I use git-annex to manage huge files, mostly video and audio attached to other git repositories (such as presentations), but I also use git-annex to manage my music collection across multiple devices. I also use it to manage the ISO images I download, podcasts, and youtube videos.

See http://anarc.at/.

My tips

... or the ones I commented it, to be more precise.

semi-synchronized remotes
Posted Mon Mar 27 16:23:13 2017
antipatterns
Posted Tue Jan 17 19:22:48 2017
playlist fetch
Posted Thu Mar 31 14:52:42 2016
git-annex on NFS
Posted Fri Jul 17 22:14:23 2015
disabling a special remote
Posted Sun May 31 16:26:23 2015
shared git annex directory between multiple users
Posted Tue Sep 10 23:13:59 2013
transmission integration
Posted Mon Jan 5 20:12:56 2015
dumb metadata extraction from xbmc
Posted Sun Aug 10 23:32:46 2014

My todos

... same.

build a user guide
Posted Sat Apr 19 13:26:36 2014
reinit should work without arguments
Posted Tue Jan 10 22:52:17 2017
hide missing files
Posted Mon Feb 1 19:51:42 2016
Bittorrent-like features
Posted Sat Jul 20 22:38:19 2013
syncthing special remote
Posted Sun May 31 19:56:04 2015
transitive transfers
Posted Mon Sep 5 22:05:00 2016
cleaner hack for man pages
Posted Sat Apr 9 14:42:29 2016
wishlist: global progress status
Posted Sat Mar 12 16:58:09 2016
dumb, unsafe, human-readable backend
Posted Mon Feb 1 19:53:03 2016
show me where unused file was, i can wait
Posted Tue Oct 20 04:44:39 2015
easy way to reproduce normal download command
Posted Thu Jun 18 17:33:14 2015
git-hook to sanity-check git-annex branch pushes
Posted Tue Jun 2 16:36:59 2015
S3 fsck support
Posted Tue Jun 16 00:50:05 2015
shorten git-annex manpage
Posted Fri May 29 16:27:11 2015
git annex open
Posted Mon Nov 10 11:42:37 2014
read-only removable drives
Posted Wed Apr 30 18:19:52 2014
show readonly removable drives in the webapp
Posted Mon Oct 20 19:33:39 2014
document standard groups more extensively in the UI
Posted Sat Apr 19 12:30:47 2014

Done

batch get/drop/etc
Posted Thu Mar 31 14:08:01 2016
wishlist: use hardlinks for local clones
Posted Sat Mar 12 16:58:09 2016
Amazon Cloud Drive
Posted Thu Aug 6 19:03:15 2015

My bugs

... same.

remotes disappeared
Posted Wed Mar 30 18:02:23 2016
sync-git-annex branch not syncing in the assistant
Posted Wed Aug 19 23:56:07 2015
assistant memory leak
Posted Wed Jun 24 14:44:48 2015
s3 InternalIOException?
Posted Mon Jun 15 18:46:04 2015
aria2c output very verbose (non-console mode) []
Posted Tue Feb 10 03:21:33 2015
cannot add local readonly repo through the webapp
Posted Mon Oct 20 19:59:53 2014

Fixed

git annex get fails from read-only repository
Posted Sat Jan 30 13:23:43 2016

Forum posts

Forums where I posted.

syncing music to my android device
Posted Wed Mar 30 03:20:58 2016
usability: what are those arrow things?
Posted Sat Mar 12 16:58:09 2016
removing remote.log information completely
Posted Tue Aug 25 20:02:59 2015
mesh configurations
Posted Tue Aug 18 18:46:10 2015
s3 bandwidth limitations and next release
Posted Thu Jun 11 17:16:52 2015
how do automated upgrades work?
Posted Wed May 27 23:28:10 2015
how to edit the git-annex branch?
Posted Tue Mar 31 04:27:04 2015
remote-specific meta-data
Posted Fri Mar 20 18:57:35 2015
optimising lookupkey
Posted Fri Feb 13 15:33:53 2015
original filename on s3
Posted Thu Feb 12 16:40:20 2015
canceling wrong repository merge
Posted Wed Feb 11 14:48:40 2015
scalability with lots of files
Posted Wed Jan 21 00:52:46 2015
remembering state
Posted Wed May 14 02:09:02 2014
unrelated repositories sync
Posted Tue Apr 1 04:02:32 2014
how do i manually sync my external drive?
Posted Wed Jan 1 18:59:44 2014
confused about external drives
Posted Sun Dec 29 03:16:51 2013
luks encrypted disk support
Posted Sun Dec 29 02:08:39 2013

Git annex dev news

I find the recent changes a little too noisy, but i want more than just the news, so i made up this little hybrid feed: