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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Windows NTP Client Not Syncing with my ESXi NTP Server

I have an ESXi 5.1 server configured as a NTP server and a local Windows Server 2008 R2 PC that aren't syncing. I've read that whenever an ESXi server is run as a client, it also acts as a server, so ...
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How to sync okular annotations between Windows and Linux using Dropbox?

Is there some way I can make Okular store metadata (specifically annotations) in Dropbox, so it is read by Okular regardless of which computer I am using. For example, I have a Linux laptop with lots ...
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Does good file/folder synchronization agent exist in this world? [closed]

What I mean by good: works whenever it is possible (continues across boots or when destination gets reachable); doesn't whine when it is not possible (destination is down or not reachable); watches ...
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How do you sync the “Saved Games” and “Picture” folders with OneDrive?

I have Windows 8.1 installed, which includes OneDrive natively. It automatically syncs some things such as Camera Roll, but I really want to sync other user folders: Pictures (not just Camera roll) ...
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Dropbox asks me for password and resync on DropBox start

Everytime I start the Dropbox app (version 2.10.41) on Mac OS X (version 10.9.5) it asks me to log in and after login it starts to sync and tells me that my computer is linked successfully. This ...
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iphone syncing with Dropbox [closed]

I have a dropbox account and I sync files to my iphone. If I turn off my dropbox account, is there any way to get to the synced copies of the files that are on my iphone? Do they actually get deleted? ...
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How to prevent sync of files from the root of Google drive folder

I have the following issue: I only need to sync some folders from google-drive to one of PC: But there is a problem if I create any files(exactly files, not folders) in the root of google-drive ...
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iTunes: Build (and auto-update) library from external folder

I'd like to have my iTunes library automatically synchronise with a folder on an external hard drive. At present, I can add a folder to iTunes, but if I then add new music to this folder, it doesn't ...
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Accessing gmail folders with mbsync

I am trying to create a replica of the "[Google Mail]/All Mail" folder in my gmail account using mbsync. Using Pattern * in the rc-file mbsync can see all the folders (lables) that I have created and ...
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How can I share/sync bookmarks/favorites between multiple Google Chrome/apps users?

I pretty much think everything is in the title. I'd like to know if I can easily share and sync my bookmarks/favorites with another Chrome user? I don't want to be sending emails with "Hey! Here's a ...
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Firefox browser addons not syncing to android/between android devices

Is this supposed to happen; will it be added at some point if not? I can currently go into my android firefox for instance and install adblock plus, ghostery, https everywhere, and presumably ...
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Sync Calendar Between Two Exchange Services (OR Sync Google Calendar with Exchange 2007 through EWS)

Where I work we have some people on an internal Exchange 2007 service and some people on Office 365. This looks like it's not going to change anytime soon, and I need to be able to share my Office ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud Files Synch not working

So I've just subscribed to the Adobe Creative Cloud, installed all the programs I need and tried the Cloud Storage, which unfortunately didn't work. I installed the CC desktop application and ...
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Comparing files in two folders with different hierarchies and renamed files

I had a folder on my PC, and copied it to my laptop. Since than, I have changed some files on each of the folders (file modification, renaming, putting into folders an vice versa). How can I re-sync ...
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Sync apps and settings between Windows 8 and Windows 10 PC

I'm kinda interested in testing Microsoft's upcoming version of Windows namely Windows 10 on my PC. But before I'm going to test it I need to be sure whether it will work or not. I already have ...
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Cloud storage/backup/sync options

I have the following four needs and am looking for one or more apps/services that can solve them. I have a lot of photos that need to be backed up. These are rarely ever viewed, but I don't want to ...
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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with imap and local folder synchronization. recently i moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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Google Chrome Sync between work and home [closed]

just saw something posted somewhere else regarding Google Chrome syncing between work at home. I just got fired at work for my "internet use" because they are claiming they were able to print a 90 ...
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What happens to a synchronized Dropbox folder if all files of my PC are suddenly deleted?

I noticed that if I delete some files from my synchronized Dropbox folder it removes the files from the Internet also and I don't have access to them from any other device anymore. Then, following ...
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Windows 7 Time syncing issues

I've had this issue for a very long time and I often search google for solutions and try whatever I find but nothing works and then I give up, only to repeat the same process a few weeks later. this ...
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Syncing Everything between Windows and Mac Outlook - Options?

I am wondering if there is a way to keep everything - accounts, mail (POP and IMAP), and calendars, for starters - synchronized between Outlook 2013 running on my Windows machine and Outlook 2011 ...
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Time sync over bluetooth

I am in a rather strange situation.I have two laptops that I want to have their clocks synced but I should not use ntp or any other kind of network traffic. Is there an rtc of some kind that works ...
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How to keep a ftp server in sync with mac folder

So I have a folder on my mac that I want to be synced with my ftp server. So far all the solutions i have found were for windows only. Are there any for mac?
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How to sync WMP playlist to perticular folder on android device SD-Card

I want to sync my WMP playlist with my android phone. I have two playlists Old_Songs and New_Songs I want to sync this two play list with my android devices SD-Card but in different folders, ...
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Authorization fails on iphone 4s

I have updated my iphone apps using itunes, now the itunes cant sync to iphone to refresh the apps on the iphone, while syncing in step 3 (syncing mail accounts) syncing fails and the popup says "this ...
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Set Google Drive to Prevent Shutdown (Mac and Windows) if still syncing

I run a number of Macs all running bootcamp Windows (7) and Mac (Mavericks), I rely on my G-Drive files being up to date on both windows and mac (I have tried a shared 3rd drive however G-Drive ...
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Sync google drive - without a client installation

Is it possible to sync files between the Google drive files which are present in the local system (Windows 7) and the Google Drive servers? Normally we install the Google Drive client on our system ...
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Can I specify the sync frequency on Google Drive on Windows 8.1?

I want my Google Drive sync my local files with the server files every 10 minutes. I mean, I don't want it trying to sync constantly. Where can I specify that value?
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How to change the sync folder of OneDrive Desktop Application

I have installed the OneDrive Desktop App on my Windows 8 machine. During installation, it asks me where is my OneDrive folder and I can select a folder. After that, all the files in that folder I ...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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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Does OneDrive for Windows 7 has selective sync feature? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 notebook with only 100 GB of disk space on it. It is presently synchronized with OneDrive and works well. I want to exclude some of the directories on the OneDrive from ...
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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 ...