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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How can I sync calendars and contacts across platforms while *not* using a related email address?

Okay, this one is super complicated, but I'll try my best to be clear and concise. I am trying to help a user get his accounts together. The user has the following hardware: iPad Android phone ...
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owncloud: share information about ignored files among synced folders

I'm currently looking for a way to ignore file pattern for ownCloud-synced folders but by now I've only found the system wide sync-exclude.lst approach. This approach has three bad shortcomings: ...
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Cloud sync with multiple android devices [on hold]

I am looking for a solution that allows me to mirror sync cloud content with multiple Android devices. I would not mind paying for the storage or app if the right solution exists. Content updated to ...
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I think Nod32 is blocking sync with all time servers

Today I have a strange problem for you all. On desktop I am using Nod32 antivirus 8 and cannot sync with any internet time server. Tried all w32tm settings but it is always stuck in Please wait... ...
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Camera or cloud app that syncs only the picture I want to share [closed]

I am working with another person who lives far away. So whenever I do something, I take picture and send him to show that I did the work. However, this process is cumbersome. So I want something like ...
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BitTorrent Sync: syncing home folder

I would like to use BitTorrent Sync to sync either the home folder or various subfolders, such as Desktop, Documents, Pictures across two machines running Ubuntu (versions 14.04 and 15.04). I'm having ...
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Uploading large folders to Dropbox from external hard drive

I've got a puzzling dilemma that I've been trying to solve for weeks. I want to backup about 500 GBs from an external hard drive to my Dropbox Pro account. My computer's hard drive is nowhere near ...
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How to sync add-on for webpage highlighter, annotator?

I am using Prostetnic highlighter to highlight texts in webpages. It has a special benefit of reloading the highlights when I revisit the site. It stores the highlighted information in "patma.splite" ...
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How do I keep files synchronized with Amazon Cloud Drive?

I want to begin using Amazon Cloud Drive unlimited, but there is no synchronization available. Using Cloud Drive Desktop there is only an upload. I do not want to keep uploading 1500 gigabytes ...
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Syncing OneNote does not work with Office 2013

I have Office 2013 both at home and at office and I am logged on to both machines. Now, when I want to sync some of the notes from Home and Office then I basically went to File> Settings>Sync but as ...
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Store in server only changed files and delete them after synchronisation

I have two laptops (maybe one more on its way) running Ubuntu and I wish to keep certain directories synchronized. I've considered DropBox and I'm not happy about a couple of points: All my sensible ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Exchange ActiveSync Calendar Only Syncs in One Direction

One of my users pointed out that when they create a New Appointment in Outlook 2013, it does not sync to their phone or to our web client. On the other hand, when a New Appointment is created using ...
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When does local copy of OneNote notebook update?

I created a OneNote notebook on my C:\ drive using the Windows's version of One Note, and have now shared it on One Drive (cloud). I then updated the notebook on my android tablet using One Drive, ...
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sync all Chrome extensions but keep disable/enabled options local?

Can I make Chrome sync all my extensions and apps across all my machines but keep disable/enabled options local?
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Sync user folders between computers

Is there a way I can sync the entire user folders (Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos etc.) between 2 computers? I don't want to use Dropbox (or any similar single folder syncing service) as I have a ...
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Get Syncthing working

I want to install a sync service between phone (Android) and laptop (OSX). I'm not a big fan of Dropbox, so I've tried Btsync. That worked for me until recently, but with the completely new setup I ...
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Change path of offline files Windows 7 and Windows 8

Our user My Documents folders are stored on a server and mapped via group policy. We just replaced a server in one of our offices and it has a different name than the old server. Users who have ...
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Share iCal calendar with Google Calendar

Here's a concrete problem: I use Google Calendar and my coworker uses iCal. We need to be able to read (not write to) each others events. I can share my different Google calendars with him by ...
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Pause OneDrive sync using cmd

I would like to know how to pause onedrive from syncing using a command in the cmd. I am doing this because I have my .minecraft folder shared in onedrive and when I am playing minecraft, it is really ...
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Port error in setting up BitTorrent Sync in Buffalo NAS Linkstation

