[tomboy-list] Sync. issue (win/linux, dropbox)
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 08:39:16 PST 2011
Local folder sync over Dropbox is not supported. Delays in Dropbox's
internal sync could easily cause data loss.
I don't know what the particular issue here is, but you might want to
try a different sync approach.
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 8:14 AM, Luke Albers <luke at lukealbers.com> wrote:
> I work with an Ubuntu netbook and a Windows XP laptop, and have tomboy on
> both. I sync using Dropbox (Local folder). The windows laptop is often
> connected to a VPN through which I have no outside network access (cannot
> sync Dropbox/notes while connected). When I create notes on the Windows
> machine while connected to the VPN, they often get erased after syncing. I
> last experienced the issue this morning, after creating 3 new notes from
> info I gathered while on VPN. A little while after disconnecting the VPN, I
> checked my notes on the linux machine to see if they were there. They were
> not, so I ran the sync on both computers, and nothing was done. Then I
> checked the taskbar in Windows and noticed that all 3 of the notes had
> disappeared. I have opened tomboy on both machines and the notes are not
> I am using 1.5.2 on Linux and 1.4.2 on Windows, so I probably should go
> ahead and upgrade on Windows.
> Anyone know how this might be happening?
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