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I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 both at work and at home.

I've made a nice config (from compizconfig-manager like shortcuts, no animations, speedy desktop wall navigation, etc) at work and I want to use it also at home.

So I need to find a way to sync the Unity configurations from work and home both using 11.10... I'm using Ubuntu One and it would be nice if I could sync the computers with it..

Is there a way to do this without copying config files every time I modify the shortcuts on one computer? If no.. then what files do I need to copy to preserve the Unity key-binding/animations, etc.?

Thank you very much :D unity rocks

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I would assume UbuntuOne would work (I don't use it much because it doesn't work through firewalls/proxies at work). But denNorske is right, Dropbox could be used too.

It syncs files in the ~/Dropbox folder it creates, so to have it sync files that need to remain outside that location like configuration file, I believe you can create symlinks to them in ~/Dropbox and the Linux client will then sync the files correctly. Create such symlinks on both computers to achieve the syncing you want. The key is to determine which files/folders you need (which maybe someone else can supply).

(Unless they're gconf settings or in some database that contains more than just the compiz or unity settings - you may not want to sync those between computers and change more than just compiz/unity settings.)

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Okay :P

First, install dropbox from here, and register: www.dropbox.com

Download and install it, im not sure, but i think you can find it in the software center too

Select folders to sync with dropbox (.Compiz or/and .Unity...and many more, up too 2 GB.) The folders you need to sync with the computer. If you not are sure what folders, i can add a description where to find those folders, but i need to know what addons/programs you are using. ^^

Download and install dropbox to the other computer too. select which folders to sync from the web, and where they should be. overwrite the old folders. Dropbox can run all the time, and must run after an edit in the settings, so it can sync with the other PC.

Difficult? -- airplanesimen@gmail.com --- just ask me here, and i can add pictures and step by step..

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