Ubuntu One help

Important: Are you trying to restore a computer or copying files from an old computer to a new computer that you want to setup Ubuntu One on? Please read this FAQ first.

Setup instructions for Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric)

Before setting up Ubuntu One, you should ensure your system is up to date. Run Update Manager to install any necessary updates by clicking on the Ubuntu power menu in the upper right corner, select ''System Settings'' and then click on Update Manager. Once the update is complete you can begin this setup process.

Please read our FAQ first if you're have trouble setting up Ubuntu One.

Already have an Ubuntu One account

  1. Open the Ubuntu One control panel from the messaging menu (the envelope in the upper right corner)
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  1. The Ubuntu One control panel will open. Click on the I already have an account! link at the bottom right of the window.
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  1. Enter your email address and password. Click the Connect button.
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  1. A success message will appear. Click the Close button to close the Ubuntu One success window.
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  1. In the Ubuntu One Control Panel, click on the Cloud Folders tab and select the folders you want to sync on this computer. In Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu One only syncs your Ubuntu One folder by default.
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Need an Ubuntu One account

  1. Open the Ubuntu One control panel from the messaging menu (the envelope in the upper right corner)
  1. The Ubuntu One control panel will open. Click the Join now button.
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  1. Fill in the Ubuntu One account creation form. Click the Forward button.
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  1. Check your email for a verification code. Copy this code from the email and paste it (right-click in the field and select Paste or click in the field and press Ctrl-V) into the verification code field. Click the OK button.
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  1. A success message should appear. Click the Close button to close the Ubuntu One success window.
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