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rclone Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

Common Options and commands for file synchronisation using rclone

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.


Syntax: [options] subcommand <pa­ram­ete­rs> <pa­ram­ete­rs...>
Source and destin­ation paths are specified by the name you gave the storage system in the config file then the sub path
ls remote­:path
lists a remote
copy /local­/path remote­:path
copies /local­/path to the remote
sync /local­/path remote­:path
syncs /local­/path to the remote

Commonly used options


rclone sync

view real-time transfer statistics
Create empty source dirs on destin­ation after sync
to see exactly what would be copied and deleted

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