File Synchronization refers to reflecting changes from a set of files to the same set of files in another location. Synchronization can also be applied to contacts, music, or other data.

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Possible problems when using OneDrive as backup

I’m going to use the automatic sync functionality of OneDrive, which is built-in into Windows 8.1, to implement a backup solution for my work files stored locally. In my understanding, ‘backup’ means ...
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Syncing environment across multiple computers (vocabulary)

I am trying to figure out some ways to, if not solve, make it easier for one user to manage 2 or more computers, and I don't find anything useful. This may be because I am not searching for the right ...
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Can I arrange that other computers only see certain dropbox folders? [on hold]

I am using Dropbox. I paid for the PRO version and have 1 TB of storage. I want to store most of my files in Dropbox so I can get them backed up. Most of the files are private files (such as vacation ...
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How to point Dropbox app to the existing Dropbox location?

I have reinstalled Dropbox. Now it wants to start downloading all my files in my userprofile/dropbox. But there's already a completely downloaded Dropbox folder in E:/Dropbox/. I've been trying to ...
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How to publish the aggregated calendar via CalDAV?

I have several calendars hosted at fastmail.fm. Is there a way to publish the aggregate free/busy info or the complete integrated calendar in read-only mode so I can share it with other people? I ...
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Intertask communication in multi-computer systems [on hold]

I have a theoretical question regarding embedded systems and synchronization. I'm stuck on this question: What method of intertask communication is feasible in multi-computer systems? I mean ...
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How to list remote files and folders in the Google Drive or Dropbox folder, without having the files stored locally?

Dropbox and Google Drive are two great sync products but they always sync everything effectively crowding your hard drive really quickly. And I'm not referring to the default setting of syncing all ...
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Sync SFTP server with DropBox

I'm using Windows. I have a folder on a server that I can access via SFTP. I want to keep it in sync with a folder on Dropbox. Is there an easy way to do this? When a file is moved to Dropbox, I also ...
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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?
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Does Dropbox encrypt the files locally before uploading? [on hold]

Are the files encrypted before they're uploaded or are the files encrypted on the server after being uploaded? If the former, is it a block cipher that is used locally? Is the key available to the ...
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Lync Contacts Not Syncing from Outlook Contacts

Okay so heres the problem: I have a user that has external contacts that she has added to her outlook, and communicates with them through Lync so they have numbers and email addresses. The user ...
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How do I sync contacts from iPhone 3GS (iOS 6.1) to my mac (OSX 10.9.5 / iTunes 12.1)

It looks like I can not update my iPhone to later iOS (and I don't want to). And it looks like iTunes does not allow you to access/sync contacts as it used to. So what's the proper way of syncing old ...
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How to force google chrome sync to update site favicon

So here is my problem, I accidentally (still not sure how) changed Google home page favicon to another's site favicon, and now I can't change it back. It's synchronized across all my devices. So far I ...
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Access Synced Bookmarks in Mozilla after reinstalling Windows

I synced my Bookmarks in mozilla using firefox account. But when I reinstalled my Windows and then firefox, all bookmarks were gone. I tried after logging in using same firefox account and then using ...
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two way sync between a Google drive folder and a portable hardrive [closed]

I have a portable hard drive that I use to do my homework while in school. I want to be able to come back to my dorm, plug the drive in and have it sync with my Google drive folder, and vice versa: ...
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How to synchronise duplicate RTP streaming with VLC?

I would like to use VLC in order to stream an audio file from a server to several clients over an IP network. Both the server and the clients are running Linux. Here is my try for two clients: Server ...
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How can I keep network shares (not on my PC) in sync?

I have two Windows NTFS network shares that I would like to keep in sync. I am connecting to them from Windows 8. I would like it to be as close to real-time as possible. I can use an app if there is ...
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Sync two partition and store result on third partition

I have 2 computers desktop1 and laptop1, have a drive partition D: on both the systems also have an E: drive partition on both the systems. I want the E: drive to be sync copy of D: drives from ...
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Add Android folder to Dropbox repository

I'd like to add a specific folder that is in my android device to be part of my synced folders that dropbox maintain. Can I do it and how? in details: In my laptop I have all the dropbox folders ...
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Tracking & Synchronization of Multiple Sheets with a Master Sheet

I often run into situations where information on a spreadsheet needs to be broken up and distributed to separate organizational units, but at the same time I need to be able to comprehensively track ...
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Outlook Tasks sync with Exchange?

I use a desktop PC in the office, and have been issued a laptop for telework (both Windows 7). I use Outlook 2010 in both cases to connect to the enterprise Exchange server for email, calendar, etc. ...
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Deduplicate images synced across devices in various resolutions

I currently have a couple of scripts and Android apps that together do the following for a set of member devices (smartphones, PCs, digital cameras): all pictures taken by all member devices are ...
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Fast folder & file synchronization with ntfs

Who knows a faster file synchonization method to syncronise two folders bi-directionaly on ntfs formatted drives. I know there are a lot of freeware tools out there, but most of them are too slow for ...
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Sync vertical scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader

I would like to be able to vertically scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader at the same time. I'd prefer to use the mouse wheel to do. i find this autohotkey code for ...
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Dropbox download speeds are terrible

OS: OSX 10.10.2 Router: Cisco RV320, updated AP: Ubiquiti Unifi AP-PRO Swiches: HP Procurve managed I have gigabit internet, both up and down, and my speeds generally do not dip below 800mbit. The ...
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How to tell iTunes to look for its music in OneDrive and not SkyDrive

I am using OneDrive to sync my music on two Windows 7 computers, A and B. This means syncing the music files and the iTunes 11 library files. I started by installing and using SkyDrive. When SkyDrive ...
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How can we update calendar event for Google internet calendar in Outlook 2013?

