eheaton

Sync Applications, App Settings, And Preferences Between 2 Macs

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I was wondering if anybody had experience syncing the "/Applications", "~/Library/Application Support" & "~/Library/Preferences" folder in OS X between 2 computers.

 

I'm wondering if theres any caveats I should be aware of or problems that might occur.

 

Thanks,

-Eric

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It is not advised to sync these folders. Writing to Applications folder often requires root privileges, while data stored in App Support and Preferences may contain system-specific data (like paths) which is valid for only Mac where it originates from.

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