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.

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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.

  • 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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