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In 12.04 LTS I would like to get grsync to back up to another Ubuntu PC's hard drive. In Nautilus file manager I can connect to the other PCs OK. How do I address another PC's hard drive in Grsync or other backup package?

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In the basic options tab you need to put the address of the remote location:

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A typical example that you can put there is...


where {username} is the name of the user on {host} (ipadres or hostname) and {dir/} the location.

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