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Ubuntu: Make bootable Windows USB

Recently I came across Ubuntu version of WinUSB, a popular tool to make bootable Windows USB. I found it to be easy and simple. Here is the official website , where you can get this tool.

Ubuntu: Rsync

Rsync is a fast and extraordinarily versatile file copying tool. It can copy locally, to/from another host over any remote shell, or to/from a remote rsync daemon. It offers a large number of options that control every aspect of its behavior and permit very flexible specification of the set of files to be copied. It is famous for its delta-transfer algorithm, which reduces the amount of data sent over the network by sending only the differences between the source files and the existing files in the destination. Rsync is widely used for backups and mirroring and as an improved copy command for everyday use. Rsync is installed in Ubuntu by default. If you need a GUI front-end, install Grsync. It is available in Ubuntu Software Center and also Synaptic package manager. Usage: Local backup sudo rsync -azvv source/ destination/ Remote Backup sudo rsync --dry-run --delete -azvv -e ssh source remoteuser@remotehost.remotedomain:/path-to-destination/ An explanation of above op