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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Multiple folders sync to multiple Onedrives

Ok so I know this is a little bit out there and probably not possible, but I thought I would check. My workplace now has Office 365 and we would like to know if it is possible to sync folders to ...
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How to prevent Google from knowing my passwords?

I noticed that my notebook has synchronized not only my Chrome bookmarks, but also my passwords to sites. This can't be done on demand, because my other computer can be turned off. And this can't be ...
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Which direction should symlinks for Dropbox go?

I've been using Dropbox to keep files such as .bashrc and .inputrc in sync between multiple computers. The way I have been doing this was to have the files located in the dropbox folder and then ...
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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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Can I synchronize Sublime Text?

I would like to synchronize my entire Sublime Text 3 between my desktop and laptop. I use Ubuntu on both machine. I think if I just sync the entire /home/<username>/.config/sublime-text-3 ...
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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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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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How to sync 1 TB multimedia data over the net [duplicate]

As an admin, I have the task to sync nearly 1 TB of multimedia data (jpg, tif, bmp images or pdf documents) with three partner over the internet and I'm asking how. Its nearly 500.000 single files in ...
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Sync file folder on removable device with laptop and desktop

[Recommended questions did not answer my question] Here is the case: I have one laptop, one desktop and one external hard drive. I already synchronise my documents and images by means of Microsoft's ...
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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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How to sync file locks with SVN

I currently have two SVN servers running on Debian based systems. One of which is the master server, the other is a slave. The repositories on both servers are identical. All reads made from the slave ...
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Can I sync books I didn't buy from Amazon via Kindle app?

I have the Kindle app both on mac and android, I want to know if it's possible to sync the books that I have on android over to mac and vice versa as well as the last page I viewed? Some books weren't ...
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Does winscp remote real-time synch work for giant directories ( > 30GB)

I am trying out the information provided at: How do I synchronise two folders in real-time in Windows 7? Synchronize Files in Realtime from a Windows PC to a Linux Box So far I am seeing the ...
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vagrant mount existing folder from host

I have a folder on my guest machine that I want to keep in sync with my host machine. If I try to sync that as a shared folder, the mount overrides the existing contents of the folder (as expected) ...
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Synchronise linux dual boot and virtual machine

I have a heavy "desktop replacement" laptop and a lighter (and weaker) laptop. I want to have Linux installed on the heavy laptop as a dual boot for every day use, and a virtual machine on the lighter ...
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How to synchronize the home folder between multiple computers?

I have three computers at home, and would like to have the /home/ folder tree synchronized between the three. Any files/folders (except those hidden) that are modified/added/removed in one of the ...
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How sync tasks created in the S5 with the Google Apps Calendar task list?

When I add a Task in my S5 phone, I cant see it (the Task) using Google Apps Calendar Web UI. When I add an Event, the data is synchronized without problem and I can see it almost immediately Google ...
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Is it possible to use the Google Drive software to sync a file and maintain a common share URL?

I have a file that I modify on a regular basis that is synced to my Google Drive folder on my computer. I've set this file to be shared publicly and shared the link to the file with others. ...
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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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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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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Sync laptop and desktop solution/ideas?

I have a laptop and a desktop I want to keep files up-to-date on both of them. I was thinking of creating a hard drive on 'server' and then changing "my documents" to that server path. It should work ...
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How can I automatically copy files to a USB drive when I connect it to my computer?

I am looking for a solution for copying all the files from a specific directory on the hard drive, to a specific directory on a USB memory device, once this device is connected. I have a program that ...
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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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Can't see the folder with Dropbox [closed]

I just created a new folder from my account in the Dropbox website. Everything appeared to be good from there, but I cannot see this folder appearing within the Dropbox folder itself.
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How to Synchronize Dropbox PDFs to Kindle DX? [closed]

Background I'm strongly considering the purchase of a Kindle DX for PDF reading to save my eyes from LCD strain. I currently sync a folder of PDFs on Dropbox to my iPad via an app called GoodReader. ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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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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How to sync two looping videos with mplayer and upd?

