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I'm hoping someone can help with this as I'm so close to achieving my perfect workflow environment.

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a laptop and an android smartphone. Overall what I'd like to achieve is having my files, contacts, calendars, tasks and notes (memos) synced across both devices and being able to view/edit them through a browser.

I already have an owncloud account with a provider and have managed to successfully sync contacts and calendars with Evolution using the DAVdroid android app.

Using the My Own Notes android app I'm able to access my notes in owncloud, however I have found no way to access them through Evolution (or any other desktop app I've tried).

I use the Task Sync app in android to sync tasks with my android phone and evolution, however the outcome is somewhat buggy, this is more the android app's fault than anything else I think.

Prior to this I was using all google services, however I would like to move away from them if possible.

Basically my questions are:

  1. Is there a method I can sync my owncloud notes with evolution and my smartphone?
  2. Is there a better approach to syncing tasks through owncloud?
  3. Has anyone successfully synced Evolution with all owncloud apps?
  4. Is there another centralised sync service besides owncloud that I can use which would meet my needs?
  • Meanwhile DAVdroid supports syncinc tasks (see: davdroid.bitfire.at/configuration). Using the tasks of ownCloud also works with Evolution via CalDAV (same URL pattern as described on the mentioned DAVdroid page, just with caldav:// as protocol. I've checked the "secure connection" as well, works for me). Using OC's calendar and contacts with Evo; the latter sometimes require a restart of Evo to refresh (when new entries added from the other end), and I get error messages when adding entries in Evo (still seems to work). No other apps tried with Evo yet. – Izzy Jul 7 '15 at 18:56

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