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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Chrome Sync Error needs Passphrase

For the past week or so, there's a small orange error symbol in the top right corner when I open Chrome. It says to "Update sync passphrase". I don't remember ever having to enter a passphrase for ...
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How can I make Thunderbird IMAP sync moved messages immediately?

I have TB connecting to the IMAP interface of an exchange server. I also have my mail synchronised to the machine for off-line use. When I move a message from the inbox to an archive folder, the ...
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Keep Dropbox folder location common in Windows and in Ubuntu

What I'm trying to do is pretty tricky that Dropbox client is not allowing me to do. I have dual-boot computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10, now, my dropbox account (with 4 GB of space) has 500 MB ...
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A company wide dropbox like system on top of Amazon S3

Is there a system that will provide dropbox like features on top of Amazon s3? It would be used company wide, mostly for documents, recordings, etc... Some users work on Microsoft Windows, others on ...
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Synchronisation software to find files that have moved paths within a folder?

Say I have a pictures folder which I reorganized on one computer. I'd like to use that directory as the base and compare it with another version on a backup drive. Will any Synchronisation/compare ...
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NTP daemon or ntpdate doesn't synchronize

I'm having some problems with synchronization with an NTP server. 1) The NTP daemon doesn't sync the system clock at all, even though it's running (confirmed with /etc/init.d/ntp status). Forcing to ...
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syncinc EVERYTHING between 2 computers

i am a web developer, now i have WAMPserver on both of my machines however, what I am truly interested in doing is syncing EVERYTHING on my home PC and my laptop so basically, no matter what ...
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How to share Opera extensions preferences between my two computers?

Well, the title is quite unambiguous. However, let me clarify it even more. Starting with Opera 11, there now are Opera extensions, which are compliant to W3C widget specification. This allows us to ...
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What NAS setup for two-way syncing over the internet? [closed]

I have family living a few hours away and have a lot of files that I would like to share - especially lots of folders of digital photos, but also documents etc. - partially so they can see them, ...
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Offline synchronization between two locations, using a transfer disk

What software can I use to sync two folders that can't be seen at the same time, by transferring just the changes on a portable disk? The scenario: I have a collection of music at home that I ...
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Xmarks shuts down. Alternatives to Xmarks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? Hi, As you may or may not know, Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks) will shut down end of ...
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Sync Android phone with Linux PC

How can I sync my Android mobile phone's contacts and calendar with my Linux Desktop without having a Google server as 'man in the middle'?
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Why does my iPhone iPod player lose its place when I sync?

Whenever I sync my iPhone, my place in the various PodCasts I listen to is lost (well, synched to the position in iTunes which, because I don't use iTunes to listen to PodCasts, is zero). Is there ...
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Can I run a private Bittorrent Sync central server that replicates data but does not decrypt it?

Bittorrent just announced Bittorrent Sync, which as I understand it is a pure P2P sync solution without a central server that stores your data: Instead, all nodes in the network replicate amongst ...
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How to sync a Portable Apps folder?

Couldn't find a good resource for this particular dilemma, so I thought asking the good people at super user for help. Background: I am a portable apps enthusiast, and whenever possible, my apps are ...
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Mac OS X tool to sync / copy ONLY timestamp rather than data of a file? No file data transfer, only filesystem metadata gets synced

This is my current situation (simplified, in fact of course many and large files): Dir1/ a b c Dir2/ a b c d This has happened before: a b c were copied from Dir1 to Dir2. Within Dir2 the ...
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Gmail, Facebook, Evolution syncronization

I want to import some data from Facebook to Gmail: Birthdays Photos I prefer if I can "attach" a Facebook account to a Gmail contact (as HTC Hero do). Then I want to import all this data from ...
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sync Nevernote (Evernote clone) notes to my own server

Supposedly, it used to be possible to sync Evernote notes to your own server. I would like to use the open source clone NeverNote, to sychronize to my own server. Is there a way of doing this? Here ...
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Sync contacts with groups, and multiple e-mails between Thunderbird and Gmail (or alternative e-mail client?)

I am planning to migrate my contacts list into Thunderbird, plus I've read many posts on how to sync the Address Book in Mozilla Thunderbird with contacts in Gmail, such as: ...
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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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BitTorrent Sync open source alternnative [closed]

BitTorrent Sync is great. But I wish to use it for my docs and passwords. BitTorrent was hacked recently http://forum.ragezone.com/f10/bittorrent-source-dns-reward-948810/ So it is possible that key ...
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Tool to fix audio sync for small portion of video file

I am trying to fix an audio sync issue for a video file that is off by a second from the 25th-26th minutes of a 30 minute file. I have looked at a few different tools such as avidemux etc. I see ...
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Outlook 2013 does not sync the drafts folder with my Outlook.com email

I'm using Outlook 2013 and have added my Outlook.com email address via the wizard and chose the Outlook.com option in that wizard. It's a custom domain (i.e. sid@mydomain.com thanks to ...
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Is there a third-party solution to sync google music with a desktop folder? [closed]

Has anyone come up with a solution to sync the music files on Google Music with a desktop folder(s)? For example, after you uploaded a music file on Google Music, is erasing the file and uploading a ...
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Reset Windows Live account for Windows 8

