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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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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Google Calendar / Exchange / Outlook Web Access sync

May be impossible but.. My firm uses Exchange Server (version 5 I think), with no POP3/IMAP access. So when I'm out of the office, it is down to Outlook Web Access. And my laptop is running Ubuntu, ...
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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 ...
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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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VirtualBox Ubuntu VM doesn't automatically sync time with host even with Guest Additions installed

I'm running a Ubuntu VM with VirtualBox and I have both the dkms and virtualbox-guest-additions packages installed. I read in this answer that the system clock should sync with the host automatically ...
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Which is more efficient: rsync over ssh or rsync to a drive mounted locally via ssh tunnel

I am trying to set up some scripts to perform nightly backups to a remote drive. I'm wondering if it is better (when considering both efficiency and data integrity) to: A: rsync over an ssh tunnel, ...
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How can I limit the number of IMAP emails Outlook 2010 syncs?

I'm helping a user with Outlook 2010. They have a large mailbox that they want to sync over IMAP, but we want to not sync the whole thing in order to keep Outlook performing well. A lot of email ...
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Sync iPhone apps with iTunes without deleting them

I have a few apps on my iPhone, and would like to sync them with iTunes without erasing them from my phone. Is this possible without downloading them all again?
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Sync folder with FTP in OS X

Are there any tools bundled with OS X which can assist me with automatically synchronising a folder with an FTP site? I have CyberDuck but what I am after is automation.
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How do you sync contacts between Outlook and Windows Live?

Does anyone know how to sync contacts in Outlook with Windows Live contacts? I’ve got Outlook Connector but all that does is makes Live contacts visible in Outlook and doesn’t actually sync them.
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Sync photos to iTunes without erasing everything?

My iTunes is empty, I just installed it, I've always used an iPod Manager to manage my iPod How can I sync my photos without iTunes having to erase everything on my iPod since my iTunes is empty? ...
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How to Synchronize Dropbox PDFs to Kindle DX? [closed]

Background I'm strongly considering the purchase of a Kindle DX for PDF reading to save my eyes from LCD strain. I currently sync a folder of PDFs on Dropbox to my iPad via an app called GoodReader. ...
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iPhone sync with iTunes stuck on “Waiting for items to copy”

I'm having a problem with iTunes where syncing my iPhone ends up seeming to basically finish, but it says "Waiting for items to copy" after everything else, and just stays there for... well, a very ...
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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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Best way to synchronise photos to three machines. Laptop, Desktop, NAS

I'm using Picasa as my photo management software, and I have a collection of photos that gets downloaded from my cameras either onto my Desktop or onto my Laptop. I'd like to automatically have ...
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How do I synchronize multiple Access Databases together?

I'm conducting a study, where we will be collecting data using Access. Since there will be multiple persons conducting these studies using the same structured Access DB we need to figure a way to ...
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DropBox like software that lets me host my own files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Alternative to Dropbox (on my server)? I have a good home server with tons of storage. I have FTP and SVN setup on it but I miss the convenience of DropBox for file ...
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Synchronize two directories on linux pc

I need a distributed filesystem (or a synchronization tool) that is capable of keeping a directory synchronized across 4 pc. My requirements are: offline access (data must be available offline on ...
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How to use RSYNC to get unchanged files hard-linked and appended files copied locally + appended?

I'm trying to figure out a way to use rsync (one or more times) and possibly other commands (such as cp -lr) to accomplish the following: Synchronize remote folder A to local folder B I already have ...
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Alternatives to Microsoft Live Mesh and Microsoft Live Sync? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping folders synced between several machines I have tried the following two programs over quite some time, so I have a bit of experience with both, and now I want to ...
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Synchronize read/unread status for Thunderbird RSS

I've tried several online RSS readers, but I didn't like any of them. I'm quite happy with Thunderbird, but I hate to have to manually mark as read articles I've read at home when I'm at work and vice ...
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How do I manage contacts from multple accounts (twitter, facebook, gmail, etc,.)?

I have quite a few of online accounts that I use that have contacts within them. Here are a few examples: Gmail (4 accts) Google+ FaceBook LinkedIn Outlook.com The list goes on Within these ...
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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous DRAM

I have simple question, why do we use in computers today synchronous memory? Is there some advantage over asynchronous?
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Link multiple uTorrent

With Dropbox, I can have multiple computers watch a synced folder for .torrent files to begin downloads, but then they each download it - separately. How can I have my uTorrent instances share ...
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Outlook - Sychronise contacts from exchange

At work the exchange server has details of all employees in the system. Then there is the Contacts folder in Outlook. I can populate this with all staff, but, I want to synchronise it against all ...
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One-way syncing/backup with Unison

I'm using the syncing tool Unison with my Mac OSX and Ubuntu 9.10 machines to backup my music from Mac to Ubuntu. The thing is, I want to have my Mac be the source and Ubuntu be the target so that the ...
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Good one-way sync program for Windows?

