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    Is a server based home directory with local cacheing possible?

    Is it possible to have a server based home directory so that my desktop and laptop have exactly the same files and useable offline in the case of my laptop?

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    You could set up a NFS share on a server, then operate off of that, however, the offline cache would be a little more difficult, you would probably be better off implementing rsync to just sync your laptops homedir with your desktop at the start of every session.
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    I believe that Coda offers that. I've never tried Coda myself, though, so I can't tell for sure.

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    Just looked at coda, ill need some time to digest what i have read about it, however im so far leaning towards a nfs based home that my desktop runs from and use a syncing program like rsync (leaning towards unison as its bidirectional) and a few login scripts. Ill have to create a container directory though so i dont copy settings etc..

    sound good?

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