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 losing cloud backup sync symbols on Files & Folders when multiple folders are in the same directory?

I seem to be losing my sync symbols (green ticks) when I install multiple cloud backup sync programs for example: Dropbox, Copy, MEGA, SugarSync, Box... etc As you can see from the screenshot below, ...
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Quick Way to sync directories on home and work PC

I am looking for a good tool for the following workflow: I have a directory (~500MB) of different projects. Website Code, C applications, django applications, small virtual machines, imagery, etc. ...
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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

So I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I also want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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Sync shared folders and in skydrive the dropbox way

Dropbox has a nice way to share folders, so that if other people have edit option - they can sync the files, edit them on their computers and i will see the results.. With skydrive i can achieve the ...
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How to create & sync wordpress website between multiple computers?

I'm trying to start creating a wordpress website, and I need to sync my work between 2 windows 7 PCs. I've tried xampp & ampps, for editing and viewing php files. But haen't yet tried installing ...
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Skydrive does not sync on Windows 8.1

I've been using Win 8.1 with Skydrive (not Pro) and keep experiencing problems with syncing. All this used to work fine in 7 and 8 using the old Skydrive client. If someone else uploads a .doc file ...
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Is there a way to sync an Outlook calendar with Outlook.com?

I would like to be able to push my work calendar items up to an Outlook.com account. There are several questions (like this one) that reference a Google calendar and recommend the use the deprecated ...
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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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Sync on premise Document Library with Cloud hosted SharePoint Server site in SharePoint 2013

As per my requirement I need to Sync Document Library of on premise hosted SharePoint site with cloud hosted SharePoint Document Library. For that I had wrote EventReceiver on ItemAdded of on premise ...
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Automatic Media Server Mirror

I have a large (400GB) photo library and I've just built a media server (Win 2012) that I use for local redundant storage and to backup to a cloud (CrashPlan). Since work is primarily done on a PC ...
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How to use launchd's WatchPaths to keep two files in sync

Background: the Mac OS X plist format is binary by default, which is not very good for things like tracking with git. There is a command plutil -convert which can convert back and forth from binary to ...
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How do I prevent Dropbox remotely from syncing?

I have dropbox installed on my home computer and on my work computer, but I only want certain folders to be synced. I use the selective syncing option in preferences. But whenever I add a new folder ...
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Windows btsync: disable 3rd party services

How to disable 3rd party services in btsync on Windows, be exact use_relay_server, use_tracker, use_dht options available on unix based btsync?
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Backup Solution for Field Netbooks?

Windows 7 and Windows 8 Laptops Connected via cell phone hot spots and twice a week WiFi in the office We have about 20 computers that are in the field and about once a day at different times they ...
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How can I get Dropbox not to sync a particular folder that doesn't have read permissions?

I am using Dropbox 2.4.10 on OS X. I use Spotlight with an encfs-encrypted folder inside my Dropbox, which is mounted with the -o local option to get it to work on OS X 10.9 (see here). As a result, ...
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Git authentication is being rather weird

When simply pulling some repos, I am asked to supply a username is password. I've changed my password to bananas in the prompt here for my safety. Anyway, this is what it looks like: Fetching ...
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Sync files but not folders, windows 7

I want to sync two files in two different folders on one Windows 7 machine. The problem is there are others files in the same two folders that I do not want to sync. I have searched that there are so ...
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Syncing files automatically on usb insert

So basically I have an encrypted usb stick that I use as my "main" storage to all my files and stuff. But I also work on numerous machines including my home computer so every now and then I make ...
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Is it possible to select which folders to sync in Skydrive on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in 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 in Windows 8.1
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How does Dropbox determine when to overwrite the local file vs overwrite the cloud file?

When Dropbox encounters a file on one's computer that is different than the cloud version of that file that it knows about, how does it decide whether it should sync them by overwriting the local file ...
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File sync solution with pattern matching

I have a directory I want to sync over the cloud using a service like Dropbox. But, within that folder, I only want to sync directories that match a particular pattern. For instance, sync all folders ...
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How does SyncBack detect if two files are different?

I'm currently using SyncBack's free version, SyncBackFree, to mirror files from a LAN directory to a directory in my PC, after reading this SU post: How can I keep folders synchronized between several ...
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Sync playlists from Linux to Android

I'm currently using OS X Mavericks on my Macbook Pro, but since it's an older model, I've been experiencing some slowdown since I upgraded. After doing much research, I'm going to replace my current ...
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Is there a scratch pad app that syncs? [closed]

I use Google scratch pad app in my Google Desktop on my laptop. It is no longer available from Google. I am looking for a similar app that will sync between my laptop and my phone. Does anyone know ...
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Quickest way to send links from PC to PC [closed]

I am looking for the quickest way to send URLs and short Text in general from my Laptop to Desktop or vice verse. A lot of the time I am browsing on my Laptop near my Desktop then find a URL which I ...
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Can't copy files from Skydrive local synced folder when not connected to internet - and when connected copying is slow

When I attempt to copy files from my local synched copy of SkyDrive, it seems to refuse or take forever (didn't wait) to copy files, when not connected and then is slow when I am connected. See screen ...
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Sync Only New Files

I have a large collection of photos. I only want to sync the latest (in my case right now 1 year) to a laptop. I have tried syncovery and Goodsync without seeing any modifiers that would only select ...
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Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon - How to update new installation on External HDD with USB installation?

