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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How to stop Windows 10 from syncing keyboard layouts

I have two laptops, each with its own keyboard layout (AZERTY and QWERTY). Both laptops run Windows 10 and are authorized to sync settings back to my Microsoft account. The problem is that my ...
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Remote Unison will not write Archive file

I've used Unison (2.48) to sync my workstation with multiple compute clusters in a star topology quite successfully. However, one cluster in particular has a consistent and reproducible problem that I ...
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Error handling for automated uploads in Ubuntu?

Every day I need to upload automatically about 100 images with a total size of 4MB. I've used ncfttput and FTP via command line, but sometimes the upload of one image gets stuck with a Connecting to ...
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OneDrive Sync and High Resource Usage

Lately the OneDrive sync on my Windows 8.1 machine has been running away with the CPU. It doesn't noticeably affect system performance, but it's running hot enough that the fan is always on high. (...
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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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windows 10 calendar and google calendar

I have the new W10 calendar app set to sync with my google calendar. New events entered into google cal appear in the W10 calendar, but new ones entered into W10 do not appear in google. Is this ...
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Windows Mobile Device Center error

I have an old smartphone. A HTC HD2 running Windows Mobile 6.5 Till Windows 7, I had no problems to synchronize my contacts, Calendar and Task with my pc via Windows Mobile Device Center. Now, I ...
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How to enable Calendar sync with microsoft? (Windows 10)

I selected custom settings, and disabled the 1st option in the custom settings : Sync contacts/calendar and other data with microsoft during the windows 10 upgrade from windows 7. I've upgraded to ...
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Google account (mail / calendar) not syncing in Windows 10

I'm having a problem with the default Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 10. For a while I was able to sync my Google account emails (Gmail) and calendar in those apps, but about a week ago, it has ...
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Syncing a folder across different computers

I'd like to keep the contents of a folder synced across several computers (Windows, Linux and Android) over the internet. I have a Linux server which I can use to centralize this syncing. The number ...
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How do I delete my local files once they have been moved to OneCloud for online storage only?

How do I delete my local files once they have been moved to OneCloud for online storage only? Need to move documents to online only to reduce disk space. Microsoft Windows 8 Files are already set ...
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Multiple Profiles in Chrome all Synced with one Google Account

I essentially want to have different environments set up such as a profile for general browsing with personal bookmarks, a work profile, and one profile for every clients websites I work on. The ...
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Dropbox keep on syncing on restart

I installed Dropbox in "D drive" and I have DeepFreeze install for "C drive". With DeepFreeze if I restart my computer, my computer will automatically come to previous state, as I need to install any ...
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Syncing Google Accounts with Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I am trying to add my Google Calendar to the native Calendar app and my Gmail to the native mail app. I click on "Add Account" and then "Google" but nothing happens. ...
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Windows Vista Starter sync folders

Given that Windows Vista Starter does not appear to support synchronization of directories: What is the most easy way to sync directories over a network connection one way in Windows Vista Starters ...
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Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them?

Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them? Keeping in context this thread: How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords? regarding ...
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How to sychronize bookmarks with Microsoft Edge?

Currently I am using XMarks to sync all my bookmarks between work and home and also the browsers Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. This works as intended. Now I want to start using Edge. I can ...
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Is there a way to have the file history saved automatically on box.com using Box Sync?

I want the version history of any file that is modified to be kept automatically on box.com. Starting with Box Sync I noticed that only the latest version of the file I saved is kept on box.com. There ...
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Will OneDrive sync with my laptop that has less storage space?

I have 1GB on my PC hard disk which I am syncing to OneDrive. If I now login with OneDrive on my Laptop which only has 250GB space, will it sync all my OneDrive contents and run out of space or only ...
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firefox sync's bookmarks then ignores homepage setting

I have no idea what could have caused it, only thing I have recently installed is filezilla via source forge, however I dont believe the source forge installer can cause this, however for some ...
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How would be there a way to sync two folders via Bluetooth?

I have a computer called Alice and another computer called Bob, both running Windows, and both are connected and paired via Bluetooth. While it is possible to send files one by one from 1 computer to ...
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Owncloud - disable or move temporary files

I have a task - copy dropbox data into owncloud. Imagine one computer with dropbox and owncloud clients installed to sync the same folder. Everything works fine, except for owncloud logs - it writes ...
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How to sync files between Windows 8 and Android device?

I've tried Microsoft SyncToy and FreeFileSync but the first app does not work with devices (I cannot choose any folder on my phone to sync). FreeFileSync has poor sync options. Are there any ...
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“Input/output errors” using encfs folder inside Dropbox folder

I have a 200 gig Encfs encrypted file system living in my Dropbox and being accessed by multiple machines, and I've never had any problems with it until now. I moved about 10 gigs of data around on ...
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Auto Sync Linux clock

How to implement the automatic synchronization of clock (date and time) in Linux? What is the best mechanism? Googling, I've found this: http://www.howtogeek.com/tips/how-to-sync-your-linux-server-...
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Synchronize large OSX “package files” across Internet

I use Parallels to run a VM on two different Macs. I would love to have a nightly sync process that updates the virtual machine files (which are packages I believe on OSX) without having to copy the ...
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Where do “Modern UI” Windows apps store data? Can they share it with desktop programs?

