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I decided to use rsync for backing up my downloaded torrents from my home-server to my laptop. I read the whole manual, but I didn't find a way to sync files automatically when a new file or directory is added to the complete torrents directory.

The Best thing I could find was running rsync daily by a cron-job, But I want it to be more intelligent, like Ubuntu-One and do the job just when a new thing adds.

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Check this out, it's a daemon that does what you want: – user265736 Apr 5 '14 at 22:04

What you're looking for is inotifywait, from the inotify-tools package, which uses the inotify mechanism.


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I used the "script-torrent-done" options in transmission's settings.json and pointed that to a script which syncs the home-server Downloaded torrents' file with my laptop.

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