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I am heavy user of GoodSync (Link) on my windows boxes, and I'd like to give the command line version a try.

So I download the Linux packet on my Ubuntu rig, and extract it, but from then on I am lost. I get the extracted files but I don't know what to do with them.

I've looked online for possible solutions like here (http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/compile-install-tar-gz-tar-bz2-files-ubuntu-linux/), but I can't wrap my brains around it. There is no install or /.config file anywhere.

What am I missing?

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You don't need to compile Gsync here, since what you downloaded is the binary packages. That means there is nothing for compile. Just extract the archive and start to use it via binaries:

cd goodsync-release-i686 # or whatever you downloaded
./gsync

http://www.goodsync.com/support/manual#command_line

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You can also add the location where you extracted it to the path. –  hexafraction Oct 12 '12 at 21:30
    
Duh, I can't believe it's this simple! –  user 99572 is fine Oct 13 '12 at 14:16
    
Yeah, it is this simple since they are binaries :) For compiling just look for an INSTALL or README file. –  heartsmagic Oct 13 '12 at 20:36

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