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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to sync software setting between two or more computers?

I have 3 computers I usually use, when I make changes to some setting in application on one computer, I have to redo those changes again in the other two. Is there any way to sync software setting ...
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Time synchronization of two computers

I like to synchronize the timing of two computers that are connected via Ethernet (with no router in between) and apart from each other 100 or so meters. There are several protocols that does time ...
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OneDrive not Sync from sharepoint link from Office 365

I have a user who has a company Office 365 account, and has OneDrive 2015 version 17.3 installed (this seems to be the latest version as far as I can tell) on Windows 10. We added the Business ...
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rsync-like encrypted synchronization solution

I'm looking for a open source (or at least trusted free) solution which would allow me to make file synchronization on 5 devices together (running different version of Windows & Linux). However, ...
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After reinstalling windows Outlook is not syncing folders other than inbox

Background On my outlook panel I had the following folders: The default Folders: Inbox, Sent, Draft etc Personal / Custom created folders: Ex. "Sustenance", "Reference", "Too Long Read Later" etc. ...
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Onedrive and Dropbox simultaneous sync

The business where I work has recently switched from OneDrive to Dropbox as cloud service, but people in the IT department were told to still use OneDrive (don't ask why, I don't know). So my ...
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iPhone can't synchronize with iTunes

NOTE: This question is ask for my friend, so it may lack of info. If you think about any information are needed, please comment below and I will provide as much as I can. My friend want to connect ...
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How can I share a Virtual Machine between computers using something like Dropbox?

I'd like to be able to create a virtual machine and have it 'synced' to another computer via a service like Dropbox. The scenario here is: I have a computer at home, and a computer at work. I use a ...
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How to reset root pass when the db multi-master sync replication cluster is setup in MySQL Galera Cluster

I have installed MariaDB Galera Cluster in ubuntu 14.04. Multi-master sync replication cluster is setup but we have misplaced the root password. Would really appreciate if somebody could help ...
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Sync OneDrive to existing folder? or, populate new sync from hard copy?

Sorry about the titlegore. My OneDrive has 22k files. I back this up to a USB drive every day. I'm working on my laptop today and it is badly out of sync. It wants to sync over 9,000 files which ...
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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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How to synchronize all browsing data (including history, bookmarks and passwords) between Chrome and Firefox in real time [closed]

Is there a gadget for Windows that would allow me to merge all browsing data between Firefox and Chrome in real time without having to manually export/import. I save a password in Chrome and it ...
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Is there a way (or software) to sync reading a pdf across machines

I have a pdf in my dropbox and would like to continue reading on the page I last left. I would like this to happen regardless of whatever machine I am using. Is there a good way to do this? Is ...
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Sharing icons missing from all online sites - MAC after Google sync

I accidentally synced my Mac with Google, lost all bookmarks, etc., but the most puzzling thing is that there are now NO "share" icons on ANY online sites I visit. None. I used to see FB, Twitter, ...
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How to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file?

I made a Veracrypt file in my OneDrive / Dropbox folders. I then mounted the file in Veracrypt and added some financial records to the volume and unmounted it. Even though the contents of the ...
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sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer

How to sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer (os is windows 8)? e.g. If I have 2 computers I want to synce all files and folders in one computer but I want to ...
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How to copy playlists to usb mass storage device with playlist enumeration?

I need to copy music via Winamp or Itunes to my usb device. I have my playlists in both winamp and itunes (primarily itunes), and I need to copy via file enumeration in playlist order. Winamp doesn'...
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How to Sync Outlook 2016 Contacts, Email, Tasks and Calendar (non Exchange version) to a Lumia 435

Hopefully the questions says it all. I have a Microsoft365 Office Account that I use at home. I want to sync this with my Lumia 435. I use a Surface Pro-2. Thanks. R
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OneDrive uploading message keeps growing

I have 40GB capacity on OneDrive. Recently I updated a lot of files and folders. My main folder is now 18.5GB OneDrive started uploading to sync the folder, but it now shows uploading 27GB of 27.4GB ...
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Sync Windows 10 Mail app Account Logins/Details

I want to sync all Windows 10 Mail app account logins/details between my laptop and PC. Note that I specifically mean syncing the account logins instead of just email sync problems. This made ...
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Profile was replaced when I signed on to my Microsoft account

I am trying to set up my mom's computer. It is running Win 10 upgraded from Win 7. I created a standard profile for her and named it Joxxxxxxx. I was went to Windows Store to get some programs/apps ...
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Windows 10 sync between devices, settings and apps loss

