[ubuntu-mono] [Bug 534488] Re: Tomboy fails to synchronize its notes with ubuntu one

Martijn Bolhuis 534488 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon Jan 16 19:56:51 UTC 2012

I have a solution for those who get this error: "Synchronization failed
with the following exception: A note with this title already exists: New
Note Template"

Apparently, there is already a note with the name "New Note Template"
but I don't see it in Tomboy for some reason. However, it does exists. I
took the following action:

- Browse to the folder /home/username/.local/share/tomboy
- Open each file in there with a text editor (I used Gedit) one by one until you find one containing: "<title>New Note Template</title>"
- Change the content of <title> tag and save it. (For example "<title>New Note Template1234</title>"
- Synchronize your tomboy notes

That's it! Hopefully that will work for you.

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  Tomboy fails to synchronize its notes with ubuntu one

Status in “tomboy” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: tomboy

  Tomboy fails to synchronize with ubuntu one on one of my karmic
  machines with the following error:

  [ERROR]: Synchronization failed with the following exception: a name did not start with a legal character 10 (
  )  Line 9, position 30.
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadName (System.String& prefix, System.String& localName) [0x00000] 
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadName () [0x00000] 
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadEntityReference (Boolean ignoreEntityReferences) [0x00000] 
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadReference (Boolean ignoreEntityReferences) [0x00000] 
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadText (Boolean notWhitespace) [0x00000] 
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.ReadContent () [0x00000] 
    at Mono.Xml2.XmlTextReader.Read () [0x00000] 
    at System.Xml.XmlTextReader.Read () [0x00000] 
    at Tomboy.Sync.NoteUpdate..ctor (System.String xmlContent, System.String title, System.String uuid, Int32 latestRevision) [0x00000] 
    at Tomboy.WebSync.WebSyncServer.GetNoteUpdatesSince (Int32 revision) [0x00000] 
    at Tomboy.Sync.SyncManager.SynchronizationThread () [0x00000] 

  (/usr/lib/tomboy/Tomboy.exe:14029): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_source_remove: assertion `tag > 0' failed
  Created new window in existing browser session.

  I've got two other machines synching to the same account using karmic
  which works properly.

  ProblemType: Bug
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Mon Mar  8 17:11:18 2010
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Netbook-Remix 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.4)
  Package: yelp 2.28.0-0ubuntu2
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: yelp
  Uname: Linux 2.6.33-rc8-tip i686

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