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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Which media player to sync with my LG Nexus 5?

I have an LG Nexus 5 phone running Andriod 4.4.2 and a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. When attached via USB2 or USB3 I can mount the file system on the phone without issue and can manually ...
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Local cloud system

as the Ubuntu One Service will be finished soon, I'm searching for alternatives. I got aware that I don't really need to give my files to an internet service like Dropbox. So I want to setup a local ...
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Folder auto sync when available

I'm searching for an application that gives me the possibility to "Sync" my folders (documents, photos, movies, desktop and so on) with my Network Drive on my Synology NAS. If I'm not home/when the ...
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RAID6 Ubuntu rebuild - how to calculate best parameters for fastest rebuild

I am doing a resync on a RAID6 array and I am looking at some 2 days to complete. I looked here for hints on how to speed it up, but I have, instead, managed to slow it down! HW details are: 10x 4TB ...
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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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How to run BitTorrent Sync web browser gui via ssl

I have installed BitTorrent Sync on my Ubuntu server, but noticed that the web gui does not use ssl for login (https://server:8888/gui does not work, however http://server:8888/gui does). This is both ...
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Dropbox downloads next file and then hangs per every start

I have a strange problem with dropbox on notebook with Ubuntu 13.10 (the problem also existed in Ubuntu 13.04). When I start dropbox, it downloads a single file (it's an ordinary photo, 2-3 mb) and ...
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Check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox in Ubuntu?

Does anyone know whether there is a check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox running Ubuntu? I'm basically looking for the linux version of Notifybox, which only supports Windows.
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Can I change the folders synced on Ubuntu 1 for Windows?

I synced the My Documents folder when I set up Ubuntu One but I would like to be more selective in what I sync, can this be done? I don't see any options for this in the web interface.
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Problem syncing Outlook Mail on Thunderbird

I have been using aliases on my Outlook mail. It usually are in the form of folders, where the mails directed to alias email ids would go. While syncing my account on Thunderbird (Ubuntu 12.10 LTS / ...
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manage data/content: please explain “sync all computers”

Scenario is Thunderbird attachments: I wish to delete my content as stored on ubuntu server as friend has downloaded / received file their end. Please could you explain what is meant by "This change ...
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Sync and image resize

I'm looking for a soloution to my slightly ususual problem. I have two folders, folder A and folder B. Folder A contains a directory structure of photo albums. Photos are regularly added/removed and ...
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How can I get Rhythmbox to support 7th Gen iPod Nano?

I recently purchased a 7th Generation iPod Nano, and I try to get it to sync to Rhythmbox, but it only supports iPod Nano up to 6th Gen, and I don't know how to change that. I tried upgrading my ...
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Rhythembox and iPhone 5 syncing on 13.04

Rhythembox 2.98 sees my iPhone 5 64GiB iOS 6.1.4, I can view the information page and can set up a sync, however, when I right click and select sync. Rhythembox Crashes without any details! I know ...
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iPhone music sync (iOS 6.1.2), is it possible yet?

Is it yet possible to synchronize music? I know about questions like these: Is it possible yet to synchronise music to an iPhone running iOS 5/6? iPhone 4 iOS 6 sync with Ubuntu 12.04 Is it ...
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Sync ubuntu - youtube or media

Does anyone know of a way to either: sync youtube videos across multiple Ubuntu desktops. sync media (movies/music) across multiple Ubuntu desktops. Ideally, one would be able to have media play ...
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Synced files vanishing

I have been using U1 to sync my Documents folder across my desktop and laptop (both Ubuntu, both syncing to ~/Documents). However, edited files are disappearing. For a sample file foo.lyx: Create ...
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Offline files view - iPhone app for Ubuntu One Files

I downloaded the iPhone mobile app "Ubuntu One Files". I downloaded the files for offline view, but once I disconnect Wifi/3G network, the app does not show any files for offline view. Is this the ...
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Ubuntu One- One file will not sync, others sync fine

To start, I have two computers I use Ubuntu One on right now. One is a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and the other is a desktop with Windows 7 64bit. I have many files in my Ubuntu One folder and ...
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Ubuntu one on 11.10 not syncing correctly

I noticed that several days ago my ubuntu-one is not syncing correctly. I tried to restart the service with u1sdtool --quit u1sdtool --start Also tryed with: u1sdtool --quit u1sdtool ...
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Same home folders on 2 PC's using network

I have a server that is always running always connected to the network and I would like to install another computer that can sit in my study and either log in to this PC(not vnc) over the network or ...
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With opensync removed in 12.10, how to sync my Nokia E51's contacts?

