Howto Repair My Broken Btsync Installation


Recommended Posts

Today I rebooted the Raspberry BTSync was running on. After that BTSync stops working. It seems to be the bug that's already known: http://forum.bittorrent.com/topic/31347-encrypted-node-btsync-crash/

 

To try to solve this issue, I several times removed, reinstalled and reconfigured BTSync. The last time I tried that, I deleted the btsync file in /etc/init.d (yes I'm very stupid to rm a file instead of moving or renaming it....). After that I'm unable to get that file back. So I'm unable to start BTSync. When I try to start the service (sudo service btsync start) it fails with the message "btsync: unrecognized service" (of course).

 

How can I solve this? An apt-get install --reinstall BTSync doesn't solve my issue.

 

Unfortunately I'm a very beginner on the Linux platform.

 

What can I do to get my BTSync running again?

Edited by cranberry
Link to post
Share on other sites

Depends, if you download btsync from the site you are only provided with a binary which should be started manually, or you can indeed create an init.d script (startup script).
 You can find one here too: https://gist.github.com/5398362.git

 

Or use btsync from an unofficial repository for example; http://forum.bittorrent.com/topic/18974-debian-and-ubuntu-server-unofficial-packages-for-bittorrent-sync/

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.