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Files not synching between Linux and Windows

Level 2

Saved some system information files on a Linux box running Linux Lite. Curious to see that they did not appear on the Windows PC.

Example of file.

sysreport-Friday-07-December-2018-08:43.html

 

Any comments welcome. Thanks.

 

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Re: Files not synching between Linux and Windows

Super User II

The colon in the file name is considered an illegal character on Windows systems, and Dropbox cannot sync files with illegal characters.

A list of incompatible characters can be found here:

You can check for all incompatible files and folders at the following URL:

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Re: Files not synching between Linux and Windows

Level 2

Rich

Thanks for replying and for clarifying. I'll take note.

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