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Questions tagged [sync]

Questions about syncing with various protocols and services, as well as between devices: Examples include Ubuntu One, Contacts/Calendar/Mail syncing, and Dropbox for software, and between devices, syncing between Android and iOS are prime examples.

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Ubuntu 16.04 time stops syncing timedatectl fails to query server, but timesyncd is active

Original Question: I'm hoping I can get some assistance working through an issue I've been having on my Ubuntu server. I'm running the desktop version of 16.04 as a server and occasionally I have ...
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How to auto sync a specific folder using grive

I'm trying to figure out the best way to sync a google drive using Lubuntu. So far, I am trying grive and it seems to work. My goal is to sync only one folder in my google drive. I managed to get ...
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error time desync with timedatectl

On server 18.04 I am having repeated sync errors detected by the small script and displayed here what is causing me big problems with some applications who has any idea of what can cause them? Thanks ...
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Firefox not syncing properly on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 this morning. I usually set my browser up when I'm on a new Operating System. So I open Firefox version 62.0.3 and sign in successfully. However, only my ad-blocker and ...
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Google calendar reminders not imported in thunderbird

I have thunderbird with the lightning and the google calendar extension. It works almost perfect, which means that the tasks and events are imported correctly, the calendars synchronizes properly and ...
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Kernel Panic - Not Syncing : Attempted to Kill init?

After I removed my RAM, I got the following error: Kernel Panic - Not Syncing : Attempted to Kill init ! So I checked it a lot of times and it's working, but my Windows can't login and shows me a ...
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Ubuntu active directory like login

In a configuration of various users and machines is it possible to sync or do something similar to windows domain accounts where every user can login on every machine with the same domain login? ...
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Equivalent of `/etc/init/` folder for non admin users?

We have a cluster where I run some simulations. I want automatically sync the results between multiple computers so I decided to use syncthing. I'm trying to follow this tutorial setting up syncthing ...
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Input Lag in programs and desktop

I've this problem in Linux Mint and Ubuntu. There is this input lag with my mouse. Like a Vertical Sync in the desktop or playing, do you guys know how to fix it? This problem is the same with all my ...
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Is there a way to sync only some certain folders from OneDrive?

I tried this guide https://medium.com/@glmdev/onedrive-sync-for-linux-ubuntu-2bcbf6777ee4 , installed onedrived and it worked fine. But it seems like onedrived can only sync the whole OneDrive root ...
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How to securely sync dot files?

I own exactly two computers. Both of them run Ubuntu. Since I bought the second to largely replace the first, initially I copied my home directory over to the new laptop and all was well. However, I ...
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How can I synchronise time between two Ubuntu machines without internet access? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Intel Aero RTF drone and a PC. I am having serious timing issues with the drone after every reboot, so I wish to synchronize its time with the PC's, whether that is ...
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rsync --info=progress2 percent complete of copying a large directory is non-uniform?

rsync --info=progress2 percent complete of copying a large directory is non-uniform in that the last 10% seems to take longer than the first 90%. Why is this and is there a way to make it a more ...
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Can't load the system files, not syncing

I am a newbie in linux/unix world, and I have an old laptop with an old ubuntu, but now the system won't start up anymore. I think the system somehow lost the connection with config files, and maybe ...
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Is using Home Cloud storage device providing synchronization/ application in Ubuntu

I am thinking to synchronize my files in a folder in ubuntu, and I am not sure whether to by WD MY CLOUD HOME or not?! So I would like to ask from experienced and experts that what do you suggest? ...
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dropbox not syncing external changes?

I have a dropbox installation on LUbuntu 18.04 VM with the root dropbox folder on a NTFS drive mounted in /etc/fstab. The intent is to allow both the VM and the Windows host to be able to modify files ...
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Syncing one folder between two Ubuntu 16.04

I need to sync folder media in our Django project between two computers. I can't track it using git because the media folder can't be deployed to the production server. Do you have any ideas? MY PC ...
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How can I add a CalDAV calendar in Bionic / Gnome 3

My work calendar is available at https://username:password@example.org/caldav.php/username/calendar (example, but results are same with valid creds). The new Calendar in Bionic looks great, and syncs ...
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Different versions of `sync` tool

There are two man pages about the sync tool: (1) http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man1/sync.1.html NAME sync - Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage SYNOPSIS top ...
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sync two folders on two separate ext HDD

I have folder-A on an ext HDD lets say HDD-A, and folder-B in ext HDD-B. Is there a way to sync both folders automatically? either real-time or once a day at least
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Stop NTP Synchronization

I need to permanently sync my servers NTP with that of Amazon's AWS servers so my request to their servers don't go Awry. i've been able to (temporarily) do so by making the following edits to my ntp....
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Syncing music to Android with Rhythmbox “Error transferring track”

Like the title says, I'm having trouble syncing music onto my phone (Samsung Note 5 running Android version 7.0) using Rhythmbox 3.3 in Ubuntu 16.04. Here's the steps I take: Open Rhythmbox Unlock my ...
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Changing the default location of onedrive on my ubuntu 17.10 pc

I've just downloaded 17.10 and installed onedrive via the terminal but i would like for onedrive to be stored by default on my 1TB HDD not my 250GB SSD even when i sync it. At the moment it ...
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Recommendation for Cloud Sync Storage Solution

I have about 800GB of files in hundreds of sub-folders on a computer with a flaky internet connection. Each file is roughly 4-8MB in size. I would like to Sync these to the cloud as a backup solution. ...
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OneDrive suddenly stopped syncing

I have a dual boot with Windows. I installed OneDrive and it worked well. Now it doesn't sync anymore. Do you have any suggestions? journalctl --user-unit onedrive -f -- Logs begin at ג' 2018-04-03 ...
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Syncing new files to folder, while being able to move/edit/remame synced files

My situation: I have a folder in which files get dumped. Those files need to stay untouched, but I do want to work with those files. Therefore I'm looking for a way to copy/sync those files to another ...
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ipod nano music artwork gets randomized by rhythmbox

I read that rhythmbox has native support for Ipods, so i tried my ipod nano 7th gen. It seems to work just fine, except that when I eject and disconnect the ipod, ALL of the album artwork is ...
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How to synchronize ratings and last played data from digital audio players and Rythmbox?

