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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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 ...
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Google Chrome - sync feature [on hold]

I recently purchased a droid and I use google chrome for everything. I also have google chrome on my work computer, but I don't ever use it. Today i opened google chrome on my work computer and I see ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [on hold]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Open and sync shared OneDrive document from Windows Explorer

I am currently using Windows 8.1 and Office 365. I have a few documents that I share with colleagues, and we are trying to take advantage of OneDrive's built-in simultaneous editing tools. The problem ...
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How to sync Office 2013 settings

I thought that Microsoft syncs Windows and Office settings when one is signed in under the same MS Account on multiple PCs. However, I need to do annoying things like enter the custom words into a ...
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does chrome sync store my google account password on device

Does chrome browser store my Google account password on my device when i Signout.When i Logout it says that my information will be stored on that computer.it says that when the device goes into others ...
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I want to unassociate OneNote notebook on a laptop but leave on OneDrive

I plan to give my laptop to my son now that I have a new MacBook. OneNote for Mac will ONLY access notebooks from OneDrive. I have uploaded all my notebooks to OneDrive but now I want to make sure ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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Can you make one file reference another?

I may just be thinking about this problem the wrong way and missing an obvious solution. I have multiple copies of the same files in several places on my computer that I edit via Sourcetree, Visual ...
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Office 365/ onedrive for business - sharing the same folder between 2 users

I have 2 office 365 account (business) I want to sync one folder for 2 of them (the same folder should be on both computers, and in the cloud). One drive is installed on both computer - but each ...
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Btsync: only three of five shares synced

I try to sync 5 shares from a Win7 computer to a linux box. The Linux box is configured by the following config. I experimented quite a bit with the settings but I only can get 3 of five shares ...
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How to do one way sync from server to clients. While minimizing server load

I'm trying to find a solution for this problem. Server has some files it changes over time. Clients have to sync it with only read permission. Clients are not allowed to write to server. Also to ...
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Windows 2008 r2 & WIndows 7 file replication

Does Windows 2008 r2 offer a way to replicate files (sync) between a Windows 7 Client Computer? The Window 2008 R2 Server and Windows 7 computer are on two different subnets and are networked via VPN. ...
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Google Chrome sync between devices

Is it possible to sync Chrome History between 2 devices via the same Google login, without causing great confusion? And without causing this mess in "History"? ...
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Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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Sync audio ac3 to avi

Could someone please tell me how I can sync my ac3 audio to an avi? In fact, I just want to 'adjust' it to the video. I don't want to re-encode the whole thing. As it will convert the file into a ...
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Strange Office365 email synchronization and delivery behaviour

Last week we've transitioned from our POP3 email provider to Office 365 for Business. We have 30 users and started a mailbox copying and synchronization batch job on their new mailboxes. As of today ...
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“Syncing” mail adress which is handled by several people

I have to set up and maintain mailserver, webserver, etc. for an organisation. I have a virtual server with Ubuntu on it. So I basically have full control over the server. The organisation has a ...
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OneDrive sync client installation taking forever

Went to How to install the OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro) sync client for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. Ran the installer, but it's more than 1 hour since it's running and I ...
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Synchronizing Tasks across computers in Eclipse Juno

I am using Eclipse Juno to develop some software. I am part of a bigger team that consists of a few other members. I want to know if there is some way to Privately have (something like a repository) ...
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Terminal 2 way ftp sync

I am looking for a way to sync a directory/path on my computer with an ftp server so that all the files that are newer will be copied and will replace the old files. The files that have been created ...
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Migrating gmail contact pictures to second gmail account [migrated]

I've recently decided to migrate from one gmail account to another. I've imported the contacts, but gmail seems to strip them of their contact picture. It looks like something called Soocial used to ...
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Eclipse (Kepler): committing a file deleted outside Eclipse

Scenario: I have a project open in Eclipse. I delete a file in this project using a different tool than Eclipse (for example a find script or Windows Explorer) Now, correctly, Eclipse will show ...
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What are the implications of a shared git clone if the source repository is remote?

So, the a git shared repository seems to be more or less perfect for keeping folders with large blobs in sync. I have something like 700 GB of pictures and videos I want to distribute across my ...
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I delete entries from Chrome password manager, but Google Sync keeps reverting them

I deleted a couple of entries from the password manager (Chrome->Settings->Manage Saved Passwords), because they have wrong/empty passwords/usernames. This is the fifth or sixth time I'm making the ...
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Mac Dropbox client not syncing; weird menubar behaviour

Old hackintosh with 10.6.3 on it. Everything used to work just fine, but about 2 weeks ago I noticed it wasn't syncing. I've tried removing/reinstalling, rebooting, fixing permissions, wiping out ...
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Synchronizing two Git servers between companies

There are two companies. Each one has a Git server running. If company A checks in some code this should be updated on company B server and the other way around. The two servers should keep ...
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Sharing large files between two users selectively and on demand? [closed]

Is there a good solution for the following problem? Together with my family and friends I want to share common fotos. The fotos (>100GB) will and should generally be stored on my private server (DSL, ...
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How does owncloud sync work? Is it normal that it sync although files exist?

