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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Open and sync shared OneDrive document from Windows Explorer

I am currently using Windows 8.1 and Office 365. I have a few documents that I share with colleagues, and we are trying to take advantage of OneDrive's built-in simultaneous editing tools. The problem ...
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Btsync: only three of five shares synced

I try to sync 5 shares from a Win7 computer to a linux box. The Linux box is configured by the following config. I experimented quite a bit with the settings but I only can get 3 of five shares ...
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How to sync Office 2013 settings

I thought that Microsoft syncs Windows and Office settings when one is signed in under the same MS Account on multiple PCs. However, I need to do annoying things like enter the custom words into a ...
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iPhone 3G S sync services problem

When I try and synchronise my iPhone with iTunes, I get a dialog informing me that "syncing has been disabled on this computer". (I've never disabled syncing myself, and it worked perfectly fine a day ...
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does chrome sync store my google account password on device

Does chrome browser store my Google account password on my device when i Signout.When i Logout it says that my information will be stored on that computer.it says that when the device goes into others ...
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Syncing bookmarks in iTerm2

I'd love to use Dropbox to sync my iTerm2 bookmarks, but I can't find the bookmarks file. ~/Library/Application Support/iTerm only contains a history of commands that have been run, and there is no ...
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I want to unassociate OneNote notebook on a laptop but leave on OneDrive

I plan to give my laptop to my son now that I have a new MacBook. OneNote for Mac will ONLY access notebooks from OneDrive. I have uploaded all my notebooks to OneDrive but now I want to make sure ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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Can you make one file reference another?

I may just be thinking about this problem the wrong way and missing an obvious solution. I have multiple copies of the same files in several places on my computer that I edit via Sourcetree, Visual ...
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Office 365/ onedrive for business - sharing the same folder between 2 users

I have 2 office 365 account (business) I want to sync one folder for 2 of them (the same folder should be on both computers, and in the cloud). One drive is installed on both computer - but each ...
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Setting up a Home Sync/File/Backup Server

I'm about to buy a new laptop, and I would like to turn my old PC into a file/backup server. I have 5 "client" computers beside the server machine. 1 of the clients (mine) will run Arch Linux, and ...
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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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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 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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Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (Skydrive) on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (formerly Skydrive) on Windows 8.1? (I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro) This is possible in Windows 7 version of SkyDrive, but can't see setting ...
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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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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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Strange Office365 email synchronization and delivery behaviour

Last week we've transitioned from our POP3 email provider to Office 365 for Business. We have 30 users and started a mailbox copying and synchronization batch job on their new mailboxes. As of today ...
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How to do one way sync from server to clients. While minimizing server load

I'm trying to find a solution for this problem. Server has some files it changes over time. Clients have to sync it with only read permission. Clients are not allowed to write to server. Also to ...
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Google Chrome sync between devices

Is it possible to sync Chrome History between 2 devices via the same Google login, without causing great confusion? And without causing this mess in "History"? ...
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Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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Windows 2008 r2 & WIndows 7 file replication

Does Windows 2008 r2 offer a way to replicate files (sync) between a Windows 7 Client Computer? The Window 2008 R2 Server and Windows 7 computer are on two different subnets and are networked via VPN. ...
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Sync folder outside SkyDrive on OS X

After the recent 25 GB update, I wanted to sync my pictures with SkyDrive as I finally have enough space (My almost 10 GB Dropbox is full with other data and I need more than 10 GB for my pictures ...
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Filter rule for SMS / text messages in exchange active sync (SMS sync)

Exchange server 2010 introduces SMS Sync (via exchange active sync), which works fine with my android device and the Samsung email app. However, all text messages are synced to my exchange inbox, ...
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How can I sync my clipboard across multiple computers?

What's the easiest way to sync a clipboard between multiple computers? I would prefer a cross-platform solution but anything is better then nothing. I do want to be on a different network and still ...
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Client wants emails and folders sync'd between Outlook 2010 and Phone account

I have a client who recently asked me to centralize all of her email accounts as she needed a backup of an old email account that she was trying to move off of. I've suggested that we add her old ...
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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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What is Mobsync.exe? Assuming I don't need it, can I disable it in Windows 7 without ill side effect?

