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

Brett Serkez bserkez at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 12:20:31 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 4:39 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.

Cygwin allows you to run rsync in Windows.  Cygwin allows you to use
many if not all GNU tools such as ssh, bash...  There are of course
minor issues due to the differences in the FAT/NTFS vs. ext file
systems, most of which are masked by Cygwin.


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