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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How to easily synchronise two folders (1 on PC, 1 on external HDD) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? I like to synchronise a specific folder on my PC with another folder on my external hard drive. Both folders' contents ...
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An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with

Trying to get my time synced properly and I run into this error every single ntp server I use. I've got my firewall disabled, every single port open in my router (UDP and TCP), and I've used several ...
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iPad WiFi Sync from local NAS

I am trying to setup a fully automated sync/push of movies from my NAS to my iPad. My setup is the following I got a local NAS running Windows Server where I have Movies in a decicated specific ...
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updating a source tree with another one

I have an existing source-tree, with a bunch of subdirectories and thousands of source files. I have a new source-tree where some of the files have been updated and some new files/directories added. ...
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File syncing across multiple operating systems

What would be the best way for me to sync multiple folders in various locations across Windows 7, XP, Ubuntu, OSX computers as well as firefox addons (that might just be a folder anyway, i'm not ...
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Sync Windows Live Mail between two computers

I have a laptop where I have been using Windows Live Mail as my email application for the last year. Yesterday I got a dell desktop as well and I am desperately trying to set up so my desktop and ...
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Something like Dropbox for local use with a NAS as storage server

I am looking for a solution to sync folder pairs between a NAS and multiple local macs. Each of the macs could edit files and the other macs should then get synced automatically. Basically my own ...
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How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
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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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How to auto-sync a USB thumb drive with folders on the PC?

In my job we are not guaranteed to keep using the same computer forever. Also, I need to keep the files at arm's reach when traveling. This is screaming a "cloud" solution, but here in Brazil mobile ...
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How to intelligently sync two directories under OSX

This may seem like a simple request at first glance, but I believe it is not due to some critical subtleties I wish to keep track of. Here is the scenario: I have a directory on my home workstation, ...
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How do choose the order that email accounts are synced in Windows Live Mail?

Basically, I have a Hotmail account and a Gmail account set up in Windows Live Mail. Whenever I sync them Windows Live Mail updates Gmail first and this always seems to take ages to complete, and ...
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Pulling and pushing local Git repo with Hg?

I want to be able to pull from and push to local (file://) git repo for some compability reasons. What are my current "up to date" options? I used hg convert successfully but I want to be able to ...
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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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Syncing two Windows machines via USB

I have a USB crossover cable, and want to regularly sync two laptops. I don't want to use Windows Easy Transfer....It just does not have the flexibility or options to do what I'd prefer to happen. ...
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Windows NTP Client Not Syncing with my ESXi NTP Server

I have an ESXi 5.1 server configured as a NTP server and a local Windows Server 2008 R2 PC that aren't syncing. I've read that whenever an ESXi server is run as a client, it also acts as a server, so ...
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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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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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How to reset SkyDrive/OneDrive sync?

Is there a way to empty SkyDrive/OneDrive without deleting the files in the cloud. I'm running Windows 8.1 and would like to revert all of the files to "online-only" mode except that the function ...
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Reset Skydrive/OneDrive sync? [duplicate]

Is there a way to have Skydrive/Onedrive completely restart the sync process and have all of the files as "online-only". I'm running Windows 8.1 Update 1. While there is "make all files online-only" ...
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Have git-annex control files on a partition but still use the partition the normal way?

I want to have all my files on a partition to be controlled by git-annex to be able to take them with me to other computers via an externel drive. Still I want to use the partition normally (creating, ...
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Dropbox-like client for FTP? [closed]

Many of my users have their files on one big FTP server. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is there a Dropbox-like software for FTP? When ...
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Copying a large directory tree crashes my PC

Windows 7. I have been happily using PT replicator, which is a backup program with some good features, but since I got an external 2TB and a 4TB drive, I can't copy a whole directory tree. The PC ...
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How can I share/sync bookmarks/favorites between multiple Google Chrome/apps users?

