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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Possible to sync two Outlook calenders to Google calender with Google Calender Sync?

I've installed Google Calender Sync (v.0.9.4.1) on my PC. I use it for 1-way sync, from Microsoft Outlook to Google Calender. This works fine overall. The issue is that in Outlook, I have 2 accounts; ...
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How to use Linux zip to sync files

I want to "sync" my files to the zip, creating any new ones, updating any new ones, and the deleting ones from the zip that no longer exist. When I used -du, I see zip error: Invalid command ...
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ffmpeg - complex filter putting 2 videos side by side results in audio out of sync

We have 2 videos. One is a professionally produced video by an artist that performs a song stopping in certain parts to let the user sing. The second video is a stream that is recorded while the user ...
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Best practice: Shared Folders Server 2008

I like the idea of remote profiles that users keep a local copy of their profile on their machine. So if the server malfunctions they'd still have access to their files. Now, is there something ...
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How does Google Chrome Syn Computers with different users loged in

At workplace my colleague and I recently found out that she can view my history on her computer, while I can view her history on my computer. The E-mails we signed in in our Chromes are our personal ...
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Syncing Folder Across Several PC

A few friends and I are playing around with a modded Minecraft and since mods are constantly added and removed it becomes necessary to sync the mods and config folders several times. Ideally the ...
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Playback multiple (three) videos, with different starting point, side by side synchronized?

This question is similar to, but not the same as: How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized? Difference is that videos I try to playback has different/offset starting point. The answers ...
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Briefly hibernate PC during Dropbox Sync

I'm in the middle of moving a large number of files to Dropbox from my PC laptop (running Windows 7). I'm wondering if it's safe to temporarily put my PC to hibernate while I go home, and then set it ...
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Dropbox selective sync doesn't want to add back a directory

I have recently excluded a directory from sync using selective sync in Dropbox, and now I want to select it again (i.e. return things to normal) and each time I try to tick it back, it says: "The ...
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How to keep Google Drive doc synced with markdown file?

Cloud HQ will keep Google Drive in sync with Word Documents on your dropbox. StackEdit can import/export between google Drive and Dropbox, but doesn't keep them in sync. Is there a way I could set ...
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Dropbox-Like File Sync without a central server [closed]

I'm looking for a way to sync the secondary drives on my two Macs across the internet. I have consistent VPN connectivity between the two macs, and I can access them as if they are sitting right next ...
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Chrome theme I made myself refuses to sync across computers, how to sync it?

I made a Google Chrome theme, and have loaded it into Google Chrome using the Developer tools (Tools → Check "Developer mode"). But the theme won't sync across computers, even after I followed ...
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synchronise time between my windows and two Linux Ubuntu servers

I'm having a hard time to synchronise time between my windows and two Linux Ubuntu servers. i found this tool: http://www.timesynctool.com/ I've installed it on my windows server 2008 R2 standard ...
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How to sync two looping videos with mplayer and upd?

I am trying to sync two instances of mplayer with -upd-master and -udp-slave, and notice that the slave staggers for about a second when the master begins the loop anew. I am running debian 7.1 with ...
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Sync Outlook Contacts in Active Directory

We have a large number of users in an active directory on our server. We need to keep all users up to date with current employee contacts and email addresses that can change sometimes as many as 3-4 ...
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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All Specific Subfolders

I want to sync up my dev folder including various project folders, each having node_modules folder inside. I would like to exclude all node_modules subfolders. Here is an example of my file ...
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Prevent iTunes from automatically uploading deleted songs back onto iPhone?

How do you stop iTunes from automatically adding songs from purchases online and songs that have been deleted from the iPhone. When syncing, songs that I had already deleted will try to re-upload ...
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Old settings for Firefox Sync in Firefox 29

Is there a way to configure Firefox 29 to work with an self-hosted fsyncms-Server by editing e.g. some settings in about:config? I can use my server by installing an older version of Firefox and ...
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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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How can I sync pictures with all my computers via a server [duplicate]

I'm running a server in my basement and I would like to save all my pictures on it. So is there any software like "dropbox" that I could host? I don't need my stuff in the cloud just on my server. ...
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Delete duplicates from over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, deleted part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just ...
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How can I see which devices are synced with my Firefox? [duplicate]

I have set up Firefox Sync on several devices. I can give a name to each device, but, I could find no way to see the list of devices which I already synced. How can I get this information?
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How to Re-Index or Remove Old Google Drive Folders in Google Plus Photos/Picasa

I have ~10GB of photos on my Google Drive, which is sync'd across multiple computers with no issues whatsoever. I'm pretty organised and have things categorised and named relatively sanely. I've also ...
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Can using cloud storage for backup backfire and ruin local data?