I have been reading this page about setting up Bittorrent Sync embedded into the Buffalo NAS linkstation (my firmware version 1.56). It prefers to this page about Buffalo's settings. Here a detailed ...
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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...
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Synced dropbox files on corrupt profile (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I recently encountered an error that my Windows 7 user profile was corrupt. After unsuccessfully trying many fixes I conceded to start a new profile afresh. After doing so (and thinking that I fully ...
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Dropbox offline on USB

I have a Dropbox account and I use it to share files among a few PCs. Now I need to use these files on a PC where Dropbox is blocked. I'm thinking on moving these files to a USB and use them there. ...
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MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
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How to create a Windows task to synchronize files over Google Drive just once a week?

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and using Google Drive to backup only the unimportant data. I want them to sync just once a week to not to waste computer and network resources all the time (checking for ...
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Is Sync Box 3 (for Mac OS 10.6) still working

I have downloaded Box Sync 3 from https://sync.box.com/static/sync/release/BoxSyncMac.zip It unpacks "Box Sync Installer" which, however, does not seem to install any other program I can see. ...
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Copied files manually. Dropbox wants to re-upload them all

I'm reinstalling Windows on a new hard drive, and copying everything across from the old one. I have something like 100GB of photos synced to Dropbox, but it seemed silly to download them all off the ...
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mounting the university drive with debian (CIFS), files do not synchronize

When I am at work and use my personal laptop, I connect to the university network by VPN and mount my network drive using following line in /etc/fstab (Debian testing) //serverxxx/xxx/xxx/xxx ...
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iTunes doesn't sync with jailbroken iPhone

For over 3 months now my iTunes doesn't sync with my computer, well at least I can't access the phone through iTunes. When I connect the phone this is how it looks: It's not suppose to be grayed ...
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How to sync specific files in Ubuntu with git or dropbox?

On my development machine, I have some configuration files saved at various locations. I want to save them and sync them somewhere in Cloud so that whenever I need to access the configurations I can ...
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sync google chrome and internet explorer bookmarks

Can any one tell me of a good way to sync Google chrome bookmarks to Internet Explorer favorites? I Have already tried Xmarks, however to use this means turning off Google bookmark sync and if I do ...
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Ho do I build and use a portable Windows OS environment for developers?

I am a developer and use several applications, tools and programs on my Windows 8.1 machine. I work frequently from home in addition to the office. Currently, I use one souped-up laptop that has all ...
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Microsoft Access missing records — Google Drive sync issue?

I have a small Microsoft Access database located on my Google Drive. (The Google Drive is shared between two laptops and one mobile device, but the mobile device never touches the database.) I ...
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How do I make ntpd more aggressive in its correction?

Is there any way to make ntpd more aggressive? I have a computer without a hardware clock in it. If it looses Internet for long periods of time, the time offsets until it slowly gets back to normal ...
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Is there a (convenient) way of keeping the newest files within a certain storage constraint (eg 100GB) in sync on a remote system?

So, here is the use case: I want to sync my most recent movies from my local NAS to an USB stick attached to a remote Raspberry Pi (running openelec and acting as media center). In detail this means: ...
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Sync with remote encrypted storage

I'm trying to keep a folder tree in sync between several computers. Currently, I'm using unison in a star topology, with a central remote server. I want the data on the server to be encrypted, so on ...
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How can I get exact delay between audio and video by FFmpeg?

I know how to set delay by "-itsoffset" , But I want to know how to get exact delay time. Please help me . Thanks in advance
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Are there really audio-video sync issues when playing Blu-ray movies on a pc?

I would like to buy a Blu-ray player for my next PC; it would be an internal one that I would then use with a software like PowerDVD. My monitor will be a Dell U2415, with a 16:10 aspect ratio and ...
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Get my synced tabs from Chrome Sync into an empty Chrome

I have accidently opened two windows and closed then in the wrong order, so that only the newer window gets restored when I restart Chrome, when my older windows with all important tabs is lost. I see ...
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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? [closed]

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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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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Does Dropbox encrypt the files locally before uploading? [closed]

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

I have a user that has external contacts that she has added to Outlook and communicates with through Lync. All of these contacts have numbers and email addresses. The user recently changed a number ...
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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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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 ...