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 that symlink?


From the Ubuntu One FAQ:

Does Ubuntu One support symlinks or hard links?

No, Ubuntu One does not currently support symlinks or hard links. If you are running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS or higher you can synchronize folders within your home directory by right-clicking on them and selecting "Synchronize on Ubuntu One".

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    If Ubuntu One doesn't support symlinks then why is there still the "Synchronize this Folder" menu when I right click on a symlink? – user11839 Mar 4 '11 at 23:56

Workaround: You can create the hard link in a different folder; afterwards move this newly created hard link to your Ubuntu One folder. I tried this in a terminal and it worked, so I guess you can also write a script and use it as a nautilus script.

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