I am very unfamiliar with command lines and a total Linux beginner trying to migrate from years of Windows dependence. I have just installed Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon on my 64GB USB 3.0 stick. I have ...
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VGA to PAL on Intel HD

I got a i5 Laptop computer with integrated Intel HD graphics card. I want to connect to a large CRT TV which has a PAL composite video input (yellow RCA jack!) and three inputs labeled DVD component ...
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ADSL Modem loses sync every 93 minutes

I've been using a ZTE ZXDSL 831 modem behind a WRT310N router for around 5 years. 2 months ago, lightning struck my house which blew the fuse on our circuit breaker. Once we had the power fixed, my ...
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Server load affection due to excesive sftp connections to sync server

I am planning to sync around 200 very small files per hour (less than 1KB each file), the source files are on a remote SFTP server and the destination files are on a Windows Server. My fear is the too ...
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OSX - Copy Automator tasks from one machine to another

Where does OSX save automator tasks? I would like to use my current set of tasks on another machine running OSX.
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App for synchronizing only folders [closed]

This is the exact situation I'm in. I have amassed over the years quite a lot of portable apps for the Windows OS. I also decide to add or remove portable apps as time goes on. I have at least 3 ...
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Is there any way to synchronize a folder in 'My Documents' with bookmarks bar?

I often save web pages for offline viewing and every time i save a page in 'tutorials' folder, i have to open it up in browser and then save it on bookmarks bar. Is there any way to synchronize ...
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Cloning one server to another

I have heard the term "replication" among database usage where you clone one database into another allowing them to be synced. However is there a way to effectively make this happen in server ...
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Syncing a CardDav Adressbook with Thunderbird SOGo Connector

I'm using thunderbird/lighting for several mail accounts and calenders under Ubuntu in the Gnome3 Desktop. I also want to sync my CardDav adress book. Right now I am doing that with Inverse SOGo ...
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How can I make Windows 8.1 NOT sync across devices?

I was wondering if there is a setting somewhere that will let me make Windows 8.1 not sync things like wallpapers, lock screens, and such across multiple devices with the same MS account. I have a ...
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Microsoft Office 15 Sync Maintenance error

After installing Office 365 on a new Microsoft Surface Pro my password is constantly corrupted. The error being shown is: Microsoft Office 15 Sync Maintenance for {computer name} Microsoft Office ...
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Map network drive to cloud storage?

My company currently shares local documents using a network drive. Every Friday, I have to send a specific set of these local files to another branch of the company in a different city. Is there a ...
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Sync OneNote without opening the application

I've been spoiled by Dropbox. All I do is turn on my laptop and all of the offline changes I've made to documents is synchronised to the cloud. Except for the OneNote Windows 8 app. I have to ...
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ffmpeg/avconv async is not working - unsync audio

I have a javascript that records video from a webcam as webm and audio from microphone as wav together. I am encoding these webm and wave files to generate a mp4 file using ffmpeg/avconv. But i've ...
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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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Sync files to an sftp server

Other than Winscp, is there a program that can do a sftp file sync of folders in windows? I'd like to find a simple way to add directories to be backed up to my sftp server. I'd like to run it as a ...
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Why does Google Sync keeps on replicating this site in bookmark?

I keep my bookmarks and other things saved in Google Sync. Please see my settings below. I do not find anything out of ordinary. However, Google Chrome keeps on replicating two sites again and ...
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How to prevent Google from knowing my passwords?

I noticed that my notebook has synchronized not only my Chrome bookmarks, but also my passwords to sites. This can't be done on demand, because my other computer can be turned off. And this can't be ...
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NTFS symlink not syncing to target folder

In Windows 7, I've created a directory symlink in my SkyDrive folder that points to my My Documents folder. In other words, I have the following folders: c:\users\<user name>\documents ...
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Does winscp remote real-time synch work for giant directories ( > 30GB)

I am trying out the information provided at: http://superuser.com/a/393525/216440 http://blog.jordanhopfner.com/2012/09/13/synchronize-files-in-realtime-from-a-windows-pc-to-a-test-linux-box/ So ...
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How to sync (system) folders remotely on windows 7

I have about 80 remote computers that need weekly (identical) updating. What I am trying to do is setup a master computer where slave computers will sync/mirror specific files/folders. For example: ...
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picasa synced album - deleted photos are not reflected on the web

Im using picasa 3.9 on windows 7. I have synced albums and can see them on the web. My problem is that when I delete a photo from the computer that is in a sync album, it does not removed from the ...
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Keep spell check dictionaries syncronized

Each program and computer that I use seems to have its own spell check dictionary. My web browser has a different dictionary than my word processor. When I use my laptop rather than my desktop, the ...