Randall A Sindlinger on 19 Apr 2010 07:18:58 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] How to manage your files among multiple PCs

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 09:43:35AM -0400, Douglas Muth wrote:
> In addition to that, I also use rsync to manage files between my
> laptop and 2 desktops.  I manually run rsync pretty regularly to push
> my changes to the other machines on my network.  Though writing
> crontabs wouldn't hurt either.

Alright, I'll chime in here, too.

Unison is conceptually a 2-way rsync with smarts, and unlike Dropbox,
does *not* use any 3rd party storage (may be a plus for some).


I haven't had cause to use it (or Dropbox, either) since my 
computing is vastly file-server based.  But folks who use it
seem to really like it.  Disclaimer: I know of this project
primarily because the creator is a professor here at Penn.

Even if you don't want to use it, it's worth reading the 
homepage.  Its feature set and design paradigm are pretty neat.


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