How to synchronize folders' content automatically on Ubuntu?

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 2-minute read

To synchronize folders' content on Ubuntu you can use Rsync. It is a tool designed specially for that purposes.

Basic usage:

rsync -a <source_dir>/ <destination_dir>

Flag -a means that we wan to synchronize content recursively and preserve all symbolic links etc. Trailing slash at the end of the first argument means that we want to take content of source directory. If we forget about it, we will get path: <destination_dir>/<source_dir/>[content].

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