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Will the option NOATIME in /etc/fstab ruin my Unison synchronizations?

I read here in ArchWiki that the option noatime can improve hard disk performance and durability: The use of noatime, nodiratime or relatime can improve drive performance. Linux by default uses ...
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How to use unison to sync files in ext4 filesystem with FAT filesystem? (permission bit)

My machine is linux ext4. I have an external hard drive with FAT. I can syn most of the files without any problem. However, there is always a few files having permission problems. I tried to use ...
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Unison -repeat watch will only sync when a change is made client side

I have 3 computers, two clients (A,B), and one central server (C), that they both connect to via Unison/ssh, folders are set to -repeat watch so that changes are sent to the server as soon as they are ...
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How to use unison's path option with multiple paths?

I want to sync the following locations using unison: /home/user/Audiobooks with /shared/Audiobooks /home/user/Music with /shared/Music /home/user/Podcasts with /shared/Podcasts What would the ...
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Is there a way to globally specify where Unison should log?

I'd really like to have Unison log only to a specific file for ALL of my profiles. I have a number of different profiles, 3 local ones, and one remote one (my laptop syncs with this computer to keep ...
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Unix Permissions: Enable access to files no matter the user?

I've been using Linux for a long time and I still am completely in the dark about how file permissions really work. With that in mind, does anyone have any books or thorough guides I could read to ...
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One-way syncing/backup with Unison

I'm using the syncing tool Unison with my Mac OSX and Ubuntu 9.10 machines to backup my music from Mac to Ubuntu. The thing is, I want to have my Mac be the source and Ubuntu be the target so that the ...
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File synchronization between 3 places?

I need a way to synchronize files between 3 places, all of which can be modified. All places are on Linux, and the synchronization tool has to run from cronjob - not manually!. I tried unison, but I ...
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How to Duplicate Dropbox/Ubuntu One Folder Synchronization In-House?

I really like using Dropbox and Ubuntu One, but they don't quite cut it for my workplace, because of restrictions on using external services. Is there software (preferably free/open source) that we ...