[CentOS] OT: looking for a rsync equivalent for Windows platforms

Lucian@lastdot.org lucian at lastdot.org
Sat Jun 6 08:55:29 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 9:39 AM, Rudi Ahlers<rudiahlers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know of a good & free rsync type program for Windows
> platforms? Like most of us, I need to work on both Windows & Linux
> environments, and would like to sync some data (music, videos, photos,
> documents, thunderbird profiles, FF bookmarks, etc) between a USB HDD,
> my Linux (CentOS + KDE) PC, and Windows Laptop at the office.
> I found a program called Toucan (which also has a portable version)
> but it doesn't seem to work as well as rsync. When I tell it to "sync
> (copy)" or "sync (mirror)" file between the USB HDD, or even my Linux
> PC via the LAN, it copies every single file, every time. So it's not
> very efficient. Their forums doesn't have much help on this matter,
> and I just know from experience that help here is much better ;)
> --
> Kind Regards
> Rudi Ahlers
> CEO, SoftDux Hosting
> Web: http://www.SoftDux.com
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> Cell: 082 554 7532
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Seems like Delacopy might be a better solution for you
(http://www.aboutmyip.com/AboutMyXApp/DeltaCopy.jsp). I have no
experience with it, but the feature list looks promising.

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