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Old 06-03-2014, 03:31 PM   #1
mrotsliah
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Question about how to update files


I'm hoping there is a command line script that will do the following. I have folder A on my laptop with files and folder B on my external hard drive with files. I want to periodically run a scrip that will look at the files in A and B. If there are files in A that are not in B, then I would like to add those files to the folder to B, leaving A untouched. Is there a command line code for this?

I've been using rsync, but I need the space on my laptop now. I still want to keep the files on my external hard drive for later use.

Thanks.
 
Old 06-03-2014, 05:21 PM   #2
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A few different methods are explained at the site below:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/lin...automatically/
 
  


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