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Old 11-03-2006, 10:06 AM   #1
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Software to synchronize your files between two systems?


I regularly use both my desktop PC and my notebook to do my work, depending on where I currently am. What is really annoying however is that this results in having all my stuff spread over two systems. If I take a note in Tomboy on my PC, it's not on my notebook, where I may need it a day later. If I work on a project in Eclipse and don't commit, I can't continue where I left off on my notebook, and so forth.

So, is there a software which takes two nodes, a couple of directories and synchronizes them? Preferrably something with a nice, usable GUI giving me feedback when I overwite old files etc.

I'm using Linux since 3 years now and this has bugged me for a long time now, any hints appreciated (I'm still waiting for the day where you just do all your work over a network and store the data on a server where it is available to you from any place in the world which has an internet connection, but oh well).

Thanks in advance.
Old 11-03-2006, 10:22 AM   #2
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The second one sounds like the gmail File system.. although i can't picture storing all my personal documents out on an Internet server..

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