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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iCloud sync functionality + Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)

With yesterday’s rollout of iCloud, it seems those of us who refuse to upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) are left in the dust as far as it goes with calendar/contact syncing. I have had a MobileMe ...
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looking to sync or backup outlook “quick steps”

we use a lot of default "quick steps" in outlook, to categorize mails, move to folder, set a flag ecc... the problem is that exchange do not syncronize those actions, so everytime we have a clean ...
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What are the similarities and differences between incremental backup and file synchronization?

Suppose that I have a source drive (e.g., internal hard drive) and a destination drive (e.g., external hard drive). Similarities Obviously, they both involve copying files from the source to the ...
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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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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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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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Video streaming in sync [on hold]

Are there any apps or websites that allow me to stream a video to multiple users whilst I retain playback control as a presenter? I usually communicate with the users via Lync for business or Skype ...
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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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Keep ftp folder sync'd with windows folder

I'm trying to get my Continuous Integration system working from start to finish in the dev environment. Unfortunately, the last step after publish is copying the folder to an offsite server which 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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Losing sync from random noise bursts on ADSL line

I live in Lebanon and have a connection of 2 Mbps ADSL. At random times, I get a sudden high amount of errors and I start losing sync (internet going on and off for like 20mins or just once). The ...
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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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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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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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Are there other Chrome-based browsers that sync with Google and aren't Opera? [closed]

Forgive me, but I need to be simultaneously logged in as several different "identities" with several different sets of bookmarks, saved sessions, etc. [I want nothing less than that; no workarounds, ...
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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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Why is Dropbox synchronising so freakishly slowly in my Linux virtual machine?

I am setting up a Linux virtual machine (Windows 7 64-bit host, Ubuntu 64-bit guest, using VirtualBox), and I just installed Dropbox and set it to synchronise. I've only got about 2 GB in ...
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Syncing OneNote does not work with Office 2013

I have Office 2013 both at home and at office and I am logged on to both machines. Now, when I want to sync some of the notes from Home and Office then I basically went to File> Settings>Sync but as ...
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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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Sync OneTab tabs on Chrome across different PC's

I'm using the OneTab extension for Chrome on all of my PC's and I'm looking for a solution/workaround to sync all the tabs automatically across my computers. OneTab doesn't provide any sync capability ...
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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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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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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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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...
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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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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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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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Delete Google Photos and start again using picasa , for creation of new content? [migrated]

I've backed up all my photos to external hard drive by first downloading from online ,using picasa. I've down some work on sharing rights and sorting into folders and tagging. Now I want to start ...
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Sync with remote encrypted storage

I'm trying to keep a folder tree in sync between several computers. Currently, I'm using unison in a star topology, with a central remote server. I want the data on the server to be encrypted, so on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Syncronizing files over FTP

I need to syncronize files in my computer with server to which I have only FTP access. So I can't use rsync (that would need at least SFTP, but the only channel available for me is plain vanilla FTP). ...
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How to sync large directory between two computers? [duplicate]

My company has a large filesystem that needs to be synced between two computers. We do not need a continuous syncing program like Google Drive because we only need the files synced back and fourth ...
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How do I keep files synchronized with Amazon Cloud Drive?

I want to begin using Amazon Cloud Drive unlimited, but there is no synchronization available. Using Cloud Drive Desktop there is only an upload. I do not want to keep uploading 1500 gigabytes ...
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Quickest way to upload 500 GB to Google Drive

I have about 500GB to upload to to Google Drive. Two questions. What would be the quickest way to do this? The drive app seems slow. Other people have said use CyberDuck but they seem to have ...
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Accessing gmail folders with mbsync

I am trying to create a replica of the "[Google Mail]/All Mail" folder in my gmail account using mbsync. Using Pattern * in the rc-file mbsync can see all the folders (lables) that I have created 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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Is there a way to sync an Outlook calendar with Outlook.com?

I would like to be able to push my work calendar items up to an Outlook.com account. There are several questions (like Sync Google, Outlook Calendar and Contacts) that reference a Google calendar and ...
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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 ...