> I find myself moving certain files around a lot lately between a machine at
> work, and a laptop, and a machine at home. I want to automate this a bit.
> Now I could probably script this fairly easily, but I was wondering if
> someone had written a tool for this.
> here is what I have in mind. When a USB stick is plugged in find it's unique
> ID, if this ID matches a list, then check the files in a certain directory
> on it versus the files in a directory on the machine. Make the files in
> both be whichever has the latest timestamp.
> Any suggestions as to useful packages for this?
I'd look at Unison. It does bi-directional sync'ing of directories on
same machine or on separate machines using ssh. Needs Unison installing
at both ends and needs ssh server as well.
Tony Arnold, IT Security Coordinator, University of Manchester,
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