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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Mirror folder one way over different networks

I have a folder on machine A that receives small text files at random intervals from an external process. I need to mirror the contents of this folder to machine B, which is on a completely different ...
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How to mirror a whole system?

Hypothetically, how could I mirror/sync two computers (probably both would be running either Windows or Ubuntu, I assume this would be easier with Ubuntu)? What I'm talking about is that I would be ...
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Synchronize historical appointments in CalDAV calender with Thunderbird/Lightning

In our association we recently migrated our calendars (from OwnCloud to Tine 2.0org), by exporting the old calendars as .ics files and importing them into Tine. I now wanted to verify that all ...
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Cloud sync solution without having to install a desktop client?

I need to use some Cloud-sync solution on my workstation. Unfortunately due to the admin rights I cannot install Dropbox (my preferred cloud-sync) or some other solution. So I'm looking for ways to ...
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sync back my chrome passwords after channel change

I am recently changed chrome channel from dev to stable and lost all of my passwords. chrome://settings/passwords - is empty but my google account is in sync and google dashboard says that i have 281 ...
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'rsync -vr --delete' Replaces existing files, not just extraneous files

I have this: rsync -vr --delete /Volumes/source_hdd/folder_to_sync /Volumes/destination_hdd My intention is to have the 'folder_to_sync' on the 'destination_hdd' to be synced with the folder using ...
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Restore Firefox Extensions with Sync

I have a number of firefox (latest) installs, all syncing tabs, config and extensions etc using Sync. For one machine I wanted to check something in the Aurora build. This promptly uninstalled all ...
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Software for creating DB alter script that ONLY uses DDL scripts

I am looking for a software which can compare two databases by ONLY using DDL script (i.e. I dont want to create a schema but rather do it on the fly). Is this possible ? Any ideas ?
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How can I sync files between two different iTunes accounts and computers without overwriting certain metadata

Ok so my question may seem a little convoluted, but basically I am looking for some software (or solution) with the following features: Automatically sync files between two computers (So copy all ...
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No overlay status icons on desktop file icons and no progress status on Modern UI app for SkyDrive

Both SkyDrive on desktop and Modern UI SkyDrive show no status, but SkyDrive files are still uploaded to the cloud. I thought it was something with Windows 8.1, but after I installed the same OS ...
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Chrome sync: Merge or Overwrite ('current' with 'cloud')

When you sign into chrome, your sync'd bookmarks (etc) are magically restored... I'm recovering from a small (micro) very soft system fallover (winblows) and am hunting for bookmarks and .bak, to ...
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If I use the 'Both' comparison method in ViceVersa, will CRCs still be checked if the size of the files are already found to be different?

If I use the 'Both' comparison method setting in ViceVersa (both size and timestamp, and CRC), will it still compare the files' CRCs if the sizes and timestamps of the files being compared are already ...
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Windows 8: Sync Explorer's Favorites with Explorer's Pinned folders

I'd like to sync these two folders, maybe with symlink, but unfortunately I can't find the directory where Windows 8 puts the pinned folders from the Explorer's icon in the taskbar. Screenshots to ...
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Mac iOS 10 does not sync with Nokia Lumina 822

I just installed the Windows Phone app on my mac. The app recognized the phone but the sync button remains greyed out and will not work. I have reinstalled the app and done everything I know to do. ...
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Cross-platform cloud storage and synchronization CLI?

I'm working with an academic project that's trying to optimize energy efficiency for homeowners by collecting sensor data in smart homes. The problem is that they have to upload their sensor data from ...
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Outlook 2011 not syncing all folder contents from exchange server

I'm using a Mac running OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and using Outlook to import my mail and folders from an exchange server. A few months ago, I realized that all of my folders contents are not syncing ...
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Removing permissions via Sharepoint, reflect locally on SkyDrive?

