button pressing, then tried to resume with 'repo sync' it did not work. When given the following command :prasanna@prasanna-Aspire-4736Z:~$ repo init -u ...
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To Install OneDrive on Ubuntu

To install OneDrive on Ubuntu, I've followed the instruction from here: OneDrive-D Syncs Files to and from Microsoft The installation seems right, till the end, when the "preferences" window appear, ...
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To sync notes of S Memo to Ubuntu?

I have the Android phone where I have notes. I would like to control them periodically in my Ubuntu laptop because too much work to handle them with the phone itself. It would be great if the phone ...
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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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Dropbox won't start on ubuntu 14.04; overwrites autostart entry

I noticed recently that my dropbox was no longer running on startup (the icon no longer appeared in the tray at top right, and nothing was syncing.) In Startup Applications, dropbox is selected, with ...
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Restoring a deleted dropbox folder

I followed the installation instructions here to install Dropbox on a machine using the terminal (no GUI can be used). By accident my local ~/Dropbox folder got deleted. Now I am unable to get it ...
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Syncing apt-get installations between multiple computers

Is there a way to synchronize my installations (and removals) between multiple PCs? Preferably with dropbox - since I'm already using that to keep my files in sync. I thought of an alias for the ...
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gnutls_handshake() failed: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

I'm new to Ubuntu world and I have less knowledge, but I've done some research related to my question and I had failed. I am trying to build an android ROM from source code and when I repo sync, this ...
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To RAID or not?

I have the following setup: HP Microserver N40L 1 x 250GB HDisk 1 x 1TB HDisk 2 x 2TB Hdisks Ubuntu for OS Currently I use the server to backup the following hardware: 1 x MacBook Pro running ...
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Thunderbird does not (always) ignore folders

I have configured a number of folders in Hotmail where certain e-mails (like newsletters) are forwarded to. I installed Thunderbird on my home laptop and those folders are never synced, just the way I ...
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Sync iPhone Music with Rythmbox or Banshee

When I sync my iPhone 5s, it shows it has successfully synced in the program, but when I disconnect the device, the content does not show in my music. The software appear to sync fine and finish ...
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Adding music to iPhone 4s

What is the best way to sync my music I have downloaded online with my iPhone using Xubuntu?
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Run task after Dropbox finished sync

To make matters easier for users I have made a system where they edit markdown files in dropbox which are synced to server after. On server I am running a headless Dropbox daemon and made a rake task ...
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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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grive sync error, possibly google API shift

I am having trouble syncing with my google drive account from grive running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have never had problems previously. I tried purging drive from my system and deleting all local folders, ...
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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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Dropbox desktop app on Ubuntu 14.04 does not sync correctly

I've been using Dropbox for my development work (since I have 2 computers), and very recently I've noticed that any code that I write on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer does not sync to my mac. When I open ...
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Back up symbolic links (not the files they link to) with Dropbox

Dropbox follows symbolic links. Apparently this is useful. But I have a folder with very large data files I do not wish to back up online. I have physical backups for it. However, I have various ...
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How to keep two foldes always synchronized

I read many discussions about this topic and used rsync to perform a one way sync between two folders via executing a simple command line. What I'm actually looking for is a way to have a folder be ...
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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 gtkpod 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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Smart playlist changes to normal playlist in banshee while syncing to ipod nano.

When I sync my ipod from banshee, the smart playlist becomes normal playlist in my ipod. Also I can only sync one playlist.
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How can I synchronize an Ubuntu Server with an email-account via SyncMl/ ActiveSync?

To clarify my question: I have an Ubuntu Server, and an email-account on (at/with?) a webmail provider using Horde as their system. So they offer synchronization via SyncMl and ActiveSync. Now I ...
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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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Syncevolution in cronjob to sync the ubuntu phone via caldav/arddav

I want to sync my contacts and calendar from my Ubuntu Phone to a self-hosted owncloud server. Since there is no out-of-the-box support yet, I tried this explaination. However, this only works from ...
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Sync Android with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having a lot of trouble syncing my device (Motorola XT1080) with Banshee on Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried different ways of altering MTP options (here, here, and here) but nothing seems to work. The ...
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Automatically sync Calendar on Ubuntu Phone

I have a BQ Ubuntu Phone and use the calendar app in connection with google calendar. I am wondering, if I always have to press "sync" in the calendar app or if there is a way to actually ...
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Syncing box.com

I am attempting to access my box.com drive on a linux machine. I followed the steps at: Box-linux-sync and I'm able to finish the steps without error until it prompts me to enter a username and ...
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Running multiple pipelines of gstreamer simultaneously in sync

Thanks to help of "thiagoss" I made these pipelines below for gstreamer. one is capturing via Webcam and the other from frame grabber. the thing now is that I don't know how to merge them ( I want ...
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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 ...