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Can one set up a one-way unison sync ssh key?

I'm using unison to keep a folder synchronized between computers in a star topology. Access to the central computer is through ssh. Is there a way to set up a specific ssh key that only allows a leaf ...
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How to keep two directories on two unconnected machines in sync via emailing of delta-archives

My situation is that I have two directories on two different computers (one Windows machine, OSX machine) and I need to keep the two directories on the two machines in sync (= mirrored), so that they ...
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Sync multiple hosts using unison

I am trying to keep in sync three machines, on one of which I run unison to sync the other two. This 'star' architecture is advertised in the unison manual: Using Unison to Synchronize More Than ...
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Synchronizing folders, configurations, programs, local server and database on 2 debian machines

I am using debian both on a laptop and inside a virtual machine on another computer. I want to be able to synchronize those 2 systems in both ways so that I can do some work say on the VM, then ...
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Unison profiles root/path issues

I am trying to sync two folders with each other (one local, one remote) using unison. If I use a standard command like this.. unison -times /Volumes/My\ HD/Work ssh://myremoteserver//volume1/My\ ...
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Syncing selectively from a fileserver to a laptop - unison, git, or something else?

I have a fileserver with all my worldly digital possessions on it. (Don't worry, it's backed up.) I want to selectively be able to carry small portions of the contents of my fileserver with me on my ...
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How do I ignore errors with Unison?

I'm trying to synchronize two directories using Unison, however if it encounters a file with an error, then it skips the entire directory! I don't believe it should skip the whole directory, and ...
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How to tell unison the local replica is just local (doesn't matter what hostname)?

I've been having this problem for a while. My unison profile says: root = /Users/mylogin root = ssh://mylogin@mydesktop//home/myloign I run Unison from everywhere in the world to sync against my ...
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Synchronize two directories on linux pc

I need a distributed filesystem (or a synchronization tool) that is capable of keeping a directory synchronized across 4 pc. My requirements are: offline access (data must be available offline on ...
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778 views

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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Does Unison socket mode support ipv6

I have been using Unison for quite some time now for synchronizing data between my machines, and I am very happy with it. Now I need to synchronize two new machines connected via ipv6, but they won't ...
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Scoping ignore declarations in unison

I am using unison to synchronize two computers, and generally I would like to ignore all hidden files except a few. I have a unison preference file (default.prf) that looks as follows: # Unison ...
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make rsync wait for a confirmation before actually changing files

I am making a synchronization between a local and a remote folder. It happened that I lost one file by a stupid command. I am used to unison and to the way you confirm ("go?") before doing the ...
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sync mobile device with a local server

Hello I have a two way synch scenario: multiple archos android client devices (we plan to have up to 100 of them) that need to update small files (little txt logs) to a central server central server ...
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473 views

Use unison between two Windows PCs

I have used unison to sync files between Linux and Windows XP. Now I need to sync files between two Windows XP machines. Has anyone done it before?
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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 reliable is Unison? Did it ever ruin your data? [closed]

I am interested in facts, when using unison ( http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/ ) ruined your data? I want to find out about its reliability.
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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 ...