Ubuntu One is the single account you use to log in to all services and sites related to Ubuntu. Previously, it was also a cross-platform synchronization service for files, contacts, notes, music and bookmarks, now discontinued.

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How can I get Thunderbird Contacts to sync with Ubuntu One?

In the setup instructions for Ubuntu One with Thunderbird it reads: Click on the checkbox next to "Directory Server" and select "Ubuntu One" from the pull down menu Well, there is no Directory ...
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How can I tell whether Ubuntu One file sync is working, and what progress it is making?

It is not clear how the file sync aspect of Ubuntu One is started, nor whether it is running at any given point in time, nor what the progress is being made during sync.
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File sync error (AUTH_FAILED)

Recently I started getting a File sync error on all 3 of my PCs running Ubuntu One. One is running Ubuntu, the other 2 are running Windows 8. Looking at the list of clients on the web, none of them ...
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What are the alternatives to Ubuntu One? [closed]

Since canonical is shutting down Ubuntu One, what are the possible alternatives? I currently use Ubuntu One as a backup service for my Documents folder and various other folders I deem important. Of ...
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How can I encrypt data in Ubuntu One or Dropbox?

I'd love to use Ubuntu One or Dropbox features, like file storage and so on, but I don't want anyone else to access my data, USA Patriot act etc.. I want things to be encrypted so that the only place ...
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Recover Ubuntuone files after 14.04 installation [duplicate]

I need to restore my documents and folders, since the installation of 14.04 reformatted my harddisk. I can sign in to Ubuntuone, but I see no way to make it restore the files to my harddisk.
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Why not sync folders outside home with Ubuntu One?

It took me a while to find out that with Ubuntu One I can sync only folders in my home folder. On all other folders the Ubuntu One option is available in preferences, but the actual actions are ...
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Is there an Ubuntu One client for Kubuntu?

Is there a UbuntuOne client for Kubuntu or how do I make UbuntuOne work in Kubuntu?
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How to download all files from Ubuntu One?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu One isn't installed by default and their download page says it comes pre installed, which doesn't help with anything. I wanna move all my files from Ubuntu ...
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How can I choose a different Ubuntu One default local folder?

I would like to tell Ubuntu One to sync with '~/Public/Ubuntu One' rather than '~/Ubuntu One'. Since I'm using it on Arch Linux, I don't have any right-click option for that. I tried to edit ~/....
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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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I can't register to Ubuntu one. The captcha images are not authorizing my input although I'm sure I have it right

For a few hours, I've been trying to register with Ubuntu One in the Software Center. When I do come across a captcha that I can read, I'll input it into the registration form and immediately I'm ...
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Is there a Mac OSX version of UbuntuOne planned for the near future?

Since there is no UbuntuOne client for Mac OSX to download, will there be one in the near future?
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Ubuntu One behind a proxy, how to make it work?

I am behind a web proxy server at work (no authentication) and I have set it up in Gnome (configuration applied system-wide). It works fine for accessing internet with a browser, but numerous ...
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“Ubuntu One discontinuing” annoying message

Good day, people It's been 8 days since the announced discontinuation of Ubuntu One, which I've never used at all, but I'm still receiving the notice for "June 1st discontinuation" every time I boot ...
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“File Sync error.” with Ubuntu One

I cannot sync my documents to Ubuntu One. I get this message File Sync error. (auth failed (AUTH_FAILED)) when I click on Ubuntu One from Preferences. I have tried clearing the Ubuntu One entries in ...
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Why can't I connect to Ubuntu One?

I have purchase new laptop from Dell with ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled. while connecting to Ubuntu One following occurs and I am not able to sync with Ubuntu One. WebClientErr u'Error downloading https:...
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Duplicated entries in Ubuntu One

I recently started using Ubuntu One. Somehow, when I look at Ubuntu One Preferences->Devices, one of my laptop computers is listed twice. When I visit my Ubuntu One account via web, "Computers on ...
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I had a bunch of notes in my account. Where did they go?

Had a bunch of notes synced originally from Tomboy. I still see pics that were attached, but I don't see the content of those notes any longer.
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Why is the Ubuntu One server side application proprietary?

NOTE: as of 02-04-14. Canonical has announced that they will be shutting down the ubuntu one service, and in the process, will make the server side application open source as well, as detailed in ...
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Ubuntu One for Xfce or Xubuntu?

Is it possible to use Ubuntu One with Xfce/Xubuntu without installing too many GNOME dependencies like Nautilus?
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How do I configure Ubuntu one on a server?

I wish to setup Ubuntu One on my 11.10 server but seems to be running into an error every time I attempt to run commands from http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/lucid/man1/u1sdtool.1.html For ...
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UbuntuOne contact synching for Thunderbird?

Is it possible to sync UbuntuOne contacts with Thunderbird's address book?
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Does 'Ubuntu One Mobile' support Ogg Vorbis?

