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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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OneDrive filled up my server - how to stop syncing a particular folder on a particular machine?

Recently I moved all my phone pictures off my phone to my laptop SkyDrive / OneDrive folder. I have a GoDaddy server that I use for development work. It had about 6 GB free, and that space ...
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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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Windows 8 mail app wont autosync - keeps asking for lock screen permissions

I did a fresh installation of windows 8.1 on my new asus n550jv, and since a few days ago i noticed i would not recieve any new mails. when i went to check the settings i found out that the sync ...
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Is Sharepoint only for Microsoft Office files?

The OneDrive for Business indicates SharePoint, but mainly refers to MS Office files. Can I upload files of other formats such as WPD, DWG etc., and be able to use them in OneDrive?
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sync network drive with onedrive

I have been using the HP MediaSmart HomeServer for a few years as my network file server. I have been working with SkyDrive (now OneDrive), and is trying to use OneDrive as my file server. I took on ...
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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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Google calendar sync setup

I want add my Google calendar to my outlook 2013 calendar. Calendar sync doesn't work with 2013 outlook. Have tried numerous things. Wasn't to be able to use this and sync with my android phone.
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OneDrive stopped synchronizing

I used SkyDrive for a long time, I have 2 computers linked to my account. Since it changed to OneDrive, I place documents in my Skydrive folder in vain, it doesn't sync to my other computer. The icon ...
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Synchronize clock between DOS and Windows 7

I have problem with getting time to synchronize between a PC MS-DOS 6.22 and Microsoft Network Client 3.0 and a Windows 7 Ultimate box. This previously worked between the DOS PC and an XP machine. I ...
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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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In Mysql Workbench, where is Synchronize Model with Database

As displayed in Mysql Database Synchronization documentation. I cannot find this particular Synchronize Model with Database window / wizard under Database -> I have Mysql Workbench 6.0.9.11421 ...
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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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How to stop syncing read status on Outlook (MAC)

how to make MS Outlook 2010 on MAC not sync read/unread status of emails with the server. The problem comes when user A reads an e-mail, user B will receive it as a read mail, which is not good. Is ...
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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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Trigger Dropbox to Start Sync

Dropbox 2.6.2 on Ubuntu GNOME 13.03 64bit. When I modified a file on my local disk, under ~/Dropbox/, Dropbox start to sync immediately. But when modifications are made on the remote space, e.g. ...
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Using Google Drive Sync desktop application from multiple Windows 7 user accounts

This question was asked about a year ago in this thread - I would like to know if the situation has changed. This question is not about using multiple Google Drive accounts from a single Windows ...
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Syncing Google Chrome tabs on the fly

I am wondering if there is a way to sync tabs in Google Chrome in a way that once you open or close a tab on one browser, it opens or closes on all of your other machines. The current sync options is ...
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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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Can GNUnet-qt be used like BitTorrent Sync?

Is it possible to setup GNUnet-qt to work like BitTorrent Sync. Where BitTorrent Sync allows you to have your very own decentralized private file sync system. Is it possible to do the same with ...
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Synchronization stopped working: Microsoft Exchange contacts with Nexus 4

I have in my office Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. My Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.2) is configured to sync contacts (only) with it. It used to work and then stopped (although no ...
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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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How does synchronization between two independent computer's NIC work (e.g. on Ethernet)?

I'm currently studying computer networks and the question came to my mind, how it is physically possible for the NICs of two networking computers to determine the clock rate of incoming datastreams. ...
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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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Can I use Skydrive to sync a folder of my chosing? [duplicate]

I want to sync c:\mydir to the cloud using SkyDrive. Can it be done? During the SkyDrive install it allowed me to pick a folder so I chose c:\mydir but now SkyDrive syncs c:\mydir\SkyDrive not ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro: Offline Files sync issues

We have a machine running Windows 8.1 Pro in a domain configured for the Offline Files feature on some of the network shares. Some files are syncing with this machine and some are not. All other ...
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Cannot import Gmail contacts into Windows 8 People app

I know there is a lot of talk of this around the net, and I have done my research, but I'm still not getting any joy. In the People app, I have connected it with my GMail account. This is confirmed ...
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How to sync email account settings between mail app on Mavericks, and iOS 7?

Prior to Mavericks, when one synced an iOS device using iTunes, the email account settings for all email accounts configured in OSX would be "synced" with the iOS device. Unfortunately, in Mavericks, ...
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How to sync Chrome bookmarks without logging in to Chrome?

I like Firefox Sync, but I prefer the Chrome browser. I don't use Chrome because it requires me to log in with my Google account to sync bookmarks. From a privacy point of view, I don't like that. Is ...
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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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Using Keepass + Dropbox, where to store Dropbox's password?

I'm thinking about starting using KeePass2 with the password database on Dropbox to manage my passwords. I've been doing my research on the subject and I already moved a couple of passwords there to ...
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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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How do I use (O365) Exchange Online custom attributes (1 to 15) when I have directory sync enabled and no exchange installed on-premises?

Here is my setup: Active Directory on premises - with no Exchange installed. DirSync tool to sync all users to Office 365 Now, I need to use CustomAttributes in Exchange - here is where the ...
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iTunes: How to have the same library on two external harddisks?

I have my iTunes library on an external hard disk at home. I'd like to listen to my music also at work. For this I have another external hard disk at work. Is there a way to have the same iTunes ...
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Sync Linux system with Windows over SSH while retaining file permissions

I am trying to sync files between my Linux machine and my Windows machine over SSH (SFTP). Currently when I do this, the files lose their Unix file permissions because windows doesn't support Unix ...
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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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Automatically copy/sync updated directory to another folder in Windows 8?

So I have a Git repo on my local (Windows 8) drive and within it are several projects, each with their own sub-dir. I want to setup something such that as I update/save files within this one ...
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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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Collaborate on folder inside Dropbox public folder?

What is the best pattern for write enabled collaboration on a subfolder inside the Dropbox public folder? The use case is that I want to give write access to multiple people, while giving the ...
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Sync multiple hosts using unison

I am trying to keep in sync three machines, on one of which I run unison to sync the other two. This 'star' architecture is advertised in the unison manual: Using Unison to Synchronize More Than ...
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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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backup/sync service for use with mac, iOS, android and QNAP

I am looking for a "cloud" backup service that also offers synchronisation of files. I need to be able to select which folders to sync to each device, and how. Also it would be great with archived ...
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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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Have chrome sync not use Youtube's servers to login

I am trying to use Google Chrome Portable to sync my browsing history and whatnot on a public network. They block bandwidth-heavy websites, like youtube and netfix. When I try to login, I get this ...
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How to automatically sync external drive to cloud storage? [closed]

Im looking for a cloud storage service that will allow me to store my computer files (Macbook) as well as everything in my external hard drive. I prefer for the files to be adding automatically ...