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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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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Why can't I sync a folder from another partition/drive on Windows?

I'm setting up Ubuntu One on my Widows machine and I get a message telling me to select a folder in my C:\users\TJ directory. I keep nothing on my C: drive and I need to sync from a D: drive ...
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Will Ubuntu One support OS Settings sync?

Being new to Linux and to Ubuntu, I've taken quite some time to tune it to my needs on my netbook. As I'm now convinced by the OS, I plan to install it on my desktop in the next few days. I was hoping ...
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Ubuntu One Sync for multiple folders in Windows, not just the Ubuntu One folder

I may have misunderstood Ubuntu One as a service, but this is how I had pictured it. At home, I tagged a few folders with the "Sync to Ubuntu One" tick and it started uploading. Now back at work, on ...
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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 do I get Tomboy Sync to work?

So I cannot get Tomboy to sync now after the fresh install of 12.04. I have no way of getting the nearly 100 important notes now since 'Notes' has been taken off of 'Ubuntu One' either. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu One slow download sync speed

I am having problems syncing my Ubuntu One files with my Ubuntu 12.04 fresh installation. Everything went well during the setup phase. Now, I am trying to sync back in my folders in my U1 account and ...
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How can I stop ubuntuone-syncd?

I need to stop ubuntuone-syncd but I don't know where to find the service that I need to stop.
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Is it possible to recuperate a file overwritten by Ubuntu One?

I had an .odt file which was synced via Ubuntu One. I made changes on the file on my Ubuntu Computer. To check whether the file was synced I opened it on my Windows computer. It was not synced, but ...
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How can I keep a folder synchronized to an external USB hard drive?

I have a growing music collection which I manually keep in sync with an external USB drive. Sometimes I edit their ID3 tags, add or delete a file in either the hard drive or the USB drive, and I would ...
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Sync Google Calendar Tasks with Evolution

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and prefer Evolution to Thunderbird as my mail manager and organiser. I run a gmail account and use the calendar a lot to organise future meetings,appointments and tasks.I ...
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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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How to sync files/data between two PCs on a home network?

I have a desktop and a laptop with almost the same files within their home directory. Sometimes I make changes in ~/Music, ~/Documents, etc. But these changes of course don't affect the other ...
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why does my UbuntuOne sync only upload folders and zero content?

I have been running UbuntuOne sync on a new PC to a new UbuntuOne account for over 14 hours. My UbuntuOne account capacity stills show 0% used and lists only folder names. All the while, my ...
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How do I use the same drive partition for both windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 documents folders?

I'm running a dual boot of both Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7. I have two hard drives, and three partitions: Windows 7 on a dedicated SSD, Ubuntu on the second hard drive, first partition, and then a ...
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Managing Kindle Fire with on 12.04 via Micro-USB

To begin, I have read both Is there a way to get a Kindle Fire to work with 12.04? and How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable? My problem is that I am unable to mount my ...
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With Ubuntu One shut down, is there a way to sync applications between computers?

Since Ubuntu one is no longer it appears that Sync between computers no longer works. Is there a new method to do this? I'd like to sync the apps from one machine to another.
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How to sync folders on different partitions (symlink?)

I use Ubuntu One to synch my home/Documents folder among more computers. On a portable tablet I have set the Documents folder in a separate Fat32 partition named sda6, and I made it default documents ...
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How do I synchronize files or directories on an Android device with Ubuntu One?

I'm missing some very basic Ubuntu One usage information, like how to synchronize the files between Ubuntu One, my Android phone, and my Ubuntu 12.04 PC. Is there a users guide or reference manual ...
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SyncToy like application

Any Synctoy like software that supports scheduling and multiple folders selection? I need to synchronize One folder which consists of subfolders from multiple locations. Also changes should be 2 way, ...
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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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After sync, music still cannot be located on iOS 5 device, fix?