How to synchronize ratings and last played data from digital audio players and Rythmbox? (open to other software, open to building a script too, but I'm hoping there's an easy way out!) I used use ...
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I can't send data from older installs of the app.

I developed REST API in PHP and recently we upgrade server specs and reinstalled apache2 but we are running same REST API script. Apps store data and on a button click they send data to the server. ...
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Office365 SharePoint sync

I am trying to make a sync with SharePoint from my company. I was trying the method available here : How to Sync OneDrive Business /Office 365 on Linux?. But the sync is not running. gsync sync "...
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FTP sync over SSL/TLS started by command line

I have webspace and develop locally. When I have finised, I want to synchronize using FTP with SSL/TLS (I do not mean openssh's sftp/scp) with my webhoster (with no ssh access so also no rsync or ...
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Does Back In Time recognise moved and deleted files?

I'm looking for a full backup-solution currently and Back In Time seems to be a simple GUI-based program that is recommended a lot. However, I'm not sure if Back In Time is the right solution for me....
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How to sync between two Ubuntu instances excluding Nvidia drivers installation?

I want to use the Ubuntu 16.04 by two ways: as a full functional system on real hardware and in VirtualBox on my Windows 8.1 system. So I need to have exactly same systems in both environments:same ...
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onedrive-d not syncing certain folders on Ubuntu 17.10

Basically, the problem is installed onedrive-d as I use onedrive for my university, but, it doesn't sync a lot of my files. After a lot of thinking I noticed that it doesn't sync the 4th folder in the ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 usb 3.0 External monitor not refresh

I need some help with Ubuntu especially with Usb 3.0 Monitor(Asus MB168B+). Monitor itself work with window 10 and Fine to play Video on that E-Monitor. But in Ubuntu 17.10(Budgie) and after some ...
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How can I manage continuous bidirectional folder sync, *a la* Dropbox app?

I have a folder on my laptop (Ubuntu Mate 16.04.3 LTS), and one on my desktop machine (Kubuntu 14.04.5 LTS), that I wish to sync, and because the laptop may be on any of several wifi connections (home,...
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Nextcloud - Sync folder on partition

Changed from Owncloud to Nextcloud. Completly new install, installed packages from Software Center (Snap), Server is working, as I can access from browser. When trying to point local sync folder to /...
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USB write speed problem

I need to understand a couple of things: every USB pen (2.0 and 3.0) I connect to my notebook with Ubuntu 17.10 results very slow writing files on them. If I paste 1GB (a movie for example) to a 3.0 ...
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Geary mail not sync all massages I have for my accounts in xubuntu 16.04!

I'm just using geary mail with no problems! BUT I have set gmail and yahoo mail accounts and it works (I think so), the problem is that geary not sync ALL messages I have for these accounts. What I ...
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FreeFileSync - NAS - permissions

I'm new in linux so forgive me if I make obvious mistakes. I'm trying to figure out how to get my laptop synced with my (Synology) NAS. I have installed FreeFileSync. It works perfect between ...
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How does synching with the Ubuntu Keyservers work? (Seahorse)

I'm trying to import keys from Ubuntu Keyservers via Seahorse. I gon into Remote --> Find remote keys Look for the key and then Click on Synch and Publish I click on synch and still don't get the ...
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I installed WizNote on Ubuntu 16.04 but it is not logging in?

Following message is displayed while trying to login: [INFO] Start Login [INFO] XmlRpcCall failed : 31002, You've chosen the new way of sync, this client is outdated to sync data and needs to ...
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How to move local evolution mail files to server

I have been using Evolution as my email client for a few weeks, and have discovered that I am storing my sent emails locally but not on my server. That's a problem when I move to another machine to ...
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How to sync changed files only with Dropbox using dropbox-uploader.sh?

How to sync changed files only with Dropbox using dropbox-uploader.sh? Hello, I want to know how to sync changed files on my local machine using dropbox-uploader.sh by Andrea Fabrizi. Let's say I ...
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Can I force calendar sync?

I recently installed California and set up a bunch of calendars to sync with a Nextcloud instance. Hours and hours later I got a password prompt and they synced, which is cool, but then I shut down my ...
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Syncing Ubuntu Devices

I run several Ubuntu virtual machines. I would like to keep them synced up, the installed software at least. I found this article but it doesn't seem to pertain to 17.10 as the software center doesn'...
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Trying to sync Exchange WebDAV calendar

My wife and I each have work calendars with Outlook / Microsoft exchange. My plan was to have these sync with some calendar on my Ubuntu Server so that they both could be accessed on our phones, ...
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Keep a folder on my computer in sync with a folder on my android device

A simple requirement over which I am breaking my head! I want to keep a folder on my computer in sync with the folder on my android device. There are times when the file on the computer will be 'new' ...
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Thunderbird has sync problems with outlook even using lightning

I have installed thunderbird on linux and have 2 plugins called: Lightning and Exchange EWS Provider I sync correctly but after 5 minutes it seems to create a folder called "Sync Issues" and it ...
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How do I sync Tasks and Memos in Evolution using CalDav

I'm trying to figure out how to sync evolution's 'task' and/or 'memo' functions with a remote server which is running NextCloud. However, neither the tasks I create locally nor the tasks I create ...