Synchronizing files: Rsync and Unison

RsyncI have been thinking about setting up an automatic backup routine on my laptop for a long time, and finally decided to do it. Found what seems to be the two most popular solutions for OS X: Rsyncx and Unison File Synchronizer. RSync is a backup tool while Unison can do two-way synchronization (also between different platforms). I am mainly interested in a simple backup utility, and Rsyncx looks more user friendly, so I have decided to test that first.

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Alexander Refsum Jensenius is a music researcher and research musician living in Oslo, Norway.