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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Synchronize podcasts with Rhythmbox to an iPod

Is it possible to synchronize podcasts with Rhythmbox to an iPod? If not, is there another application in Ubuntu that can do it? By synchronizing podcasts I mean doing the same thing iTunes does. ...
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How to set up a own Chrome sync server?

I'm trying to set up a sync server for Chromium/Chrome, but i'm totally failed. I also couldn't find a How-To (like this here for Firefox) for that. I only found this question from '10 on superuser ...
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Sync Chromium without google account

I admit it, i'm a bit paranoid.. I have come to like firefox sync together with my own sync server. Now for various reasons, I'm tempted to use Chromium (or Iron) instead. Now is there a way to have ...
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Sync two external harddrives?

A little mishap happened earlier today and i am thinking i should have a copy of my external harddrive since 10% of it is very valuable. What is the best solution to keep two external harddrive in ...
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Sync OneNote Notebooks to/on SkyDrive

I've got OneNote running on all computers in our house, using it all the time with several people and computers. The only drawback: I want to keep the copies of OneNote in sync without having to run ...
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GMail, IMap and Outlook: Speeding it up?

I finally set up Outlook to use GMail and IMAP, but unfortunately, it's extremely slow. The reason, I think for this is because I have 14300 emails in my inbox. And I have no intention to delete ...
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How do you sync tabs between computers with Mozilla Firefox Sync?

Mozilla says that with Firefox Sync if you are working on one computer with 5 tabs open you can then switch to another computer or device and Sync can or will update the second computer with those ...
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How to know if Google Chrome has finished synchronizing?

I use a dual boot machine, and have setup chrome browser to sync my bookmarks, apps and other data. Now, if I boot open windows, add some bookmarks, install chrome app/extension,etc then how do I ...
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Google Chrome Extensions are not Syncing

I'm using chrome browser(latest version) on windows 7 in office and on Ubuntu 12.04 in home. I have just installed it in ubuntu. All the bookmarks have been synced. But none of the extensions has been ...
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How to synchronize Google Contacts and Gnome Evolution?

I would like to synchronize my Google Contacts (also Android Contacts) with my mail client Evolution on Gnome. Do you know how I can do that ? Thank you
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Synced audio ouput on multiple machines? VLC? hardware solutions?

I'm wondering if there is any software or hardware solutions to synced audio or audio and video across multiple computers or devices on a network. I've seen Sonos, and it might be a good solution, ...
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How can I manage computers using my Firefox Sync account?

I`m using Firefox Sync on a bunch of computers. I would like to manage my account, by removing some computers. I can't find the place to do this, it should be on the Firefox Sync page, but the ...
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Is having a Firefox profile in the Dropbox a good combination?

I was pretty excited to see sites as Lifehacker and such say how Dropbox can also do synchronisation for Firefox for us. It would also allow me to sync extensions and configuration settings. After ...
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How does Dropbox LAN Sync work?

I have installed Dropbox on 2 Ubuntu machines and enabled LAN sync. I was curious how does one Dropbox instance detect another.
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How to add and sync folders outside SkyDrive folder?

I have folders with documents all over my hard drive, some which I would like to include in SkyDrive without moving them into the SkyDrive folder. E.g. my SkyDrive folder is in ...
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Sync google calendar and contacts with Outlook 10

I use a google accounts for mail/contacts/calendar. I use Outlook 2010 on my desktop and an iphone. Iphone syncs calendar/contacts/mail via what I presume is faux exchange mechanism, anyway it works. ...
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How to increase frequency of time server synchronisations?

I have a that PC (Windows XP SP3) keeps losing time whereby it ends up being about 5 mins slow per day from all the other PCs and clocks about the place. Is there a way to increase frequency of ...
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Is there any easy way to sync your bookmarks using only an ftp-server and some app?

I realize there is already this good question How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? about bookmark sync, but I am looking for a different solution. It is ...
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Google Chrome is taking forever to set up sync

I did a clean install of Windows 7 yesterday, and am now trying to sync my bookmarks and other preferences back to Chrome which I had prior to reinstalling Windows. Unfortunately it is taking forever ...
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Rsync, two-way sync, and syncing file-deletion operations

I use rsync in the following manner: rsync -Pvaz me@192.168.*.***:Documents/ /Users/me/Documents/ rsync -Pvaz /Users/me/Documents/ me@192.168.*.***:Documents/ The problem: if I delete a file on my ...
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Dropbox alternative with local sync support? [closed]

I am currently using Dropbox. Just decided to sync my huge (about 5 GB) iTunes Library (music collection) in Dropbox. For that I must subscribe to their paid account. But before I do so, I'd like ...
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Best way to mirror folders [closed]

I want to mirror two folders so a change in one is reflected in others. am i best off making a home brew solutions with RoboCopy and /MIR or is there a decent preferably free app to do it for me?
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Free program to sync folder with FTP?

My business partner has a lot of files that he needs to sync to our website's private folder so that I can download the changes. We really need a good tool that can keep these sync'd. I have tried a ...
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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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Why is the new SkyDrive client not syncing all of my content?

