FreeFileSync: Folder Comparison & Synchronization Tool for Ubuntu Linux
Some of the main features of FreeFileSync are:-
- Detect moved and renamed files
- Copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service)
- Support for multiple folder pairs
- Support for binary comparison
- Highly optimized performance and usuability
- Transactional file copy
- Detect conflicts and propagate deletions
- Create and run batch jobs for automated synchronization with or without GUI
- Full support for Symbolic Links
- A small application called RealtimeSync monitors files or folders for changes and execute a command for batch job or any other command
- Unity Launcher progress bar support
- and many more
You can learn more about the features of FreeFileSync in detail by visiting this link.
You can install latest FreeFileSync version in Ubuntu 11.10 via its PPA by running the following commands in the terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:freefilesync/ffs
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install freefilesync libgtkmm-2.4-1c2a
For Ubuntu 11.04 and 10.10 , you can download older versions of FreeFileSync (version 4.0 for Ubuntu 11.04 and version 3.17 for Ubuntu 10.10) from the download link given at the end of the post. You can also download FreeFileSync installation packages for other Linux distributions and Windows from the same download link.
For ArchLinux, you can download its AUR Package from this link.