I use rsync to sync data between two servers. If I completely rebuild the directory structure, rsync cannot understand this and will attempt to recopy everything. I am aware that Unison is capable ...
I've tried to search in ~/.bash_history for my recent commands while in a terminal session but they just weren't there. I guess this is because I have multiple terminal sessions open. Is there a way ...
I'm doing this sync locally on Ubuntu 12.04. The files are generally small text files (code). I want to copy (preserving mtime stamp) from source directory to target but I only want to copy if the ...
Say I chrooted into ~/myroot with its /mnt being bind-mounted from the host's /mnt. Now (from within the chroot environment) I want to e.g. mount /dev/something /mnt/something such that not only the ...
Recently I needed to delete a large number of files (over 1 million) and I read that doing: rsync -av --delete `mktemp -d`/ ~/source && rmdir ~/source Was one of the most optimized ways to ...
I often find myself switching between Bash and Zsh, and using the history search functionality to recover a command. However, since Bash and Zsh have different history files, I often find that the ...