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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Cannot log into Google Drive sync application or Google Sync after associating GMail account to Google+ account

I'm having trouble signing into the Google Drive desktop sync application on all the computers where I have it installed. I get the following error: The account that you entered does not match. ...
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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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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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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 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: http://superuser.com/...
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Offline Mediawiki editing / syncing?

I run a private mediawiki site for research and study, but its a catch 22 situation of I have the most time to organise it when I'm on the road and not online! Aside from getting a 3G dongle (...
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How to make sure that Windows 10 has successfully synced all of my computer settings?

I'm using Windows 10 Home (10.0.10586.104) and already check-boxed all of the Sync Setting including all of the Individual Sync Setting. Unfortunately, i don't receive any notifications from action ...
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Tortoise SVN timestamp should sync with server's date instead of client's date

We have implemented Tortoise SVN. I am facing a problem with date and time that when someone update the SVN it take date and time of client PC instead of taking server's time. So how can I get the ...
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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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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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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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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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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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How can I disable the automatic switch to “library” mode in Windows 7's Media Player 12?

Whenever I plug any USB device into my computer while running Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7, it will automatically swtich the player from the Now Playing mode to Library mode. This is intended ...
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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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Dropbox - how to retain files but reinstall dropbox?

I have to reinstall windows and I have a lot of data on dropbox (~30 gb). I'm afraid dropbox will start syncing all over again. I want dropbox to keep the current files in my harddisk after I ...
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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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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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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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Sync the clock on Windows 7 to the time server more frequently

On Windows 7, is the way to sync the clock to the time server more frequently still the same as before (by regedit)? Are there other ways such as by using the control panel or system tool?
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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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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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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 sure)?...
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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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Is it possible to do a one way sync of iPhone voice memo's to a PC?

I've been a great iPhone lover from day one and don't possibly see me ever switching back to another mobile platform. There's just one big con from my viewpoint, which is iTunes. I hate the interface,...
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File sync service supporting symbolic links

I wonder if any of the mainstream sync services (e.g. Dropbox and the likes) is able to sync relative symbolic links among the synced folders correctly. And by supporting I mean uploading and ...
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Do USB memory sticks have controller and disk-cache on-board?

I'm well aware that the spinning-platter type of hard-disks have an on-board controller and an onboard disk-cache. Now, does the 'disk'-cache also exist on a (4- or 8-GB) USB stick? Incidentally, ...
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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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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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Auto Sync Windows XP time on Boot

I have an old PC with a defective CMOS battery, and every time the clock is reset, I have to log as admin in Windows XP and set the date manually, then I can sync from the server. As this computer has ...
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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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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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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All Specific Subfolders

I want to sync up my dev folder including various project folders, each having node_modules folder inside. I would like to exclude all node_modules subfolders. Here is an example of my file structure:...
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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 ...
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rsync only filenames

Is it possible, to only rsync the filenames? I have a storage box and want the filenames (and their paths) added to another box. I'm currently creating each file with touch (they'll be created with a ...
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Removing folders from sync parternships in Windows 7

A while back I set my computer up to sync folders on a shared network drive. I didn't choose my folders carefully and ended up with a huge amount of files to sync, which took forever. I would like to ...
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Cross-platform User-friendly Sync tools [duplicate]

Similar question for Windows users: Keeping folders synced between several machines I need a cross-platform sync tool with reasonably simple GUI interface (so I can teach non-expert users how to ...
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Customizable and synced keyboard shortcuts in Firefox

This mozilla support site says Note: Keyboard shortcuts can be customized using the Customizable Shortcuts extension. However, the keyboard shortcuts are not synced to other computers. This ...
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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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How to (one way) sync calendars between 'work' email account (exchange) and outlook.com\hotmail.com

I have my work email account were I put most all my meets\appointments (including personal). What I would like to do is to do a regular one way sync'ing from work to my a personal email account (...
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How important is 'sync' for file safety today?

I have a paranoid decades-old habit of frequently typing 'sync' at a command line on my Linux (or any unixy) machine. Some part of my mind thinks this will make sure files are written to disk not ...
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Synchronize folders on different computers without cloud and without network just internet

I have two computers with windows 7, one in my home town and one in another town. They are not in private network but I have internet on both. They have exactly the same file structure. I am searching ...
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How to sync files between PC and USB

I need to sync a file between my computer and a USB stick. The sync needs to happen in real time, as in when the right file changes sync to the left file and vice versa. I tried looking at Task ...