Questions tagged [file-synchronization]

File synchronization covers the synchronization of files between two devices or between a device and server or cloud service.

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Cloud-Filehosting for existing office samba share

Currently we have a common Samba folder on our local server for all our business documents. Currently you can only access this folder when you are physically in the office or when you access the ...
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Software that uploads changed and new files in a directory tree to a remote server

I am looking for a program/script for MacOS that monitors a directory and its subdirectories for changed or new files and uploads those files to a directory on a remote server over SSH. Note that I do ...
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Sync music library with Sony NW-A55L

I'm currently owning an Ipod 120Gb classic, but the battery is dying (only lasts a couple hours). I'm considering replacing it with a Sony NW-A55L which looks fine, but i'd like to be able to sync my ...
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Free open-source alternative to Google Drive file synchronization

I'm looking for a free and open source app for Windows (other desktop and mobile OS support welcome) which can allow me to sync files from and to: Internal hard drives; External drives (portable HDDs/...
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Google Drive Sync software for web servers?

Is there any CLI-only Google Drive software for use on a web server available? Since there's no desktop ennvironment, I only need CLI and an ability to sync certain folders to do backups to Google ...
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How can I edit/share the same text file from my Linux laptop (code editor or command line) and my iPhone?

The only way to edit the same file on iPhone and (Linux) laptop that I can find is Google Drive. However, on laptop Google docs don't have code syntax colouring / highlighting. Also with Google docs ...
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What tool for cross-OS file synchronization?

I am looking for a tool that synchronizes a folder across ssh, and that works like unison. It has to run on Ubuntu 16.04.6 and MacOS 10.14.6. I want to run the command on the Mac only to copy new ...
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Solution to sync folders with a central status monitoring

I am looking for a sync software/service, but with an administrator global view of sync status of each authorized connected user/machine. For a shared folder with 3 authorized connected client ...
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Online Secure file server for company

If a company wants a secure file server to upload files that's password protected, what services are out there? I don't know, like a remote access server such as those sponsored by pulse secure? Not ...
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File Synchronization for Cordova app

we are building a cordova app and need to sync large files with our server. It is supposed to work like Dropbox. The files on the server should always be synchronized with the client files. I am ...
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File Transfare between iOS and Linux (e.g. Ubuntu) without Internet Access

I'm searching for an app allowing me to transfer files I scanned using my iPhone to my Linux laptop. I don't have any internet connection available. I think this should be possible using WiFi Direct, ...
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Cloud Sync folders outside of a “main” folder?

I'm looking at the popular Cloud Sync applications such as Dropbox and Onedrive but it appears as though none of them allow you to sync a folder that is located outside of the "main" folder. There are ...
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Files synchronization tool

I have a Windows workstation and a Linux server. So far I used an SFTP client (WinSCP) to connect with the server for updating/downloading files, but I would like software to immediately upload/...
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FTP task scheduler App for Android

I need an application recommendation. I have Windows machine on public IP and Android device on private IP. Now I need download files from windows machine to Android device. And after success ...
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Lightweight self-hosted synchronization tool

The need here is to be able to sync a few "mounts" on multiple devices, desktop and, if possible, mobile (Android + SailfishOS). There are a few existing tools, such as OwnCloud and NextCloud, which ...
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App to manage program on a swarm of Linux platforms

I have a swarm of robots, each of which controlled by a Raspberry Pi. All these robots run the same program. I have a problem synchronizing program among these robots. When I make changes to the code, ...
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Directory Sync based on inventory file (no folder comparison)

I am required to sync between two directories that are placed in separate environments. I need to sync these two directories, however the challenge is that these two environments cannot communicate ...
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I need advice on how to compress video files after a while

I have an NVIDIA Graphics Card and with it comes the GeForce Experience Program. And I use the overlay program to record my gameplay. This is nice but the files are huge. Like 5 Gig for 10 min, its 4K....
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What Can I Use To Sync Wordpress To Google Drive Without Uploading To My Server

Okay.... I've been DESPERATELY wracking my brain over this and I am at my wit's end. I just changed hosting companies and the reason being is because I have too many files which I need - media files ...
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Local, same network and maybe cloud backup/sync

Here's my problem. I got a music library of over 200GB. It currently resides on a single disk, and I am afraid of losing it along with a disk failure or a bad action of mine, because I have already ...
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OneDrive client equivalent but with external drive or network drive for cloud

The facts: I have 1.2TB of data (work 0.8TB, personal 0.4TB) I like to have all my files in on place, one folder with subfolders. It's more convenient to backup one folder stored on a single HDD, ...
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The most efficient way to backup changes for directory with lots of small files

What is the most efficient way to backup for this situation: 900 thousand files, 30 GB total, most of the files are extremely small - few KB. Sometimes some files change transactionally, most of the ...
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What library can I use to sync files from a platform with cloud storage feature to Windows

I have a platform for service providers and their clients to share communication and files. The next feature to build is to create a windows tool that can get the relevant files from the platform (...
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Is there a way to automatically sync a file with another?

I'm working on Ubuntu 16.04 server. Is there a way to automatically sync a file with another? e.g.) If I change some lines of codes in sample.py, I want to make sample_base.py is changed accordingly....
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Only Download from Google drive(For Auto Sync) in Windows

I want to auto download from google drive. I used backup and sync of google and Drive file stream. Backup and Sync application only uploads on the other hand Drive file stream both uploads and ...
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Which distro supporting ZFS is currently most performant?

