Recently My Mac OSX has been crashed and I cannot retrieve some of my data from hard drive.
Fortunately I have already synced important folders to the
Dropbox that saves my head.
Few days ago, I saw the tweet from popular GitHub contributor tj (Creator of ExpressJs, Jade, Mocha)
haha dammit.. just rm -fr a project that isn't on github yet :( #fail— TJ Holowaychuk (@tjholowaychuk) October 18, 2013
I am really sad about it. It can happen to anyone. So, whenever you started working on project(Pre-Github), You should consider sync to the
Dropbox. Moreover it is always better and safer to sync important folder and files. It can be simply done by creating symbolic link to the folder in the
terminal and do the following
## Go to dropbox folder. It can be any dropbox folder cd ~/Dropbox/MacOSX # Create symbolic link to Stickies database ln -sf ~/Library/StickiesDatabase . # Create symbolic link to Sublime text User data ln -sf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Sublime\ Text\ 3/Packages/User Sublime3-User
In symbolic link creation, you can use .(dot) in the last argument to use same folder or file name as original. Otherwise you can specify the name that you wanted to have in your
Have a nice day.