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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Synchronizing e-mail using one IMAP and one POP client

OK I have an odd situation: I need to synchronize e-mail from a single e-mail account on a single server to two different e-mail clients. I need e-mail to be removed from the e-mail server. I've ...
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Sync iPhone Mail with Webmail

I had an email account user@mysite.com hosted on Host A. This mailbox had 100 messages. I wanted to migrate to Host B, so I download all the 100 messages from Host A on my iPhone. Now that my site ...
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Where to manage my Windows 8 synced machines?

I remember being able to go on the microsoft side and see all my synced Windows 8 devices but can't find that place anymore. For example, whenever you install Windows 8 on a new machine, during the ...
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How do I change the destination folder for syncing windows phone 8 with windows 8

Using the Windows 8 syncing app to sync my photos there doesn't seems to be any options to change the default destination for photo/file syncing. I have used the desktop app for doing the same thing ...
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ownCloud WebDAV interface seems to be broken

I've been trying to host ownCloud on my server but everytime I try to it tells me this : Your web server is not yet properly setup to allow files synchronization because the WebDAV interface seems to ...
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Sync local files to S3 similar to Robocopy

I am looking for a way to synchronize an entire local folder structure to Amazon S3, similar to how one might synchronize two folders using Robocopy. Whatever solution I come up with needs to be ...
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Client wants emails and folders sync'd between Outlook 2010 and Phone account

I have a client who recently asked me to centralize all of her email accounts as she needed a backup of an old email account that she was trying to move off of. I've suggested that we add her old ...
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Sync two movies, frame-accurate?

Given video recordings made on two (or more) cameras such as gopros or keychain cameras, and given a "clapperboard" event in each recording, what is a simple way to trim each recording to start with ...
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Why does WebDAV fail from inside home network

On my OSX server there is a folder that is configured in the Server App to be accessible via WebDAV. This folder is used to sync OmniFocus. On my router, I have set up a dynamic dns. When I am outside ...
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How can I sync Access databases and keep them up-to-date?

I have an Access database on my server. We split it up and use the front-end database for search data and adding new records or reports in local computer. If we update or add a new record, that writes ...
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Consequences of removing a partnership in sync center?

Hi I have a windows 7 PC on our network, I don't think we need to have a sync partnership on it and want to disable it. If I disable it does anything get deleted or lost? or does it simply stop ...
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Onedrive for Business will not sync on domain attached machines

At this point, I'm hoping that I'm making a really stupid mistake but... I cannot get One Drive for Business to sync with Office 365 on multiple domain attached machines. When I do this, it doesn't ...
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With mobile account enabled, is it safe to delete files from a computer that used to be used by someone else

I'm not very proficient with Macs and I'm not sure how the file syncing works across the network. Here's the scenario: I'm using a computer Bill Jole used to use. I noticed the hard drive is full and ...
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NTP syncs with ntp.ubuntu.com but not with the pool options

I am trying to configure my ntp server to synchronize with ntp servers available online. Below is my /etc/inet/ntp.conf and my ntpq -p output # ident "@(#)ntp.server 1.6 00/07/17 SMI" # # ...
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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 ...