macosxhints – Using rsync to sync iTunes on two computers

macosxhints – Using rsync to sync iTunes on two computers

At home I have a laptop, and at work a desktop. I usually surf and do email and load music on my laptop (either iTunes store, or from CDs), but occasionally I’ll shop the iTunes store at work. This means that, if I want to sync my songs to each machine, I can’t simply copy my laptop’s iTunes directory from the laptop to the desktop, since I’d lose some purchases. The process I use involves four steps, so it’s not the simplest, but it works well…