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 to sync email client between ubuntu and windows for seamless use of mails and archives

I am looking for an email client which offers seamless integration of (offline) mails when used from linux (ubuntu 12.04) and windows 7. Being a windows user till now, I have been using Outlook and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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gPodder not recognising iPod classic

In the past (on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS), I used gPodder without any problems to download and sync my podcasts with my iPod classic, however, now on Ubuntu 13.10 and with gPodder 3.5.1, my iPod is simply not ...
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How to sync contacts and the calendar on Ubuntu Touch with OwnCloud

How do I synchronize contacts and calendars from OwnCloud with the Ubuntu phone?
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Need to backup messages Nokia 501

I need to connect my Nokia asha 501 to PC and backup the messages in it. The Nokia Ovi Suite / Nokia PC Suite for Windows/Mac supports my phone but does not allow me backup messages. Is there a ...
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KAddressBook EGroupWare Integration

I have a question that I cannot seem to get resolved on my own. I am trying to hook KAddressBook into an EGroupware server. I found a site that explains it pretty well, but I do not see an entry for ...
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Can I synchronize the update process between two PCs?

I have a laptop and a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on both of them. If there is an update I have to do it to both of them, but if there is anyway that I can synchronize the update process ...
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Sync Ubuntu computer with Virtual Machine instance of Ubuntu

Here is my situation. I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.10 installed that I do my work on the go and I have now set up a VM of Ubuntu 14.10 using Virtual box installed on my Windows Desktop. I'm ...
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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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Rhythmbox syncing windows games sound files. Any way to use windows media player on ubuntu?

I've PC with dual OS , windows and Ubuntu. I installed windows for games, also i installed lots of games in windows. Except gaming i do every work on Ubuntu so i spend more time on Ubuntu. Now problem ...
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Problems Syncing Songs to iPhone 6 on iOS 8, Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, with an iPhone 6 on iOS 8.1; I'm trying to sync my music library without having to reboot into my windows partition constantly. I have the most recent (as of four days ago) ...
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Syncing music between Ubuntu and iPhone does not work [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 and iPhone 5s. Connecting iPhone via USB cable mounts the device and I can open it in Ubuntu. Syncing photos with Shotwell works fine. Both Rhythmbox and Banshee also recognize the iPhone ...
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Mount as eCryptfs from folder inside eCryptfs-encrypted filesystem

I want to use eCryptfs to encrypt some of my synced files (which are synced to the Cloud and then synced to multiple computers running Ubuntu) and access them even when home folder encryption on ...
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Synchronisation Of Contacts In Evolution Via CardDAV (Baikal)

I try to establish a CardDAV account in evolution using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I use the URL https://www.MYSERVER.de/baikal/card.php/principals/USER/with an SSL-connection. This works on iPhones, ...
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Upgrade BitTorrent Sync

I just received a notification for BitTorrent Sync 2.0 to upgrade. It takes me to a downloads page on the website, and I pulled down the appropriate package for my architecture (x64), kinda lost as to ...
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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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Program doesn't have permission to read it's own config file?

So I'm trying to run syncthing (which is in /usr/bin) and whenever I start it I get this error FATAL: Configuration: open /home/ryan/.config/syncthing/config.xml: permission denied So why is it ...
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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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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 I add a CA at an Ubuntu Phone

I want to syncronise my owncloud server with my new Ubuntu Phone. Therefore I would like to use syncevolution. The server uses a self signed certificate which I would have to add to my ca-certificates ...
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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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Ubuntu Touch: How to add other peoples calendars in the calendar core app?

I am using the core app calendar (v0.4.600) with my bq Aquarius 4.5 ubuntu. Syncing to my google account works fine and I want to add some more calendars from other people. If I press "add calendar" I ...
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Syncronizing gdocs with drive

When using the drive utility by Burcu Dogan I've realized that if you pull a directory that contains Google docs (drive pull ~/Projects), they won't be copied in the local directory. And, what is ...
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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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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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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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How can I sync music from Ubuntu 14.04 to my Ubuntu Phone (bq Aquaris)?

I have an bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition. I just bought a 32 GB SD card, and now I wanted to sync my music collection from the desktop to the phone. When I plug in the phone with USB, it is recognized ...
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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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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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Samba File Server Configuration and Sync for Redundancy

I have two boxes which I installed Samba on. For now, I have a single user that access the server, however, I need to expand as to deploy in a production network. Below is what I want to achieve. ...
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“Trick” AeroFS to synchronize outside AeroFS folder without symbolic links

I am trying to have a backup copy of my laptop files using AeroFS. AeroFS creates a folder in your home directory (similar to Dropbox) and syncs anything inside of it. I would like to sync folders ...
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9.517513---[end kernel panic - not syncing :vfs:unable to mount root fs on unkown block(0,0) [duplicate]

I am a windows 8 user I just tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 and downloaded ISO and burn it in on CD, but when I tried installing I got an error on: 9.517513---[end kernel panic - not syncing ...
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“Sync” system images

I have two machines one with exclusive Ubuntu, and other with Ubuntu + windows. My dotfiles are synced up using an off-premise vcs repository, and same for my projects. However, I'd like my system ...
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iPhone makes Rythmbox and Banshee crash on startup [closed]

Whenever I open Rythmbox or Banshee with my iPhone plugged in, they crash on startup. For Rythmbox it sometimes only crashes when I try to open my music library. I currently have no problems ...
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Is there a solution simelar to windows offline folder?

There are a lot of Sync solutions out there, but they all need a special server. I only need a 2 way sync tool that sync files with my nas(Synology) when i am at home. even like windows offline ...
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ubuntu touch sync methods

hi im currently syncing three apps from my ubuntu touch phone to my ubuntu laptop using manual ssh scripts im running memories, tasks and notes and really could sync any program i require im syncing ...
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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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Ubuntu/Gnome Calendar bidirectional sync with google calendar

Heyho folks, so I am struggling with this problem for a while now and I cannot find a clear answer to be honest. I am using the California Calendar and have my GOA for Google set up as well. The ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

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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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 ...