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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Vim: is it possible to add a modeline for :syntax sync fromstart in a file?

I'm writing a really long page to document a compiler and I was thinking that it would be nice if the doxygen highlighting would stick around. Only if I do a search to further down the file, it loses ...
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Sync my outlook (2007) calendar with hotmail calendar

I would think this should be simple ... I'm trying to figure out how to publish my outlook 2007 calendar from my desktop to my hotmail\live account. I found a couple links (e.g. publish calendar, ...
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Syncronize /etc directory between two debian servers

I have two identical debian servers, which I want to keep in sync in order to switch to the 2nd in case of failure of the 1st. I'm going to sync installed debian packages, data directories, mysql ...
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How do I remove a device from Firefox Sync?

I've got some old devices and Firefox profiles that used to sync with my Firefox Sync account, but those devices and browser profiles no longer exist. And yet their browser tabs still appear in ...
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Dropbox - how to retain files but reinstall dropbox?

I have to reinstall windows and I have a lot of data on dropbox (~30 gb). I'm afraid dropbox will start syncing all over again. I want dropbox to keep the current files in my harddisk after I ...
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How to safely synchronize two folders without duplicates?

I have an account on mega and I want to synchronize it with a folder on my computer. The problem is, that this account is public to some extent so I can't just use rsync with --delete in case someone ...
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Multiple file server syncing

Here is my setup : Office 1 : 20 users a dropbox sharing between all Office 2 : 9 users, sharing the same dropbox to share the files My problem : Office 2 is in remote place and gets only a 4G ...
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Rsync-like automatic delta backup of a removable hard drive on windows

Well a lot of questions have been asked on the SE network about using rsync on Windows. But nothing seems to really do the trick so I'd like to expose the specific mechanism I need to setup. Lets say ...
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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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Synchronize two folders over sftp?

I have a cloned git repository in a directory and a sftp server, I want the server to be in sync with my repository. I've been trying multiple Atom/Sublime Text plugins with no luck, they only upload ...
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Restore default user data in Google Chome

I normally used Chrome without signing in. Today, I decided to sign in to sync my bookmarks with my Google account. Then I decided to sign out to use Chrome without a Google account but discovered ...
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Make one out of many folders available offline with Windows 7

We have a user who is using large files. Instead of working on the network he is copying the files to his local machine for better performance. This isn't ideal as it's an error-prone manual process ...
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How to sync OS X desktop to Dropbox?

How can I sync all my Desktop files to Dropbox, so that my desktop still feels, looks and works like a normal Desktop?
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Sync Dropbox to External hard drive, unlinking, etc

My laptop is jam packed full in terms of storage (it is quite old and has limited storage anyway) and I have just got some external hard drives to free up some space. Approx. 30GB of this is ...
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What if computer get full when synchronizing with Google Drive

As said in Google Drive Help page, "your device can sync with Google Drive on the web so that you can view your files from any device. https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2374992" If my files on ...
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Windows CLI alternative to robocopy and xcopy

I am looking for windows console-based tools similar to xcopy or robocopy. I have to send file into writable but not readable net share directory (unix privileges 333). Both tools are great however I ...
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How can I sync all Exchange company employee contacts to iPhones?

In an Exchange 2010 environment I would like to sync all of the company employee contacts to everyone's corp iPhones. So everyone is syncing their own personal contacts via the "Contacts" container ...
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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 ...
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Comprehensive description of OneNote sync available?

Created a new notebook, 16 sections and about 1,500 pages of imported PDF (print to OneNote). Since then it has synced at least 15 GB up to OneDrive. Yet, on my other devices only three or four ...
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Sharepoint 365 teamsite - Ondrive for Business syncing - confusion with OneDrive app

So a user has documents in both OneDrive for Business and a Sharepoint teams site. The "OneDrive" app is syncing both to different folders. One is the "OneDrive for Business" folder and the other is ...
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Folder sync application which can sync over Internet (the other machine specified by an IP)?

I need to sync some folders between two Win 7 machines. While they are connected to the same LAN, they can't see each-other over Windows Networking since sharing is disabled on both of them (security ...
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Where is the offline copy of my onedrive synced Onenote file?

I have moved from Windows 7 and OneNote 2010 to Windows 8.1 and OneNote 2013. I backuped my OneNote book to a external drive and then opend it on Windows 8.1 again and (because i wanted to sync my ...
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Auto-resolving conflict with unison

I've set up a custom automated sync between 2 folders (in OSX) with unison with the following line: unison folder1 folder2 -batch -debug update+ Which worked fine until I encountered: ...
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Google Chrome Bookmarks synch keeps overwriting my bookmarks

So I've recently spent an afternoon re-organizing all my booksmarks, and then I accidentally deleted at important folder (which contained a lot of bookmarks). I managed to restore it, by copying the ...
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How do I keep files synchronized with Amazon Cloud Drive?