A simple question but one that seems surprisingly hard to find an answer too, it's a good a question and unfortunately I have no way to test for myself so I pose it to you. Set-up Within an O365 ...
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Sync contents of Ovi Suite to new Lumia phone without old phone

I had a symbian phone and have now upgraded to a Windows Lumia phone. I want to sync contents of my Ovi Suite to the new Lumia phone. Before you downvote, I don't have my old symbian phone anymore. ...
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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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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My OneNote 2013 will not sync with my SkyDrive on my new pc,

Good morning, a little while back I learned about OneNote and really love this application, I was able to keep it on my laptop and sync it to my smart phone as well so I always had my info beside me. ...
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Sync Bookmarks, passwords in Firefox using Firefox Sync

I have used Firefox Sync and successfully setup sync on two devices. It is working fine. The only issue I am seeing is that Bookmarks don't sync up automatically. I need to click on Tools -> Sync ...
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Synchronize email accounts

I'd Like to synchronize 2 email accounts. One empty and one with a bunch of emails. How do I do this without any loss? I know thunderbird lets you MOVE emails but it won't let you COPY them, IF I ...
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Remove synced contacts from gmail?

I have a lot of old contacts I wish to get rid of. When I sync my phone old contacts appear. How do I remove them?
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Outlook 2013 32-bit crashes when syncing Gmail via IMAP

I setup Outlook 2013 32-bit to sync all mail from my Gmail account via IMAP. Then I setup gSyncit add-on to sync calendar and contacts too. The day I installed everything was working fine. Mail was ...
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Cut part of video with ffmpeg with both sync and quality?

How to cut part of video with ffmpeg without any problems? The following command ffmpeg -i <infile> -ss <starttime> -to <endtime> -vcodec copy -acodec copy <outfile> will ...
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How to replicate changes to a folder to its mirror/image?

Say I have a folder with multiple files and subfolders and several backups of this folder. Now I am planning to make many changes to the way this folder is organized: changing file locations, naming ...
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iOS 7 sync with iTunes 10.7

I was wondering if I can sync my iPhone 4S (with a not already WiFi-installed iOS 7) with iTunes 10.7 without upgrading it to the 11.x version… If not in a standard way, perhaps it could be in a sort ...
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Sync Google Cal to Apple iCal (updated)

I need to sync a calendar to iCal for a few 100 machines. ISSUE: I exported a Google calendar link but that does not seem to pull the changed dates/events/ect... from Google Calendar. After some ...
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Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync to get files shared from another Dropbox account (on the same LAN)?

Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync between two different accounts? I'm 99% certain that if the iPad and the computer are using the same Dropbox account that the LAN is used. I am much less certain ...
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Getting clock / time info from a Win 7 PC to an Arduino

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an Arduino) to a Win 7 PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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Is it possible to prevent the Microsoft Sync Centre from reporting errors in the Taskbar? (Windows 7)

Our Windows 7 desktops have their desktops redirected to our (SBS 2003) server. This works well, and we use the Microsoft Sync Centre to ensure that users' files are available even if there is a ...
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All folders in Outlook 2007 are syncing except inbox

As the title says I am unable to sync my inbox. I have made sure that the Cached Exchange mode is checked and I made sure that "send immediatly when connected" was checked for an auto sync, but the ...
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If I delete the copies stored in my pc will it be removed in my iPhone to?

So I have mp3 file stored in my pc, I've added it to iTunes Library already because I plan to sync/transfer it in my iPhone. My only question is if I delete the copies stored in my pc after I've ...
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automatically copy from mac desktop to USB

I make a lots of files to my destop.. is there any way to auto copy to usb by just plugging it in? do i need a script? i tried usb dumper and couple other programs and now asking here please any ...
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How to make Dropbox camera upload appear immediately on PC?

I use my android phone with dropbox and the camera upload function. But after it uploads images to cloud. The PC client doesn't do anything to download the image even after "pause syncing" and "resume ...
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Synching Outlook.com with Hotmail.com

I have both a Hotmail.com account and an Outlook.com account. Is it possible to sync contacts (People) of the two? I see an import feature (from Gmail etc.) but not from Hotmail.
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How can I synchronize two audio files?

I've got many audio files of the same scene, but recorded with different devices. I would like to automaticaly synchronize the sources. I searched the web for a solution an I understood that I should ...
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Can I sync many google accounts into one Stack exchange account?

I'm now using several mail accounts for quite different purposes. I'm trying to sync 2 of my google accounts into 1 Stack overflow account. I registered with the first one (first@email.com) and then ...