Can Ubuntu One sync from partitions other than /home?

Asked by Callum Macdonald on 2012-12-03

Can I have Ubuntu One sync a folder that is on a different partition than /home?

When I right click on a folder outside the /home partition, all the Ubuntu One submenu options are greyed out. Do I need to engage in some fancy symlinking to get it to work maybe?

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Callum Macdonald
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2012-12-11
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2012-12-11

Hi, it's not currently possible to sync folders outside your home folder, I apologize.

Callum Macdonald (chmac) said : #2

Is there a workaround with a symlink?

Thanks to all the help from everyone this is now solved.

Callum Macdonald (chmac) said : #4

Everyone? One person replied. And no, the question is not answered. My original question asked about symlinking, as did my follow up, to which I have not yet received an answer...

Callum Macdonald (chmac) said : #5

Turns out, no, symlinks don't work (I just tested) but there is a bind mount option which apparently achieves the desired result, as described here:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/104706/how-to-sync-folders-on-different-partitions-symlink