I have shared Google calendars and have them imported as internet calendars into my Outlook 2013 as guided here. I have problem with 2-way syncing between the two calendars Google Calendar -> ...
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Sync .IMG To Dropbox Without Reuploading Entire File When Changes Are Made?

I have an issue, which is that when I try to sync an .img file to Dropbox on Android (via DropSync app), the entire file is reuploaded when even a single byte is changed. This doesn't happen with ...
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How to Syncing Offline MySQL db to online MySQL db

I am developing a inventory management web application using php and mysql. This application will runs on server hosting and localhost. while any one server disconnect the internet at the time data ...
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How do I sync my contacts FROM my iPhone 6 8.1.3 TO my macbook pro Yosemite 10.10.1?

I can't seem to get my contacts from my iPhone to my mac or to my iCloud account. my contacts from my mac and iCloud match, but I have way more contacts in my phone. And no matter what I do, I can't ...
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How do I automatically sync all videos I record with my android phone to my desktop?

I record a lot of short videos with my Android phone, and I would like to know the most convenient way to keep them synced with a folder in my desktop (OSX). I automatically sync my media from my ...
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Syncing virtual machines - dynamically allocated or fixed allocation VHD?

When you run a virtual machine that you want to periodically sync, is it generally faster to use a dynamically allocated VHD or a fixed allocation VHD? I'm sure this depends on a lot of factors, ...
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Robocopy /purge only without archive attribute

i am working on a robocopy command to sync different folders. But for some reasons i just want to delete with purge the files without an archive attribute. Is this possible? /Purge /E /NOCOPY ...
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Suggestions on how to set up my dev server for dev clients (Linux and WIndows)?

I am creating web intranet systems and have always struggled with developing on multiple clients with moving files and databases over back and forth trying to keep everything in sync. I have now set ...
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Is it true that Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote cannot pass through VPN?

I had spent many days ping pong with the MS technical support for synchronization problems. While they have solved the basic synching, there is still one thing I am unhappy with. These Microsoft ...
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exclude files when uploading via ncftp / ncftpput

i found a well working solution for my server setup thanks to this Question: Syncronizing files over FTP Now I have only NcFTP available on my Webserver http://ncftp.com/ncftp/doc/ncftpput.html and ...
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Seafile with OpenStack using seafile community edition

As you can read in the title I am trying to set up Seafile with OpenStack as storage back-end. I want to use Seafile Community Edition (rationale is not the matter of discussion here). I though it ...
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External Storage System For Multiple Machines With Box.com?

'm hoping this is the right place to ask this question: I have multiple machines all linked up to box.com, however, the syncing is causing issues (slow syncing to other computers) and I'm looking ...
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What is Chrome's Deal? Sync not working and Chrome not updating?

Something peculiar is up with chrome in the last few weeks... At my high school and at home (totaling out to about 8 computers) I have been getting an annoying message from chrome. It says that the ...
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Need to know why the router and the modem have syncing problems after a firmware update

I'm on a Netgear N300 router. A few weeks ago I did a firmware update on it and ever since then the router and modem have had some syncing issues. The desktops and wireless devices pick up on the ...
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how to view open chrome tabs from web?

I like to use Chrome on my desktop pc. I don't like it in my laptop and don't have Chrome on my phone. I don't sync Chrome on my work pc. Sometimes I want to open page on my phone or work pc. This ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio gets out of sync

I recently bought the Mixcder 104 bluetooth headphones. I've noticed that sometimes the audio gets out of sync by a second or so. This happens for all audio output - video, games, etc. and remains ...
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Utility to Synchronize File Creation Date with Modified Date, Preferably Context Menu Capable for File Explorer [closed]

I'm annoyed when I copy files and the creation date is made new. I know that's technically true, the file is copied so its creation date gets changed, but when the modified date of the copy is still ...
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Disable system time synchronisation

My system clock (which I can modify in UEFI) is working OK, but three hours behind me (always UTC+00, and changing it useless because it often resets when my notebook runs out of battery). I just want ...
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Show TO-DO list items in outlook folder

I am using a Android mail app on Android. Since it will not sync the TO-DO list on my outlook; I was exploring if the following is possbile create a folder in outlook inbox account (this works); say ...
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Recover incomplete download in Android Open Source Project

I am trying to sync the following repo repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b gingerbread and then repo sync my problem is that repo sync stuck at fetching projects 99 ...
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why does dropbox keep syncing when nothing is changing?

I've got a particularly large file (about 500MB) that frequently changes, one one of the machines that sync together isn't fast enough at times to keep up - it doesn't finish synching before another ...
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LAN Dropbox alternative for places with slow internet

So, I am thinking about a possible solution to our "problem", but I am not 100% convinced. The situation is as follows: We're sitting in a remote camp with satellite internet, where bandwith (not ...
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Android apps doesn't sync over WiFi

"Network Manager" (Mint 17.1) can create a WiFi hotspot for Android phone if you use the option the «Create a Wireless Hotspot». Until recently, this hotspot worked fine, but now i have a problem. ...
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Work around for multiple calendars in To-Do bar for Outlook?

Problem: The Outlook "To-Do Bar" can only show appointments from the "Default" calendar You can change the default calendar, but that will still leave out any calendars NOT the default. Is there a ...