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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ffmpeg setpts=pts at filter complex doesnt take the different PTS of several streams

i am now testing ffmpeg for some month and have a strage problem. I use the following command to combine 4 streams in a mosaic: ffmpeg -i STREAM1 -i STREAM2 -i STREAM3 -i STREAM4 -filter_complex " ...
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Local copy of network share for performance reasons?

At the company I work for we have a few graphic designers, and one of them works in a different country. Their internet connection speed is very poor, which has a large negative effect considering ...
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Synchronizing files using 7-Zip and the CLI

On the command line, 7-Zip has the command 'a' to "Add files to archive". But I want to synchronise the files instead. This is one of the main options in the GUI, but the CLI has disregarded it for ...
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Privacy solution for Browser-Sync [closed]

I want to sync my browser bookmarks all over my devices. Now Im thinking about security/privacy topics. There are a lot of articles out there which explains which browser using which method to sync ...
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Hard power-off as a requirement. How to safely enable?

I need to configure a Ubuntu 16.04 Linux system such that it withstands being hard powered-off regularly. For regular operation there's basically no writing going on, so a read-only file system might ...
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Synchronize files between 2 folders on computer and external drive

I bought an external drive and want to use it partially for store, partially as back up. What I would like to see is that some folder (named.. let's say "Sync") is always the same on my Mac and on the ...
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How to sync contacts between outlook 2016 and iphone?

With outlook 2010, I had no problem syncing contacts in a data file to my iPhone using USB cable and iTunes. Itunes allowed you to chose the outlook contacts folder to sync. The first sync after ...
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Make git NOT store object files in the .git directory

I would like to use git to track change history messages and hashes of files to track changes, but I don't want it to store the objects in the .git directory. Why? Because putting 4TB in a git ...
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How can I re-sync the subtitle and the video using VLC media player?

When I play a movie with subtitles (on VLC media player), the text is often displayed too soon or too late. Is there a way to delay the starting point of the subtitles?
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Sync folders from different hard drives in google drive windows 10

I have multiple folders and hard drivers (7 hdds) I would like to use Google Drive to back up my files, however I can only have one folder that I am allowed to syn from. I have tried mklink but it ...
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How do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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How can I select more than one folder on Onedrive client so I can synchronize them?

So usually, when you login the OneDrive client on Windows 10, you get a folder that is named OneDrive. When you create a file in here it is uploaded to the OneDrive, this part is clear right? But ...
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How to resolve multiple OneDrive client installs since update?

I had Microsoft's OneDrive for Business installed on my work machine that used the directories OneDrive - <company name> for my own work files and a SharePoint directory, that uses the ...
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Cloud storages (dropbox, sync, etc), how sync nested folders?

I am faced with the problem using cloud storages. I want keep my files in that way: Project 1 Root > Design Project 1 Root > Programming Project 1 Root > bookkeeping Project 2 Root > UI ...
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Cut part of video with ffmpeg with both sync and quality?

How to cut part of video with ffmpeg without any problems? The following command ffmpeg -i <infile> -ss <starttime> -to <endtime> -vcodec copy -acodec copy <outfile> will ...
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How to sync video (with dropped frames) with its separately recorded audio?

Video where frames get dropped: procvid.StartInfo.Arguments = "-rtbufsize 1500M -f image2pipe -r 25 -i pipe:.bmp -vcodec libx264 -r 25 C:\\onlyvideo.avi" Audio is recorded simultaneously with video:...
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Setup for keeping files in sync with local server in multiple locations

I want to have a syncing and backup solution for my large collection of photos and music. I don't have enough storage space on my laptop to keep all the data on it all the time. So I came up with the ...
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File sync service supporting symbolic links

I wonder if any of the mainstream sync services (e.g. Dropbox and the likes) is able to sync relative symbolic links among the synced folders correctly. And by supporting I mean uploading and ...
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Files in 'Camera Uploads' folder disappeared

I am using Dropbox on my smartphone and two PCs (one laptop and one desktop). I just found that some of my pictures in the 'Dropbox > Camera Uploads' folder on my laptop disappeared. (The files from ...
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Sync OneTab tabs on Chrome across different PC's

I'm using the OneTab extension for Chrome on all of my PC's and I'm looking for a solution/workaround to sync all the tabs automatically across my computers. OneTab doesn't provide any sync capability ...
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Getting Clock/Time information from PC to an STM32F4

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an STM32F4) to a PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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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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How can I keep folders synchronized between several machines over my home network?

Like many people I take quite a few photos, and also like quite a few people I don't back up as frequently as I should. What I'd like to be able to do is automatically synchronize my "to be backed up"...
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Synchronized video playback over the network

I would like to play the same video on two different computers, and synchronize them approximately over the internet. I'd like to watch videos together with my friend while talking on Skype. It'd be ...
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how to force mdadm to sync to device after raid6 repair and how to get number of errors?