I have about 11 gigs of content on SkyDrive. When the new Windows client was released a couple of weeks ago, I downloaded and installed it, specifying a location on my D drive for the local copy. ...
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How can I two-way sync Windows Contacts with Gmail Contacts

I'm using Windows Mail (which uses the windows contact store behind the scenes) to connect to the gmail imap server. I would like to have my gmail contacts available to me when using Mail. How can I ...
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What is the Windows Briefcase?

It's still around in Windows 7. How does it work and how does it compare with newer sync options such as the native Sync Center? Should we still use it if it's not being phased out?
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Sharing or syncing home folders between Macs

I've had a Macbook for some time, and recently got a Mac Mini too (both as desktop & media player computer). When setting up the Mini, I copied mostly everything (in target disk mode) from Macbook ...
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Google Contacts and Mac OS X Address Book

The sync that Google offers for Google Contacts <> Mac OS X Address Book is seriously flawed. It doesn't sync automatically, it doesn't sync all contacts, it doesn't sync all fields. See here for a ...
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How can I sync Emacs with Google Calendar and Contacts?

Is there a way to use Emacs to sync with Google Calendar and Google Contacts, ideally keeping a local copy so I can access them offline?
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Unable to sync iPod Touch with my PC

I'm trying to sync a first gen iPod Touch to my PC running Windows 7 64 bit. The problem is that whenever I connect the iPod, iTunes completely freezes (if I start iTunes after connecting the iPod it ...
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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 sync account calendars between multiple exchange accounts in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, you can have multiple exchange accounts and therefore multiple calendars. How can I sync up calendars between the two Exchange accounts I have in Outlook 2010?
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How to synchronize iPhoto libraries between several Macs?

Is there any "easy" way of synchronizing my iPhoto library between, say, my iMac and my MacBook ? My basic strategy is "modify only on the iMac, make a blind copy to the MacBook" but it's not really ...
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How to use unison's path option with multiple paths?

I want to sync the following locations using unison: /home/user/Audiobooks with /shared/Audiobooks /home/user/Music with /shared/Music /home/user/Podcasts with /shared/Podcasts What would the ...
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I need a central photo management solution for my home network

I have a home network that runs on a domain controller. It's a small network with no more than 4-5 PCs. They all run Windows. My Wife and I have photos that the other does not have, mostly because we ...
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Sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007 Calendar

What's a good way to sync Google Calendar with Outlook Calendar 2007? I need to do this so I can sync my calendar with my iPod via iTunes Also, how can I repeat an event in Outlook Calendar 2007? ...
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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How to force Firefox to sync my bookmark just now?

A few minutes before I leave my desk, and I have add a lot of new bookmarks. How to force Firefox to sync my bookmark right now to my firefox account ?
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Can I install Chrome twice to sync to two different accounts?

I would like to keep my work and home settings separate, is it possible to install Chrome twice so that I can have one instance sync with work and another sync with my home account?
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Syncing between “Kindle for PC” and “Kindle for iPhone”

I have a number of ebooks that I am managing using calibre - E-book management. These books are in a number of various formats (pdf, chm, epub, mobi...etc). I found a blog post that detailed using ...
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Can I sync my Tomboy notes from Windows through Ubuntu One?

I have setup my Ubuntu system to synchronize Tomboy notes with the Ubuntu One service. I'm now trying Tomboy on Windows and it would be great to have it sync with Ubuntu One. However, while Tomboy ...
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Syncronizing files over FTP

I need to syncronize files in my computer with server to which I have only FTP access. So I can't use rsync (that would need at least SFTP, but the only channel available for me is plain vanilla FTP). ...
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Watch Filesystem in Real Time on OS X and Ubuntu

I'm looking for a CLI tool which will watch a directory and spit out the names of files that change in real time. some_watch_command /path/to/some/folder | xargs some_callback I'm aware of inotify ...
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Dropbox like syncing for Google Docs

Is their a way (on mac osx) to sync a folder on my computer with Google Documents now that Docs supports all file types? A lot like the functionality of DropBox.
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How do I synchronize Firefox extensions?

I have a bunch of Firefox extensions. But in case if I have to reinstall my computer, how do I restore them all? Sort of like Dropbox syncing all my files.
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Is SyncToy 2.1 much faster than 2.0

I've stayed with SyncToy v1.4 as I found v2.0 too slow to be of any use. For example when run again immediately after a sync, on a folder pair without any changes, it would start from scratch ...
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Are there any password managers for iPhone and Windows XP? [closed]

Can you recommend a password manager that syncs between an iPhone and (at least one, preferably several) Windows XP computers? Being able to generate passwords would of course be a nice addition, but ...
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Sync Windows settings

Is it possible to synchronise certain Windows 7 settings. Things like the wallpaper you use for instance, or the programs that are stored in the start menu. Or the programs that are docked next to ...
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How do I sync Thunderbird across two computers?

I have a computer (laptop) at work that I have installed Thunderbird on and set all of these rules, created contacts, and updated calendars on. I don't want to have to go through all of that process ...