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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
0answers
34 views

Alpine - sync sent mail

My mail client can sync sent mail, independent of method used to send email (iphone, mail client, browser). But I'm finding that Alpine is only saving my sent mail that is sent using Alpine. How do I ...
3
votes
0answers
536 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
350 views

Syncing contacts regarding Android, vCard & Exchange

My aim: To import a list of contacts in the format of a vCard (.vcf) file into sync with a cloud server using Microsoft Exchange, for use with an Android device. My problem: The bunch of contacts ...
3
votes
0answers
405 views

iTunes on two computers (with last.fm) loses track of iPhone metadata

Connecting an iPhone to my work PC that is synced with home PC causes minor but annoying breakage for me. It seems to do a small sync of some sort then lose track marks etc: I have an iPhone synced ...
2
votes
0answers
178 views

Is Google Drive's syncing and file indexing faster than Dropbox's?

I have both Google Drive and Dropbox installed on my PC. Currently, I am using Dropbox for storing files I would like to access both from home and work PC. Because there is a lot of files and folders ...
2
votes
0answers
42 views

Dropbox asks me for password and resync on DropBox start

Everytime I start the Dropbox app (version 2.10.41) on Mac OS X (version 10.9.5) it asks me to log in and after login it starts to sync and tells me that my computer is linked successfully. This ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

Replicated Backup & Archival Solution?

I'm attempting to design a system for backup and archival, and I'm frustrated that I can see all the pieces I need, but can't seem to find anything that brings them all together. I want a system that ...
2
votes
0answers
216 views

Is it possible to use Firefox Sync to synchronize Thunderbird plugins and accounts?

I have a machine on which my Thunderbird is configured for three accounts (IMAP and NNTP, but NO POP). How could I have those accounts available on other machines using Thunderbird ? I obviously ...
2
votes
0answers
117 views

VGA to PAL on Intel HD

I got a i5 Laptop computer with integrated Intel HD graphics card. I want to connect to a large CRT TV which has a PAL composite video input (yellow RCA jack!) and three inputs labeled DVD component ...
2
votes
0answers
67 views

Rename $label1-5 in Thunderbird so they become tags

Thunderbird stores five special tags as $label1, $label2, ..., $label5 and then internally associates a (somewhat fixed) name to those (Important, Work, ...). In an IMAP context, it syncs these as ...
2
votes
0answers
468 views

Synchronise the playback of two different videos in VLC

So I have two different videos, which I want to play at the same and be able to pause, stop, rewind forward/backward, ... so that this happens on both of them at the same time. How could I achieve ...
2
votes
0answers
381 views

Is there a way to sync Windows Sticky Notes with Google Keep?

Was wondering if there was a way for everything that I put on a Sticky Note on Windows, it would automatically make the same note in my Google Keep account.
2
votes
0answers
516 views

How to migrate Google Earth “My Places” to a new computer in Windows 7

Am using Windows 7, latest Google Earth (7.1.1.1580 as of today). I am migrating to a new computer. I have copied over the following directories: ...
2
votes
0answers
197 views

Synchronize groups in skype across computers

I am using skype on three different computers (same account). Is there any way to synchroize favourited chat groups and favorite contacts? UPD: not even using dropbox? I'm on OSX if that matters
2
votes
0answers
44 views

How to change the retention period for Firefox Sync data?

I'm running an own Firefox Sync server based on the following instructions: http://docs.services.mozilla.com/howtos/run-sync.html I know that clients only appear in the client list (e.g. at ...
2
votes
0answers
331 views

Sync ALL Outlook Invites with Google Calendar

Just to preface, this is not a duplicate of : Sync Google, Outlook Calendar and Contacts Is there any way to sync an Outlook Calendar with your Google Calendar, outside of 'Google Calendar Sync'? ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

How to fix video and audio out-of-sync (sometimes)?

I have a avi video file which plays perfectly on Linux (using e.g. mplayer) and on one TV, but when using another TV the audio happens to be out-of-sync with the video by about 5 seconds! This does ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Onenote login in to program will not let me type in password so I can sync

So I have Onenote 2013 and I changed notebooks on my computer and when I try to sync the notebooks with my other devices and I go to log in, I can see my email address but I can not type in my ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Unable to uninstall dropbox in a roaming profile or to delete data from an existing dropbox

For several years i had a running dropbox installation pointing to a home directory on a network drive associated with my roaming profile in a windows 2012 environment. Some days ago, i realized that ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

When does local copy of OneNote notebook update?

I created a OneNote notebook on my C:\ drive using the Windows's version of One Note, and have now shared it on One Drive (cloud). I then updated the notebook on my android tablet using One Drive, ...
1
vote
0answers
78 views

Get Syncthing working

I want to install a sync service between phone (Android) and laptop (OSX). I'm not a big fan of Dropbox, so I've tried Btsync. That worked for me until recently, but with the completely new setup I ...
1
vote
0answers
207 views

MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Microsoft Access missing records — Google Drive sync issue?

