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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Windows Phone app stopped showing what's on my phone

When I first installed the Windows Phone app, it showed the contents of my phone when I plugged the phone into a USB port. Recently that stopped working. The app starts okay, and it definitely reacts ...
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How to disable time sync with Windows 7 as host OS in VirtualBox?

I have a 64 bit Windows 7 with VirtualBox running the same 64 bit Windows 7 as a guest OS. When I set a specific date and time, it will always revert to the host OS’s date and time on startup. How ...
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Syncing two local folders “dropbox/owncloud” style in linux

I would like to sync two local folders in a way that dropbox or owncloud do it - with a notion of history, so that it is possible to distinguish if a file got deleted in folder A o added in foler B. (...
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Cloud server for KeePass synchronization

I have a KeePass password Database which I use on several computers. This database relies on a separate XML file to function. It is possible for a server to have both the XML and KDBX in the same ...
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How to disable time synchronization in Linux Mint

My system: Linux Mint 17.2 MATE 32-bit My settings: Menu -> Administration -> Time and Date -> Configuration = Manual (that means do not connect to internet time servers) I do NOT have ntp installed....
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Tortoise SVN timestamp should sync with server's date instead of client's date

We have implemented Tortoise SVN. I am facing a problem with date and time that when someone update the SVN it take date and time of client PC instead of taking server's time. So how can I get the ...
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Firefox Account Server install fails

I'm using firefox on multiple devices, and therefore enjoying it's sync option very much. Now I want to setup my own Firefox Sync server, to store my data at home and not somewhere else. Since I want ...
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Firefox: Firefox Sync and Zscaler Firewall/Proxy not working

our network as been recently upgraded with the zsacler proxy solution. I was able to regain internet access by following that thread Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall. ...
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ownCloud sync not working after migration from 8.0 to 8.1.3

I migrated my ownCloud server from 8.0 to 8.1.3 which forced me to reanable and migrate the encryption keys of my users. After this runs successfully without error I'm able to access my files from the ...
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How to share a folder in my local disk (C:) to Google Drive? [duplicate]

I have a folder in local disk C. There are my fully important files. I usually update the folder contents every day. But, i think to be bothered if i have to always copy the folder to Google Drive's ...
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Windows 7 file synchronization issue

Our user's My Document folders are stored on the server, for users with laptops, this folder is set to be available offline using sync center. Something happened today (yikes I don't know what) where ...
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Choose a subfolder to not sync in Google Drive or One Drive or Dropbox [duplicate]

I am choosing a cloud storage synchronization system that best fit my needs and, until now, none fits me. I did not figured out how to keep a subfolder not synchronized inside a synchronized folder. I ...
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Two folders synchronization (1 way sync), one in intranet the other one in extranet

I have one server in intranet (joined to domain, accessible via domain account) and the other one in extranet (not joined to domain, accessible via hopping station using a local account). Shared ...
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Error when trying to synchronize Windows 7 time

I believe I had a power outage last night and when I started up my Windows 7 machine the time was all messed up (as far as I know this is not the year 13324). This usually happens with the system ...
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Dropbox selective sync - is it possible to have new folders created on other devices NOT be automatically added to sync folders on current device?

For example: I have the following folders in my Dropbox: Folder1 Folder2 Folder3 On PC1, I have only the following folders selected in selective sync: Folder1 Folder2 Folder3 does does not sync ...
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How do I keep Chrome bookmarks in sync across accounts?

I use a couple of gmail accounts with Chrome: One for work and one for private use. Unfortunately, all my bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar are tied to one of the accounts, so when I switch to ...
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Stop iPhone contact syncing. Keep contacts

How do you stop a user's Outlook from overwriting changes made to contacts synced from a Windows 7 PC to an iPhone without erasing the contacts when syncing is stopped?
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Syncronize Lotus Notes Calendar to Google Calendar on an Apple Mac (OSX)

My company using Lotus Notes for calendar end mail just implemented the policy to use MacBooks for work. This is great in general, the only thing I am missing is a tool to sync my Lotus Notes (LN) ...
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Using unison between two hosts over differents networks

We want to synchronize a directory, called docs between two hosts, called server and laptop, using unison. So we have a unison profile docs.prf that defines the roots and gives a list of preferred ...
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Incremental backup or sync for data backup?

I use a portable usb hard disk for backup. On windows, I use synctoy to sync files from my computer to this backup disk every month. I've heard about incremental backup many times; however, I've never ...
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Disable read-only flag on git object and pack files

In all my local git repos all of the object and pack files (.git\object\pack) are read-only... I understand why this is but it's really messing with my attempt to sync my machine to my Synology NAS. ...
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Sync or export only Thunderbird account settings

There are many (old and not so old) topics about this, but they all deal with synchronizing the whole Thunderbird profile across computers. I am not interested in that, I just want a nice way to ...
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Sync Thunderbird Contacts via CardDAV

I'm using thunderbird and want to sync my adress book with my server via CardDAV, or gain read/write-access on my CardDAV-Server with a local copy of the contacts. This is not the first time this ...
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Homebrew brew exports

Looking for a way to export my Homebrew and Homebrew Cask installations (everything from brew list and brew cask list) I'd like to be able to export them to a file that I can then put on any new ...
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iPhone suddenly can't verify CalDav account

