How to S3 Sync With S3 Command Line Tool on Linux Mint 13 Maya Mate Easy Visual-Guide

November 2, 2012 | By Duchateaux.

The Simply Shows How to S3 Sync on Linux Mint 13 Mate Installing and Getting-Started with the s3cmd Command Line Tool .

The s3cmd is a Very Useful Command Line Tool that Enable Synchronization of Local Folders/Directories with the S3 Buckets and without a Risk of Wiping the Existing Remote Data.

The Post Comprehends all Commands and Links Needed to Successfully Installing s3cmd on Linux Mint.

Relax and Take the Time to Reading, Understanding and Executing the Command and Instructions Given.

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  1. Download s3cmd:

    S3cmd tar.gz Release for Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Extract S3cmd Utility

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 13 Maya Cinnamon Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  4. Replace s3 Command Line Tool


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    mv /tmp/s3cmd* /opt/s3cmd

    Set the SuperUser as owner with:

    sudo chown -R root:root /opt/s3cmd

    And again to give Execution Permissions:

    sudo chmod -R +x /opt/s3cmd

  5. Initial s3cmd Set-Up

    su <username>
    /opt/s3cmd/s3cmd --configure

    You Will Need to Enter your Amazon AWS S3 Credentials.

    More you will need to Confirm All the Proposed Settings.

  6. Getting-Started with s3cmd to Sync:

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