Re: Ubuntu One – Conflicts

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Aug 23 20:36:41 UTC 2011

2011/8/23 Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at>:
> I have two Ubuntu machines: My main machine with Ubuntu 10.10 and
> another one with Ubuntu 11.04.
> I share a folder between those two machines, and every time I change a
> file on the Ubuntu 11.04 machine, the same file on the Ubuntu 10.10
> machine gets its name changed to something like
> PreviousName.PreviousSuffix.Something.conflict (or something like
> that). I can't see why there would be a conflict in the first place: I
> change a file on my secondary machine, it's uploaded to Ubuntu One and
> it should replace the previously uploaded file, since it's newer, then
> my main machine (the Ubuntu 10.10 one) should download the newer file
> and everything should be fine.

I don't use Ubuntu one but is it possible that the file is being
changed on both machines at the same time, possibly accidentally?  So
when it synchronises it does not overwrite the second one as it thinks
it has also been changed.


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