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Questions tagged [sync]

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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Ledger Live, synchronization error “Cannot read property 'overridesDerivation of undefined”

I just updated my Mac OS from EL Capitan to Mojave version 10.14.2. When I open my Ledger Live account i get a message stating... synchronization error "Cannot read property 'overridesDerivation of ...
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How to automatically sync files between two computers (Windows 10) [on hold]

How can i automatically sync files between two windows 10 computers every time a change is made? computers are not in the same network i need to choose exactly from which folder(PC1) will be files ...
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An internal error occurred during: “[y] Platform Refresh and Build”. Failed to synchronize with the platform

I use Hybris Platform within the Eclipse IDE and Eclipse IDE shows unnecessary errors. When I try to refresh or build the workspace, it shows the following error An internal error occurred during: "...
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Outlook calendar only synchronises after logging off and on

Our users have Office 365 and have a shared agenda. When user X adds an appointment in the agenda, the other users don't see the appointment. It's only when user X logs off and logs back in to Windows ...
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Microsoft ADAMSync / LDS - How to change the standard port

I am trying to sync my actual LDS instance from Windows Server 2008 to my new test LDS instance on a Windows Server 2016. Sync from LDS Server: because we created custom attributes and there are ...
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CalDAV/CardDAV server behavior after restoring to an old version

Assume the following situation: A CalDAV/CardDAV server is used by different clients. Each of the clients keeps data locally and synchronizes periodically. The server goes down and is restored from ...
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OneNote: Android app to sync in background every X hours? [migrated]

is the regular background sync (i.e. every X hours) not yet implemented in the Android app of OneNote? I'm feeling when I'm changing the OneNote notes in my browser, than after a few days (enough ...
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Privately synchronising calendar files between platforms

Introduction I would like to be able to maintain a calendar privately, using offline calendar applications on both my Android mobile and Windows/Linux desktop computers. I understand that cloud ...
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Google Backup and Sync - Change log

I recently started working with a small team on a new project. The necessary documents and assets are stored in Google Drive and are synced on individual computers using Google Backup and Sync app. I ...
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Robocopy won't produce consistent results

I'm trying to mirror my files from one computer to another with robocopy. SRC is a network share DST is a local dirve On the computer running the program, but the same result is experienced if I run ...
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Compare and partly merge multiple projects without common ancestor

I'm looking for a way to compare/diff 3+ different, strongly related projects, none of which is the others' common ancestor and copy around ("merge") single chunks, and specifically test files. I do ...
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How to Auto-Upload Mails in Local Folders to Gmail Folders in Thunderbird?

I have an account in Thunderbird that is connected to Gmail for Work through IMAP(OAuth2). I was trying to migrate 25,000+ emails from local hard disk to Local folders. Then from local folders I ...
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Google Chrome Erases my new Extensions and bookmarks when I close it

I have one set of bookmarks on my account on a computer at work, and sync everything is turned on. However on my home desktop I am logged on to the same google chrome account, but have a completely ...
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MS Account picture not syncing in Windows?

My MS account profile picture is not syncing to the Login Screen or the Start Menu of Windows 10. Normally, when linking my local account to my MS Account, my profile picture would show in these ...
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Recover files deleted from Dropbox cloud long ago but only deleted recently on local machine

I have a few files that had been deleted on Dropbox's cloud 6 months ago. So they won't be available on the cloud anymore. However, they were on one of my local computers that had not been synced for ...
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How to stop backup and sync syncing folder in My Drive

I have 1 computer connected to Backup & Sync with 3 folders selected - Desktop, Documents, Pictures. In the Google Drive settings I'm using the option Only Select These Folders and I have a few ...
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How can I automatically upload code changes on a remote VM

My current works involves working on scripts running on a Ubuntu VM. For multiple reasons, I'm editing and committing project files on a local computer running Windows, and running them on a remote ...
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Command to clear taskwarrior server?

During the debugging of this script https://github.com/a-t-0/PublicCodeLibrary/tree/master/AutomationAndSystems/Taskwarrior/CustomSort, I am trying to remove the task data from my taskd taskwarrior ...
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How can I stay synced with Chrome but require sign-in when opening the window?

If I add myself as a person on Chrome and sign in with sync, it shows all my bookmarks and knows all my saved passwords: great. But if I close Chrome and re-open it everything is still signed in ...
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How to add a remote folder using command line in Resilio Sync?

I have a folder that's currently shared by another machine running Resilio Sync (formerly Bittorrent Sync). How do I grant a new machine access to this share using the config file? I don't want to use ...
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OneNote 2016 can't login for Notebook sync

I have had problems using OneNote 2016 desktop app for a few days recently. My shared notebooks were not properly synced online, presumably due to me not being logged in. The program has indeed asked ...
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How do I sync bookmarks between “people”?

I don't mean devices. I mean the Google Chrome people feature. Can I sync the bookmarks between them all?
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synchronize cygwin installed packages between multiple machines

I have 4 machines that I'm trying to keep in sync ie. same settings and installed packages. Is there a folder that I can add to a repo and use git to keep in sync so that i can guarantee consistency ...
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Google Chrome Profile does not save username and pass on different computer?

I have a mac and PC I do all work on PC, and I can use all saved pass and usernames for all sites. When I use Mac, sign in for the same user, all saved usernames and password don't show. I went to ...
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git repository in pcloud synced folder keeps changing files

I've made the switch from Dropbox to pCloud recently due to their lack of support for some filesystems. I've been sharing working git repositories via the cloud with my other machines. Only one ...
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How to keep file sets in sync via flash drive which contains the changes only?

