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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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Chronyc doesn't show as unsynced when manually changing time

Chronyc appears to be functioning normally (for the most part). I have added makestep 1 -1 to the config to allow large deltas, and minpoll 6 to checking every 64 seconds. Chronyc will sync the time ...
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How can I sync single folder in gdrive using grive?

After authenticating grive folder with command grive -a, all the Google drive folders get downloaded to that folder. This is unwanted part for me as I don't want all my folders present in Google Drive ...
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Where is the dropox icon hiding?

Dropbox is running, and syncing, but it is complaining that I need to move the sync location. I set up a suitable folder but I have to get my little mouse arrow on the tray icon to tell dropbox where ...
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Play to all soundcards, how to get them in sync?

I have 2 pair of speakers i want to use at the same time. I have 2 sound cards. and i am using 3,5mm jack on them both for simplicity. I have tried putting them all on the same card (one in stereo-out,...
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Office 365 account not syncing

I have added an Office 365 account to gnome-online-accounts in Ubuntu 18.04 and enabled sync for Mail, Calendar and Contacts but for some reason it does not give me notifications when a new mail ...
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Best practice syncing Linux across devices? [closed]

I want to work on multiple devices (Desktop, Laptop) and use them like they were the same. Currently, I store all my important in Dropbox and sync the folders, but I still have to install the OS twice ...
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Note taking software with Android sync

I am looking for some notetaking software that has a tree structure in the management of notes and folders. That is, I look for a software that can create multiple notes within a database file. Where ...
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Syncing server 14.04 for appropiate 2FA codes

I have a 2FA authenticator in my code but he is spitting out wrong codes, I'm thinking this is due a wrong servertime. Altough I have no idea how to sync the server time in Ubuntu 14.04. How can I do ...
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How to get rid of green checkmarks on my files?

At some point, I used a Google Drive sync application called overGrive. I think it pooped all these green checkmarks all over my files. There is no option in the program that interacts with the ...
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Google Account in Online Accounts is blank from the start in Ubuntu 18.10

Blank Google Window-ImageI've read threads about how after people type in their email and password, if they have 2 step verification, have a blank window when getting to the verification window. ...
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NVIDIA K4000 under Nouveau doesn't sync to terminal (Display Port)

On 18.10 and GDM3 (was also a problem with 18.04 several kernels) When booting up, I have to power on / off the terminal (DELL U2413 over Display Port ) several times before I see the Desktop (gdm3). ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 time stops syncing timedatectl fails to query server, but timesyncd is active

Original Question: See updates below. 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 ...
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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 ...