I know that Ubuntu (and Debian, for that matter) stuggles with the opensync synchronisation framework for quite some time. Finally, for quantal (12.10), they decided to remove opensync altogether. ...
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How to do a near-full desktop experience sync?

I have two machines in two fairly distant locations that I do development on, depending on where I am. I currently use a git sync to keep the following dotfiles manually synced .irssi .ssh/config ...
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Is there a way to sync my laptop's Ubuntu install with a jumpdrive Ubuntu install?

So I'm doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on my laptop right now. I also have a jumpdrive with Ubuntu installed on it with a persistent setup. What I would like is to be able to plug the jumpdrive into ...
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“could not get node resource not found”

I accidentally stopped my android phone from syncing (online) Now I can't get it to sync again and I get the message "could not get node, resource not found" How do I get my phone to happily sync ...
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Synchronize applications between computers automatically

The Ubuntu Software Center has "Sync applications from other computers" and "reinstall previous purchases" options. However, I don't think either of these functions can install or synchronize multiple ...
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Dualboot installed ubuntu touch, link android userdata to /home/phablet, google chat and calendar syncing

I dual boot installed ubutu 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 /userdata/media/0/DCIM ...
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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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Is Grive still ignoring files that start with “.” (hidden)

I am considering alternatives to Dropbox. I have read that Grive (version 0.2) ignores files that start with "." (hidden). This means that my Git directories wont get sync which is a show stopper for ...
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How to upload a file to google drive?

I would like to just upload files to google drive from the command line. I don't care about synchronisation. I just want to upload things to google drive and if they exist they get replaced if not ...
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Kernel Panic not syncing fatal exception in interrupt

I have Ubuntu installed on 2 of my computers and one of them has been acting up. First it started as the screen randomly freezing and I would have to restart to fix it, then just now it goes to a ...
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Bluetooth SyncEvolution Ericson w810i Ubuntu 13.10 woes

help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothSyncEvolutionEricsson This guide doesn't work for 13.10. libmultisync-plugin-evolution can't be installed because it depends on older versions of 4 other lib ...
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Conduit Synchronizer Don't delete empty folder

I am using conduit sync tool for updating data from source(folder in local drive) to destination(folder in pen drive) But when any subfolder deleted from source, Conduit Only Removes all files from ...
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Windows Phone 8 Music sync

I've tried to sync my music between my lumia 920 and ubuntu 13.10/14.04. When I copy/paste files into my device nothing happens. My device thinks there is no music at all. When i sync music by ...
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Ubuntu One - cannot stop synchronizing

I've been using Ubuntu One to upload my Documents folder, but as it got too big, I wanted to clear my cloud account, reorganise the folders and try again. However, when I go to my Ubuntu One page, go ...
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Ubuntu One stuck after suspend

I recently bought 20GB of Ubuntu One storage and have a problem that makes using U1 a really annoying experience. I found some posts about this or a similar problem before, but nothing recent relating ...
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Ubuntu one seems stuck on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntuone had been working on my Ubuntu 12.04 install but for the last weeks it was giving an "Auth fail" message. Before anything I just completely uninstalled it, then re installed it. Well now it ...
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BTSYNC linux client - is it bound only to local IP interface

Ive just instaled the BTSYNC client through the repositories and it allows a toolbar status icon. If I set a password for the control web interface on port 9999 the status bar icon errors with 401 ...
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Why/What is ubuntu auto sync(ing) when I connect my iphone via usb, hard drive temporarily full

I have 2.7 GB free on /. When I connected my iPhone (just for charging reasons), after a short time the system gave me a message there are only 7 mb left on your... When I disconnected the phone ...
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Changing data directory in owncloud

some of you may know Owncloud, a free Cloud service you can install to set up cloud hosting. I wanted to use owncloud so that I can upload files to a specific folder. Since Owncloud automatically ...
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When I delete a synced folder on my computer, why is it not removed from my Ubuntu One cloud?

When I deleting a synced folder on my computer, it is not removed from my Ubuntu One cloud. I would expect (and want) the local change to be reflected in my cloud. What could be the problem? Thank ...
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CalDAV resources readonly in akonadi

I have just (re)installed and upgraded my server to egroupware from opensuse build service. Now I want to sync all my devices with the egw installation to manage contacts, tasks and appointments. The ...
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How to install BlackBerry Tools on Ubuntu 13.10

How can I install BlackBerry Tools? I have Ubuntu 13.10. When I launch start.exe, the answer is error loading archaive Please, be so kind, and help me. Thank you in advance.