I have a small Microsoft Access database located on my Google Drive. (The Google Drive is shared between two laptops and one mobile device, but the mobile device never touches the database.) I ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Is there a (convenient) way of keeping the newest files within a certain storage constraint (eg 100GB) in sync on a remote system?

So, here is the use case: I want to sync my most recent movies from my local NAS to an USB stick attached to a remote Raspberry Pi (running openelec and acting as media center). In detail this means: ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

How to publish the aggregated calendar via CalDAV?

I have several calendars hosted at fastmail.fm. Is there a way to publish the aggregate free/busy info or the complete integrated calendar in read-only mode so I can share it with other people? I ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Robocopy /purge only without archive attribute

i am working on a robocopy command to sync different folders. But for some reasons i just want to delete with purge the files without an archive attribute. Is this possible? /Purge /E /NOCOPY ...
1
vote
0answers
558 views

How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
1
vote
0answers
152 views

Sync Calendar Between Two Exchange Services (OR Sync Google Calendar with Exchange 2007 through EWS)

Where I work we have some people on an internal Exchange 2007 service and some people on Office 365. This looks like it's not going to change anytime soon, and I need to be able to share my Office ...
1
vote
0answers
680 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
360 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
194 views

Mac Dropbox client not syncing; weird menubar behaviour

Old hackintosh with 10.6.3 on it. Everything used to work just fine, but about 2 weeks ago I noticed it wasn't syncing. I've tried removing/reinstalling, rebooting, fixing permissions, wiping out ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

How does owncloud sync work? Is it normal that it sync although files exist?

I am currently testing owncloud 7 + windows sync client and I am facing problems. For example, oC sync is syncing although files already exist on the client! (Since it's a homeserver, resync of GBs ...
1
vote
0answers
965 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

NTP syncs with ntp.ubuntu.com but not with the pool options

I am trying to configure my ntp server to synchronize with ntp servers available online. Below is my /etc/inet/ntp.conf and my ntpq -p output # ident "@(#)ntp.server 1.6 00/07/17 SMI" # # ...
1
vote
0answers
689 views

ffmpeg - complex filter putting 2 videos side by side results in audio out of sync

We have 2 videos. One is a professionally produced video by an artist that performs a song stopping in certain parts to let the user sing. The second video is a stream that is recorded while the user ...
1
vote
0answers
99 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
374 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
88 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
70 views

How do I prevent Dropbox remotely from syncing?

I have dropbox installed on my home computer and on my work computer, but I only want certain folders to be synced. I use the selective syncing option in preferences. But whenever I add a new folder ...
1
vote
0answers
663 views

share (offline!) bookmarks between browsers

In light of all the NSA snooping I have begun using the TOR browser bundle (i.e. Firefox). However for some tasks I still need to use Chrome. So now I can create bookmarks in two places and it's ...
1
vote
0answers
873 views

Thunderbird Contacts with Zimbra server (zindus alternative)

is there a plug in for thunderbird 24+ that can sync contacts (the address book) with a zimbra server? I used zindus but the end of its life left me without sync plug in reference: zindus end of ...
1
vote
0answers
197 views

Synchronizing and Backing Up From OS X To Ubuntu

Last weekend I set up a small personal file server where I store most of my files. The server runs Ubuntu 13.10. For the purposes of accessing and reading/writing most files, this server works fine. ...
1
vote
0answers
130 views

Cut part of video with ffmpeg with both sync and quality?

How to cut part of video with ffmpeg without any problems? The following command ffmpeg -i <infile> -ss <starttime> -to <endtime> -vcodec copy -acodec copy <outfile> will ...
1
vote
0answers
80 views

How to tell if time sync in VirtualBox is working

I have a VirtualBox setup like this: HOST: Windows XP GUEST : Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop without GUI (command line only) I had some problems with time sync as my guest was frequently going out of sync. ...
1
vote
0answers
136 views

What's a cross-platform local music player with playlist sync capability?

I own a Windows Desktop and a Macbook Pro laptop. I keep my all my files (including music files) synchronized between these two machines using unison. I'm looking for a music player on which I could ...
1
vote
0answers
297 views

Is there a way to automatically synchronise the Speed Dial Firefox add-on at browser start-up?

I am an avid user of the Speed Dial add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser. I use it on a number of GNU/Linux systems which all have access to a GNU/Linux file server. Here is my question: Is there a ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Windows Azure Directory Sync Generic Failure

Ok so I have a domain that I want to sync to Office365 but when I start the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool Configuration Wizard I get an error with the following details: ...