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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How to have local Google Drive app sync folders shared with me?

In the web version of Google Drive, I have access to a shared folder under "shared with me". It's contents are updated frequently and I'd like to have a local copy through the Google Drive desktop app....
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What is the correct RoboCopy command for my intended sync job?

I've never used RoboCopy before and I'd like to make sure a particular operation goes smoothly. I've built an OpenMediaVault NAS and I previously copied all my relevant files to it from my Windows 10 ...
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Network drive folder empty using computer name; full when searching IP address after offline sync files

First post here; I'll do my best to explain my problem. I was trying to copy the file path, but I accidentally right-clicked a file in a network folder and selected "always available offline." I don'...
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Audio is not in sync after re-encoding with ffmpeg of video and changing audio from eac3 to aac

Recently I did a re-encode using ffmpeg and encountered an inaudible but waveform visible audio desynchronization in the process. Source information of MKV file and audio stream: Mediainfo shows a ...
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Synchronization issues when combining TS and ACC

I have downloaded formula1 races from the F1 TV website because I travel a lot and often have no connection to stream them on the road. The video was downloaded with a TS format and the audio was ...
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Computer sync with another laptop

When i change my desktop background it also changes that of another persons .Under PC Settings/Accounts I turned sync off, and this partly solved this problem. I want to completely remove the other ...
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How do I automatically block files over a certain size, from synchronizing in Dropbox?

Is there a way that I can set a rule — such that, anytime a file is bigger than X megabytes, then it does NOT sync with Dropbox? This can be done manually by entering the Dropbox website and ...
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Password store for desktop

I am using pass for ages and it's been great. Sync(th)ing pass DB to android, etc. Just great. Now I switched email from webmail to mu4e (emacs) and so I'm syncing my IMAP mailbox to local copy which ...
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Sync servers using FTP

I am trying to synchronise three VPS servers. My idea is something like this: Download all files from server A Upload downloaded files to server B and C This does not need to happen automatically (...
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Synchronising files in between two laptops

I am asking this because Unison is notoriously problematic when one tries to sync among different OS that have different versions and have been compiled with different Ocaml version. So what would be ...
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Is there a way to make VLC time sync a video on separate computers, each having a local copy of the video?

My friends and I are trying to watch a video that we all have on our machines, and would love to all have it timed together without the hassle of manually doing it. Is there a VLC plugin or tool that ...
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Sync issue using Microsoft Teams on ubuntu

We are using teams on my ubuntu laptop but I am having sync issues. When I access on other devices I can see more files and clicking the sync icon doesn't fix the problem.
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Why is my smart list not the same as my iPod after syncing?

My iTunes and and iPod are to the latest updates. I have created a smart playlist which when I view on iTunes has different random tracks but when synced to my iPod, I only get tracks from the same ...
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Syncing Android phone to symbolic link folder on PC

My SyncMe Wireless Android app has multiple 2 way sync jobs between the micro SD card on the phone and my WD external drive on the Windows 10 PC. Currently, in SyncMe, there are multiple syn jobs ...
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Prevent Microsoft Sync from running at Startup

Using x64 Windows 10 (build 17763.1098). Whenever the computer starts up, quickly load Task Manager and Microsoft Sync Center (Mobsync.exe) briefly runs before shutting down. Is there any way to stop ...
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What iCloud for windows is doing in the background - it takes 25% cpu capacity by average | and how to solve it

I am using a surface book, and take the document fold synchronized with iCloud. So I have installed the iCloud for windows since I transferred from MacBook to surface pro/surface book (I have both). ...
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How can I automatically disable file-synchronisation in mendeley?

Scenario The default setting of Mendeley is to automatically upload your pdf files that you use in their system to build your citation references to their cloud. As explained here, you can manually ...
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Robocopy always detects files as “newer” if destination is OneDrive synced

I'm trying to use robocopy to mirror files from a CIFS file share to a SharePoint library via the OneDrive sync client. Something I've noticed is that all the files get re-copied each time I run ...
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Sync a Merging in ffmpeg

I was able to merge video and audio but the video is one frame off to the right. I'm trying every way I can see online but there's no way to sync that jump frame. I'm using the following code but I ...
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MKLINK doesn´t work (sync) on Windows Server 2016

MKlink doesn´t work on Windows Server 2016. The folder is created, but it doesn´t sync. Files are on Drive G: and link should be on C: Trying to use for a Dropbox or Google Drive syncing. Could anyone ...
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How to install rclone mount on Windows 10?

I followed the instructions mentioned on the main site by opening the CMD and typing this command line, C:\Users\***\OneDrive\Desktop\rclone-v1.51.0-windows-amd64>rclone mount gdrive: E: where ...
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installed NSSM service is only performed once

OS: Windows 10 I have a batch file that syncs two local folders. :loop robocopy C:\Folder_A C:\Folder_B /E /MIR timeout 20 Goto loop When I open it manually it works just fine. I have installed ...
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My chrome passwords get reset when I restart my computer

I noticed that whenever restart my computer and then launch chrome, I won't be signed in at the top right, so I click the circle at the top right to sign in to my profile and I sign in and sync is on. ...
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What is the easiest way to sync the contents of two folders on windows?

