Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Dec 2010 17:38 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes First of all: the entire OSNews team would like to wish you a very merry Christmas. Even if you're not religious, there's always porn on the internet, right? Anywho, these wishes are a bit tardy, but that's because I've been fighting a battle with my computer the past few days trying to find a way to record Minecraft footage so I could make a Christmas wish from inside my creations - a losing battle, so it would seem. So, for Christmas, I have two OSNews Asks items for you to ponder. First, help me record Minecraft footage. Second, and this is of more practical use to myself and probably others as well, help me to set up an automatic backup solution that backs up the contents of one folder on an external hard drive to another external drive.
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Comment by ssokolow
by ssokolow on Sat 25th Dec 2010 18:46 UTC
ssokolow
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2010-01-21

I'm a linux user so, for bi-directional sync, the first thing that comes to mind is Unison.

http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/

I've only ever tried it on Linux, but it's got Windows binaries and the Linux version has never failed me.

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