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How to exclude local folder from syncing with ownCloud

asked 2014-12-20 16:38:37 +0000

remjg gravatar image


With ownCloud sync client 1.7, you can exclude a distant folder on the server from syncing to your local computer. I would like to do the contrary: exclude a local folder from my computer to sync with the server.

The folder that should not be synced has a very common name so I can't use the "Edit Ignored Files" menu (the pattern would include other folders that should be synced).

Thanks for you help,


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answered 2014-12-21 07:08:14 +0000

remjg gravatar image

Here is a workaround:

  • I manually create a distant folder with the same name on the server.
  • I choose not to sync it with the option Choose what to sync (introduced in ownCloud sync client 1.7).

I found a similar topic on ownCloud.org forum, but it is still unanswered. I doubt there is a better solution for now.

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