I am trying to sync two instances of mplayer with -upd-master and -udp-slave, and notice that the slave staggers for about a second when the master begins the loop anew. I am running debian 7.1 with ...
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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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rsync 3 TB of data to 2x 2TB big external drives

Is it possible to rsync my 3TB big hard drive to two external 2TB hard drives? If so what would the command look like? If not, can you think of another solution to sync 3TB of data to 2x 2TB drives? ...
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Can't copy files from Skydrive local synced folder when not connected to internet - and when connected copying is slow

When I attempt to copy files from my local synched copy of SkyDrive, it seems to refuse or take forever (didn't wait) to copy files, when not connected and then is slow when I am connected. See screen ...
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How to create SSH Key for git user

If i want to syncronize my remote origin with another remote repository i will have to register a post-update hook. But I will need an ssh key for that. Because my origin repo is owned by git user, ...
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Google Calendar sync back from Android phone? [migrated]

I deleted all events in Google Calendar thought I didn't need them anymore some day, but I regret it now, fortunately I have all of them in the Google Calendar app of my phone (Android Jellybean), my ...
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Options for synchronizing Palm Desktop calendars

My wife and I each have Palm Centro phones and very full calendars. We've been using Palm products for years and are happy with them and are not looking to switch (and don't have the budget for it ...
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File Syncronization on Localhost?

I hope this is not the kind of "downvotes" question, first post here on superuser :) I am looking for a particular file sync software - this is what I need to do: I have a folder on my htdocs of ...
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bidirection sync between linux and novell

i am at a stage of my PhD where the data and script amount is so large, that simple copy paste file transfer leads to confusion. I would like to synchronize my laptop (debian testing) with the data ...
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How to I setup a folder to pass files on without holding them?

Is it possible to create a folder where Whenever a file is placed in it, the file is automatically copied to another specified location and then the original file is deleted? What I'm trying to do ...
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What is the best way to merge two sets of files, but for duplicates to select the older file in Windows?

I have stumbled into a dumb usage case. I want to merge two folders in a particular way (I guess these are called folders now, I still think of them as directories, but whatever). The folders have ...
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Fastest way to keep two files in sync?

I care only about the same file stored in two different machines. I would like to keep changes in sync and as fast as possible. Would rsync as a daemon be up to it? Or is there something else I can ...
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linux: How to sync two video players on two computers?

Two GNU/Linux computers are playing the same video with mplayer (or vlc or whatever). How to sync the pause/seeking/FFw between them. Like when I press pause on master computer, the other one is also ...
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Continuous Sync between Outlook 2007 Calendar and Google Calendar?

I have a user that wants to sync their Outlook 2007 calendar with Google Calendar so they can get their schedule on their phone. Now, I've seen how to set this up to transfer calendar to calendar but ...
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OS synchronization between computers [duplicate]

Is there a way to synchronize two windows 7 computers (like Dropbox but this time for the entire OS preferences*)? *Wherever possible.
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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Outlook doesn't sync all emails

I recently set up MS Outlook 2013. All of my 3 email accounts (all gmx.net, pop3) were working fine, but now Outlook doesn't syncronize all folders. It only syncronizes my 3 inboxes, but not the rest ...
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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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How can I accurately initialize a folder synchronized to mega.co.nz?

Consider the following scenario; I have a partition containing a number of folders that are synchronized with a mega.co.nz account. At some point in the future, I either format the partition or delete ...
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Why is my “watch later” youtube playlist synced with Windows?

i just noticed that some of the youtube videos I added to my "watch later" list are somehow synced (as in : automatically copied) to my User/Download folder (Windows 8.1). I had never noticed this ...
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one way bookmark syncing/syncing issues crome

So I have two computers, a desktop computer that I use for nearly everything, as well as an old laptop that I only use when travailing. As a result of this the bookmarks on the laptop are out dated ...
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How to synchronize files in 2 computers?

I have 2 different laptops that I use for work, they're different so I use one or another depending on my needs. They're usually connected to the same home network (unless I go out and work from ...