I am currently testing owncloud 7 + windows sync client and I am facing problems. For example, oC sync is syncing although files already exist on the client! (Since it's a homeserver, resync of GBs ...
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DS Photo Instant upload sync'ed my photos in 2 ways

I have activated the Instant Upload feature on my iOS device. So, my iOS Photos are automatically upladed to a given folder on my Synology DiskStation. My problem is that I need to make free space on ...
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Skype hanging with sync Icon

I just started my machine and I have a lot of start up files that run from the start up folder, such as two networked folders, Microsoft Outlook and a few excel Spread sheets. My Skype is set to ...
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How to prevent dropbox from downloading all files?

I formatted my computer. Before formatting, I copied dropbox folder to an external drive. After formatting, I installed dropbox, linked to my account, stopped sync and pasted all the content ...
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How to setup onedrive with office 365 sync for various Doc Libraries

Is there a way to setup One Drive Business with Office 365 where each folder is mapped to respected Office 365 document library. For example, if I have following file share folders Contracts AFE ...
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How to on Ubuntu synchronize software built from source?

I have three computers with Ubuntu. I know how that there's a way to synchronize packages installed from the Ubuntu Software Center, but... what if I want to synchronize software from source? Do you ...
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Customizable and synced keyboard shortcuts in Firefox

This mozilla support site says Note: Keyboard shortcuts can be customized using the Customizable Shortcuts extension. However, the keyboard shortcuts are not synced to other computers. This ...
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File synchronization between two Linux servers

We have a two web servers running CentOS. We need to sync images that users uploaded. No servers should be needed to synchronize those, because we need to handle failover. Also, we need to do a ...
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Can one set up a one-way unison sync ssh key?

I'm using unison to keep a folder synchronized between computers in a star topology. Access to the central computer is through ssh. Is there a way to set up a specific ssh key that only allows a leaf ...
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Automate export of calendar from Outlook to Google

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 for work and Google Calendar for everything else. I'd like to find an easy way to sync my work calendar to my personal calendar. Ideally, this would be a software ...
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Sync between machines

How can I set backup from machine A to machine B (via WAN), but have the files in destination B encrypted in some level (password per folder\file)? Is there any solution (free or not) to backing up ...
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Can I sync contents of external harddisk with Megasync?

I just added a new sync and the local folder is located on a USB external hard disk. What will happen when I disconnect the hard disk from the computer? Will Mega keep the files in the cloud?
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Synchronizing e-mail using one IMAP and one POP client

OK I have an odd situation: I need to synchronize e-mail from a single e-mail account on a single server to two different e-mail clients. I need e-mail to be removed from the e-mail server. I've ...
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Sync iPhone Mail with Webmail

I had an email account user@mysite.com hosted on Host A. This mailbox had 100 messages. I wanted to migrate to Host B, so I download all the 100 messages from Host A on my iPhone. Now that my site ...
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Where to manage my Windows 8 synced machines?

I remember being able to go on the microsoft side and see all my synced Windows 8 devices but can't find that place anymore. For example, whenever you install Windows 8 on a new machine, during the ...
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How do I change the destination folder for syncing windows phone 8 with windows 8

Using the Windows 8 syncing app to sync my photos there doesn't seems to be any options to change the default destination for photo/file syncing. I have used the desktop app for doing the same thing ...
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ownCloud WebDAV interface seems to be broken

I've been trying to host ownCloud on my server but everytime I try to it tells me this : Your web server is not yet properly setup to allow files synchronization because the WebDAV interface seems to ...
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Sync local files to S3 similar to Robocopy

I am looking for a way to synchronize an entire local folder structure to Amazon S3, similar to how one might synchronize two folders using Robocopy. Whatever solution I come up with needs to be ...
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Fast way to sync HDD and Flash Drive?

I need to manually sync my HDD to my Flash drive. What I mean by sync is, the HDD must be an exact copy of the Flash drive but not vice versa. Currently every time I need to sync, I simply erase my ...
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Client wants emails and folders sync'd between Outlook 2010 and Phone account

I have a client who recently asked me to centralize all of her email accounts as she needed a backup of an old email account that she was trying to move off of. I've suggested that we add her old ...