Grsync or Read The Man Pages = Ouch!

Grsync is a GUI front end to rsync for your Gnome desktop. You can install Grsync by issuing the following command in Terminal: sudo apt-get install grsync Once installed, you will find Grsync listed under Applications > System tools. If you are like me, this makes setting up rsync commands a lot easier.  Now if I can…… Continue reading Grsync or Read The Man Pages = Ouch!

Use Linux to Build Your Own Dropbox

If you want to build your own Dropbox-like syncing and backup service with some open source software. Tech hacking blog Fak3r outlines the process and what you’ll need: At least two machines, one to be the server and one to be the client Some open source software: OpenSSH, rsync, and lsyncd The process involves some…… Continue reading Use Linux to Build Your Own Dropbox