I need a program that can do one-way synchronization of directories in Windows. The only feature I absolutely need is the ability to exclude certain files and/or folders from the sync (wildcard ...
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How can I permanently fix my date synchronize problem in linux?

Ubuntu 7.10 server i386 clock/date/time won't stay in sync. Are their log files I can view to tell when the clock changes? For a temporary fix, I created a file in /etc/cron.hourly: #!/bin/sh ntpdate ...
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Keep ftp folder sync'd with windows folder

I'm trying to get my Continuous Integration system working from start to finish in the dev environment. Unfortunately, the last step after publish is copying the folder to an offsite server which I ...
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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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Any file-based email client application? (With the purpose of putting the mailbox under VCS.)

Like Subversion which has two back-end types: BDB-based and File-based. Most email applications I seen are using database back-end, but the database is not so convenient to manipulate by end-user. ...
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How to keep Chrome bookmarks up to date?

I have recently synced all my bookmarks from my Chrome in my personal laptop to Chrome at work. Now every time I add new bookmarks or edits them at work I want to be able to see them on my laptop at ...
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Mac program like WinSCP

I'm looking for a program on Mac that does one thing exactly like WinSCP: listens to file changes in directories and uploads the changed files to a remote server, thus keeping them in sync: remote ...
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How to sync notes created from Sticky Notes so as to reuse them among different PCs?

I use multiple PCs and need my notes sync between them. I prefer to use Sticky Notes in Windows 7 other than any other 3rd-party tools. Any ideas?
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Gmail on Outlook 2010 with Exchange services?

I have recently configure GMail on my iPhone with exchange services, which allows me to sync Mail, Contact and calendar. Is it possible to use Gmail in Outlook 2010 with exchange services?
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How do you synchronize Google Calendar and iCal?

How do you synchronize your Google Calendar with iCal? Do you use any third-party software or the CalDAV protocol? The ability to perform a two-way synchronization is a requirement. The ability to ...
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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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Self-hosted, cross-platform repository for large files

I'm looking for something well suited for syncing folders full of large media (eg photos, music) across several machines, ideally with revisions. I'm using SparkleShare for text and other small ...
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How to Sync windows application between laptop and desktop

How to Sync windows application between laptop and desktop > I have same configuration ( hardware and OS- e.g. windows 7 64 bit) on my desktop and laptop. I want to know if there any sync tool which ...
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ffmpeg: images to 29.97fps mpeg2, audio not sync

I have spent a lot of time on this issue. Hope someone can help. I want to convert 3147 images + ac3 audio file into an mpeg2 video at 29.97fps (about 1m45s). My command: ~/ffmpeg/ffmpeg/ffmpeg ...
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How is Firefox password sync safe?

Is it safe to sync using the Firefox built-in password manager and sync functionality? Where do they save my passwords and how do they save? What will be the risk? Should I use LastPass instead?
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Open synced tabs in the new Google Chrome

Google Chrome updated a few days ago, and since then, I can't seem to access my synced tabs. How do I access my synced tabs in the new Google Chrome?
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Configuring Firefox sync on a PC with an already configured Android phone

I have a Firefox Sync account that I created on my home PC. I have also configured this Firefox Sync accout on my Android phone by following the standard procedure of entering a phone-generated code ...
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Is there an rsync-like mode for WinSCP (or a similar tool)?

I need to be able to do a periodic sync of content off my Windows 7 x64 laptop to my offsite CentOS 6 webserver. Is there a tool/mode like rysnc for WinSCP or similar? For a variety or reasons, ...
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Can I sync books I didn't buy from Amazon via Kindle app?

I have the Kindle app both on mac and android, I want to know if it's possible to sync the books that I have on android over to mac and vice versa as well as the last page I viewed? Some books weren't ...
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OwnCloud and Truecrypt

I have tried the OwnCloud sync software recently and it works pretty nice. It synchronizes all the files pretty fast, but I am a bit worried about security. So, my idea was to put my private files ...
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Lost info by syncing iPhone to new computer?

I've bought a new computer because I can't hold up my work while I wait for my older MacBook Pro to return from Apple's repair shop. In the meantime, I've not backed up my iPhone 3G for a week. I plan ...