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BitTorrent sync file permissions (UBUNTU)

I started using BitTorrent sync last night, as a do-it-yourself Dropbox project, and it works amazing, except for one thing... On my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop, all the file permissions are messed up, and ...
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How to mirror a whole system?

Hypothetically, how could I mirror/sync two computers (probably both would be running either Windows or Ubuntu, I assume this would be easier with Ubuntu)? What I'm talking about is that I would be ...
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How to tell if time sync in VirtualBox is working

I have a VirtualBox setup like this: HOST: Windows XP GUEST : Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop without GUI (command line only) I had some problems with time sync as my guest was frequently going out of sync. ...
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601 views

Best strategy for using iTunes on VirtualBox

The scenario I'm a Mac user A friend of mine bought an iPod She is an Ubuntu user and by no means she wants to go back to Windows She doesn't have the money for a Mac Frankly, there's no real open ...
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SSH Ubuntu -> Windows XP -> Linux

I'm developing cross-platform, and I have the following situation: a PC with Windows 7 + Ubuntu in a virtual machine where I develop and compile the code located in the office a PC with Windows XP ...
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Using git to take over the management of half synchronized text file directories

This is a problem that hard to describe (and of course hard to search for answer), the closest that I found is Moving two existing already-synced directory trees to git annex I have two copies of my ...
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127 views

How to mimic Echo sync mode using rsync commandline?

The MS tool SyncToy, has 3 intuitive sync modes (N.B. sync NOT backup), to sync two folders. One of them is: Echo which looks for changes (file modifications, new files, renames, deletes) in the ...
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1answer
300 views

How can I keep a folder on two computers in sync, without uploading to the cloud?

I want to keep certain folders in sync between various computers. They are a mix of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 machines. I already know about services such as SpiderOak and Dropbox, but I want to ...
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1answer
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How to set up a own Chrome sync server?

I'm trying to set up a sync server for Chromium/Chrome, but i'm totally failed. I also couldn't find a How-To (like this here for Firefox) for that. I only found this question from '10 on superuser ...
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130 views

Tool to fix audio sync for small portion of video file

I am trying to fix an audio sync issue for a video file that is off by a second from the 25th-26th minutes of a 30 minute file. I have looked at a few different tools such as avidemux etc. I see ...
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661 views

DropBox sync on Ubuntu Server stopped working

I have the Dropbox linux client installed on a server - and it has been working fine for around a month. But just this week has stopepd syncing some files uploaded from Mac or via the web. I have ...
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Ubuntu One, failure: DOES_NOT_EXIST, high CPU usage, no syncing

over the weekend I updated my computer to Windows 8. So far Ubuntu One was running smoothly, but ever since the update (clean, new install) Ubuntu doesn't sync any more. In Windows 7 it would start ...
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Syncronize Linux /etc/ directory

I have virtual machine with Linux (Ubuntu server) which is used as prototype for other machines. Sometimes I make changes in prototype system and want to import this changes at some other machine. I ...
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791 views

Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running ubuntu 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, ...
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587 views

Best backup solution for multiple hard drives?

I've got many hard drives. However I cannot find a decent application to keep two partitions in sync (master-slave). I've got: 2x 2TB 1x 500GB (USB/External/Portable) 1x 500GB (Boot, Win7) 1x 400GB ...
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1answer
243 views

synchronize user configurations between multiple machines on Linux

I have multiple Ubuntu boxes and I need to synchronize config files between them. The config files are both system global ones in /etc and user ones like ~/.emacs What do you think is the best way to ...
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Keep Dropbox folder location common in Windows and in Ubuntu

What I'm trying to do is pretty tricky that Dropbox client is not allowing me to do. I have dual-boot computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10, now, my dropbox account (with 4 GB of space) has 500 MB ...
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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automatic synchronisation on ubuntu (ftp/local)

Is there a deamon/app for ubuntu which could monitor and sync my folder with ftp after editing a file there?
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1answer
679 views

Gmail, Facebook, Evolution syncronization

I want to import some data from Facebook to Gmail: Birthdays Photos I prefer if I can "attach" a Facebook account to a Gmail contact (as HTC Hero do). Then I want to import all this data from ...
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1answer
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has anyone got selective sync working on dropbox for linux?

i like the selective sync function on dropbox and i've got it working for dropbox 1.0 on my Mac and PC but i can't get it going for Linux. All the versions for Linux are version 0.6 without all the ...
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2answers
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why is drop box syncing so freakishly slowly in my linux virtual machine?

i am setting up a linux virtual machine (windows 7 64 bit host, ubuntu 64 bit guest, using virtual box) and i just installed drop box and set it to sync. I've only got about 2Gb in there so i figured ...
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3answers
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Any browser sync solution which supports sync profiles like XMarks? [closed]

XMarks is going down. I see that there are alternatives, but according to the Wikipedia comparison page, so far none of these seems to support sync profiles, which allow me to sync only certain ...
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2answers
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Synchronise system changes on two computers?

I have two computers with Ubuntu 10.10 on them, a desktop and a laptop. I have two options for handling them: try and keep them the same accept that they have different 'personalities' and branch ...
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1answer
366 views

synchronizing music playing from two computers

I'm a Ubuntu user who likes to use VLC media player to play my favorite music (from an internet radio station) on the computer in my bedroom. I would also like to play the same radio station using the ...
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1answer
436 views

How to syncronize Firefox Addon FastDial

i use Fast dial to improve my firefox. Since i use Windows7 as well as Ubuntu on my laptop i would like to syncronize changes on the fast-dial between both OS. Any suggestions are very welcome! Best ...
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1answer
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Dropbox sync across LAN - Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I've got Dropbox installed on both my Windows 7 machine and my Ubuntu machine. I've got "Enable LAN sync" ticked on both. However it doesn't seem to be syncing via the LAN. Is it possible to sync ...
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FolderShare (Windows Live Sync) for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Keeping folders synced between several machines File syncing across multiple operating systems Is there something like FolderShare that I can run on my Windows and ...
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2answers
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can I sync contacts, calendars and music from Android to Ubuntu?

The only thing preventing me from moving over to Ubuntu completely is my iPhone. I'd happily consider switching to an Android phone if it had proper sync support in ubuntu. I'd like to sync ...
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4answers
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Stop Ubuntu From Automatically Updating the Time

I just need to set the date temporarily. I run this date 051918002010.00 and it sticks for just 5 seconds or so. Then it syncs with the time server. I have tried: ps aux | grep ntp but there is ...
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Sync Iphone in Windows XP running as Virtualbox guest under Ubuntu 9.10

I run (K)Ubuntu 9.10 as my main operating system, but I still have a valid XP license, so I've been running Windows XP as a guest operating system with Virtualbox 3.10. I cannot get Itunes (running ...
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4answers
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Synchronize podcasts with Rhythmbox to an iPod

Is it possible to synchronize podcasts with Rhythmbox to an iPod? If not, is there another application in Ubuntu that can do it? By synchronizing podcasts I mean doing the same thing iTunes does. ...
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4answers
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How to sync only certain folders on Dropbox

I have a desktop machine with plenty of space with Dropbox set up. I also have a netbook with limited space. Is there any way to set up my netbook to sync only with certain folders in my Dropbox ...
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How to synchronize the home folder between multiple computers?

I have three computers at home, and would like to have the /home/ folder tree synchronized between the three. Any files/folders (except those hidden) that are modified/added/removed in one of the ...
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How can I sync two firefox's that run on different Operating Systems?

I have a machine that I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04. I have Firefox 3.5 installed on both. I'm always switching back and forth and have one bookmark in one but not the other. How can I sync ...