I have PC and laptop with win 10 pro both. Recently I had to reset laptop and start from scratch. With win10 reset feature it went smoothly. However... after reset and connecting to my MS account, on ...
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Onedrive has disappeared from system tray icons after clicking 'exit' (Windows 10)

I wanted to pause my Onedrive temporarily and followed the advice on this thread How to Pause onedrive sync on windows 8.1 to click "exit". It has indeed stopped syncing, but it has also disappeared ...
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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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ntpd doesn't sync with W32Time, ntpdate does

I have QNX 6.5 with ntpd running. I try to use Windows W32Time service as an ntp-server. When I use ntpdate 192.168.x.x, it works fine. But ntpd daemon won't sync. ntpq says that server is reached (...
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How to update skype contacts between android and windows desktop?

I have skype installed on my android phone and on my windows desktop. When I add a nr in the skype on Android it is not showing up on the skype on my windows desktop. In android I did Settings > ...
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How to remove photo from Google Photos without removing it from devices?

My workflow is usually to copy all photos from camera to PC, than use Picasa to filter and remove blurry, bracketed, etc. I used to use Picasa Web Albums that synced all the changes. Now I'm using ...
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How to synchronize two directories (on external harddrives with Linux), recognizing file movements?

I have two directories, on being a copy of the other. In my case, each directory is on its own external harddrive, but what I want to do should be universally applicable to two should-be-identical ...
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sync two folders mac os x el capitan

I have my keynote presentations in a dropbox folder. However, at work they´ve removed the dropbox option and also I see that I can use the keynote online app. Is there any way I can sync from the ...
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MS Outlook does not synchronize my emails from Outlook.com

I am having issues with my Outlook.com email account. Recently I started to use MS Outlook and when I complete the process of adding my Outlook.com account it synchronizes only very old emails that I ...
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How to sync Microsoft Outlook between phone and laptop without the cloud

I bought a new phone, Microsoft Lumia 435, and want to sync Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, and Notes in Outlook 2013 (Office 365) between my new phone and laptop (Windows 7). I do not use Outlook for ...
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Chrome: replace remote data with local data on first sync

XMarks has a feature like this, along with the ability to replace local with remote. Does chrome do anything like this?
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Chrome: change sync settings BEFORE syncing

I only want to sync bookmarks. Unless I'm mistaken, though, the moment I sign into chrome for the first time, it immediately syncs everything, including history and passwords. This is a profoundly ...
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How do I exclude/ignore folder inside of Dropbox folder without selective sync?

I'm using Dropbox with some project and one of my directories has subdirectory it's called ~/Dropbox/stuff/data, how do I exclude and/or ignore it without selective sync?
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Desktop app to use cloud file

I have a specific desktop app (Windows OS) that has vital local MDB data. Instead of making and keeping my personal backup of this MDB file I was thinking if it was possible to maybe: move this file ...
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Robocopy: how to sync renames without deletions?

Basically I'm trying to emulate SyncToy's "Contribute" in Robocopy. "New and updated files are copied left to right. Renames on the left are repeated on the right. No deletion" With /purge it ...
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Hybrid Exchange Public Folder Calendar sync issues

On our network we're running a hybrid exchange system with O365. We use a public folder calendar as the master calendar. Recently(the last two weeks) there has been an issue with at least the Mac ...
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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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how do i sync files to an external drive in windows 10?

okay, so I have a USB HDD that I use with my TV as a media drive, and I want to know if there is a way to; when I plug it into my laptop, automatically sync a specific folder on the pc to a specific ...
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How to prevent from uploading videos to Google Photos?

I am using Google Photos App to backup and sync camera images to photos.google.com. I just want to back up and sync only Camera photos and not the recorded videos (due to heavy in size and take longer ...
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IMAP: restrict synchronisation by total size

Many IMAP clients allow the user to configure them to only synchronise the most recent X days/weeks/etc of emails, e.g. the last 30 days. Is it possible for an IMAP client to allow the user to ...
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Windows restores old home directory on each login

My main desktop is a Windows 7 Enterprise machine which is bound to a corporate Windows domain. My official user account is stored in the corporate domain / active directory. I can use any computer in ...
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Forcing Windows 10 to sync account settings

Today I wanted to ask if there is any way to force settings synchronization in Windows 10? Last day I decided to reinstall my Windows 10, but after installing new instance Windows won't ask me if I ...