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Automatically sync Documents folder to iDisk
Authored by: b3studios on Jul 23, '08 07:59:53AM

How is this *really* all that different that editing the iDisk version?
I just turned on iDisk sync - automatic in system preferences.
Then moved the files in my Users > Documents folder into my iDisk >Documents folder.
Created an alias of iDisk >Documents and placed it in my Users > Documents folder.

Edit and work from the local iDisk > Documents, and everything is synced up to the "cloud" within a few seconds of closing the edited file, creating a new one, or changing something.

Easy, and everything is backed up online (as well as to my other macs)

Please forgive my ignorance if I'm missing something crucial.



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Automatically sync Documents folder to iDisk
Authored by: jochen K├╝pper on Jul 23, '08 12:33:51PM

Well, my iDisk is set to 20 GB storage size, and it currently holds several GB, sometimes about 15 GB or so...
My local Documents/ folder has about 3 GB and there are about 3 GB left on the hard drive of my MacBook.

How am I going to keep a local copy of the iDisk?



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Automatically sync Documents folder to iDisk
Authored by: rhoerbe on Jul 24, '08 07:42:33AM

I was not happy with automated idisk sync. Some finder operations became very slow. And there are stories in the web, when .mac messed up some data. Rsync (or whatever other backup tool) gives better control.



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