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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Synchronization stopped working: Microsoft Exchange contacts with Nexus 4

I have in my office Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. My Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.2) is configured to sync contacts (only) with it. It used to work and then stopped (although no ...
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sync back my chrome passwords after channel change

I am recently changed chrome channel from dev to stable and lost all of my passwords. chrome://settings/passwords - is empty but my google account is in sync and google dashboard says that i have 281 ...
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'rsync -vr --delete' Replaces existing files, not just extraneous files

I have this: rsync -vr --delete /Volumes/source_hdd/folder_to_sync /Volumes/destination_hdd My intention is to have the 'folder_to_sync' on the 'destination_hdd' to be synced with the folder using ...
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How does synchronization between two independent computer's NIC work (e.g. on Ethernet)?

I'm currently studying computer networks and the question came to my mind, how it is physically possible for the NICs of two networking computers to determine the clock rate of incoming datastreams. ...
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Restore Firefox Extensions with Sync

I have a number of firefox (latest) installs, all syncing tabs, config and extensions etc using Sync. For one machine I wanted to check something in the Aurora build. This promptly uninstalled all ...
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Can I use Skydrive to sync a folder of my chosing? [duplicate]

I want to sync c:\mydir to the cloud using SkyDrive. Can it be done? During the SkyDrive install it allowed me to pick a folder so I chose c:\mydir but now SkyDrive syncs c:\mydir\SkyDrive not ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro: Offline Files sync issues

We have a machine running Windows 8.1 Pro in a domain configured for the Offline Files feature on some of the network shares. Some files are syncing with this machine and some are not. All other ...
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Cannot import Gmail contacts into Windows 8 People app

I know there is a lot of talk of this around the net, and I have done my research, but I'm still not getting any joy. In the People app, I have connected it with my GMail account. This is confirmed ...
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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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How to sync Chrome bookmarks without logging in to Chrome?

I like Firefox Sync, but I prefer the Chrome browser. I don't use Chrome because it requires me to log in with my Google account to sync bookmarks. From a privacy point of view, I don't like that. Is ...
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Software for creating DB alter script that ONLY uses DDL scripts

I am looking for a software which can compare two databases by ONLY using DDL script (i.e. I dont want to create a schema but rather do it on the fly). Is this possible ? Any ideas ?
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How can I sync files between two different iTunes accounts and computers without overwriting certain metadata

Ok so my question may seem a little convoluted, but basically I am looking for some software (or solution) with the following features: Automatically sync files between two computers (So copy all ...
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No overlay status icons on desktop file icons and no progress status on Modern UI app for SkyDrive

Both SkyDrive on desktop and Modern UI SkyDrive show no status, but SkyDrive files are still uploaded to the cloud. I thought it was something with Windows 8.1, but after I installed the same OS ...
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Using Keepass + Dropbox, where to store Dropbox's password?

I'm thinking about starting using KeePass2 with the password database on Dropbox to manage my passwords. I've been doing my research on the subject and I already moved a couple of passwords there to ...
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Chrome sync: Merge or Overwrite ('current' with 'cloud')

When you sign into chrome, your sync'd bookmarks (etc) are magically restored... I'm recovering from a small (micro) very soft system fallover (winblows) and am hunting for bookmarks and .bak, to ...
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How do I use (O365) Exchange Online custom attributes (1 to 15) when I have directory sync enabled and no exchange installed on-premises?

Here is my setup: Active Directory on premises - with no Exchange installed. DirSync tool to sync all users to Office 365 Now, I need to use CustomAttributes in Exchange - here is where the ...
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iTunes: How to have the same library on two external harddisks?

I have my iTunes library on an external hard disk at home. I'd like to listen to my music also at work. For this I have another external hard disk at work. Is there a way to have the same iTunes ...
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Sync Linux system with Windows over SSH while retaining file permissions

I am trying to sync files between my Linux machine and my Windows machine over SSH (SFTP). Currently when I do this, the files lose their Unix file permissions because windows doesn't support Unix ...
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If I use the 'Both' comparison method in ViceVersa, will CRCs still be checked if the size of the files are already found to be different?

If I use the 'Both' comparison method setting in ViceVersa (both size and timestamp, and CRC), will it still compare the files' CRCs if the sizes and timestamps of the files being compared are already ...
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Automatically copy/sync updated directory to another folder in Windows 8?

So I have a Git repo on my local (Windows 8) drive and within it are several projects, each with their own sub-dir. I want to setup something such that as I update/save files within this one ...
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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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Mac iOS 10 does not sync with Nokia Lumina 822

I just installed the Windows Phone app on my mac. The app recognized the phone but the sync button remains greyed out and will not work. I have reinstalled the app and done everything I know to do. ...
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Collaborate on folder inside Dropbox public folder?

What is the best pattern for write enabled collaboration on a subfolder inside the Dropbox public folder? The use case is that I want to give write access to multiple people, while giving the ...
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Sync multiple hosts using unison

I am trying to keep in sync three machines, on one of which I run unison to sync the other two. This 'star' architecture is advertised in the unison manual: Using Unison to Synchronize More Than ...
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Cross-platform cloud storage and synchronization CLI?

