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Unison File Synchronizer

Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. See the manual for a detailed look at it's capabilities.

Unison comes in two flavors:

  • Text mode only version (debian package name: unison)
  • GTK-based graphical version (debian package name: unison-gtk)

Unison can sync

  • between two directory trees on the same computer or
  • between directory trees on two separate machines.

For syncing desktop machine and neo we use the latter. The recommended way to do this is the remote shell method: We start unison or unison-gtk on the desktop pc. The program will connect to the neo via ssh an start a text-only unison on the neo to retrieve new files or deltas and to modify files on the neo.

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Unison File Synchronizer

Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. See the manual for a detailed look at it's capabilities.

Unison comes in two flavors:

  • Text mode only version (debian package name: unison)
  • GTK-based graphical version (debian package name: unison-gtk)

Unison can sync

  • between two directory trees on the same computer or
  • between directory trees on two separate machines.

For syncing desktop machine and neo we use the latter. The recommended way to do this is the remote shell method: We start unison or unison-gtk on the desktop pc. The program will connect to the neo via ssh an start a text-only unison on the neo to retrieve new files or deltas and to modify files on the neo.