First question of many I am sure. I was able to mount my iPhone 4 w/ recently upgraded iOS 5. Tried to sync some music w/ Banshee, it went onto the iPhone, but it won't show up in the 'Music' app ...
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How can I sync music with my iPhone 3G? [closed]

What is the best way to sync music with my iPhone 3G?
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Ubuntu One Bookmark sync not working

Everything in Ubuntu One sync works great except bookmark sync. I tried the wiki answer that said to run: killall beam.smp beam rm ~/.config/desktop-couch/desktop-couchdb.ini dbus-send --session ...
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Keeping multiple workstations in sync

I work with multiple computers for various reasons. I want to keep those computers in sync configuration wise. I already have a VCS based setup that allows me to manually update configurations on ...
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Sync folder with Android device

I would like to have a folder with all my music which is automatically synced on my Android device (Wifi only, plugged in only, like in SugarSync). Is there any hope for this feature to be implemented ...
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Mp3s synced on Ubuntu One not showing up under artist or album

I have synced approximately 10GB of music with U1 over the last 48 hours. Nearly everything appears OK: the songs are tagged correctly, I can queue and play them. However, with the exception of a few ...
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Is there a “Sync Locally?” option in the Android app of Ubuntu One?

as Ubuntu One under Ubuntu offers the "sync locally" option, I was looking for this very option inside of the Ubuntu One android app, but unfortunately I did not find it. So all my folders are synced ...
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My 'Sync Preferences' are not being saved when I disconnect my Android smartphone from Banshee

When I set up my sync preferences for my Android phone, everything works fine and my media is successfully transferred, but when I unplug the phone (after pressing the eject button and being told it ...
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Evolution Contact Sync failure in Ubuntu One

When do you plan to add Evolution contact sync on Ubuntu 10.04? I know that it is working on Ubuntu 10.10 but there are ppl out there who do not like to upgrade to every new (and experimental, more ...
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Synchronize Blackberry Address book and Calendar with Evolution Directly

Are there any applications available that can be used to safely synchronize a Blackberry smart phone directly with Evolution? I use some tools made available by barry-util from the repository, I am ...
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Ubuntu One does not sync: firewall settings?

I'm new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a partition and I love it, but Ubuntu One does not work. I created a free account and a directory Ubuntu One appeared automatically, as expected. I copied ...
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How do I integrate Dropbox in Sync Menu Indicator?

Is there anyway to integrate Dropbox in the Sync (cloud) Menu Indicator?
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Ubuntu One on Lubuntu?

Is it possible to sync a Ubuntu computer with a Lubuntu computer with Ubuntu One? Can you install Ubuntu One on Lubuntu with no problems?
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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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Is it possible to exclude a file or folder from being synced, while it is in a directory that was synced?

I synced a folder called "travel". I want to exclude a file in this folder from being synced. Is this possible? Do the other big syncers, like dropbox and mozy, have this feature?
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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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Ubuntu One won't sync certain files, even though they appear in the web interface

The Ubuntu One web interface shows me a folder full of files, but on my laptop these files do not appear in the corresponding folder. Any new additions to this folder are correctly synced, whether the ...
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Keeping files that are often changed in sync between desktop and laptop

I'm looking for a way to keep a desktop and a laptop in sync. What I want to keep in sync are some folders, mainly ~/Documents, that are changed often when working on them. If it matters I can ...
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How should I synchronize configurations and data across computers? [closed]

Imagine I have three Ubuntu computers home, laptop, beach-house. They all have the same version of Ubuntu, 10.04 installed, and are kept up to date from the repositories. I use f-spot, thunderbird, ...
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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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Best way to sync music to Galaxy Nexus (MTP)?

The Galaxy Nexus uses MTP which makes general use a bit of a pain. Luckily, Ubuntu comes with some drivers preinstalled so I can access my phones memory easily through nautilus, however Rhythmbox and ...
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Tomboy Notes: Failed to synchronize

In my new ubuntu 11.10 install the Tomboy notes synchronizes just some of my notes notes and then fails. The details only shows the updated notes. When I look at the .config/tomboy/tomboy.log I see ...
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Sync Tomboy through Ubuntu One and local folders

Is there a way to synchronize Tomboy Notes through Ubuntu One and also to a local folder? I'd like to have it sync online with Ubuntu One but also create back ups in a Dropbox folder.
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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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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 I sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chromium?

So, Firefox has turned so resource intensive that my netbook can't run it without making me want to pull my hair out. Thus, I have been trying Chromium with quite some success (I have managed to find ...
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What cell phones (feature phones, not smart phones) work well with Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm in the market for a new cell phone soon, and I'd like for it to work well with Ubuntu. I don't use my phone for much--just calls, texts, and the occasional photo. It would be nice if it could also ...
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How do I synchronize a Palm PDA with Evolution 2.30?

Ubuntu 10.04 allowed me to sync my Palm PDA (such as memos, calendar, address book) with Evolution using Gnome Pilot. However, in 10.10, the options for Evolution syncing in Gnome Pilot no longer ...
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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 ...