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Rsync folders automatization

I've got a folder on the remote server, to which I'm connecting via SSH. When I need to synchronise folders I'm using manually access via scp. (I'm synchronising my folder with the folder on the ...
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2answers
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Rsync fails to sync flags

I am trying to sync two folders along their extended attributes, however some files are always synced every single time without any apparent reason. Debugging rsync I found out that the remote file ...
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1answer
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Can't get rsync to sync two external harddrives

I'm trying to use rsync to copy files from one external HDD to another external HDD. I use the following commands rsync -rv --exclude=.DS_Store ~/Volumes/Backed /Volumes/Hero where Backed is the ...
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1answer
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rsync not copying hard links

I have two computers (both MacBook Airs) for which I sync one directory tree in both, but not the entire hard drive or any other directories. Let's say on computer A the directory is ...
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0answers
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Which filesystems support hard links (rsync) to backup a Mac?

I want to make a rsync-style hard-link backup from Mac on an external hard drive, but I cannot decide for a file system. It should be (preferably natively) readable from other operating systems. ...
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Something like Dropbox for local use with a NAS as storage server

I am looking for a solution to sync folder pairs between a NAS and multiple local macs. Each of the macs could edit files and the other macs should then get synced automatically. Basically my own ...
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1answer
533 views

How does SuperDuper actually work?

I need to take a (full) bootable backup of my MBP and I see that most people use SuperDuper to do that. Having rsync and similar tools native on Mac OS, I was wondering how SuperDuper actually work ...
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6answers
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Sync files between Mac, PC and Linux automatically

I have a MacBook Pro, a Windows 7 desktop, and a Fedora 13 netbook. I have been searching far and wide for an automatic solution to sync files (pictures, music, docs, etc...) between the three when ...
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1answer
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MAC OSX 10.5.8 need to save rsync password with ssh-copy-id

I'll start by saying I'm very new to MAC but comfortable in using the command line thanks to using a linux a lot. I currently have rsync setup to run between a MAC OSX 10.5.8 server to a Linux Centos ...
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3answers
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RSync to WebDAV mounted volume very slow

I have a mounted WebDAV store, which I am playing around with to try and put together my own pseudo-DropBox set up. However, it seems very slow to upload larger files (my bandwidth graph goes ok for a ...
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2answers
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rsync over ssh - 50kbps

This sync is taking all day, literally. Syncing from a mac (with rsync 3.0.5, from http://www.bombich.com/mactips/rsync.html) to Ubuntu with everything current. Internet is fast, computers are fast ...
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Stop a Mac from sleeping while a bash script is running, then allow it to sleep as normal once complete

I've got my Mac to wake up during the night and run an rsync to back it up. This is configured through Energy Saver > Schedule. However it seems that it's going back to sleep before it can get ...
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2answers
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How to force the rsync to use my proxy settings?

I am installing macports on my Mac OS X and for fetching the binaries from the repository it uses rsync protocol. Unfortunately seems the repository is not accessible by direct connection from my ...
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1answer
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rsync chokes on read-only files

I'm using rsync on Mac to back up to a USB drive or a network image (also HFS+ formatted). I'm having trouble with files from .svn subdirectories, such as 'all-wcprops' or 'entries' -- when checking ...
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5answers
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cp -r -l in MacOS (recursive copy preserving hard links)

I'm trying to copy a directory tree recursively preserving hardlinks to the file. Using gnu cp, this would work with the -l flag. cp would then recreate the directory structure, but wouldn't need to ...
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5answers
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What is the best way to perform daily/weekly/monthly backups?

I am currently running a script in leopard every few days to make sure I have backed up my data on a remote server using: #!/bin/bash rsync -avvz ~/Documents ~/Workspace -e ssh ...
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4answers
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How do I use rsync to backup my Mac to a NAS?

I need to backup a bunch of directories to my NAS (it basically shows up as a network share in Finder). I don't want to make it bootable, just need to backup a few directories. I'd also like to have ...
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2answers
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How do I set up rsync between two of my own laptops on the same network?

I have two laptops, one running ubuntu and one running Mac OS X. How do I rsync from the Mac to the ubuntu machine?