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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Migrating vmnics to DVSwitch : Operation Timed Out

This setup is in Workstation version 16.1.0 build-17198959 vCenter version VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.7.0.45000-16708996_OVF10 (6.7 U3 J) ESXi version VMware-VMvisor-Installer-201912001-...
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How do I sync Outlook Calendar with Automatic Replies?

As the title says, I want to calendar book times away from my desk (out of office) in Outlook 365, and have them sync with my Automatic Replies, so external and internal people get those Automatic ...
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iCloud photos Windows synchronization of files stalled - how to determine why?

I have a 50000 element 240 GB photo library in Apples iCloud which I would like to download fully for backup purposes on a Windows 10 machine. I have installed iCloud from the Microsoft store, and ...
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Adjust playback synchronicity [migrated]

Multiple Airplay devices Having multiple airplay devices fills the spаce very nicely. My devices are ancient technology, and one in ten times playback is not synched correctly. However my AppleTV (3rd ...
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In Resilio Sync, how to safely sync two directories where one is originally a copy of the other?

I had a large directory 'dir1' with hundreds of GBs of files. Then I copied it to 'dir2' to a mobile drive. Then I separately added, deleted, and modified different files in both directories. Now, how ...
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File Management and sync by proxy, via file catalog?

I want to organize files/folders of my external hard drives when the drives are offline, and then sync the changes manually when I plugin a hard drive. Situation: I have lots of files to organize, on ...
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OneDrive (fB) syncing gets stuck at the last bit and kills my upload bandwidth

This is about OneDrive for business. For a few days now, most of my uploads on OneDrive have the behavior shown in the screen capture (link below): it uploads fine until the last bit. Then gets stuck, ...
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How do I properly sync data between two Windows 10 systems on the same LAN utilizing Robocopy, a .bat file, and Task Scheduler?

I've read a number of posts regarding the use of robocopy to sync data between two Windows systems. I tried various configurations, and the settings I currently have in place are what seemed to work ...
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Using Git to sync Mac and Android

I have a folder on my Mac and corresponding folder on my Android phone, which I would like to keep in sync both ways. ie. sometimes work is done on my phone, sometimes work is done on my Mac. I ...
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Under which scenario Google Account / Chrome Browser can “reset” itself?

"Something" happened to my Chrome browser (Windows 10) or Google Account in general: All my session cookies are invalidated (I am logged off all sites). All my "long-term" cookies ...
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Outlook Folders not Showing on iCloud Email

Updating IMAP subscribed folders doesn't help. As far as I can tell, the missing folders on icloud email are folders which were created in Outlook (in the icloud account installed there), so it seems ...
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Can't sync time on Windows 10

I can't sync time and the Windows Time Service isn't showing on services.msc Already tried: Tweaking repair software. Register the W32Time file but the Windows Time service doesn't show up yet. w32tm /...
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get apple notes from icloud to a pc

I use Notes to take notes on an iPad and these are backed up to iCloud. I can see them if I navigate a browser to icloud.com/notes. Can I download these notes somehow? There doesn't seem to be any ...
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unexpected item in Google Chrome's right-click shortcut-menu

I need your help figuring-out what's going on here: Note: the platforms I'm using are: - PC: Google Chrome on Windows 10 - Phone: Android version: 7.1.1 NMF26F (skin: Xiaomi MiUI version: 11.0.2.0 ...
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How could i make a mirrored (sync) hard link copy of files from different folders on windows?

I'm trying to create hard link entries from a folders content into another folder, but synced in such a way that any files deleted from one (or the target) will be deleted from the other. There is one ...
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Synchronize folders without WebDAV

I'm looking to synchronize a network folder to a folder on a PC. The target PC has a 50 MB WebDAV size limitation in place, therefore blocking the copying of larger files. Using a browser (e.g. Chrome)...
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How to automatically sync files in WinSCP? [duplicate]

Is there a way to do that in WinSCP? The official article about that only discusses scripting, while I want a simple GUI solution.
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Cloud drive sync tool set once for all user

In Onedrive or GoogleDrive, if you are using mac(not sure for windows) typically the sync tool has to be set for every user. In mac, I typically would store the drive file in the "Shared" ...
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Bi-directional folder sync between two machines, with 'ignore' patterns?

Is it possible (and reasonable) to use rsync to set up a watch-driven, bi-directional syncing of a folder between two machines – allowing me to jump between machines and pick up where I left off? ...
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Rsync million files between folders and keep in sync

I have one directory with 30 folders and some 1 million files. I need to keep them in sync. Initial run took 8 hrs but thats no issue in the second run , it takes 20 mins to build the file list even ...
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Keep Ubuntu installations across multiple systems equal

Is there a way to have lets say to computers running Ubuntu, and every time I install something to one system, it somehow syncs up with a server, as to what was installed, and as soon as i start the ...
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How to sync a specific dropbox folder with a specific onedrive folder without other cloud services?