I am setting up a networked system for acquiring a large number of streamed camera images (up to 3GB/s of raw tif files; up to 2TB per experimental acquisition). The host that acquires the data will ...
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Mac: automated/scheduled way to copy new files from folder a network disk

Anyone know of a Mac app (or script whether Applescript or terminal-based) that could on a scheduled basis automatically copy new or changed files from a particular folder to a folder on a network ...
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Auditing and reporting config file changes across servers

Is there any open source tool that can help me to maintain consistency of files across nodes? Suppose there is one master file on the master node (nginx.conf). I'm looking for a tool that compares ...
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Sync data between 2 computers using 2 or more removable drives that are much smaller than the data itself

I need to sync large data between two PCs and my only (fast) option is USB drive much smaller than the total data to be synced. I need a software that'll automatically manage the process of ...
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sync webfolder to cloud service

I want to sync some webfolders from a shared webserver to a cloud service by automated process. Simply copy exisiting files and deleting not existing files from source to cloud. Unfortunately rsync is ...
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Catalog and tag files from offline sources and show them as a drive

I have 2 or 3 sources where I store my files. My laptop, a flash disk, a portable drive or a network NAS. What I would like to do, is: to catalog all of them and create a virtual file system and see ...
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File synchronisation Tool LAN only for business

I’m looking for a folder synchronisation Tool for Windows. We have 5x notebooks, which only have network connectivity through cable. Sometimes (4-5x times a day) someone is unplugging one of the ...
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sync two folders on Windows 10 with real-time monitoring including file deletions

Before anyone says this is a duplicate, I saw the multiple duplicate questions but they are all many years old and I'm hoping there are better solutions out now. I have a Debian server that has my ...
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I'm looking for an rsync program that can do syncing with computers on a WAN

At my company, we have at least 50 servers over a wide area network where certain files needs to be backed up. These machines are all windows servers, but all have different versions (ranging from ...
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iPad+Mac eBook library management

I'm looking for Mac and iPad apps to replace my current iBooks (now Apple Books) workflow. Even before starting to use iBooks, I had a folder in my Mac with eBooks (mostly PDF and ePub, a few DjVu), ...
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file synchronisation with central database

I'm looking for a file synchroiniasion on W10 like Synctoy, NextCloud or FreeFileSync. However, I want a central database that stores the data for deletions and renames. FreeFileSync, NextCloud, and ...
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Cross-platform tool to copy large files with in-transit data verification

I need to copy a few hundred GB of data between two machines. Due to limited diskspace and time I would far prefer known-good transfers on the first go, so I want something that verifies the data as ...
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automated macOS file sync similar to Microsoft offline files

I use multiple Apple computers and need to sync files between them. To make my life a bit easier, I am considering to run a server that is available 24/7. However, I would like something automated, i....
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Simple, private, non-syncing folder sharing

It's the age old problem of transferring files between two computers over the internet, but with a few restrictions: Must not sync. Syncing requires uploading/downloading all files in folder. This ...
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how to automatically copy pictures and videos from specific folders on Android to Windows PC through USB

I spent 2 days to find a software that would have those very basic requirements but I failed: automatically move pictures from folder X and Y on the phone to folder Z on my PC automatically move ...
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Desktop application to manage cloud storage services

I'm looking for an application that will wrap other cloud storage services (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc.), and will allow customized syncing, similar to odrive. Currently I'm using odrive ...
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Sync a custom chrome extension across all computers that chrome user is longed in?

Anyone know of chrome extension that syncs DATA of each individual chrome extensions, for example, it will sync a list of rules you created for a custom extension across all current chrome user ...
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Desktop synchronization client my SMB server

I'm looking for a client that is similar to the OneDrive client. Syncs files between a server and Windows folder but with SMB. When I delete files on the server or folder they will move to windows' ...
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Best Windows 10 Folder Mirroring Program or App?

Hello and not sure if this is exacly the right place to ask but i am basically looking for a good pogram to mirror some folders on my pc. I would like it so when i add/modify/delete a file or ...
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Cloud sync storage to sync millions of files 1TB for personal use on average laptop

I'm looking for a cloud storage solution that can sync 1TB of data just for personal use, no business or anything but consists of millions of files on an average laptop. I would like a good web ...
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A directory independent cloud sync software?

Is there any cloud sync software (like Dropbox) that doesn't require to put the files inside an arbitrary folder? For me, it's annoying to always having to be limited to one single folder. It would ...
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Is there any cloud service has end to end encryption plus binary diff sync?

I like Dropbox's binary diff sync as we don't need to upload the entire file when there's a minor change, especially useful for large files. But Dropbox doesn't support end to end encryption which is ...
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Dropbox-similar software that runs on Windows XP

I need to find a software running all the time in background that can watch a folder (e.g. D:\DATA\) and each time: a file is modified a new file is created a file is deleted then the file will be ...
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Rsync like program for Windows 7

I use Rsync with my linux machines to back up files across drives. I am now trying to help a friend come up with a solution to easily backup files across drives, on his Windows 7 machine. What is ...
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File system or tool with bidirectional remote syncing of a folder

The setup is several laptops (Linux and Mac OS) which need a shared folder but do not have consistent access to the network. The files would need to be useable while offline and any changes be ...