I have found that Ubuntu One sometimes will sync a local file to the Ubuntu One website, and other times it will not.

How can I debug this?

I'm sitting at my machine making edits and saving several files, all of which are in folders that are to be Ubuntu-One sync'd. When I look at the website (even much later, say, the next day) only some of the files were sync'd.

Any ideas?

EDIT 1: I'll add this: I only see this problem with folders other than the Ubuntu One folder. The Ubuntu One folder seems to always stay in sync.


I've the same problem. Third party services like Dropbox seem to be more reliable. Restarting Ubuntu One service may help:

u1sdtool --quit
u1sdtool --connect
u1sdtool --refresh-shares
u1sdtool --status
u1sdtool --current-transfers

For debugging purposes logfiles are located at: ~/.cache/ubuntuone/log. I think they're a bit confusing.

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  • Thanks chris. I've had limited success with u1sdtool --quit and --start, but haven't tried the others. In any case, I'm moving to using the Ubuntu One folder only for now. I also have Dropbox and have never had any problems with it--although I only use its Dropbox folder. – aez Jan 11 '12 at 14:27
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    Well I've given up on Ubuntu One and have moved to Dropbox which works flawlessly. – aez Jan 13 '12 at 15:44

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