[nmglug] Sneakernet and bash

jason schaefer js at jasonschaefer.com
Mon Apr 6 13:11:21 PDT 2020

Hi Tom

> How to make the most of currently scarce internet access?  How to keep
> meta information about the directories and files on the drives of
> different machines--but not the actual files--on a USB stick and then
> use the same USB stick to sync content between different computers?

I'm not completely sure what you are describing here. Sounds like a
complicated approach but I may be misunderstanding.

I would focus on either rsync or syncthing https://syncthing.net

> Mostly I'm concerned with housekeeping, keeping growing directories of
> podcasts and youtube videos organized (maybe 300 or 400 GB?).  I also
> scrape websites and download a lot of pages.

You will need to do this yourself. There is no automagic tool to
organize your files for you..

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