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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Syncing mutable folders on linux (rsync/unison/some thing else?)

Consider the following directory layout: /foo /ABZE1 a1.txt a2.txt ... a59682.txt /BBSDF b1.txt b2.txt .... b42333.txt ... foo is the parent folder, ...
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Bittorrent sync: Removes all files

I have been trying out Bittorrent sync (BTS) for the last month or so. I have synchronized a folder between two computers A and B. I have set read/write access in both directions because I could be ...
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Sync iCloud and Onedrive to folders on Google Drive [on hold]

I am looking to keep all my files in one place, so I have chosen to use google drive. I would like to copy all the files from Onedrive and iCloud automatically to a folder on my drive account, is ...
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Outlook + iCloud/iPhone + giga mailboxes - opinions please

I have someone asking me for a fonctional setup under these conditions Microsoft Outlook Google Apps contacts/email/calendar 6-7 PST files for a total of ~45-50 Gb Syncing via iCloud to iPhone ...
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iPhone Sync with iTunes

I have downloaded iTunes for windows to get voice memos off my phone. I tried syncing it and there was a large voice memo file that did not get exported ,it gave an error so I tried it again the ...
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How to remove tabs or devices pertaining to old systems in Firefox Sync Tabs

I re-imaged one of my systems which initially had multiple tabs open and were sync'd. Now, I see all the tabs appear under the Sync tabs between all my devices. Is there a way to remove the device, ...
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Fix Dropbox sync remotely

I'm having intermittent trouble getting Dropbox to sync on a remote machine. I don't know what the cause is, but it will sync fine for months then stop. I'm trying to debug this over SSH on OSX (...
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Windows 10 synchronized with hardware clock (on system wakeup)

I have noticed that synchronization occurs on every wake up. What is the system time? I guess, it is updated continously but why do I see the event message only on the wake up?
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(bug) Some of my chrome extensions keep disappearing with clicking on them after installing and waiting awhile?

Almost all of my my useful chrome extensions (like tampermonkey, google checker plus, selection search, alexa traffic rank, uBlock Origin, Tidy Bookmarks,...) disappeared, so I went to extension and ...
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Windows | Two audio streams from movie through different audio outputs?

I have an issue where I want to output different audio streams from a movie to different outputs. One audio stream is the original movie audio, the other is a dubbed translated version. My PC is ...
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FFmpeg and HLS multiple audio renditions

I'm trying to use FFmpeg to produce an HLS playlist which contains multiple audio renditions, but I cannot get the audio & video tracks to sync together. Here is the scenario: Suppose I have 2 ...
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New computers: migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with user data

I have this situation 20 new computers with Windows 10 64 Pro. 20 old computers with Windows 7 64 Pro. In each old computer there is only one main user that I need to migrate to the new computer. ...
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Sync Two Files for Collaboration

So I have a group of git repositories (on Windows) that I am using to collaboratively write some papers with in latex. For these projects I have a file: macros.tex that I want to use for all of them. ...
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Google contacts sync issue

I have Lenovo Vibe K5. I have several contacts in my Google account, and tried to sync them to my phone. But, a weird issue happened. Contacts with same name (with possible permutations) were not ...
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Synchronize GnuPG 1.4 and GnuPG 2.1 keychains

While importing my keys to GnuPG on a new system, I considered the following: Question Is it possible to synchronize the gpg and gpg2 (gpg2.1) keychains? Is it wise to do so? Considering I ...
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How to write an autorun file compare program?

I am not very familiar with the concept of auto run files, or what language I would need to do this in. However, my idea is that once I plugin my external hard drive, a GUI would pop up prompting me ...
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Sync FireFox sessions without closing FireFox

I've read http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31430906/how-to-sync-session-manager-sessions-accross-devices-in-firefox but it requires FireFox to be closed so session files are synced and reloaded. Is ...
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How can I Link two folders together. Windows 7

How can I Link two folders together. Similar to bridging in a network. But. More of a clone. (two different locations, same address)
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Network File sync and control of USB drives on windows

-Hi I have a question which I can't seam to phrase for google or see something like it here so I'll post it here and hope I get some answers while I keep looking. Bit of background: I'll be leaving ...
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File synchronization on Linux over network: scp or rsync?

I have two Linux (Debian) machines "A" and "B" connected to each other wireless over the router. On the machine "A" I run a script that generates every 5 seconds a new 1MB file in the specific ...
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Synchronizing database between local and remote machines

This may be a popular question, But i am new to synchronization concept. Please guide me with suggestions. My requirement is to have a local and remote database(cloud) to sync the data between them. ...
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How to Sync PC, Laptop and Tablet on same network

I have files that sometimes need moving between PC (Win10), Laptop (Win 7) and Tablet (Android). Before I had tablet, I've used Windows Homegroup, but the settings went south every time I've turned ...
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How to sync NextCloud (or OwnCloud) with Mutt, keeping local cache?

I have a NectCloud server which I sync with my Android phone (it runs Cyanogenmod, and I don't sync with Google). So -- I use mutt for writing email on my desktop, and I'd like to sync mutt aliases ...
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2 HDDs a constantly going out of sync in “safe” (RAID-1) mode

I have rather old LaCie 2Big model. I purchased it approximately 3 - 4 years ago equipped with 2 1 TB HDDs. Recently one of them got out of order and I decided to install 2 2 TB HDDs. Now I run into ...
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Privacy solution for Browser-Sync [closed]

I want to sync my browser bookmarks all over my devices. Now Im thinking about security/privacy topics. There are a lot of articles out there which explains which browser using which method to sync ...
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Hard power-off as a requirement. How to safely enable?