I pretty much think everything is in the title. I'd like to know if I can easily share and sync my bookmarks/favorites with another Chrome user? I don't want to be sending emails with "Hey! Here's a ...
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Dropbox asks me for password and resync on DropBox start

Everytime I start the Dropbox app (version 2.10.41) on Mac OS X (version 10.9.5) it asks me to log in and after login it starts to sync and tells me that my computer is linked successfully. This ...
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How to prevent sync of files from the root of Google drive folder

I have the following issue: I only need to sync some folders from google-drive to one of PC: But there is a problem if I create any files(exactly files, not folders) in the root of google-drive ...
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Accessing gmail folders with mbsync

I am trying to create a replica of the "[Google Mail]/All Mail" folder in my gmail account using mbsync. Using Pattern * in the rc-file mbsync can see all the folders (lables) that I have created and ...
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Dropbox: sync some folders in removable drive

I have my main dropbox folder in C:. However, I keep all my photos in a removable hard drive. Now I want to sync these files as well, what I can think of is to create a symbolic link in the main ...
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Upload directly to Dropbox

We have a NAS which contains around 600GB of files which we want to upload to Dropbox. The only problem is that our Dropbox folder is located on our local computer which has only got 500GB of storage. ...
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iTunes: Build (and auto-update) library from external folder

I'd like to have my iTunes library automatically synchronise with a folder on an external hard drive. At present, I can add a folder to iTunes, but if I then add new music to this folder, it doesn't ...
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OneDrive uploads deleted files

I have a question regarding the manner OneDrive deal with clients who have been offline for a long time and i hope that there is someone who can explain the mecanics behind this issue. The case is ...
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Does OneDrive for Windows 7 has selective sync feature? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 notebook with only 100 GB of disk space on it. It is presently synchronized with OneDrive and works well. I want to exclude some of the directories on the OneDrive from ...
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Should I sync my desktop and documents via OneDrive?

With windows 8.1 there's now the option of moving these 2 folders to a web synced one drive folder. Will this allow me to sync my appdata and settings on any windows device I own? Or is this a ...
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How to change the sync folder of OneDrive Desktop Application

I have installed the OneDrive Desktop App on my Windows 8 machine. During installation, it asks me where is my OneDrive folder and I can select a folder. After that, all the files in that folder I ...
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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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Firefox browser addons not syncing to android/between android devices

Is this supposed to happen; will it be added at some point if not? I can currently go into my android firefox for instance and install adblock plus, ghostery, https everywhere, and presumably ...
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Sync Calendar Between Two Exchange Services (OR Sync Google Calendar with Exchange 2007 through EWS)

Where I work we have some people on an internal Exchange 2007 service and some people on Office 365. This looks like it's not going to change anytime soon, and I need to be able to share my Office ...
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Google Chrome Sync between work and home [closed]

just saw something posted somewhere else regarding Google Chrome syncing between work at home. I just got fired at work for my "internet use" because they are claiming they were able to print a 90 ...
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How do I automatically synchronize Google Docs with Dropbox?

I would like to be able to edit one of my Google Docs on another computer, save it online (not download it to that computer and upload it to Dropbox), and then be able to go back to my home computer ...
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Comparing files in two folders with different hierarchies and renamed files

I had a folder on my PC, and copied it to my laptop. Since than, I have changed some files on each of the folders (file modification, renaming, putting into folders an vice versa). How can I re-sync ...
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Linux: Portable MP3-Player syncing on commandline

I'm searching a console-application which helps me managing my portable mp3-player. The player is a simple mountpoint so nothing special here. My Wish-Application would work as following: I provide ...
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Sync apps and settings between Windows 8 and Windows 10 PC

I'm kinda interested in testing Microsoft's upcoming version of Windows namely Windows 10 on my PC. But before I'm going to test it I need to be sure whether it will work or not. I already have ...
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How do I download iTunes podcasts to my iPod?

I'm going on holiday tomorrow and I won't have Internet, so I downloaded 40 podcasts from iTunes. I've plugged in my iPod and booted up iTunes, but it won't sync them. It's synched my newest music, ...
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Cloud storage/backup/sync options [closed]

I have the following four needs and am looking for one or more apps/services that can solve them. I have a lot of photos that need to be backed up. These are rarely ever viewed, but I don't want to ...
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Song count is not syncing with iTunes

I noticed recently that the song counts in iTunes weren't increasing (despite me listening to them quite a bit on my iPhone). I had switched to wireless syncing within the last couple months, so I ...
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Onedrive for business initial synch

We are evaluating onedrive for business. We have 16 users with 25 Gb of data that is currently synched via a Lan synch software. We want to move it to the cloud, but one problem is the ...
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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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Windows 7 Time syncing issues

I've had this issue for a very long time and I often search google for solutions and try whatever I find but nothing works and then I give up, only to repeat the same process a few weeks later. this ...
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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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What happens to a synchronized Dropbox folder if all files of my PC are suddenly deleted?

I noticed that if I delete some files from my synchronized Dropbox folder it removes the files from the Internet also and I don't have access to them from any other device anymore. Then, following ...