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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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How can I map cell value columns in two sheets to update an inventory column in second sheet?

so I am exporting a csv of our websites full product inventory and need to import it to a secondary site that has a portion (not all) of the inventory, so to save time I would like to map the product ...
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How do I synchronise two folders in real-time in Windows 7?

I want to synchronise two folders in real time under Windows 7. Basically, I want to monitor a folder and synchronise each change (new files, changed files, deleted files) to another drive. It has to ...
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Windows10 - Live Sync files across multiple cloud folders

I'm looking for a solution to sync files from a folder to another on in Windows 10. The first folder is the one I synchronised from my organisation Sharepoint, and I want to synchronise it with my ...
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Fast synchronisation of films and subtitles in VLC 2.2.51

VLC 2.2.5.1 on macOS Sierra 10.12.5 I have reviewed various questions and answers on this topic, but I'm unable to make my subtitles work. The situation is the following: I have a DVD of a ...
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bittorrent - downloading a file on a second node as soon as blocks are coming

Given the following setup : Note : Seedbox is part of a private swarm. Homebox must only communicate with Seedbox, not the tracker or other peers. I'm trying to find a solution to download a file ...
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Office documents won't save to OneDrive (Upload Blocked)

Microsoft forces MS Office files to be treated differently in OneDrive than other file types. I see no benefit to MS Office sync services when saving files to OneDrive (it will be backed up anyway) ...
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Windows 10 synchronized with hardware clock (on system wakeup)

I have noticed that synchronization occurs on every wake up. What is the system time? I guess, it is updated continously but why do I see the event message only on the wake up?
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Windows clock de-synchronize [closed]

this problem is strage. I have Windows 10 Home configure to get the time from NTP server. Windows Time service is also enabled and running. The problem is that after I synchronize with a server in ...
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OneDrive Subfolder Icons Keep Resetting

I'm having a frustrating time with my OneDrive client where, when I customize the shell icons for subfolders inside my cloud drive, it resets the icon to default upon synchronization. As frivolous as ...
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Computer time does not auto update to current time windows 10

I have a table with Windows 10 version 1803 This table attached to a cellular router(meaning the router have SIM inside him to provide the internet). but for some reason the time and date on the ...
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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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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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rsync 3 TB of data to 2x 2TB big external drives

Is it possible to rsync my 3TB big hard drive to two external 2TB hard drives? If so what would the command look like? If not, can you think of another solution to sync 3TB of data to 2x 2TB drives? ...
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How to synchronize file changes with files on the FTP server?

My project files are in the local folder in D:\xampp\htdocs\mysite The same files are on my FTP server. A git repository would exist only locally in a .git directory to keep track. I want to be able ...
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Google Drive - how to retain files but reinstall Drive?

I have reinstalled Windows and I have a lot of data on Google Drive (~60 gb). I have backed up the contents of my Drive folder and put them in the same location on my hard disk after reinstalling ...
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Why is the size of GMVault backup significantly smaller than size of gmail storage? [closed]

I just discovered GMVault and did a sync with my Gmail account. I am pleased by the tool, but I am curious to know the answer to the title of this question. After doing a gmvault sync -t full --...
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Upgraded MB/CPU/RAM, video players now have sync problems

A month or so ago I upgraded the CPU, motherboard and RAM of my PC (from an i5-2500K to an i7-9700K). Windows 10 seemed to handle this change very well without having to reinstall (besides having to ...
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How could two identical HDDs with identical content have different amount of free space?

I have HDD1 and HDD2. I use the second one as the backup of the first one. Both of them are the same brand and type (Toshiba 3,5" 2TB HDD 7200rpm), I purchased them together. I use Windows 10 Pro x64 ...
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How do I manage contacts from multple accounts (twitter, facebook, gmail, etc,.)?

I have quite a few of online accounts that I use that have contacts within them. Here are a few examples: Gmail (4 accts) Google+ FaceBook LinkedIn Outlook.com The list goes on Within these ...
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How can I re-sync the subtitle and the video using VLC media player?

When I play a movie with subtitles (on VLC media player), the text is often displayed too soon or too late. Is there a way to delay the starting point of the subtitles?
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Syncing folders and files between a Windows and Linux system

I want to sync some folders between my Windows 7 and Ubuntu computers. However, I don't want to sync everything inside each of the folder. I want to be able to choose which subfolders and files inside ...
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Mac OS Outlook Adress Book Sync

I have a couple of Mac OS X High Sierra clients with microsoft outlook installed. We are using an on-premise exchange 2016 server and I am encountering some problems with the address book of said ...
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VLC’s subtitle sync delay function not working as expected

I downloaded a video from YouTube (about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from the Subscene website and I put the video subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the video ...
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How to sync creation date of the files

I have backup app which does sync my files on basic drive with a backup of those files on external drive. It does almost everything fine, except one case: when I manually change creation time of the ...
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Synchronize two folders on the same Mac os X Lion

Is there a way to synchronize two folders on Mac OS X Lion on the following scenario please: 1) Each time I update or delete a file on a given folder, the other folder will change accordingly. 2) ...
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Is there a way to push code to Github and Dropbox at the same time without having to push twice to each location?

