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Old 12-13-12, 09:49 AM   #22
Talyrius
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Originally Posted by Phanx View Post
Use Dropbox to sync your AddOns and WTF folders.

The only caveat is that Dropbox doesn't handle junctions/symlinks/whatevers very well, so unless you want to manually tell it to check for changes to files every time (I don't!), you'll have to actually move your AddOns and WTF folders into your Dropbox folder, and then set up junction points in your WoW folder, since WoW doesn't care if the folder is "actually" there or not.

Then, any time you change anything on one machine, it will automatically propagate to the others.
I do the same, but I use SugarSync (my referral link) instead of Dropbox. You can sync any file or folder you wish—you're not constrained to putting your stuff into some arbitrary "box". I also share my addon compilation with friends and family. Any changes I make are automatically synced to their computers as well.

Symbolic links/junction points can definitely be useful, but I prefer to use them sparingly.
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