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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Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem

I've got a directory called "secure" that I mount on my laptop via sshfs whenever the server is in reach. While this server is in reach I want to keep it in two-way sync with a directory called ...
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Automatically do a two-way sync of two directories

I would like to do a two-way automatic sync between folders Directory A andDirectory B. This means that whenever a file in Directory A or one of its sub-directories is changed, that change is ...
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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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Nautilus Folder Custom Icon syncronize

I have a series of photo directories that I synchronize between computers using Dropbox. ~/Dropbox/Pics/Album1 ~/Dropbox/Pics/Album2 In each of these, I have assigned the folder to have a custom ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work

I just put a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop and laptop. But I can't get the Software Center sync to work. I clicked File, Sync Between Computers and on each computer I see the own ...
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Banshee music file copy to Mac iPhone 4s ios5.1 not permanent

In Ubuntu 12.04, when I drag .mp3 files from Banshee 2.6 to my Mac-formatted iPhone 4s ios5.1: Banshee says it's syncing with the phone, updating the media database, and the file count on the ...
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How to do partial sync in grive (grive2)

Grive2, which presents as grive version 0.4.0-1 seems to be working in Mint 17.2 (based on Ubuntu 15.04) using the ppa from webupd8. Supposedly it can now do partial/selective sync. (see Is there a ...
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How to keep multiple workstation in sync?

In my company, over 200 workstation setup in the same network connected to 1Gbps switch. Do you guys have any way to keep them in sync configuration, application upgrade, software installed. My ...
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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 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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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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grive not synchronizing : sync time not long enough?

i have installed grive-tools as such : http://www.linuxtechi.com/mount-google-drive-in-ubuntu/ the synchronization is not working and my google drive folder remain empty. I wonder if my ...
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Automatic folder synchronization to a specific USB drive

I am using grsync for folder synchronisation with my usb drive. I usually synchronize folders manually. Now I wish them to happen themselves. So, Is it possible to synchronize folders automatically ...
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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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Resset password bittorrent sync

I've installed Bittorent Sync. But typed the password wrong.. How can I resset the password of Bittorent Sync? Ofc on ubuntu
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Sync configuration files of lightning

I use the lightening extension of Thunderbird. To have my own calendar on different machines, I put the .ics file in my Dropbox folder and this works fine. I also would like to share in the same way ...
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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Sync ubuntu and phone

Can you sync ubuntu and android phone, without having to install ubuntu on phone, even if I have to how much space will it take?
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Only local computer shows up in Software Centre sync

Both of my computers sync files successfully through Ubuntu One; but when I open the Software Centre and click File > Sync between computers, only the local machine shows up in the left hand panel. Am ...
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How to synchronize my Banshee's library to my Android's library?

I want my Banshee's library to synchronize to my Android's library instead of my Android's library synchronizing to my Banshee's library because my Android's library changes more often than my ...
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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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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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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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sync evolution contacts and calendar with owncloud

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and I would like to sync Evolution with Owncloud and my Android. I have Android and Owncloud talking fine but the problem is with Evolution and Owncloud. I have ...
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Syncing Calendar and Contacts with Ubuntu Phone

one topic that I find is completely neglected on the web is the question of syncing your Ubuntu Phone contacts and calendar with Ubuntu (i.e. Evolution). With a full Ubuntu on the phone I would ...
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Sync two different Ubuntu computers in U14.04

I have one laptop and one desktop PC with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I want to synchronize the Home/Documents folder in a fashion similar as Dropbox. I am not a power user, is there any really easy way ...
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NoScript syncing?

I have just noticed that after firing up my browser (after a NoScript update) I am getting strange reports of syncing in association with NoScript: When selecting Copy from the right-click menu on ...
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How to keep a YouTube playlist synced to a local folder as mp3 files?

Is it possible to keep a public YouTube playlist synced to a local folder as mp3 files? Key characteristics: Add mp3 file to local folder, if new video is added to the playlist Delete mp3 file in ...
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Sync music library with Android

I found a few old threads about this, but none of them had any concise answers, so I guess I'll ask again. I have a feeling the answer may be no, but I'll ask anyway. Is there any way to get a ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu Touch and CARDDAV

I have been trying to sync contacts and calendar events from an own cloud instance to an Aquaris 4.5 running ubuntu touch. I've searched the web and found a number of examples for using syncevolution ...
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Dropbox on ubuntu not sync-uploading although sync-downloading works and other machines work normally

I have been using Dropbox across Mac, Windows, Ubuntu for a few years, but recently the syncing of file changes I make on Ubuntu has stopped working. However, the syncing of file changes on the other ...
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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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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/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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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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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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How to Sync Evolution Tasks and Notes Using Syncevolution

I've installed syncevolution and sync-ui and configured my memotoo account. Memotoo is set up to sync calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes. Calendar and contacts sync perfectly, but tasks and notes do ...
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How do I automatically upload/sync files with Amazon Cloud Storage?

How do I automatically upload/sync my files to Amazon Cloud Storage (not S3)? I'm using 14.04
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Tomboy Notes Sync Problem

Reformatted computer and when I try to sync my fresh install with my back-up tomboy notes I get a synchronization error. When I click details the panel is empty. I have 100's of notes, some of which ...
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Can I sync arbitrary google drive directories?

Is there some way that I can keep certain directories in google drive synchronized with various local dirs? I've looked at a couple apps (SyncDrive, grive), but it looks like they just sync my entire ...
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After upgrade to latest dropbox, it stopped syncing

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS Few days ago Dropbox started notifying that I have old version installed and that I should upgrade. I did that, first uninstalled old one, than installed latest dropbox by ...
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Sync packages among Ubuntu(s)

I have a number of Ubuntu computers. I'd like to sync among my computers all .deb packages installed via apt-get install. There were a way before using an Ubuntu One account and Ubuntu Software ...
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What are the main open source two way sync frameworks available natively on ubuntu, which sync via “diff merging”?

So again, the software needs to be: Open Source - so I can program with it. Sync Two Ways - so two or more users can have simultaneous control over one file, unlike Rsync which syncs only one way. ...
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mpd/ncmpcpp music database synchronization with iPod Classic (possible)?

Is there any option/possibility, to synchronize my mpd/ncmpcpp music database as it is organized natively through ncmpcpp (mainly playlists) with an iPod Classic. Can someone please shed some light ...
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Sync all gnome shell settings

I have different computers (laptop, private, work) and want to sync ALL gnome shell settings, including panels, keyboard shortcuts, gnome shell extensions, ... My plan is to create a dropbox folder ...
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Sync Flash Drive OS with Virtual

I have installed ubuntu (Lubuntu 14.04 specifically, but I don't think that matters for this question) to a USB flash drive (full install, not live system) so I can have an ubuntu environment I can ...
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Dual-boot installed Ubuntu Touch, link Android userdata to /home/phablet, Google Chat and Calendar syncing

I did dual-boot installation of Ubuntu Touch 14.04 r302 on my Nexus 4 and would like to make a link under the /home/phablet/Pictures directory to my pictures created with Android saved in ...