Install

Jotasync depends on Java 8 and rsync (Windows users can install cwRsync or Cygwin).

Arch/Manjaro

jotasync is available in the AUR.

Other

  1. Copy the jar file to /usr/share/java/jotasync/jotasync.jar
  2. Create /usr/bin/jotaserver
    #!/bin/sh
    exec /usr/bin/java -cp '/usr/share/java/jotasync/jotasync.jar' Server "$@"
  3. Create /usr/bin/jotaclient
    #!/bin/sh
    exec /usr/bin/java -cp '/usr/share/java/jotasync/jotasync.jar' Client "$@"

Ubuntu

  1. Copy the downloaded file to the desired location, eg. /usr/bin
  2. It is convenient to create the following aliases
  3. Create aliases
    alias jotaserver='java -cp /usr/bin/jotasync.jar Server'
    alias jotaclient='java -cp /usr/bin/jotasync.jar Client'