Pure windows solutions such as cmd or task scheduler are preferred. I want to sync the contents of two folders without changing their names. I would like to know ways to sync them one-way and two-way (...
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How can I sync PowerPoint timing with inserted audio files

I try to put narration on a PowerPoint file. To have control on my voice, I recorded separate audio files for each slide. Then I inserted the audio files to each slide. However, when I try to show ...
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Windows 10: Documents folder missing

Whenever I log in to my computer I get a notification saying: A synced folder is missing Backup and Sync is trying to sync "Documents", but the folder has either been moved or deleted. ...
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Subtitle sync while transcoding and streaming

I am using VLC to embed an .srt file into an .mp4 file. In most cases I am successful and the subtitle is in perfect sync with the video. However I have one episode that the subtitle starts about 8 ...
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Synchronise Availability between Outlook 365 Calendars

I work for two organisation with two separate Office 365 installations. I have about 50% of my appointments in my calendar for Organisation 1 and the other 50% in the calendar for Organisation 2. I ...
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How do I two-way sync recent and most used files to a drive

I have an SSD and HDD on my Windows machine: SSD: C: (OS and most-used files) HDD: D: (archive files) There is a lot of trash on D:, but some of this trash could be useful in the future, so I keep ...
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Can pCloud be used to sync files between two computers?

I've been investigating if pCloud is a possible replacement for Dropbox, but I must say, I'm confused. Dropbox is very good at keeping files in sync on two or more computers, and having those files ...
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Online download: How to Sync and omit duplicates between directories

I have a URL link that has 8 directories with files in them. I want to download these files to my desktop HDD. I have to enter a username and password to enter the URL and access the directories. In ...
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How do I add other directories to sync over Onedrive in Windows 10?

When activating the sync feature of Windows 10/Onedrive one is asked which of the three directories Desktop, Documents and Pictures should be synced between devices. How do I add other directories to ...
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How to stop One Drive from syncing opera desktop shortcut?

How to stop One Drive from syncing opera desktop shortcut ? Other shortcuts are excluded automatically from syncing. (Same problem was with edge but in the newer version based on chromium, the edge ...
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Chrome sync accidentally deleted almost all my passwords. How can I upload them again from an old profile?

I started an old version of chrome. One I didn’t use for years (let´s say it was on an old Windows). It did say syncing is suspend. I choose to reenable again and now https://passwords.google.com only ...
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my laptop cant play video on Youtube using TV

Hi I connected my laptop to my tv but i can't videos in Youtube cant sync it can play well in my laptop screen but in my tv its like frozen Tried it on netflix and it is playing well also tried ...
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Syncthing with an untrusted computer?

I would like to use Syncthing to synchronize my files. The setup is trivial for my own, private files. However, I have a few "semi public" computers with which I only want to share certain folders (...
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Sync-backup directly to a USB flashdrive good or bad for its life?

I've been using 7-Zip to sync-backup a huge folder from my hard drive (several hundred thousand files and folders) to a USB flash drive, like so 7z u F:\backup.7z -uq0 C:\HugeFolder\* -r -ssw -ms=off ...
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Google sync deletes files it just synced

There's a google drive shared folder that I wish to download on my drive. The shared folder appears on my drive and is too big to be downloaded via a browser (271Go). I use sync to get it on my ...
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Solution to copy only new files from location a to b

For a solution, I'm looking for a basic tool that can copy files from location A to B. There is one major rule for this: Only files in location A that where not there the last time the tool ran, need ...
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How can I sync time between 3 computer through a LAN on Windows 10?

How can I synchronize time between 3 computers in a LAN? 1) One of these 3 computers is used as a server on which I have a network drive. This computer uses Internet time based on the Ethernet card (...
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Remove files and folders that arent being synced by Onedrive

We are increasing our use of Onedrive since moving a lot of data into SharePoint. But if we stop synchronising a folder from the Onedrive app, the files and folders that has been downloaded still ...
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FFMPEG Extracting MP3 from MP4 returns shorter audio file

I have lost so much time over this problem and really need some professional help. Over the last days I recorded some VHS tapes, I used ffmpeg which worked great! When I finished, I noticed that must ...
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Compare 2 folders over internet

I want to use a comparison tool (i.e. Winmerge, Beyond Compare) to sync two folder over internet. The first folder is on the local PC, the second one is on a remote PC. Both the PC use Windows 10. ...
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How do I synchronise two folders in real-time in macOS?

im using macOS Catalina, and I want to sync two folders in real-time. One is on my Desktop for me to see and use (auto-sharing between all my os devices via iCloud), and at the same time, the other ...
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Uploading file to multiple FTP sites automatically

I run a radio show, and we deliver audio to a bunch of stations via FTP upload. Currently I use Filezilla and have to connect to each stations' FTP server one by one in order to upload the audio every ...
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Sharing Business and Personal Accounts on Google Chrome with Sync Enabled

I work remotely for a company that requires I use my own computer. Fine. Since they use GSuite, they recommend Chrome for everyone. It's a small company, and lax about policy. So there's no computer ...
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Is it possible to adjust video/audio sync for <video> elements in a web browser?

My Bluetooth headphones have a slight delay, probably about 250ms but it seems to vary depending on the day. Otherwise I like them, but it makes watching movies very annoying, since the lips don't ...
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Dropbox symlinks trouble

I have a few dozen symlinked folders, which recently stopped working. I tried to do what dropbox suggested: delete the symlinks and move the folders itself into dropbox. Unfortunately dropbox refuses ...
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How to update a copy/backup of a folder in Windows 10?

I have a large directory, which I occasionally want to backup to my NAS and to an external hard drive. I work a lot in this folder, but the majority of data (all my photos and videos) does not change, ...
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Is there a way to keep two directories (on two servers) in sync with each other, truly?

I have two servers in AWS that we are using to store a software packages codebase that is accessed by the web application/server. /var/www/vhosts/application-dua/content/ This same folder structure ...

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