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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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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What is the best way to keep a folder synchronized with my USB drive?

I know there is a similar topic on syncing between computers, but I'm looking for an application to run on one computer that will sync a "document/file" folder with a folder on my secondary/external ...
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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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How do I sync my contacts between my Exchange and Hotmail accounts?

I keep all my contacts in my work email account (MS Exchange with Outlook 2010) and also use Hotmail for emails (e.g. myname@live.com). I would like to be able to access all my Exchange contacts when ...
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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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How to (one way) sync calendars between 'work' email account (exchange) and outlook.com\hotmail.com

I have my work email account were I put most all my meets\appointments (including personal). What I would like to do is to do a regular one way sync'ing from work to my a personal email account ...
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Synchronize Outlook RSS feeds and a Windows phone

I use Outlook desktop for reading my feeds. I would like to sync these feeds in order to check them on my windows phone, Nokia lumia 620.
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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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Sync Google Drive when not logged in

I have installed Google Drive on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I login to the server, Google Drive starts automatically and synchrnoizes files, pulling changes down from the cloud. All good so far. ...
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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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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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Old settings for Firefox Sync in Firefox 29

Is there a way to configure Firefox 29 to work with an self-hosted fsyncms-Server by editing e.g. some settings in about:config? I can use my server by installing an older version of Firefox and ...
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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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How can I sync ALL of my files between my Macs in the background?

I have multiple macs and I want to sync files between them. I don't want a designated "shared files" folder that I have to manually save things to -- I want my Documents, Desktop, Pictures, Downloads, ...
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iPhone 3G S sync services problem

When I try and synchronise my iPhone with iTunes, I get a dialog informing me that "syncing has been disabled on this computer". (I've never disabled syncing myself, and it worked perfectly fine a day ...
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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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How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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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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In Mysql Workbench, where is Synchronize Model with Database

As displayed in Mysql Database Synchronization documentation. I cannot find this particular Synchronize Model with Database window / wizard under Database -> I have Mysql Workbench 6.0.9.11421 ...
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Windows 8 folder to folder sync software

I'm looking for direct folder to folder synchronization in Windows 8. I was previously using Live Mesh to accomplish this, but now it looks like that is no longer an option. Note that I'm talking ...
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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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How to edit FTP files with VIM and avoid typing the hostname everytime?

I need to edit remote files with vim, that are on a FTP server. THere's no SSH or SFTP access. Just FTP. I've tried syncing via curlftpfs, the files appeared in a local dir, but i cannot write to ...
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Skydrive does not sync on Windows 8.1

I've been using Win 8.1 with Skydrive (not Pro) and keep experiencing problems with syncing. All this used to work fine in 7 and 8 using the old Skydrive client. If someone else uploads a .doc file ...
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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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OneDrive stopped synchronizing

I used SkyDrive for a long time, I have 2 computers linked to my account. Since it changed to OneDrive, I place documents in my Skydrive folder in vain, it doesn't sync to my other computer. The icon ...
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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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Dropbox like the old gDrive?

I really like Dropbox. I also liked the old gDrive a lot. Now that computers are using SSDs, and so far the cost for big SSDs are still high (at least for countries outside US, like Brazil), is there ...
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Why does WebDAV fail from inside home network

On my OSX server there is a folder that is configured in the Server App to be accessible via WebDAV. This folder is used to sync OmniFocus. On my router, I have set up a dynamic dns. When I am outside ...
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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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Windows 8: Sync Explorer's Favorites with Explorer's Pinned folders

I'd like to sync these two folders, maybe with symlink, but unfortunately I can't find the directory where Windows 8 puts the pinned folders from the Explorer's icon in the taskbar. Screenshots to ...
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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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How to sync email account settings between mail app on Mavericks, and iOS 7?

Prior to Mavericks, when one synced an iOS device using iTunes, the email account settings for all email accounts configured in OSX would be "synced" with the iOS device. Unfortunately, in Mavericks, ...
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What NAS setup for two-way syncing over the internet? [closed]

I have family living a few hours away and have a lot of files that I would like to share - especially lots of folders of digital photos, but also documents etc. - partially so they can see them, ...
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How can I sync Access databases and keep them up-to-date?

I have an Access database on my server. We split it up and use the front-end database for search data and adding new records or reports in local computer. If we update or add a new record, that writes ...
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Sync two movies, frame-accurate?

Given video recordings made on two (or more) cameras such as gopros or keychain cameras, and given a "clapperboard" event in each recording, what is a simple way to trim each recording to start with ...
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Can I encrypt my OneNote 2013 notebooks on SkyDrive?

I'm a big fan of OneNote 2013 including the sync function, however I have privacy concerns using Microsoft's Skydrive cloud. Is there a way I can encrypt my notebooks before they are sent to the ...
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Consequences of removing a partnership in sync center?

Hi I have a windows 7 PC on our network, I don't think we need to have a sync partnership on it and want to disable it. If I disable it does anything get deleted or lost? or does it simply stop ...
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ffmpeg - complex filter putting 2 videos side by side results in audio out of sync

We have 2 videos. One is a professionally produced video by an artist that performs a song stopping in certain parts to let the user sing. The second video is a stream that is recorded while the user ...
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Possible to sync two Outlook calenders to Google calender with Google Calender Sync?

I've installed Google Calender Sync (v.0.9.4.1) on my PC. I use it for 1-way sync, from Microsoft Outlook to Google Calender. This works fine overall. The issue is that in Outlook, I have 2 accounts; ...
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How to use Linux zip to sync files

I want to "sync" my files to the zip, creating any new ones, updating any new ones, and the deleting ones from the zip that no longer exist. When I used -du, I see zip error: Invalid command ...
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NTP syncs with ntp.ubuntu.com but not with the pool options

I am trying to configure my ntp server to synchronize with ntp servers available online. Below is my /etc/inet/ntp.conf and my ntpq -p output # ident "@(#)ntp.server 1.6 00/07/17 SMI" # # ...
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With mobile account enabled, is it safe to delete files from a computer that used to be used by someone else

I'm not very proficient with Macs and I'm not sure how the file syncing works across the network. Here's the scenario: I'm using a computer Bill Jole used to use. I noticed the hard drive is full and ...
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OneNote synchronisation phone <-> computer

I have OneNote installed on my HTC8S and on my laptop with Windows 8. In both I'm logged into the same account (my personal outlook.com account) and I want to synchronize my notes between them. I ...
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Sync OneNote without opening the application

I've been spoiled by Dropbox. All I do is turn on my laptop and all of the offline changes I've made to documents is synchronised to the cloud. Except for the OneNote Windows 8 app. I have to ...
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Can I sync books I didn't buy from Amazon via Kindle app?

I have the Kindle app both on mac and android, I want to know if it's possible to sync the books that I have on android over to mac and vice versa as well as the last page I viewed? Some books weren't ...
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Best practice: Shared Folders Server 2008

I like the idea of remote profiles that users keep a local copy of their profile on their machine. So if the server malfunctions they'd still have access to their files. Now, is there something ...