I'm running Windows 7. Occasionally when I resume my computer from standby, it seems to wait 20-30 seconds or so before giving me full control back. In an attempt to diagnose why, I've been watching ...
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Outlook - Sychronise contacts from exchange

At work the exchange server has details of all employees in the system. Then there is the Contacts folder in Outlook. I can populate this with all staff, but, I want to synchronise it against all ...
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Syncing Tool Between 2 Folders [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? Keeping folders synced between several machines What is a good tool to automatically sync two folders when changes ...
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Keeping files in sync, live on Windows

Is there any software(preferably free) that will monitor a folder in Windows XP and upon a file being changed will immediately copy that file to a corresponding local network location.
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Sync audio ac3 to avi

Could someone please tell me how I can sync my ac3 audio to an avi? In fact, I just want to 'adjust' it to the video. I don't want to re-encode the whole thing. As it will convert the file into a ...
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How do I download iTunes podcasts to my iPod?

I'm going on holiday tomorrow and I won't have Internet, so I downloaded 40 podcasts from iTunes. I've plugged in my iPod and booted up iTunes, but it won't sync them. It's synched my newest music, ...
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How to setup onedrive with office 365 sync for various Doc Libraries

Is there a way to setup One Drive Business with Office 365 where each folder is mapped to respected Office 365 document library. For example, if I have following file share folders Contracts AFE ...
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Onedrive for Business will not sync on domain attached machines

At this point, I'm hoping that I'm making a really stupid mistake but... I cannot get One Drive for Business to sync with Office 365 on multiple domain attached machines. When I do this, it doesn't ...
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Bookmarks folder on two machines not synchronizing

I have Chromium installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and Chrome on a Windows 7 machine. Both are updated to newest stable release. I am logged in on both machines with the same Google account. I ...
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“Syncing” mail adress which is handled by several people

I have to set up and maintain mailserver, webserver, etc. for an organisation. I have a virtual server with Ubuntu on it. So I basically have full control over the server. The organisation has a ...
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How to force Firefox to sync my bookmark just now?

A few minutes before I leave my desk, and I have add a lot of new bookmarks. How to force Firefox to sync my bookmark right now to my firefox account ?
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SkyDrive Sync Problems on Windows 8.1

I am having some trouble with SkyDrive On Windows 8.1. First of all, there is no SkyDrive icon in the bottom-right corner of the taskbar, even when I click the up arrow. I tried uninstalling and ...
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How do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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OneDrive sync client installation taking forever

Went to How to install the OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro) sync client for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. Ran the installer, but it's more than 1 hour since it's running and I ...
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Synchronizing Tasks across computers in Eclipse Juno

I am using Eclipse Juno to develop some software. I am part of a bigger team that consists of a few other members. I want to know if there is some way to Privately have (something like a repository) ...
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Sync photos to iTunes without erasing everything?

My iTunes is empty, I just installed it, I've always used an iPod Manager to manage my iPod How can I sync my photos without iTunes having to erase everything on my iPod since my iTunes is empty? ...
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icloud sync functionality + 10.6.8 Snow Leopard

with yesterday's rollout of icloud, it seems those of us who refuse to upgrade to lion are left in the dust as far as it goes with calendar/contact syncing. i have had a mobileME account for years, i ...
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Terminal 2 way ftp sync

I am looking for a way to sync a directory/path on my computer with an ftp server so that all the files that are newer will be copied and will replace the old files. The files that have been created ...
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Migrating gmail contact pictures to second gmail account [migrated]

I've recently decided to migrate from one gmail account to another. I've imported the contacts, but gmail seems to strip them of their contact picture. It looks like something called Soocial used to ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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Best way to mirror folders [closed]

I want to mirror two folders so a change in one is reflected in others. am i best off making a home brew solutions with RoboCopy and /MIR or is there a decent preferably free app to do it for me?
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Eclipse (Kepler): committing a file deleted outside Eclipse

Scenario: I have a project open in Eclipse. I delete a file in this project using a different tool than Eclipse (for example a find script or Windows Explorer) Now, correctly, Eclipse will show ...
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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 ...