The other day I was looking for a backup solution for two laptops. While I was unable to get the exact results I was looking for I did create a nice bash script that detects the network, and if on my local network it will mount the share from my Airport Extreme and then rsync the data over. I am sure there is plenty of room for improvement on this script, but it works quite well.
I needed a simple backup script to rsync some files from one folder to a mounted backup drive. After poking around on the net I found a few different scripts that I hacked together to make this script. I plan on updating it to send either Growl notices to my Powerbook or send some popups … Read More
Thanks to Jake for giving me this command it is now a LOT easier to sync my music from my laptop to my desktop
rsync -aruvpe ssh * [email protected]:/mnt/share1/music/
Since I make all the changes on my laptop everything stays up to date on the desktop.