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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Dropbox: sync some folders in removable drive

I have my main dropbox folder in C:. However, I keep all my photos in a removable hard drive. Now I want to sync these files as well, what I can think of is to create a symbolic link in the main ...
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Rsync: Mirror only certain directories based on presence of dotfile

I have a large amount of files on a server and I have a partial mirror of these files on my Mac (i.e. only some folders exist in the mirror). I would like to have a sync from the Mac to server using ...
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sync software with latch

I have 2 servers and I would like to sync files from server1 to server2. I would like to have an interface with all the folders from one folder from server1 and approve and reject buttons (approve - ...
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Should I sync my desktop and documents via OneDrive?

With windows 8.1 there's now the option of moving these 2 folders to a web synced one drive folder. Will this allow me to sync my appdata and settings on any windows device I own? Or is this a ...
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Why does synchronizing 1.4 TB of data with my Dropbox account result in over 28 TB of IO read?

I tried to sync 4.4 millions of files (totaling ~1.4 TB) with my Dropbox account. I noticed a pretty high amount of IO read (28 TB) when the files were being synchronized, is there any reason why? ...
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Cloud service that allows to specify different folders to sync [on hold]

Is there any cloud storage service that allows to sync different folders in different places without having to move them to the default sync folder? Something like, I've 2 folders: ...
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Where can I find syncing rules for dropbox?

I use my dropbox from multiple computers. After using dropbox for years, I am still not sure when exactly dropbox deletes (uploads) a file from (to) the cloud in a multi-device scenario. I'd ...
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Unable to sync files using OneDrive for Business client on Windows 7

Running OneDrive for Business on Windows 7 x64 Symptoms are: No green checkmarks next to the OneDrive folders If I right click on any of the folders, the "OneDrive for Business" context menu is ...
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Uploading bookmarks with chrome to the google account

In the moment I'm writing Google Sync doesn't handle correctly bookmark syncronization. It doesn't use the information of "link manually removed by the user" and "link added from the user after the ...
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How to sync Outlook with GroupDav (Egroupware)

Egroupware supports GroupDav, CalDav, CardDav and SyncML. I tested Funambol which seems to be extremely unstable (crashing often). iCal4OL is not developed anymore. Is there any software ...
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Efficiently backing up a folder with thousands of files/folders when only structure has changed [on hold]

I have a folder which is backed up weekly to an external drive, approximately 150GB. There are approximately 36,000 music files. I've changed the folder structure drastically so that nearly half those ...
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iPhone 5 syncing incredibly slow to to iTunes over wifi

I've found that after an iTunes update my iPhone 5s synced extremely slow, about 10min for 1 mp3. A friend also experienced the same issue.
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Any apps that auto sync local to remote on save for mac?

Does Panic's Transmit has this feature? For example you set it to watch a particular folder, and any file changes in that folder gets uploaded to the remote automatically? They were highly ...
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Windows permissions syncronization

I borrowed an original Surface RT to try it out. I was granted administrative rights to the device with my Microsoft account (@outlook.com) and logged in. Many months later the owner of the Surface ...
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Onedrive for business initial synch

We are evaluating onedrive for business. We have 16 users with 25 Gb of data that is currently synched via a Lan synch software. We want to move it to the cloud, but one problem is the ...
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OneDrive folder not syncing despite removing from roaming profile

I'm in a small business running Windows Server Essentials 2012 r2 on a headless server with Windows 8.1 clients. I've had various problems syncing OneDrive, which appeared to be solved by removing ...
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How can I install Syncplicity only for one user?

My computer has two users: Bear - which is administrator Joe - which is a regular user I installed Syncplicity but I want it to start only when I log in with "Bear", I don't want the program to ...
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How to force a Google Drive sync from windows 7 command prompt

I am using google drive to sync personal documents when I am at work and need to update a file at home quickly for personal purposes. I have tasks at home running under task manager, which uses these ...
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Copy a large file over an unreliable network

Basically I have an issue with employees using software such as solidworks and saving to their mapped drives (on a remote server) which the link sometimes fails and the network IT guys won't look at ...
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What exactly does Dropbox do when it syncs?

When I upload or create folders on a system I have configured with Dropbox, what exactly happens on my other systems equipped with that same Dropbox account? By that, I mean: does Dropbox download a ...
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OneDrive Subfolder Icons Keep Resetting

I'm having a frustrating time with my OneDrive client where, when I customize the shell icons for subfolders inside my cloud drive, it resets the icon to default upon synchronization. As frivolous as ...
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Why must I turn off my “Master Password” to sync passwords with Firefox Sync?

Up to now, I used a master password in Firefox. After I upgrade Firefox Sync (from the "pairing based" to the new "password based" one), I can only check the "passwords" field in Sync if I turn off my ...
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sync a folder to google drive without making another copy of it on computer?

I have around 50 gig of music residing on my non-windows partition which I want to sync to google drive but there's not enough space on my windows drive. I do not wish to move my music or make another ...
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Why Does Transfer Of Music To A 32 Gigabyte Micro SDHC Card Keep Failing?

I have a large number of music files on my hard drive, and am trying to transfer them onto a 32 gigabyte (31.2 usable) micro SDHC card so I can listen to them using my cellular phone; the transfer ...
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OneDrive uploads deleted files

I have a question regarding the manner OneDrive deal with clients who have been offline for a long time and i hope that there is someone who can explain the mecanics behind this issue. The case is ...
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Does linux perform a pumount on shutdown?

