Linux

Rsync – Helpers and common usage


rsync is a widely used tool for synchronisation so to keep copies of a file on multiple computers the same. Because of its flexibility it has become the defacto standard on Linux and other similar systems. While newer protocols and tools such as Dropbox and BitTorrent Sync overlap with and improve on some of rsync’s… Continue reading Rsync – Helpers and common usage

backup · Windows · Windows Vista

SyncToy the GUI Alternative to Robocopy


This article written in early 2008 is for a beta release of SyncToy that is out of date. In my last post I spoke about the benefits of using a Microsoft tool known as Robocopy for large file transfers, backing up and synchronisation. Well for those who are not comfortable with using a command line… Continue reading SyncToy the GUI Alternative to Robocopy