I use Dropbox for Class Assignments and Github for publicly showcasing all my work. I want to push a Dropbox repository to Github, but currently I do that by using the git-remote-dropbox tool to push ...
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How to configure lsyncd to limit the depth it watches while still syncing the full depth

I've got lsyncd set up on one server and users are putting in files that are then sent out to another server. The problem is there are a great number of directories in the user supplied files. So ...
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How to link two folders in different drives in windows

I have 2Tb two disks and one 4Tb. There are same folders in these disks but different contents. 1. disk(2Tb): Projects Web Project 1 Web Project 2 ... 2. disk(2Tb) Projects ...
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How to Sync MySQL database and Word Press Database

I have two projects one is WordPress project and the other one is a mobile app with Java backend + MySql database. The content management is handled from the web with WordPress project. However, I ...
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How do I sync my contacts between my Exchange and Hotmail accounts?

I keep all my contacts in my work email account (MS Exchange with Outlook 2010) and also use Hotmail for emails (e.g. myname@live.com). I would like to be able to access all my Exchange contacts when ...
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Sync OneDrive for Business in Win10 on VirtualBox with shared folder on host system

I have a Debian linux system and would like to sync my OneDrive for Business folders. There are some linux clients for OneDrive, that do not really work, they either don't work with OneDrive for ...
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Change Gradle version from 4.6 to 4.10.1 cause sync failed invalid LOC header

i have an Android Studio Project and i used Gradle version 4.6 until now. Now When i run the Sync/Build it displays the error ERROR: Minimum supported Gradle version is 4.10.1. Current version is 4.6....
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I don't want to continuously backup on Google's Backup and Sync

Well, I always used the Google Drive app on my older computer, it only backed up files on the "Google Drive" folder and the ones I told it to. Now, there's this new app "Backup and Sync" and it seems ...
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Synchronize video viewing between computers with matching local files?

Let's say I have a video file that I'd like to watch with some friends of mine in different states. FTP makes it easy enough for all of us to get a local copy of the file. Sure we could call each ...
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Inconsistent audio sync, capturing with V4L2 and PulseAudio

Not sure what's going on here but I can't seem to get consistent audio sync capturing from HDMI with ffmpeg. I can get consistent results from OBS no problem (video is always 100ms or thereabouts ...
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How to Manage Chrome Other Bookmark Folders?

Help! I have too many bookmark folders in Chrome! I have one called "Bookmarks" that I put on the left in my Bookmarks Bar. Somewhere along the way, my "Bookmarks" folder got a subfolder called "...
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How to use cloud storage as shared folder within Synology?

Is it possible to have a Synology Shared Folder use Cloud Storage? For example I have 2TB of storage space on my Google Drive and want to use that Space (well, some of it) as Shared Folder within ...
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How can the cursor position in VIM be synchronized on multiple machines?

I know that vim can remember the cursor's position of a previous editing session. But this feature is not so helpful while I'm working on a C source file both at home and office using two machines. ...
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MS-Office 2019 how to stop syncing to onedrive

w10-64-1809, Ms office 2019 Standard 11126.20226 yesterday I uninsllaed MS Office 2016 and installed 2019. I installed only Word/ Excel, and none other apps (not onedrive) when I run word/ excel - ...
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data synchronization between MySQL and Cassandra

I have about 1000 of tables in mysql databases, whole mysql DB data is about 100GB, I migrated it to Cassandra, but mysql data grows every second and here comes problem. I already tried to search the ...
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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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Song count is not syncing with iTunes

I noticed recently that the song counts in iTunes weren't increasing (despite me listening to them quite a bit on my iPhone). I had switched to wireless syncing within the last couple months, so I ...
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How to see the size of a OneNote notebook?

I have quite a few OneNote notebooks on my computer that are stored in the cloud, but also have backups locally on my hard drive. I estimate their sizes to be about 500 - 800 Mb. The thing I am ...
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Firefox sync about:config

Does Firefox synchronize about:config preferences too? If not, where is the config file located?
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How to unlink my Documents folder from my OneDrive account?

I have recently changed the location of my Documents folder (originally located in C:\Users\TermoZour\Documents) to C:\Users\TermoZour\OneDrive\Documents so I could sync the documents folder between 2 ...
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how to properly sync windows mail?

On a Windows touch screen table, the surface 3, how do I get mail to update and sync with gmail? About shows: Mail Version 16005.11029.20108.0 and ver from the console shows: Microsoft Windows [...
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Sync Google Chrome Bookmarks to different Google Accounts

How can I sync the bookmarks from my google chrome to my other computers (who are signed in to Google Chrome with different Google accounts)
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Vagrant Synced Folders With Windows Host and Guest, Where the folder already exists on the guest

I'm trying to set up a vagrant box for our development environment. On the vagrant box (guest VM), there is an installation of our software at C:\BespokeSoftware. Within the directory of the ...
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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with IMAP and local folder synchronization. Recently I moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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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 ...