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Synkron V1.6.2: No proxy for "Check for update"

Comment by em4020
about Synkron · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

Synkron V1.6.2: You cannot define a proxy for the internet connection:
See Feature Request ID 2947864: .
Everybody, who is using Synkron and has only access to internet by using an proxy, cannot use the "Check for update" feature.
**It is necessary to supply a proxy definition menu, **
as it is realized in the Firefox Addon "Proxy Selector" (see ), but additional with a proxy password and with the following 5 options available:

  • No proxy,

  • Auto-detect proxy settings for this network,

  • Use system proxy settings

  • Manual Proxy Configuration with URL, password and Port for a HTTP Proxy,

  • Automatic proxy configuration URL.


Really good for a sync tool.

Comment by Satuim
about Synkron · Oct 2016 · Helpful Not helpful

I like this as a synchronisation tool.
However it really isn't made for backups, So it really isn't advisable to us it as one.
If however you feel like using it as one, Make sure to set the original location to be "Master" and the backup to be a "Slave" and under your original location set it to "Do not modify contents of this folder"


DirSync Pro is still the winner in my book, but not by much

Comment by NginUS
about Synkron and DirSync Pro · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Yeah, this one looks good, has some features I'd find useful, but it doesn't check it's work, and that's a deal-breaker.
No checksummy, no instally.
DirSync Pro is still the winner in my book, but not by much.

Disappointing theres no choice but DirSync Pro & TeraCopy for integrity checking sync/copy tools.

Comment by leonardo4it
about Synkron and Fedora · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

I can't build it (install) on Fedora 11 (x86_64)... Building with squirrelsh "say" missing I followed some hint found on google....

  1. installed squirrell
  2. compiled squirrellsh
  3. search and installed libpcre (x86_64 and i586)

... I don't know how to get further! :-(