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tpund
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Need advice on multiple computer syncing

I have 3 computers that I use regularly (for the files I want to sync anyway). What I've done so far is to place the folders and files I wanted synced into a folder on each of the computers. What I'm wondering is what would be the best setting to sync these folders to keep them up-to-date on all the computers.

Example: Do some work on computer A then sync to computers B and C to keep them up to date. Then work on computer C and sync to A and B to keep them up to date.

So far I've been using equalize, but I have some trepidations. I'm not sure if by doing it this way if I'll inadvertently overwrite some files that I need.

From what I've seen so far it seems that if I work on computer A and copy to computer B and not C, then work on different files in computer C and sync to B that the unchanged files from computer C will overwrite the newly changed files on B that came from A. (Was that too confusing?)

Anyway, advice would be appreciated.

Steve Lamerton
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Hmm,

three computers it difficult with Toucan, one thing I would consider would be getting a USB drive and having it as a 'master' copy, i.e.when you have finished with a computer, update the files on the USB, and then use these on the next pc. I shall think about it a bit more and see what I can come up with however.

eresele
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By hacking Unison, You could

By hacking Unison, You could always synchronize your modifications via ssh (using certs only) to a server with a "master" replica over the Internet, from anywhere. Then you don't even need to worry about a lost portable drive anymore. Smile

http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/
Unison File Synchronizer

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