I need to configure a Ubuntu 16.04 Linux system such that it withstands being hard powered-off regularly. For regular operation there's basically no writing going on, so a read-only file system might ...
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ffmpeg setpts=pts at filter complex doesnt take the different PTS of several streams

i am now testing ffmpeg for some month and have a strage problem. I use the following command to combine 4 streams in a mosaic: ffmpeg -i STREAM1 -i STREAM2 -i STREAM3 -i STREAM4 -filter_complex " ...
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Make git NOT store object files in the .git directory

I would like to use git to track change history messages and hashes of files to track changes, but I don't want it to store the objects in the .git directory. Why? Because putting 4TB in a git ...
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Synchronize webdav network drive with a folder on my PC or onedrive

How can I synchronize my uni webdav network drive with a folder on my PC or onedrive without using a third party software
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Sync folders from different hard drives in google drive windows 10

I have multiple folders and hard drivers (7 hdds) I would like to use Google Drive to back up my files, however I can only have one folder that I am allowed to syn from. I have tried mklink but it ...
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How to resolve multiple OneDrive client installs since update?

I had Microsoft's OneDrive for Business installed on my work machine that used the directories OneDrive - <company name> for my own work files and a SharePoint directory, that uses the ...
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How to sync video (with dropped frames) with its separately recorded audio?

Video where frames get dropped: procvid.StartInfo.Arguments = "-rtbufsize 1500M -f image2pipe -r 25 -i pipe:.bmp -vcodec libx264 -r 25 C:\\onlyvideo.avi" Audio is recorded simultaneously with video:...
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Cloud storages (dropbox, sync, etc), how sync nested folders?

I am faced with the problem using cloud storages. I want keep my files in that way: Project 1 Root > Design Project 1 Root > Programming Project 1 Root > bookkeeping Project 2 Root > UI ...
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Setup for keeping files in sync with local server in multiple locations

I want to have a syncing and backup solution for my large collection of photos and music. I don't have enough storage space on my laptop to keep all the data on it all the time. So I came up with the ...
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Files in 'Camera Uploads' folder disappeared

I am using Dropbox on my smartphone and two PCs (one laptop and one desktop). I just found that some of my pictures in the 'Dropbox > Camera Uploads' folder on my laptop disappeared. (The files from ...
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How to sync contacts between outlook 2016 and iphone?

With outlook 2010, I had no problem syncing contacts in a data file to my iPhone using USB cable and iTunes. Itunes allowed you to chose the outlook contacts folder to sync. The first sync after ...
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Getting Clock/Time information from PC to an STM32F4

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an STM32F4) to a PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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how to force mdadm to sync to device after raid6 repair and how to get number of errors?

The Question After a component device suffered unexpected bit-flip, and after a raid6 repair was successfully performed on the raid device, how to force mdadm to sync the changes from buffer(?) back ...
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Google Chrome does not sync history properly

I am trying to switch all of my history from Chrome to a new laptop. The issue is that even though I have synced my history on both devices, I can only access the history available on that specific ...
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How to make sure that Windows 10 has successfully synced all of my computer settings?

I'm using Windows 10 Home (10.0.10586.104) and already check-boxed all of the Sync Setting including all of the Individual Sync Setting. Unfortunately, i don't receive any notifications from action ...
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NPM modules make Google drive chrash - how to exclude NPM modules from sync'ing?

Im using google drive as my cloud based "sync/backup" service for all important work related files. This has been working perfect and very sufficient until I started using NPM modules (node_modules) ...
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Sync music collection between External USB NTFS Hard Drive and SMB/ CIFS on Synology CS407 NAS

External HDD formatted NTFS keeps my music collection and useful when traveling. I'd like to keep a synced copy on the NAS as well for use at Home over the network / WiFi Initiate (manually mostly,...
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OneDrive for Business giving 'Credentials Needed' error

Since using OneDrive for Business (ODfB) client, I do encounter an unexpected behaviour that seems to be spread widely. However, available solutions did not help. Its triggers are not known to me ...
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Cannot use ownCloud sync client on Linux Mint 17.3

I'm trying to use the official ownCloud client on Linux Mint 17.3. The version I'm using, version 2.2.1, has stopped working. When I try to launch it from the command line, it gives the following ...
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What happens if I point dropbox to existing but old folder?

Assume I have Dropbox installed on a computer A. I make a backup of computer A disk. I add/change/delete some files on A and sync. Later I load the backup on another computer B, install (clean, no ...
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How do I sync a file between OneDrive and local storage?

Our school prescribed syllabus has only Turbo C++. I code on http://codeanywhere.com. It automatically saves my projects on OneDrive. Now, I want Turbo C++ to pick up files directly from OneDrive, ...
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ffmpeg: .ogv to .mp4 - audio video not synchronized

I have a video in .ogv and want to convert it to .mp4 so I can upload it to youtube. I am trying ffmpeg for it: ffmpeg -i *.ogv -acodec libmp3lame -vcodec libx264 -crf 18 Windup-demo.mp4 After ...
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How can I select more than one folder on Onedrive client so I can synchronize them?

So usually, when you login the OneDrive client on Windows 10, you get a folder that is named OneDrive. When you create a file in here it is uploaded to the OneDrive, this part is clear right? But ...
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How to have a file update all other similar files

I want to be able to put a text document on each of my flash drives, and have it so that if and when I edit one of the files on one of the flash drives, I would either run a program or have it done ...
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robocopy: only list what will be deleted from destination

I want to list what will be deleted from the destination directory. I tried: robocopy U:\ R:\ /L /E /NOCOPY /PURGE