I want to keep my local folder synchronized with a network folder. Is there any folder synchronization utility or feature in Linux?
There are numerous options for programs or even file systems that handle synchronization. I still use the ridiculously old unison program to keep some of my home directories in sync. There are other programs similar to this as well. For easier situations that only require one way coping,
Another thing you really ought to consider is version control. At first it might not seem that it's suitable, but if you really analyze your synchronization problem, you might find that version control is just the ticket. This gives you far more freedom to change things in multiple places without breaking the synchronization (two way sync is always a challenge). The ability to track and merge different sets of changes can be invaluable. You might consider a distributed system like