The “Modern UI” (i.e. app) version of Dropbox has default behavior like that of Dropbox for Android – it show the files, but does not download them until they are clicked on or favorited. Presumably ...
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Dsynchronise refuses to autostart despite admin privileges

Dysnchronise (scroll down) syncs folders, and is installed on Windows 8.1. The readme doesn't address these issues. It gives the options Autostart, or Autostart as a Service: Autostart requires me ...
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Replicate data across folders on-the-fly automatically in Mac OS X 10.10.4 (Yosemite‎)

Long time Mac User running OS10.10.4. I'm looking for the best method to replciate data across separate folders on-the-fly. That is to say, I want to copy data to Folder A then have it ...
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date/time setting does not work after unplugging power adapter or sudden power cut in linux

For some reason, I want to configure the date/time in my Linux (CentOS 6.5) to be different from the REAL date/time, but the setting won't work if I turn my computer(desktop not laptop if this matters,...
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accessing excel workbook in cloud with hyperlinks

I have an excel workbook that has hyperlinks to PDF documents. This workbook gets updated daily with new hyperlinks to documents. I need to be able to have others access the excel document and be ...
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OneDrive show old files version online

I have folder OneDrive on my Windows 8.1 computer. It's synchronized with OneDrive online. I replaced some files in the folder, so I see new versions of these files in Windows Explorer, but if I open ...
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send outlook calendar to google [duplicate]

I have a calendar in an outlook server for work, and I'd like to sync that calendar to my Google account so that I can see my meetings on my phone. I've found a few solutions for subscribing to my ...
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Linux: sync/merge two (or more) directories, but keep older file versions?

got alotta help throughout the time just by simply scrolling and crawling through the vast landscape of qualified answers here from you, now's the time to ask my first question and it looks rather ...
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Outlook 2016 only syncs folders when clicked

I'm using Outlook 2016 with Exchange v15.1. If I log into Outlook Web Access (OWA) I can see dozens of unread email throughout my folders, but in Outlook I have to click each folder individually to ...
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Why does my Outlook 2013 constantly get out of sync with my mail server?

Fairly frequently, my Outlook 2013 gets its unread count out of sync with what's actually unread (we use Exchange). I can log on through OWA and clear these out, but it gets annoying because this ...
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How do I sync a networked folder with my dropbox folder?

I'm trying to sync a networked folder to dropbox: It is not an option to sync the files on the the computer that the files are created. The tool boxifier allows this type of functionality however ...
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Can you work with files in a Dropbox folder when Dropbox isn't running?

I'm working on a large video project that involves some shared Dropbox folders. Because the folders are too big to fit on my internal hard drive, I created a separate user account on my Mac and ...
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FileZilla - How to synchronize two-way (newest file wins)?

I use several computers to maintain a website. I want to reflect all changes both ways. This is a very standard procedure, but I can't find how to do it with FileZilla.
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Firefox-Sync Data lost/not accessible

I just reset my Windows 8 and reinstalled Firefox 36. It logged in successfully but it has not synced any of my Old data. All my old bookmarks and passwords are lost. Firefox sync has logged me in ...
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Vim: is it possible to add a modeline for :syntax sync fromstart in a file?

I'm writing a really long page to document a compiler and I was thinking that it would be nice if the doxygen highlighting would stick around. Only if I do a search to further down the file, it loses ...
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Syncronize /etc directory between two debian servers

I have two identical debian servers, which I want to keep in sync in order to switch to the 2nd in case of failure of the 1st. I'm going to sync installed debian packages, data directories, mysql (...
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How do I remove a device from Firefox Sync?

I've got some old devices and Firefox profiles that used to sync with my Firefox Sync account, but those devices and browser profiles no longer exist. And yet their browser tabs still appear in ...
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How to safely synchronize two folders without duplicates?

I have an account on mega and I want to synchronize it with a folder on my computer. The problem is, that this account is public to some extent so I can't just use rsync with --delete in case someone ...
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Multiple file server syncing

Here is my setup : Office 1 : 20 users a dropbox sharing between all Office 2 : 9 users, sharing the same dropbox to share the files My problem : Office 2 is in remote place and gets only a 4G ...
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One-way sync files from one computer to another [duplicate]

I'm writing a program for my grandpa, who's not exactly tech savvy. I want to make it easy for him to always have the latest version of my program (which consists of one Python script, by the way). He ...
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Rsync-like automatic delta backup of a removable hard drive on windows

Well a lot of questions have been asked on the SE network about using rsync on Windows. But nothing seems to really do the trick so I'd like to expose the specific mechanism I need to setup. Lets say ...
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Synchronize two folders over sftp?

I have a cloned git repository in a directory and a sftp server, I want the server to be in sync with my repository. I've been trying multiple Atom/Sublime Text plugins with no luck, they only upload ...
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Restore default user data in Google Chome

I normally used Chrome without signing in. Today, I decided to sign in to sync my bookmarks with my Google account. Then I decided to sign out to use Chrome without a Google account but discovered ...
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Sync Dropbox to External hard drive, unlinking, etc

My laptop is jam packed full in terms of storage (it is quite old and has limited storage anyway) and I have just got some external hard drives to free up some space. Approx. 30GB of this is ...