[ubuntu-uk] LAN filesharing
ubuntu at lwillis.plus.com
Tue Jan 16 20:01:09 GMT 2007
Adam McMaster wrote:
> On 12 Jan 2007, at 11:35, Lee Willis wrote:
>> - Cheap PC with Ubuntu/SAMBA & iFolder to keep everything in sync
>> (Anyone used this?)
>> Any suggestions from people who've implemented one of the above (Or
>> something similar), I'm particularly interested in how low a spec PC I
>> could get away with for the PC options.
> I've never used iFolder, but you might want to take a look at
> Unison. I use it to keep things in sync between my PC (currently
> Debian) and my Mac, and also between my PC and my account at Uni
> (Ubuntu). I'm pretty sure you can run it on Windows as well, though
> I've never tried. It connects via SSH, so it's easy to set up.
Thanks for all the replies. I just inherited a PC from my dad (Finally
convinced him to buy a new machine - his struggled to run Windows ME -
sure it'll be fine for Ubuntu!).
Will tweak that and see how things go. Will definitely look at Unison -
although I was hoping for something a little more transparent.
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