syncing two pcs
laidlaws at hotkey.net.au
Sat Sep 13 01:10:05 EDT 2008
On Saturday 16 August 2008 12:24:48 pm Robert Smits wrote:
> On July 6, 2008 09:37:45 pm Paul wrote:
> > Does anyone know if/how gnucash can be run on two pcs and sync them
> > together? I have duplicated both pc's file structures for the
> > application but only one actually contains data. Any help would be
> > appreciated.
> I just use rsync on both machines, and copy the file from the office
> machine to the laptop if it's the last one I updated. If I updated the
> laptop last, I just rsync in the opposite direction, and copy files from
> the laptop to the office machine. No muss, no fuss. Available on pretty
> much any distro.
FWIW, I tried syncing between my Windows and Linux partitions by putting the
file on Windows and symlinking from Linux. I got filesystem complications,
such as end-of-line. Now if I really want to use the file under Windows
(usually it is for reference in updating Quicken) I copy it across.
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