grsync is a graphical rsync tool in ubuntu linux. It provides a graphical user interface to backup or sync important files & directories to remote machine or in local machine using rsync. It currently supports only a limited set of the most important rsync features, but can be used effectively for local directory synchronization.
Installation of grsync on Ubuntu Linux
Method:1 Open the Synaptic Package Manager, search grsync as shown below :
Select grsync and clik on Mark for installation and the Click on Apply.
Method:2 Open the Terminal , use below apt-get command.
nextstep4it@nextstep4it:~$ sudo apt-get install grsync
Now the take backup using grsync.
Click on grsync
In the below example we are taking the backup of ‘/home/nextstep4it/Downloads’ folder in /opt folder.
Now Start taking the backup by clicking on button which is marked in red circle(Mark a full run(go!).
As you can see below, backup has been completed successfully and also show progress & output of rsync