I temporarily need to directly sync a folder on a Dropbox account with a folder on OneDrive, but do not want to use a service like CloudHQ. I do not want to replace Dropbox or OneDrive. I already use ...
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unclear semantics of some fio options

I am doing some raw disk tests using fio. I found some behaviour are not clear when I specify --filename=/dev/device_name and --direct=1. Could please help me to explain it? (1) default ioengine is ...
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syncing two folders into one, removing deleted files

Given folders named Drive1/Folder1 and /Drive2/Folder2 I want to have a folder /Drive3/folder3 that contains the synced merged contents of both the source folders, but does not contain any files or ...
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Thunderbird Signature Switch - Sync signatures between different devices

When composing a message in Thunderbird I would like to easily turn on/off and choose between signatures but also sync my signatures between different devices. So far the Signature Switch add-on in ...
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I have trouble with OneDrive

I received a 'Continue setting up Windows' prompt on my device. During the set-up, I accidentally synced my PC storage to OneDrive. Whatever I delete in OneDrive is deleted in my PC. My phone is also ...
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how to configure google backup and sync on Mac to upload photos to google cloud?

this Mac app is very confusing as far as selecting the proper options. I have several folders on my mac drive and an attached usb drive with pics and vids I want the G BU&S app to upload these ...
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How folder modification time affects unison file synchronization? (Windows)

I used unison to mirror a folder in Windows (using options -force and -times). It worked well, but the folders modification time has changed in the destination and now original and new folders differs ...
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Windows 10 clipboard sync not working

I have two windows 10 laptops both on the latest version of Widows 10 Pro (20H2). I've logged in using the same Microsoft account on both. Have another account on one pc but I added the common ...
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Free up space on dropbox cloud by “ignoring” local files and directories (Ubuntu 20.04)

I have some big files in directories that need to be shared on dropbox but these big files themselves should not be uploaded to dropbox (because they are filling my quota way to fast). It seems that ...
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(How) can I use BackBlaze to synch a few key data files between Windows & Android?

Can I install the BackBlaze client on both Windows and Android, and then synch files, no matter which device updates them? I am thinking of only a very few key data files, such as my Keepass password ...
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Syncronization of bookmarks in Chromium without Google or any big company?

Is there a way to make Chromium to syncronize bookmarks without Google or any big company such as Dropbox? The question isn't about how to syncronize bookmarks in a browser or what browser to use ...
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Audio out of sync when using ffmpeg, adelay, and amix

I have a series of mp3 files with a start time offset. I am trying to merge them together with adelay and amix. The following codes run and creates the combined MP3 but when I listen to the final ...
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Diagnosing Dropbox sync blocking

For the past six months I have had Dropbox on two Windows 10 PCs with many files regularly being created/modified and synced within the Dropbox folders of both of them. But for the past two weeks they ...
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Sync data in 2 excels sheets with dynamic data in it

I am working on some metrics and reports where I see I have 2 excel sheets which has partly similar data. Instead of manually updating both the both, I am trying to sync the common details between the ...
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Outlook not syncing inbox

Ive got a rather strange question. I recently updated to office 2019 professional edition & im having a bit of an issue with what I think is syncing. So On my Android Phone, In Mac Mail and ...
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Error handling in Batch script when a batch script failed

I am trying to run a batch file via a batch script and when the batch file is failing I want to print an error as Sync failed if it passes I want to print a message as Sync success So when my script ...
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Synchronize folders between computers checking differences in Linux

I'm trying to synchronize a folder between my computer and my laptop. This sync should be bidirectional, because changes could be made in laptop or in computer. I would like it to check differences ...
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Thunderbird/Cardbook occasionally looses contact

Problem: I save a new contact, and magically disappears after a while. create a new contact with mail, tel, possibly photo. Set the blue "preference star", so that thze address is ...
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Git config synced without permission between Macs

I have two Macs, one used by me and one by someone else, sharing the same Apple ID, but with different git configurations and OS versions. After using "Screen Share" for a quick code review, ...
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Firefox bookmarks sync - one way, merged, or compartmentalized?

As of 2021 January, how does Firefox sync behave? I'm in a predicament trying to not lose all my bookmarks I couldn't log into firefox on desktop, so I reset the password. When you reset the password, ...
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LG Monitor with Freesync not being detected as NVIDIA G-Sync compatible. (G-Sync not showing in the menu of NVIDIA Control Panel)

I have a 1050ti that is supposed to work with G/Free Sync, but apparently, the G-Sync option in the NVIDIA Control Panel is not showing up. Any ideas of why is this happening to me? I searched over ...
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Sync Calendar and Contact between Outlook 365 (Desktop) and Web (OWA) without using Exchange

I am trying to sync my contacts and calendars between my local Outlook and Outlook Web. I have my local Outlook setup as a Pop3 Account. I am aware that this would be possible by changing the POP3 ...
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MSI B450 intermittent bluetooth issues

System: MSI B450 Carbon Pro Ryzen 5 Windows 10 Pro Bluetooth devices: Jaybird Vista earbuds Amazon Echo 2nd gen Firstly, I don't think this is an issue solely with the bluetooth devices as they ...
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How to keep an alternate/backup Win 10 laptop in sync with main laptop?

I'm setting up an emergency backup laptop for someone, and am trying to solve the problem of keeping the backup laptop regularly in sync with the laptop they use daily. The main laptop is a high-end ...
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why end Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exit code=0x00007f00?

This message is displayed when I tried shutting down the system. end Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exit code=0x00007f00 what is wrong? Why did it fail to shutdown?
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Sync home directory in macOS using Google Drive?

Issue Google backup and sync for MacOS does not allow me to choose my home directory (i.e. /Users/my_name_here) as my Google Drive sync folder. Is there a way to circumvent that limitation using ...
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Backing Up Synced Folder

I manage accounts server. I have to backup everything. I deployed a software that copies the data from specified locations multiple times a day, and pastes it into onedrive folder. Now since it is a ...
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Syncing a folder on two PC connected to the same router

I have two PCs running on Windows 10. I have been using \\PC01 but now \\PC02 is joining. There is a folder \\PC01\Users\Matthew\Documents\folderToShare and I want it to synchronize with \\PC02\Users\...
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Any way to fix out of sync embedded mkv subtitles? [duplicate]

The subtitles built into the video are off I think because a different framerate than the video. They start out synced but within a minute or so they start getting behind and by the 7:30 mark the ...

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