Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Apr 2009 22:28 UTC
General Development The rsync utility is a mandatory tool for your command-line work, and you need to learn how to use it for easy, safe, quick laptop-desktop synchronization. This article introduces rsync and mentions several related tools, all of which provide easy synchronization procedures.
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rsnapshot
by Hypnos on Thu 16th Apr 2009 03:58 UTC
Hypnos
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2008-11-19

For backing up my laptop to my external hard disk, haven't found a better tool than rsnapshot:

http://rsnapshot.org/

I just run it in my cron. Unlike the other rsync-related tools the author mentions, it is mature, well-maintained and gives access to all the underlying rsync options if you so choose.

Edited 2009-04-16 04:01 UTC

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