I'm using raspbian debian wheezy. I automatically mount USB drives using usbmount. I mount FAT usb drives with the flush option. Now I was wondering. When I shutdown my pi, does it perform the umount ...
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Syncing a specific Dropbox folder to Copy [migrated]

I used Dropbox for 2 years and I now use Copy instead for larger storage. But I would like to keep synchronization with some shared Dropbox folders (like my school promotion's one). I was hoping to ...
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Quickest way to upload 500 GB to Google Drive

I have about 500GB to upload to to Google Drive. Two questions. What would be the quickest way to do this? The drive app seems slow. Other people have said use CyberDuck but they seem to have ...
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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All except

I'd like to exclude all content except some specific folders and files... for example * !somefolder #except this folder how can I do this with .SyncIgnore?
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can not sync outlook.com calender TO outlook calender

I am using Outlook 2007. I am trying to sync the calenders between outlook and outlook.com I have the account set up in outlook. Problem: When I create an event in outlook, then sync, it REMOVES the ...
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Shared calendar across domains/devices

I'm trying to set up a shared calendar for my family, but it's harder then it seems. The requirements are: Private calendar: noone else can edit it. It should sync between devices and be ...
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How To Synchronize Directories in two different external hard disks?

I have few big folders "cosmo_sim_9", "cosmo_sim_10".... in one of my external hard disk, and a old copy of this on another external hard disk. I want to Synchronize old directories with the new ...
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Sync Local ICS File with Android via Exchange/Outlook

At my company we have a 3rd party app which tracks off-hours duty for all of our engineers. The app is not web-enabled and we cannot make any changes to it. It does write a simple text file and I have ...
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Is there a tool for syncing changes to individual nodes within HDF5 files?

I'm looking for a tool for efficiently syncing large scientific datasets in HDF5 format: Each file is ~20-30GB in size and contains many large floating point arrays, which are usually chunked and ...
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Multiple folders sync to multiple Onedrives

Ok so I know this is a little bit out there and probably not possible, but I thought I would check. My workplace now has Office 365 and we would like to know if it is possible to sync folders to ...
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Which direction should symlinks for Dropbox go?

I've been using Dropbox to keep files such as .bashrc and .inputrc in sync between multiple computers. The way I have been doing this was to have the files located in the dropbox folder and then ...
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Can I synchronize Sublime Text?

I would like to synchronize my entire Sublime Text 3 between my desktop and laptop. I use Ubuntu on both machine. I think if I just sync the entire /home/<username>/.config/sublime-text-3 ...
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How to sync 1 TB multimedia data over the net [duplicate]

As an admin, I have the task to sync nearly 1 TB of multimedia data (jpg, tif, bmp images or pdf documents) with three partner over the internet and I'm asking how. Its nearly 500.000 single files in ...
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How to sync file locks with SVN

I currently have two SVN servers running on Debian based systems. One of which is the master server, the other is a slave. The repositories on both servers are identical. All reads made from the slave ...
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Synchronise linux dual boot and virtual machine

I have a heavy "desktop replacement" laptop and a lighter (and weaker) laptop. I want to have Linux installed on the heavy laptop as a dual boot for every day use, and a virtual machine on the lighter ...
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How sync tasks created in the S5 with the Google Apps Calendar task list?

When I add a Task in my S5 phone, I cant see it (the Task) using Google Apps Calendar Web UI. When I add an Event, the data is synchronized without problem and I can see it almost immediately Google ...
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Is it possible to use the Google Drive software to sync a file and maintain a common share URL?

I have a file that I modify on a regular basis that is synced to my Google Drive folder on my computer. I've set this file to be shared publicly and shared the link to the file with others. ...
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How to create SSH Key for git user

If i want to syncronize my remote origin with another remote repository i will have to register a post-update hook. But I will need an ssh key for that. Because my origin repo is owned by git user, ...
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bidirection sync between linux and novell

i am at a stage of my PhD where the data and script amount is so large, that simple copy paste file transfer leads to confusion. I would like to synchronize my laptop (debian testing) with the data ...
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Continuous Sync between Outlook 2007 Calendar and Google Calendar?

I have a user that wants to sync their Outlook 2007 calendar with Google Calendar so they can get their schedule on their phone. Now, I've seen how to set this up to transfer calendar to calendar but ...
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OS synchronization between computers [duplicate]

Is there a way to synchronize two windows 7 computers (like Dropbox but this time for the entire OS preferences*)? *Wherever possible.
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Outlook doesn't sync all emails

I recently set up MS Outlook 2013. All of my 3 email accounts (all gmx.net, pop3) were working fine, but now Outlook doesn't syncronize all folders. It only syncronizes my 3 inboxes, but not the rest ...
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one way bookmark syncing/syncing issues crome

So I have two computers, a desktop computer that I use for nearly everything, as well as an old laptop that I only use when travailing. As a result of this the bookmarks on the laptop are out dated ...
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Windows 8 Calendar App - Google Calendar Sync

As per Google's Exchange Active Sync (EAS) depreciation in 2013, Microsoft's Windows 8 Calendar app cannot two way sync. Is there a non-third party way to re-enable two way sync? Goal: Get this ...
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Google chrome sync

I logged onto my google chrome account from my work computer and noticed the history from my personal computer as suggested thumbnails. I immediately closed out of chrome. Will this trigger a signal ...