I want to begin using Amazon Cloud Drive unlimited, but there is no synchronization available. Using Cloud Drive Desktop there is only an upload. I do not want to keep uploading 1500 gigabytes ...
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How to Sync Thunderbird Contacts with Gmail Contacts

I have thunderbird 3.0 with the Zindus plugin. However it seems that Zindus syncs one way. For example I type a new email address into thunderbird and then go to my gmail account and it has no record ...
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Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (Skydrive) on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (formerly Skydrive) on Windows 8.1? (I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro) This is possible in Windows 7 version of SkyDrive, but can't see setting ...
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How to manually put files in view-only Dropbox folder before sync

My company has a business Dropbox account and we use it as a way to distribute program files to client's machines with our own single account. Dropbox helps ease the way we update those files ...
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What is Mobsync.exe? Assuming I don't need it, can I disable it in Windows 7 without ill side effect?

I'm running Windows 7. Occasionally when I resume my computer from standby, it seems to wait 20-30 seconds or so before giving me full control back. In an attempt to diagnose why, I've been watching ...
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How to reset SkyDrive/OneDrive sync?

Is there a way to empty SkyDrive/OneDrive without deleting the files in the cloud. I'm running Windows 8.1 and would like to revert all of the files to "online-only" mode except that the function ...
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Delete duplicates from over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, deleted part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just ...
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How to fix video and audio out-of-sync (sometimes)?

I have a avi video file which plays perfectly on Linux (using e.g. mplayer) and on one TV, but when using another TV the audio happens to be out-of-sync with the video by about 5 seconds! This does ...
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Onenote login in to program will not let me type in password so I can sync

So I have Onenote 2013 and I changed notebooks on my computer and when I try to sync the notebooks with my other devices and I go to log in, I can see my email address but I can not type in my ...
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Windows Azure AD Sync Tool - Credentials of the supplied user do not map to a forest

I'm having problems with the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool and Office 365. We did have it set up correctly and was working for about 2 months. Today, the VM it was running on destroyed ...
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How do I correct a video that is partially out of sync with its audio?

I recently recorded an MP4 video in which the audio is in sync for the first couple of minutes, but then abruptly falls out of sync for the remainder of the video. How can I fix the out-of-sync audio ...
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To make Smart Priority for Dropbox File Sync

I tweeted this idea already and put some peer-pressure to the developers of Dropbox. Is there any possibility to put some Smart Priority for Syncing files in Dropbox? I want to sync first files in ...
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Restore Outlook 2013 Emails That Weren't Synced?

Recently migrated from a webhost email account to Rackspace. The company owner's email account was apparently not syncing this whole time, nor were the files local (somehow.) All changes he's made to ...
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How can I stop Drobox sync during the day and automatically start at night

I'm trying to stop the Dropbox daemon from running during the day. I'd like to start it and perform a sync around 6 pm daily. I'm running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on an iMac 27'.
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Practical way to share 15GB of files with distributed users on cable connections

I am working with a company of 7 employees distributed throughout the U.S., each with basic cable internet connections, who need to share about 15 GB of thousands of documents (mostly Word and PDF ...
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sync network drive with onedrive

I have been using the HP MediaSmart HomeServer for a few years as my network file server. I have been working with SkyDrive (now OneDrive), and is trying to use OneDrive as my file server. I took on ...
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Unable to uninstall dropbox in a roaming profile or to delete data from an existing dropbox

For several years i had a running dropbox installation pointing to a home directory on a network drive associated with my roaming profile in a windows 2012 environment. Some days ago, i realized that ...
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OneDrive Sync Issues with file path lengths

I have 2 PCs, one surface 3 pro and one self-built x64 amd PC. On my Desktop PC I can sync my OneDrive with no problems with the root folder D:\Onedrive... I then get an error on my surface that the ...
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Windows 8.1 | Make remote network locations available offline

I've set up a NAS on my network, and would like to make some of the files accessible offline on my laptop. I can do this by mapping a network drive to \\NASNAME\share, and then right-clicking to ...
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Share iCal calendar with Google Calendar

Here's a concrete problem: I use Google Calendar and my coworker uses iCal. We need to be able to read (not write to) each others events. I can share my different Google calendars with him by ...
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How can I make Windows 8.1 NOT sync across devices?

I was wondering if there is a setting somewhere that will let me make Windows 8.1 not sync things like wallpapers, lock screens, and such across multiple devices with the same MS account. I have a ...
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EAS sync in OS X?

I am using an email provider (Zoho currently, but the problem seems to apply to multiple provider) that only supports EAS (Exchange ActiveSync) for proper sync (IMAP supports mail only, no contacts ...
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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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Unwillingly syncing network folder during program write to file

I am trying to write a program that does some reading/processing/writing. While everything works fine when I give my program a local path, I am faced with an unusual problem: huge memory usage when ...
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Where does Windows Vista's Notes gadget store your notes?

I like to use the default notes gadget in Windows Vista, and I want to synchronize my notes between my PC and my laptop. I'm going to use Dropbox, so I just need to know where does the gadget store my ...
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How do I real-time synchronize two files in Windows 8.1?

I'd like to sync two files in real-time in Windows 8.1. For example let us say: A: PathFileA B: PathFileB Any modification in A or B keep them having the same version real-time. Is that possible? I ...