Syncronise files on two Apple computers

Hi,

I have an iMac and a MacBook which I need to be synchronised. I need the files on the desktop and in my documents folder to be the same on both machines.


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Sigurdur ArmannssonDesigner Commented:
Dropbox.com is great for syncing folders between two computers. Besides it gives you access to your files through a browser too and an offline backup. This link http://db.tt/Af5eEgJ will give you 2.25 GB of free space on Dropbox.com and you can pay a fair price for more space.

Another solution would be something like ChronoSync ($40, http://www.econtechnologies.com/pages/cs/chrono_overview.html)

It's very flexible sync/backup program which I can recommend.
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ETC-StaffCommented:
+1 Dropbox. Start there, its great on OS X and you'll be synced without having to do anything!
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SullyCCommented:
Two commercial synching option for Mac OS X are ChronoSync http://www.econtechnologies.com/ and Decimus Synk http://decimus.net/ both give you many options.

A command line open-source solution would be rsync, which is included in OS X. /usr/local/bin/rsync is the default install location. If you install MacPorts the location is /opt/local/bin/rsync. rsync has many options for local & remote syncing. It can be used with ssh for remote sync to another machine with rsync installed for secure transfer. The project homepage is http://http://rsync.samba.org/ There are some GUI front ends for it too.
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