[ubuntu-uk] LAN filesharing

Lee Willis 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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