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Where is rsync located? i have tried to use rsync only to

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where is rsync located...
where is rsync located ? i have tried to use rsync only to get a error message. I'm not sure my MacBook Pro has this program.
JA: Just to clarify, how old is your MacBook Pro and what operating system are you running?
Customer: 2012, Sierra 10.12.1
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: yes, I update as notified.
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: can you be more specific ? I have not tried troubleshooting anything.
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: How tried to use rsync, I go to Terminal, type in recommended codes only to get "Erropr" .
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Mac Support Specialist: Isaac Franklin, Computer Hardware Engineer replied 1 year ago
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Mac Support Specialist: Isaac Franklin, Computer Hardware Engineer replied 1 year ago

Can you follow this guide for me? It gives you exact instructions to use rsync on your mac.

http://www.chriswrites.com/how-to-sync-files-and-folders-on-the-mac/

And this one is for advanced users on mac:

https://developer.apple.com/legacy/library/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/rsync.1.html

Let me know if you run into issues.

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