laptop <--> desktop data sync utility in ubuntu

Michael V. De Palatis mvd at
Tue Nov 28 17:28:25 UTC 2006

On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 05:36:00PM +0100, Luqman wrote:
> hi,
> I frequently change my pc and would love to have a tool that
> snychronizes my data on both pcs.
> I know there is a tool called rsync which does this job very
> effectlively, but I am really short at time in these days and would like
> to have something that does not require too much reading..
> Is there any gui-tool available for this?

I would suggest looking into unison. The unison-gtk app works quite
well, and it does synchronization both ways, whereas rsync is really
more for one-way synchronization, at least as far as I know.

Michael V. De Palatis
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Physics
837 State Street
Atlanta, GA 30332-0430

mvd 'at' gatech [dot] edu

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