Is there any GUI application for command rsync?
I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command:
rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]"
Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for Ubuntu which works similar as by command
rsync? and How can I install it?
Yes, there is available Grsync GUI App as front end of
Grsync is a rsync GUI (Graphical User Interface)
It is available on Universe repository for Ubuntu 14.04 and can be installed by following
To Enable Ubuntu repository run command (or make sure that enabled from Software & Updates):
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) main universe"
Grsync By following command:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install grsync
Here is Screen-Shot of Grsync GUI Application with some steps shown below:
Source & Destination can be selected same as from
Also you can save different Session for future or often use.
I think that the most powerful application with a GUI for synchronizing is Unison. You can install it via
sudo apt-get install unison-gtk
and it will allow you to sync directory locally, with mounted drives, and on the network via
ssh connections. It detects conflicts and in that case it will ask you what to do.
It is quite easy to get started but can become very powerful if you learn how to edit the configuration files by hand; the documentation is really good. There is a command-line interface which is quite handy for scripting.
Another GUI application for
It is available in the default Debian / Ubuntu repositories.
Therefore, you could install it by
sudo apt-get install luckybackup
It is useful particularly if you are looking to use
rsync for backing up files.