Free File Sync 6.14, a powerful synchronization tool on Ubuntu

February 20, 2015 | By | Reply More

If you are looking for a free, open source and powerful file synchronization tool for Ubuntu, you may try to install FreeFileSync. FreeFileSync has support for performing binary file comparison, handle symlinks, copy NTFS extended attributes and security permissions, fail-safe file copy, include/exclude file via filter, optimized runtime performance, detailed error reporting and automate as a batch job.
The new version of FreeFileSync 6.14 has been released with many improvements and bug fixes. On this tutorial I am going to show you how to install FreeFileSync 6.14 on Ubuntu. It supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10.
Please follow these steps below to install FreeFileSync 6.14 on Ubuntu

For Ubuntu 14.10
sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu utopic-getdeb apps” >> /etc/apt/sources.list’

wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add –

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install freefilesync

For Ubuntu 14.04
sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps” >> /etc/apt/sources.list’

wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add –

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install freefilesync

Done.

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