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I have two copies of my music files, one on a desktop Linux machine, one on a Macbook. At the moment, I run rsync periodically to keep these files in sync. I'd like to move management of this problem to git annex, but was wondering what the cleanest way to start would be.

In particular, if I independently do

git init
git annex init "My music on <Laptop|Desktop>"

on both machines, what should I then do to get annex to take over synchronisation without needing a big synchronisation step subsequently?

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This might be a start: [syncing non-git trees with git-annex ](git-annex.branchable.com/forum/…) –  Joel Purra Oct 25 '13 at 8:59

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