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Ubuntu 12.10 auto-copier/backup?

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bbno
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Hey guys i am looking for a program in Ubuntu 12.10 that would automatically copy or "backup" my music library to a separate hard drive. The default backup program compresses the files and such, i cannot use it because i would like it just to automatically copy my library to the separate hard drive.

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presence1960
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use rsync the command line tool or it's GUI version grsync. You may have to install from terminal or Software Center. I prefer terminal as Software Center is slow and cumbersome. In terminal run sudo apt-get install rsync or for the GUI version run sudo apt-get install grsync

OOPS I didn't notice the word automatic in your post. However these will do everything you want except auto back up.

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