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Old 05-14-2006, 03:48 PM   #1
InExtremis
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Synchronizing remote and local files via FTP?


Hello,

I have a Slackware 10.2 system running, and I've got it more or less working the way I want it to

I am looking for a program that will allow me to connect to a remote FTP location and synchronize files from there to a specified local folder. I have already downloaded, compiled and installed gFTP which is a great FTP tool, but I don't know if it has a "synchronize" feature.

Essentially, I'd like something that checks my local and remote locations for differences and syncs down from the remote site ( rather than syncing from local to remote ).

Hopefully, I've explained this clearly enough

Thanks, and I love this site, it has allowed me to be Windows-free for over two months!!
 
Old 05-14-2006, 05:29 PM   #2
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rsync is specifically designed to do this. You can run it over ssh for security. It's included with slackware so you should have it installed (if not, it's in the 'n' section).
 
Old 05-15-2006, 08:02 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, I'll give it a try ...
 
  


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