How can the following be done? Let's say I have 2 computers, A & B. And each has a root folder, whose contents I want to keep in sync - via a USB flash drive. So, User A is making changes on ...
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Onenote - Link to Sharepoint sync folder [closed]

Background: We use sharepoint in the office, recently we have started using the sync function that adds sharepoint folders as OneDrive drives. I want to create a directory of folder and files that ...
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How can I sync Opera Mail contacts automaticly?

I use Opera Mail as my default e-mail client and I'd like to synchronise the contacts between computers. I can do it per request by exporting and importing the contacts, but I don’t want to this every ...
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Synchronize Firefox bookmarks but use different “views”

My aim is to synchronize Firefox bookmarks on different devices but without merging them simplistically; instead, I would like the bookmarks from each device, although accessible by all devices, to be ...
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check whether (recursive) directory copy is identical

I sometimes have to copy/sync large amounts of data in a directory structure from one computer to another. Typical programs I use for this purpose are rsync, syncthing, or seafile. To not exclusively ...
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Using network files locally for increased performance

In my workplace we are provided a mapped network drive to store all of our important files. The network drives have their own backup procedures in place. Thus we are required to keep all our important ...
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ownCloud unable to sync folder in localhost

When I try to sync a subfolder in my /var/www/html folder in my linux machine with the equivalent subfolder in the localhost of my Windows machine through ownCloud, I get the following message: ...
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Roaming Profiles vs File Sync, Mac OSX 10.14 Mojave

Is there anyway to make a roaming profile for Mac OSX 10.14 ? I've tried trawling google but not come up with a solution yet. I want this to synchronise whenever connected to the DC (Domain ...
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How to block granting some permissions while logging in with Google Account?

On Ubuntu Linux there is an option to sync system calendar with Google Calendar. In order to do that, I need to log in with Google Account. Unfortunately, it also requires me to grant permissions to ...
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Migrate old mails from Gmail to Dropbox / Sync.com

I've been using Gmail for many years and would love to find a way to move the older mails to offline storage (and the to my sync.com folder). I have looked at Google Takeout and it seems as I can ...
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Dual boot and Dropbox

I dual boot on my laptop: Ubuntu Mate 18.04 LTS Windows 10 I've set up Dropbox in both operating systems. I'm not actually syncing the Dropbox twice -- as my Dropbox is quite large, this would be ...
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Does Google Drive sync entire file again on making small changes?

There is a pdf file Data.pdf (~10 MB) stored in my Google Drive folder. I open the file in Adobe Reader, highlight a line and then save the file. A re-sync will take place. I want to know whether ...
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Bookmark synchronization without using google sync [closed]

I am using Iridium, a chrome based browser. I would like to synchronize my bookmarks without using google sync (which is not enabled in Iridium). I am open to installing plugins if needed. I have ...
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Can Unison be made to ignore bind mounts or hard links?

I'm looking for the best way to sync my home directory to and from a 120GB USB drive. The catch is that I use bind mounts (which I don't want to be followed) and hard links (which I do want to be ...
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Disable OneDrive handling in Word

Since I use OneDrive, each document I create or edit in Word is handled as an online document, when I save it in the folder structure, OneDrive is syncing. Documents are handled as "http://d.docs....
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How can I make OneNote 2016 for Mac to not use SkyDrive or OneDrive? And use something else instead

OneNote 2016 for Mac can't be used offline -- without syncing data to MS cloud. This sucks, I want it to save data only locally. But if this can't be changed, I want to, at least, it to sync data to ...
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Google Photos sync to Windows

Ok, this is a long shot but let's see if is anyone have an answer. I'm using Google Photos and the Windows desktop app "Backup and Sync". When I upload a picture on my computer (e.g. from my camera) ...
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Google Drive didn't sync from my computer

I had sync-issues between my laptop and web-drive. I found out that the reason is that I have two drive folders: "Google Drive" "Google Drev" My Windows Quick Access used the old folder. WITHOUT ...
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How do I keep two external drives synced in two ways?

I'm running MacOS High Sierra and just got a new 3TB external USB hard drive. On this drive, I have set up one 500GB encrypted MacOS Extended volume. I also have another 500GB portable external hard ...
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Allow creation of broken links with FreeFileSync

When trying to synchronize such a folder on a personal remote using FreeFileSync (via sshfs): ~/MyDocs/ ├── file.txt └── subFolder/ │ └── relative_link -> ../file.txt ├── otherFolder/ └── ...
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Google backup and sync won't sync all files from cloud to local folder

I've about 8GB of files in the cloud and these are visible through the web interface, but when I configure it locally it only syncs a handful of folders and stops as if everything is synced. I do ...
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How to Sync same file on Computer, Drive and Android phone with read/write access?

Hello, I am new to the data uploading and downloading to cloud services of google and Microsoft. I am having a problem in this aspect. Problem: I have a MS-Excel file on my Laptop(Windows 10), and ...
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Outlook constantly synchronizing

One of my clients is currently experiencing the following problem: As soon as he starts Outlook 2013, it tries to sync. However, he remains hanging. With Outlook Start, the progress bar "Transmission"...
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Sync folder between two computers using both local network and cloud

I'm looking for a way to do the following: Sync folder A on my laptop with folder B on my PC by transferring any changes on one machine onto the other machine using the local network. If I modify ...
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Disable Firefox synchronisation for a single addon

I use firefox sync on different pcs and have an addon that should only be synct/enabled on one of them. How can this be realized? Background: Zoom One of my pcs is connected to my TV. It's used to ...