I was thinking of using a simple backup strategy like copying my Documents directory into the Dropbox directory. This strategy should work in case my laptop gets stolen or my house burns down. But ...
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What is a good combination of apps to edit a text/word-document across phone, tablet and desktop with intermittent Internet access? [closed]

I've got Windows and Android devices, and I'd like to be able to sync a text or Word document across all devices. As far as I'm aware, Drop box for Android only allows you pull a document. It ...
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Sync between chrome extensions

do you know any way how to synchronize DATA from chrome extensions between 2 computers? (Windows and Ubuntu) I know there is option to synchronize bookmarks and extensions (it works), but DATA from ...
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Synchronize files between 2 folders on computer and external drive

I bought an external drive and want to use it partially for store, partially as back up. What I would like to see is that some folder (named.. let's say "Sync") is always the same on my Mac and on the ...
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Picasa Syncing with Dropbox via different PC/MAC

Gd day everybody, following challenge: I have a ton of pictures on my computer (Mac 10.9.2) and I am using Picasa. All good working on a single computer, however I have another 3 Macs on which I would ...
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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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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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Rsync folders automatization

I've got a folder on the remote server, to which I'm connecting via SSH. When I need to synchronise folders I'm using manually access via scp. (I'm synchronising my folder with the folder on the ...
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Network folders in Windows XP Sync toy not visible

I have a ubuntu 12.04 samba file server which is recognized automatically under Win 7 + 8 in the Windows Explorer Network, also Synctoy shows the samba folders. But in XP the folders are not shown, I ...
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Are Chrome bookmarks automatically backed up?

I finally arranged my bookmarks in Chrome 33, inside bookmarks toolbar etc. Do I need to create a backup to save this arrangement (and How) OR it is automatically saved on Google server, inside my ...
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What is the protocol for email notes?

What is the protocol for email notes? I have an email account associated with my domain and web server. When I added this email to "internet accounts" within my macbook preferences, it had an option ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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How do I prevent Chrome Canary from updating -OR- How do I sync two Chrome profiles with the same account?

I might have a bit an unusual request, but my situation is as follows: I have a low-end pc, which means, I need to be careful about performance This is why I need to deactivate automatic updates in ...
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Replicated Backup & Archival Solution?

I'm attempting to design a system for backup and archival, and I'm frustrated that I can see all the pieces I need, but can't seem to find anything that brings them all together. I want a system that ...
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How to keep two directories on two unconnected machines in sync via emailing of delta-archives

My situation is that I have two directories on two different computers (one Windows machine, OSX machine) and I need to keep the two directories on the two machines in sync (= mirrored), so that they ...
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Files opened in SharePoint Workspace don't sync, but when opened via sharepoint in browser do

I'm working with a client using their Sharepoint site. When I access the site via a web browser I can open, edit and save files fine. Similarly, if I navigate to the SharePoint site in Windows ...
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How to stop sync file when using dropbox(not pause and resume, I want to quit)

I am trying to upload an file to dropbox, but it takes over 8hrs. So I want to quit and place my file back. However, I can see only 'resume' and 'pause', no 'quit':< I already tried shutdown ...
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tiMidity: extract tracks preserving initial silence

tiMidity can extract individual tracks from a standard MIDI file to audio files, using its option -o out.wav, and its option -Q 0,-n to quieten all tracks but the n'th. However, re-mixing the ...
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BitTorrent sync file permissions (UBUNTU)

I started using BitTorrent sync last night, as a do-it-yourself Dropbox project, and it works amazing, except for one thing... On my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop, all the file permissions are messed up, and ...
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Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to synchronize Thunderbird plugins and accounts?

I have a machine on which my Thunderbird is configured for three accounts (IMAP and NNTP, but NO POP). How could I have those accounts available on other machines using Thunderbird ? I obviously ...
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Is there a service to sync Chrome and FF bookmarks by syncing their respective server side backends?

As you know, both of Firefox and Chrome have server-side services for storing their bookmarks. Is there a service that can sync the back-end of Firefox with Chrome for bookmarks? I don't want to use ...
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How does rdiff-backup work?

I'm curious as to what characteristics rdiff-backup abides by when choosing whether to transfer and keep back-ups of files. Dropbox doesn't sync timestamps (date created & modified etc) so my ...
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Is it safe to transfer files to a raid 5 array while it is re-synching?

I have a newly created raid 5 array in windows server 2008 (software in windows disk mamanger) and it is resynching... Is it safe for me to start transfering/copy files to the volume while it is ...
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Google Chrome - Remotely close Chrome on synced computer

I left chrome open at home. It's on a webpage signed in to something that I'd like to sign out of. There may be other ways of accomplishing that, but I really just want to know if this is possible. ...
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Solution to sync folders between two computers and a NAS [closed]

At work we have two computers and a network attached storage device (NAS) each with a copy of the same folder. I need a solution that will keep each computer's copy of that folder and the copy of ...
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How synchronization programs treat files/folders in use

I'm planning on setting up a synchronization software to mirror (one way) my main working drive on to a spare one as a simple backup solution, but the drive is 3tb so moving or working on files inside ...
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When does windows 8/8.1 synchronize settings

I have 2 PCs - one at work and one at home, both running windows 8.1 and both using the same MS account. Win 8.1 syncs user settings such as desktop background, theme, app passwords and settings etc. ...