The Question After a component device suffered unexpected bit-flip, and after a raid6 repair was successfully performed on the raid device, how to force mdadm to sync the changes from buffer(?) back ...
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Google Chrome does not sync history properly

I am trying to switch all of my history from Chrome to a new laptop. The issue is that even though I have synced my history on both devices, I can only access the history available on that specific ...
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How to make sure that Windows 10 has successfully synced all of my computer settings?

I'm using Windows 10 Home (10.0.10586.104) and already check-boxed all of the Sync Setting including all of the Individual Sync Setting. Unfortunately, i don't receive any notifications from action ...
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Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to synchronize Thunderbird plugins and accounts?

I have a machine on which my Thunderbird is configured for three accounts (IMAP and NNTP, but NO POP). How could I have those accounts available on other machines using Thunderbird ? I obviously ...
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NPM modules make Google drive chrash - how to exclude NPM modules from sync'ing?

Im using google drive as my cloud based "sync/backup" service for all important work related files. This has been working perfect and very sufficient until I started using NPM modules (node_modules) ...
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Sync music collection between External USB NTFS Hard Drive and SMB/ CIFS on Synology CS407 NAS

External HDD formatted NTFS keeps my music collection and useful when traveling. I'd like to keep a synced copy on the NAS as well for use at Home over the network / WiFi Initiate (manually mostly,...
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Cannot use ownCloud sync client on Linux Mint 17.3

I'm trying to use the official ownCloud client on Linux Mint 17.3. The version I'm using, version 2.2.1, has stopped working. When I try to launch it from the command line, it gives the following ...
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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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What happens if I point dropbox to existing but old folder?

Assume I have Dropbox installed on a computer A. I make a backup of computer A disk. I add/change/delete some files on A and sync. Later I load the backup on another computer B, install (clean, no ...
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rsnapshot not deleting files from destination

So I made the jump from windows to ubuntu and love it so far. Came across rsnapshot and used it happily for a few weeks until I realised that rsnapshot is not deleting files in the destination folder ...
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How do I sync a file between OneDrive and local storage?

Our school prescribed syllabus has only Turbo C++. I code on http://codeanywhere.com. It automatically saves my projects on OneDrive. Now, I want Turbo C++ to pick up files directly from OneDrive, ...
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robocopy: only list what will be deleted from destination

I want to list what will be deleted from the destination directory. I tried: robocopy U:\ R:\ /L /E /NOCOPY /PURGE
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How to have a file update all other similar files

I want to be able to put a text document on each of my flash drives, and have it so that if and when I edit one of the files on one of the flash drives, I would either run a program or have it done ...
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FFMPEG audio out of sync when transcoding (demuxing) from DV

I've been stuck with this problem for months. I have over 50 DV tapes (from and old Sony camcorder) to be converted to a more modern, usable format (most likely H264). I've started off with pulling ...
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Synchronize the time between Raspberry Pi and android

I use a raspberry pi with a Bluetooth dongle to simulate a beacon. I want to measure the time needed for a mobile app to detect the ID of a beacon when I change it in the raspberry. So the time ...
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Chrome on new Windows install will not sync

I just upgraded my Desktop to Windows 10. Chrome will not sync. I've logged out and back in a couple times and also installed the beta channel. It still will not sync. When I go to chrome://sync ...
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change dropbox selective sync while dropbox isn't running

I've added a largish folder to my Dropbox, but don't want to sync it to a computer that doesn't have dropbox running all the time. I can start dropbox, then tell it not to sync that folder, but it'...
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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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How do I permamently, and *accurately* synchronize audio

I have a Japanese film with Japanese audio in mkv format, and English audio for the film in mka format, however the English audio is roughly 3.5 seconds too fast. I can drag both audio tracks into ...
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Cloud Drive alternatives (Bitcasa) [closed]

So I've been using a company called Bitcasa to store my data in the cloud. Recently got an email stating they are shutting down their personal packages and that I need to move my data. I had been ...
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How do you reset MS OneDrive so files will sync?

I have OneDrive on my desktop computer and on my tablet and phone. Everything was working great as far as files being sync and the retrieval was excellent no matter what device I was on. I uploaded ...
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Uploading large folders to Dropbox from external hard drive

I've got a puzzling dilemma that I've been trying to solve for weeks. I want to backup about 500 GBs from an external hard drive to my Dropbox Pro account. My computer's hard drive is nowhere near ...
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Rsync (-aR) Create a destination subdirectory with same permissions as top folder in source directory?

I'm using rsync to grab some modules within a web platform. I am able to pull things ok, the -aR relative flag works fine, and the structure is correctly replicated into a subfolder called "...
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Chrome history not properly synchronized

I've had to switch a lot between different computer recently and realized that Google Chrome's history synchronization feature doesn't work properly for me. What I've tested so far: I had the ...
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Dropbox is trying to sync more than is in the folder? Mac OSX

Dropbox v3.18.1 OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) I have 2.54 GB in my Dropbox folder on my Mac. but my DropBox app keeps syncing for some reason (over 3 GB) and it's out of space :( This is really really ...