I am using Google Calendar and I would like to sync it with my iPhone. The best way to do this is usually via CalDav account and I've been successfully doing this for a while. However, recently the ...
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What is the use of the synchronization preamble in Ethernets? [duplicate]

In the context of Ethernets, what is the purpose of the synchronization preamble field from the beginning of an IEEE 802.3 frame? I'd take a guess that it was meant to distinguish packets from noise ...
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Syncing Large Amounts of Files Between 2 Windows Computers

I have 2 Windows 10 computers in different countries. Both are identical setups hardware wise, same drives layout, etc. Each computer contains about 5TB of data, divided over various drives. Now I ...
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Exchange Email synchronization across devices

I have three devices connected to a Microsoft Exchange account. If I delete a message completely (from the Inbox and then the Deleted Items folder) is it then deleted from the server as well as the ...
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Sync Outlook calendar with color categories to Android tablet

I'm setting up all my appointments in Outlook using categories with their accompanying colors. How can I sync my Outlook calendar to my Android tablet in a way that my colored categories will be ...
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Firefox for Android Send to Device stopped arriving at Firefox on my laptop

This is the Firefox for Android feature where you click "Share", "Send to Other Devices" and the tab appears the next time you open Firefox on your laptop. When the new Firefox Sync came out, it ...
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Sync NAS (OMV) with OneDrive or DropBox

I have installed a NAS to my network, to backup all my files there, with OpenMediaVault. My question is if there is any possible way to sync a shared folder from that server, to an online cloud ...
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What are the similarities and differences between incremental backup and file synchronization?

Suppose that I have a source drive (e.g., internal hard drive) and a destination drive (e.g., external hard drive). Similarities Obviously, they both involve copying files from the source to the ...
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looking to sync or backup outlook “quick steps”

we use a lot of default "quick steps" in outlook, to categorize mails, move to folder, set a flag ecc... the problem is that exchange do not syncronize those actions, so everytime we have a clean ...
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Losing sync from random noise bursts on ADSL line

I live in Lebanon and have a connection of 2 Mbps ADSL. At random times, I get a sudden high amount of errors and I start losing sync (internet going on and off for like 20mins or just once). The ...
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How to stop Windows 10 from syncing keyboard layouts

I have two laptops, each with its own keyboard layout (AZERTY and QWERTY). Both laptops run Windows 10 and are authorized to sync settings back to my Microsoft account. The problem is that my ...
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Remote Unison will not write Archive file

I've used Unison (2.48) to sync my workstation with multiple compute clusters in a star topology quite successfully. However, one cluster in particular has a consistent and reproducible problem that I ...
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Error handling for automated uploads in Ubuntu?

Every day I need to upload automatically about 100 images with a total size of 4MB. I've used ncfttput and FTP via command line, but sometimes the upload of one image gets stuck with a Connecting to ...
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OneDrive Sync and High Resource Usage

Lately the OneDrive sync on my Windows 8.1 machine has been running away with the CPU. It doesn't noticeably affect system performance, but it's running hot enough that the fan is always on high. (...
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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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windows 10 calendar and google calendar

I have the new W10 calendar app set to sync with my google calendar. New events entered into google cal appear in the W10 calendar, but new ones entered into W10 do not appear in google. Is this ...
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Windows Mobile Device Center error

I have an old smartphone. A HTC HD2 running Windows Mobile 6.5 Till Windows 7, I had no problems to synchronize my contacts, Calendar and Task with my pc via Windows Mobile Device Center. Now, I ...
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How to enable Calendar sync with microsoft? (Windows 10)

I selected custom settings, and disabled the 1st option in the custom settings : Sync contacts/calendar and other data with microsoft during the windows 10 upgrade from windows 7. I've upgraded to ...
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Google account (mail / calendar) not syncing in Windows 10

I'm having a problem with the default Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 10. For a while I was able to sync my Google account emails (Gmail) and calendar in those apps, but about a week ago, it has ...
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Syncing a folder across different computers

I'd like to keep the contents of a folder synced across several computers (Windows, Linux and Android) over the internet. I have a Linux server which I can use to centralize this syncing. The number ...
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How do I delete my local files once they have been moved to OneCloud for online storage only?

How do I delete my local files once they have been moved to OneCloud for online storage only? Need to move documents to online only to reduce disk space. Microsoft Windows 8 Files are already set ...
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Multiple Profiles in Chrome all Synced with one Google Account

I essentially want to have different environments set up such as a profile for general browsing with personal bookmarks, a work profile, and one profile for every clients websites I work on. The ...
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Dropbox keep on syncing on restart

I installed Dropbox in "D drive" and I have DeepFreeze install for "C drive". With DeepFreeze if I restart my computer, my computer will automatically come to previous state, as I need to install any ...
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Syncing Google Accounts with Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I am trying to add my Google Calendar to the native Calendar app and my Gmail to the native mail app. I click on "Add Account" and then "Google" but nothing happens. ...
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Windows Vista Starter sync folders

Given that Windows Vista Starter does not appear to support synchronization of directories: What is the most easy way to sync directories over a network connection one way in Windows Vista Starters ...
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Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them?

Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them? Keeping in context this thread: How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords? regarding ...