Você é daqueles que ainda usa FTP para copiar arquivos entre duas máquinas? Ei cara, já estamos no século XXI, este artigo nos introduz ao mundo do rsync, sinônimo de eficiência quando o assunto é cópia remota.
"Last week, I told you about my NAS purchase, and my desire to explore desktop applications for backing up your Ubuntu computer. From the administrative interface of my Buffalo NAS, I created a network share that I could access with the different systems in my office. It's an SMB share so that it can also be accessed from Windows if needs arise. I then permanently mount those shares as network file systems (though not NFS) on my Kubuntu Karmic system. This I do from the command line
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