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Unable to sync to Linux from Windows

Version 1.0.224
Windows 10 LTSC
Ubuntu 20.04

I have Joplin 1.0.224 installed on both my Windows 10 LTSC and Ubuntu 20.04 partitions on my laptop. Both installations are syncing locally to a third partition on the same drive, which under Windows is also a Google Drive folder. On Windows and across Windows installs on different machines (through GDrive) syncing works perfectly, but on Ubuntu I cannot get Joplin to download notes from either the local partition or GDrive.

I have tried setting the local synchronization folder to both the local third partition as well as the local mountpoint for GDrive through gnome accounts, and in both cases the linux install of Joplin won’t display the newest notes. What’s going on?

Thanks

What format is the shared partition that you’re attempting to sync from? There has been issues in the past with timestamps being different across filesystems and this will cause syncing issues.

About the issue with gdrive, when you set up a remote drive through gnome, it doesn’t actually download all the files. It downloads metadata and will fetch the file once you click on it, I think it doesn’t even load folder contents until you click on them. Joplin isn’t made to work with that kind of system (it’s not local, it’s remote).

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