I have used the German release preview of Windows 8 and after installing the RTM available via MSDN my apps which were synced got automatically installed. However I have the English version of Win 8 ...
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Backup client for Windows: open source, rsync and VSS

I'm looking for a sync/backup client for Windows with: Open source license (BSD/GPL) rsync deltas to a remote rsync server VSS support Command line interface is preferred to a GUI. The less of ...
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Un-Sharing OneNote

I had Onenote 2010 syncing to skydrive, but then I chose to "share" my onenote on a drive on my local computer, so that my wife could see it. As a consequence of sharing it, the notebook was no ...
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Synchronization without checking every file

I need to synchronize often two large directories (with lots of sub directories and files) between a Windows XP and a Unix Server. (I currently do it with the nice WinSCP, but have tried a bunch of ...
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How do I sync my contacts between my Exchange and Hotmail accounts?

I keep all my contacts in my work email account (MS Exchange with Outlook 2010) and also use Hotmail for emails (e.g. myname@live.com). I would like to be able to access all my Exchange contacts when ...
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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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How do I sync with my Flickr Pro?

I have a Flickr Pro account and would like to sync it with all my photos. This is hoped to be a way to backup all my photos in an online repository. So I need a tool that will watch a folder and then ...
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Microsoft Exchange vs Gmail?

What are the main benefits of using Exchange over Gmail? I currently use Gmail and sync my Outlook calendar via ActiveSync to phone and to Google Calendar via Google Calendar Sync. Does Exchange ...
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How can I sync files from home with files at school?

This is actually for my mom. She only uses like 10 files, mostly Word and Excel, but has to constantly edit them at home and then email to school to use. Then, use at school, and email the modified ...
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Dropbox to sync *nix home folders

I'm using a Linux machine at work, and started using at home in a VM for some home development. I have a vimrc and a bashrc with some configuration, that are useful for both machines. What is the ...
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Does Dropbox have a built in version control system?

I want to know this if I have files on my desktop which is then synced with Dropbox. I accidentally deleted all files from my desktop folder (which is synced with Dropbox) now will my files from ...
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What is a good way to sync email across computers?

I am constantly using different computers between home/work and I'd like to be able to easily check all of my email in one place, and I'd prefer not to use a web based mail program. Currently I use ...
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Using Task Scheduler to Run a Task Before Shutdown

As of writing, the only options available are to "Begin the task": On a schedule At logon At startup On idle On an event At task modification/creation On connect to user session On disconnect from ...
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File-based encrypt-and-sync solution for Windows

There exists many syncing and backup solutions out there, but I have yet to find a setup that will cover ALL the following behavior: I want the ability to designate local folder B as the "encrypted ...
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How do you sync your Outlook contacts with Gmail?

I would like to sync the contacts of Microsoft Outlook 2007 with the contacts of my GMail account. Anyone knows how to do that?
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How to sync OS X desktop to Dropbox?

How can I sync all my Desktop files to Dropbox, so that my desktop still feels, looks and works like a normal Desktop?
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Is there a way to sync Omnifocus over to either a Windows or web-based app?

I have Omnifocus on my iPad, iPhone and Macbook. When I'm at work it would be nice to have access to that to-do list while at work on something a bit more accessible than my iPhone screen. I know ...
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File syncing across multiple operating systems

What would be the best way for me to sync multiple folders in various locations across Windows 7, XP, Ubuntu, OSX computers as well as firefox addons (that might just be a folder anyway, i'm not ...
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How to synchronise filesystem between 2 Macs?

So I'm a recently converted Mac OS X user. I have an iMac which I use when I work at home, because it's comfy and powerful. I also have a white Macbook for when I'm working away. Right now, I'm ...
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Locally syncing two computers so they are the same

I'm thinking of eventually, when I have more money, buying a laptop, so it's more convenient for me to work at school or wherever I eventually get hired. Eventually, maybe. I don't think I'll have ...
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iTunes Over the Air Sync

Is there any software or hack in existence that will allow iTunes to sync wirelessly with my iPhone or iPod touch? I'd like the iPhone to be constantly synced without having to plug it into the USB at ...
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Where do chrome/chromium store search keywords?

I've setup a number of special search keywords, such as "yt" so I can type "yt foo" in the URL bar and have it search youtube for "foo". Unlike just about everything else, chrome and chromium don't ...
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How to manage and synchronize data on 7 separate computers

Hypothetically speaking, let's say you live in a really big house and have 7 computers (designated them A-G for simplicity), each in different rooms/spaces of the house, connected either by wire or ...
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iTunes: Getting updated meta-data onto iPod when using manual management

OK, it's with an iPhone 3GS rather than an iPod, but same deal... I'm manually managing the music on my iPhone (mainly because I don't understand the automatic management option), so I drag-drop from ...
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Syncing contacts between Mac, Nokia E51 and iPod touch

Currently I have all my contacts and calendar items in the cloud on my GMail account, but I have no way of syncing them between all three of my devices. How can I go about syncing them all together ...
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Dropbox like the old gDrive?

I really like Dropbox. I also liked the old gDrive a lot. Now that computers are using SSDs, and so far the cost for big SSDs are still high (at least for countries outside US, like Brazil), is there ...