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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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How to use ownCloud & ownDrive to host and sync wordpress site?

I'm trying to create a wordpress site, and currently I need to host it locally for development. I was using dropbox + xampp for wordpress, but that doesn't resolve my problem for sharing the website ...
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sync folder via ftp - one way only

I use the software FLING, which makes me sync my local folder on my PC to my web site via FTP. But now i've found a new software, goodsync. How can I configure it so that when a file in a local folder ...
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Sync desktop background using Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8?

Well, I had a home server (nothing fancy) running off a copy of Windows 8 Pro, and I upgraded to Windows Server 2012. The problem is, when I was hosting the server with Windows 8 Pro I had Bing ...
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New User, Two Computers, Not Syncing

I have just put on included one file on my desktop to also save on onedrive. When I make a change on the desktop file, and save it. Then open it under the onedrive, the change I made is not ...
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RealTimeSync specify Delay Time within ffs_real configuration file

I've setup FreeFileSync's (v 6.3) companion RealTimeSync to perform periodic syncing between my working folders and Google Drive folders and it all works fine but every time I start the computer (or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Google Calendar Sync Keeps Telling Me My Username and Password Don't Match

I have my Outlook Calendar synched with my Google Calendar. Ever since I changed my Google password, I get a message that my google username and password don't match, and that I need to use the full ...
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How can I prevent Outlook 2010 from stripping my contact telephone numbers of their correct formatting?

I can see that there are similar questions about this for various versions of Outlook, but the answers don't quite make sense to me. Using the Windows dialing rules control panel seems to be quite ...
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Symbolic linkage or in-sync folder replication on Windows?

I have an application—actually a web-framework+web-server—which requires its folders—including the application I'm hosting—to be in a child directory; e.g., in: \htdocs. The application/project I'm ...
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Outlook in the office - restricted access - how to sync calendar with something at home?

our department has very restricted access to the internet. OWA is no longer available. In the office there are no private software installations allowed, additional software is restricted, too, e.g. ...
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Outlook as register tool

Is it possible to open a shared calendar in outlook, which synchronises (one way) with one personal calendar? This way, a group can place appointments in the shared calendar, which appear in the ...
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Bluetooth filesystem sync?

Does such software exist? What I'd like to do is keep a set of files updated between two machines using bluetooth so that I may edit them on both computers, and changes get automatically ...