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philcryer committed Jun 17, 2011
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@@ -18,26 +18,26 @@ Verfiy the account was created, and setup a sync directory to sync with
== Client install
-Ubuntu (lsyncd 2.0.x)
-apt-get install lua5.1 liblua5.1-0-dev liblua50-dev liblualib50-dev
+Debian (Squeeze or earlier) and Ubuntu (lsyncd 2.0.x)
+ apt-get install lua5.1 liblua5.1-0-dev liblua50-dev liblualib50-dev
tar -zxf lsyncd-2.0.3.tar.gz
cd lsyncd-2.0.3.tar.gz
+make install
Debian (Wheezy and above) (lsyncd 2.0.x)
-apt-get install lsyncd
+ apt-get install lsyncd
+crontab -u USERNAME -r
new CRON:
@@ -62,24 +62,23 @@ Install lipsync (if installing from git, first apt-get git-core)
NOTE: during setup, define server IP, path to sync, username and password, so have those ready
Then run the setup script
- ./
+ ./
After you've answered the questions, watch the script's output for errors. Then, check the logs to see if lipsyncd started successfully
- tail -f /var/log/lipsyncd.log
+ tail -f /home/$USERNAME/.lipsyncd/lipsyncd.log
= Test
== Open 3 terminals
=== Terminal 1 - on the client, become root and watch the logfile
- su - root
- tail -f /var/log/lipsyncd.log
+ tail -f /home/$USERNAME/.lipsyncd/lipsyncd.log
=== Terminal 2 - on the client, become your normal user
su - USER
=== Terminal 3 - on the server, run a watch on the sync directory
- watch ls -l /home/USER/sync
+ watch ls -l /home/$USERNAME/sync
NOTE: this terminal will refresh every 2s by default
=== Terminal 2 - on the client, create a new file in the sync directory

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