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 I synchronize 2 PC's data through an external usb drive?

I have 2 computers which now runs on Windows: a laptop and a desktop. Laptop is at work and desktop home. I would like to install Ubuntu on both computers and sync them with an external usb hdd. At ...
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Broken screen (V-sync)

Then... a part of my screen is unsynchronized with the rest, for example when i'm in a text editor and the 'edge' of the unsynchronized part is at the same line as the cursor it will appear the bottom ...
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How to install Unison 2.40 on Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (to resolve “Fatal error: Received unexpected header”)

On my other computers I have unison version 2.40.102 (this is the latest version available), and on my desktop ubuntu 16.04 xenial I have unison version 2.48.3. When trying to synchronize: kayd@...
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Connection drops periodically while running file sync programs

Installing and running programs such as caja-dropbox or owncloud-client triggers silent and constant connectivity drops. This means that the network-manager applet doesn't report any abnormality, but ...
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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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ubuntu 16 iphone 5s sync

Hi I'm having issues while trying to sync iphone 5s with ubuntu 16. The thing is that ubuntu sees the iphone in the filesystem, but neither rhytmbox nor banshee can even see it. I tried to plug in ...
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How do I stop BitTorrent Sync (Resilio) service?

Gui in http://localhost:8888/gui/ can only Pause synchronizing.
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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 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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iPod nano 6th gen Syncing fails no matter which program I use

Before my question is marked as a duplicate I have heard that is a binary blob workaround is possible. How do I do this? Because without it I get unsupported checksum type no matter what music player ...
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Syncronizing to NAS fails but works with USB disk

Rsync command: $ rsync -ah --progress --delete /path/* 192.168.1.1:/path/ Gives error ohto@192.168.1.1's password: Could not chdir to home directory /var/services/homes/ohto: ... rsync: failed to ...
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What is the best way to run a SFTP (or really secure) File Server to store and sync files

I am trying to setup a system to store & synchronize files between 2 linux Desktops and 1 Windows 10 Laptop. Any thoughts, ideas, or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks much!
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compatibility [duplicate]

I am a brand new Ubuntu User. Is a Xperia Z1 Compact Smartphone compatible to Ubuntu? I am using my Smartphone as MP3 Player and Camera and i want to sync it.
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How to do sync with Google Drive correctly?

I made all follow this instructions and sync work properly if i add some file in local or delete this files in remote side, but i have on my remote accaunt 'Shared with me' directory, and after i ...
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Sync notes between Android phone and Ubuntu?

I want a note taking app on my Ubuntu running laptop and an app on my Android phone which can sync with each other, through online means or manually syncing. So far the only thing I've seen is the ...
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subtitle syncing with timings copy-paste?

I've got 2 subs in 2 different languages for a video. One is synced, the other has all the right lines but wrong timing [NOT fixed nor progressive delay]: the easiest thing would be changing the ...
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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't sync tomdroid and tomboy notes!

I am pretty sure there are a lot of thread regarding this and I read most of them, still I can't sync tom boy notes from my laptop to my tomdroid. I tried setting up a rainy server and when ever I try ...
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How to synch time between ubuntu laptops in a local network

I'd like to synch time on all my laptops inside my local network which use a router but it has no access to public internet so I can't use remote time servers. I would like to use a laptop to act ...
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How do I sync contacts on Ubuntu Touch?

How do I sync (upload to/download from) my contacts, with my Ubuntu Touch OS?
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Best way to export Gnote notes to iPhone

I'm trying to synchronize my Gnote notes (PC Linux) with my iPhone I can't do that through notes iPhone App, because Gmail doesn't support notes since 2012. The Gnote synchronize option has WebDav ...
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Scrambled phonecalls on bluetooth car kit using Ubuntu phone

All right so I have a problem using my phone in combination with my Bluetooth car kit. What I can do: Connect to car kit Listen to music See my contacts See my incoming/outgoing/missed calls list ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Android, can't see phone on my computer

I have installed gMTP and tried to follow this tutorial to solve this problem: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/01/upgrade-to-gvfs-with-mtp-support-in.html But neither worked. I tried to connect both my ...
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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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sync webdav buntu phablet via syncevolution

I'm trying to synchronize contacts with ownCloud and phone Aquaris4.5 ubuntu Edition. I use this this script, it is convenient. However, I did not work. I get the message: [INFO @owncloud] ...
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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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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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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: https://bugs.launchpad....
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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 http://www.skype.com/en/...
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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 folders....
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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 09:07:...
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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 ...