Unison is a powerful program to keep directory synchronized, on the same machine, on a detachable disk, or across a network.

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Synchronization schedule

I have two computers connected to the same home network. I would like to synchronize certain folders between the two. In the past I already used unison for this purpose and I think this could be a ...
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Unison repeat=watch file limit?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, when trying to sync a directory with unison using the option repeat=watch. The directory contains ~125K files but I'm abutting a limit on the number of files unison can ...
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Save only specific output to log file

I'm using unison to synchronise data to a server, and I've recently created a cronjob for this. The cronjob is running at startup and saves the output to a log file. (additional info below). The ...
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Weird bug with SSH, Unison and Samba?

I am running two servers, one at home (Server 1) and one at the office (Server 2). Both of these servers run a couple of Samba share directories which are synced every 30 minutes with Unison - the ...
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syncronizing with unison on ubuntu

I'm trying to sync two ubuntu machines using unison. Unfortunately the documentation for this program is not terribly helpful. Also there doesn't seem to be an established forum. So I'm ...
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Unison - Automatically Sync Computers

Is there a way two sync multiple computers (i.e. particular directories in the home folder) automatically using Unison? If not, is there an alternative that can do this? I'm not completely against ...
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I can't delete files on flashdisk after sync with unison-gtk

I use unison-gtk for folder sync with my flashdisk. after sync I can't delete my files in my flashdisk.
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Unison fail? Ignore path and time stamp

Trying to set up Unison version 2.40.65 on two Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop computers. The primary computer is a System76. The secondary computer is a late 2012 Apple mini mac that no longer has OS X on ...
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Unison bidirectional sync - problem with set permissions?

I have setup unison to sync a folder on two computers. On the first one C1, the folder is inside Home. On the second one C2, the folder is on a partition, which is mounted automatically at startup. ...
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Unison vs Rsync + Mounted Remot Drive

So my situation is that I want to my development files - Ruby & PHP - available to all of my machines when I am home and away. When I asked the question before (Mount my Webserver as a drive in ...
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Has Unison error on “File name too long”

I'm using Unison for backup/file replication. Unison has a problem with long file names - it does not sync files with long names Error: Failed: Error in querying file information: File name too ...
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Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem

I've got a directory called "secure" that I mount on my laptop via sshfs whenever the server is in reach. While this server is in reach I want to keep it in two-way sync with a directory called ...
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Why does ubuntu have a separate package for unison version 2.27.57?

The current ubuntu repo contains an extra set of packages for version 2.27.57 of the unison file sychronization utility: $ aptitude search unison p unison - A ...
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Unison shows error about locked archives

I have installed Unison to sync data between my two PCs but I am getting an error about a non existing file. Here it is there is no such file in the .unison folder called lkb60...... which is being ...
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How can I exclude all the svn metadata while synchronizing with unison?

How can I exclude all the svn metadata while synchronizing with unison? So that all subfiles/folders are also ignored! Thank you for you help