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Useful Rsync examples – Learn Linux with Servercheap

5 min read Rsync (Remote Sync) is a most commonly used command for copying and synchronizing files and directories remotely as well as locally in Linux/Unix systems. With the help of rsync command you can copy and synchronize your data remotely and locally across directories, across disks and networks, perform data backups and mirroring between two Linux machines. This article explains 10 basic and advanced usage of the rsync command to transfer your files remotely and locally in Linux based machines. You don’t need to be root user to run rsync command. Basic syntax of rsync command # rsync options source destination Some common options used with rsync commands -v : verbose -r : copies data recursively (but don’t preserve timestamps and permission while transferring data -a : archive…