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Automatically sync two computers on OS X?

Automatically sync two computers on OS X?

Is there a way to have two computers running OS X (Snow Leopard) automatically sync everything? I currently have a Macbook Pro and am thinking about getting an iMac also; however, I don't want to have to be transferring things all of the time since I'll be working on the laptop when I'm traveling or out and I would be using the iMac when at my desk at home. Ideally a mirror image of the laptop on the iMac would be preferred, but I don't know if something like this is possible.

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Guest [Entry]

"I'll go and get the obvious iLife reference out of the way. But if you want to go the el-cheapo route you can get creative with a free Dropbox account, including a tutorial I caught in Wired a few months back.

Sync iCal with dropbox

EDIT: I don't know if your primary concern is with data loss or simply programs/preferences/etc from a system failure, but I'll iterate again that dropbox is a perfect solution for file backup because it is all sync'd automatically."
Guest [Entry]

Do you want it to happen online? Or is it OK when everything is synced when at home. In the last case, you could download Synkron and set it up to sync all the folders you like at any time you like over the local network.