I'm working with an academic project that's trying to optimize energy efficiency for homeowners by collecting sensor data in smart homes. The problem is that they have to upload their sensor data from ...
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backup/sync service for use with mac, iOS, android and QNAP

I am looking for a "cloud" backup service that also offers synchronisation of files. I need to be able to select which folders to sync to each device, and how. Also it would be great with archived ...
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Performance of RoboCopy when complex folder structure & files are to sync

I would require some recommendations from you about the challenge that I am currently facing. Background : There are Network Attached Storage in the US and India Office. All the data currently ...
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Outlook 2011 not syncing all folder contents from exchange server

I'm using a Mac running OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and using Outlook to import my mail and folders from an exchange server. A few months ago, I realized that all of my folders contents are not syncing ...
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Removing permissions via Sharepoint, reflect locally on SkyDrive?

A simple question but one that seems surprisingly hard to find an answer too, it's a good a question and unfortunately I have no way to test for myself so I pose it to you. Set-up Within an O365 ...
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Have chrome sync not use Youtube's servers to login

I am trying to use Google Chrome Portable to sync my browsing history and whatnot on a public network. They block bandwidth-heavy websites, like youtube and netfix. When I try to login, I get this ...
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How to automatically sync external drive to cloud storage? [closed]

Im looking for a cloud storage service that will allow me to store my computer files (Macbook) as well as everything in my external hard drive. I prefer for the files to be adding automatically ...
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can I lock the internet account settings on mac osx

On my office mac, I am using my personal gmail account to keep my contacts. The computer is occasionally used by colleagues, so I do not want to sync my emails or notes. They are personal. Even when ...
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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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Can I sync files from a Surface 2 and a Windows 8 laptop?

I'm thinking of buying a Surface 2 tablet from microsoft, and already having a Windows 8.1 laptop i am familiar with the new Modern UI. If for example I am playing Jetpack Joyride on my laptop and ...
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Sync contents of Ovi Suite to new Lumia phone without old phone

I had a symbian phone and have now upgraded to a Windows Lumia phone. I want to sync contents of my Ovi Suite to the new Lumia phone. Before you downvote, I don't have my old symbian phone anymore. ...
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Windows losing cloud backup sync symbols on Files & Folders when multiple folders are in the same directory?

I seem to be losing my sync symbols (green ticks) when I install multiple cloud backup sync programs for example: Dropbox, Copy, MEGA, SugarSync, Box... etc As you can see from the screenshot below, ...
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Quick Way to sync directories on home and work PC

I am looking for a good tool for the following workflow: I have a directory (~500MB) of different projects. Website Code, C applications, django applications, small virtual machines, imagery, etc. ...
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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

So I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I also want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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Sync shared folders and in skydrive the dropbox way

Dropbox has a nice way to share folders, so that if other people have edit option - they can sync the files, edit them on their computers and i will see the results.. With skydrive i can achieve the ...
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How to create & sync wordpress website between multiple computers?

I'm trying to start creating a wordpress website, and I need to sync my work between 2 windows 7 PCs. I've tried xampp & ampps, for editing and viewing php files. But haen't yet tried installing ...
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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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Is there a way to sync an Outlook calendar with Outlook.com?

I would like to be able to push my work calendar items up to an Outlook.com account. There are several questions (like this one) that reference a Google calendar and recommend the use the deprecated ...
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load external whitelist for firefox noscript plugin

I'd like to have the noscript whitelist stored in dropbox (or sync'ed somehow) so I can have multiple computers sync'ed off the same whitelist. Does anyone know how I could configure this? I don't ...
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Sync on premise Document Library with Cloud hosted SharePoint Server site in SharePoint 2013

As per my requirement I need to Sync Document Library of on premise hosted SharePoint site with cloud hosted SharePoint Document Library. For that I had wrote EventReceiver on ItemAdded of on premise ...
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Automatic Media Server Mirror

I have a large (400GB) photo library and I've just built a media server (Win 2012) that I use for local redundant storage and to backup to a cloud (CrashPlan). Since work is primarily done on a PC ...
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How to use launchd's WatchPaths to keep two files in sync

Background: the Mac OS X plist format is binary by default, which is not very good for things like tracking with git. There is a command plutil -convert which can convert back and forth from binary to ...
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How do I prevent Dropbox remotely from syncing?

I have dropbox installed on my home computer and on my work computer, but I only want certain folders to be synced. I use the selective syncing option in preferences. But whenever I add a new folder ...
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Windows btsync: disable 3rd party services

How to disable 3rd party services in btsync on Windows, be exact use_relay_server, use_tracker, use_dht options available on unix based btsync?
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Backup Solution for Field Netbooks?

Windows 7 and Windows 8 Laptops Connected via cell phone hot spots and twice a week WiFi in the office We have about 20 computers that are in the field and about once a day at different times they ...
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How can I get Dropbox not to sync a particular folder that doesn't have read permissions?

I am using Dropbox 2.4.10 on OS X. I use Spotlight with an encfs-encrypted folder inside my Dropbox, which is mounted with the -o local option to get it to work on OS X 10.9 (see here). As a result, ...