The standard audio-format for music in Rhythmbox is Ogg. For some reason none of my music encoded as OggVorbis shows up in the Ubuntu One Mobile Music application on my Android phone. The MP3s do show ...
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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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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 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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How do I delete files from Ubuntu One?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu One and cloud storage. On my Ubuntu 11.04 machine I created an account and uploaded the file with all of my projects to the Ubuntu One folder (not the Shared with Me folder). ...
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Is running Ubuntu One on Debian 'possible'? [closed]

I read somewhere that Ubuntu One only runs on Ubuntu, which was a surprise (and I suppose it's just an official stance). What will it take for me to run it on Debian?
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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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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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Ubuntu One Encryption?

I have two questions... Firstly, is the communication between my Ubuntu desktop and the Ubuntu One cloud encrypted? Secondly, are the files, media etc. stored on my Ubuntu one account encrypted on ...
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Is Ubuntu One available for Fedora?

I just wondering why Ubuntu is not developing the Ubuntu One client for Fedora even the closed source one. It will help to broaden the Ubuntu Cloud and revenue generating Ubuntu Music store by ...
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Sync Banshee with Ubuntu One music without having the music locally?

Is it possible to set up Banshee to sync with my Ubuntu One music that is stored in the cloud? If I upload all my music to Ubuntu One from my desktop, will I then be able to sync Banshee with that ...
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How can I self-host Ubuntu One?

The Ubuntu One service is closing and being open sourced: Additionally, we continue to believe in the Ubuntu One file services, the quality of the code, and the user experience, so will release ...
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Use Wget to download a file from my Ubuntu One Account/ Online Storage

Is there any way to use wget to download a file from my Ubuntu One Account/Online Storage? say I try wget http://ubuntuone.com/p/14bm/ it should download the file called "wget-u1-test-doc.txt" but ...
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How to configure a firewall that only allows a few webpages and dropbox and U1 services?

Can anyone give a step-by-step how-to that explains how to block all outgoing internet traffic to all websites, but allows only a selected list (needed for working, fi. online dictionaries) allows ...
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Download of a folder as a whole?

I occasionally use Ubuntu One for purchase music; I would like to find a way to import my music from the cloud to my MacBook (which of course is not running Ubuntu). I wonder if, for this purpouse, I ...
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Does Ubuntu One follow symlinks if synchronizing a folder?

I've looked for this question and haven't gotten a reasonable answer yet. If I synchronize a folder will it synchronize a symlink? Will it process all the way through the link to all the files within ...
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Keeping the time stamp when syncing with Ubuntu One?

I would like to keep the original time stamp of a file when synchronizing with Ubuntu One. Now Ubuntu One is messing with my time stamps, and I no longer know when I last worked on the file. Ubuntu ...
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How to add Ubuntu One icon as an indicator?

I have Precise. I don't like that Ubuntu One's icon is located in the notifications area under the envelope. I would like the cloud icon back on the panel like it used to be. Is there a way to do this?...
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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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How do I uninstall Ubuntu One on Windows 7?

Just tried Ubuntu One ver.2 on Windows 7 and got into trouble with syncing. The installer did not make any entry in the Control Panel Install/Remove programs. How do I uninstall/remove the files/...
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Evolution has no access to couchdb

Evolution gives the error "Cannot open addressbook". "We were unable to open this addressbook. This either means you have entered an incorrect URI, or the server is unreachable". "Details: Operation ...
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Ubuntu One, Dashboard shows 14.5mb used and files folder shows nothing

Hope you can help. My dashboard on ubuntu one shows that I have 14.5mb in the files tab, but under the files section, it is saying the "Lets get started with syncing your files." I have synced and ...
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Is it possible to pay the ubuntu one storage with PayPal?

I just wanted to purchase 20GB of space for my ubuntu one account. But I have no creditcard, just a paypal account and online-banking. What can I do now? Will it be possible to pay through PayPal? I ...
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How to sync Ubuntu One Contacts with thunderbird? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Thunderbird Contacts sync with Ubuntu One I'm testing Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2. I can't find a way to sync my Ubuntu One contacts with thunderbird. Is it possible?
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How to add space to Exec path in a Thumbnailer descrption?

I wish to use mplayer to generate thumbnails for nautilus, so I wrote a perl script as the thumbnailer named "gnome_thumbnailer_with_mplayer", and wrote a description in /usr/share/thumbnailers to ...
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Ubuntu One - Sync error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “File Sync error.” with Ubuntu One As soon as I start Ubuntu One I am getting message "File sync error (auth failed (AUTH_FAILED)) I am new to Ubuntu. My ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu One?

I've looked in the Software Center, and there is an entry under Accessories for Ubuntu One, but I'm not sure if that'll actually remove Ubuntu One. On Ubuntu One's website, it gives a bunch of ...