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Easiest way to run Syncthing

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Syncthing is amazing. I started using it about 2 months ago, and it's been great. My company, Portal - lets anyone self host open-source cloud applications like Syncthing at their own domain, on their private cloud server.

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If using SyncThing on Windows get SyncTrayzor instead

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SyncTrayzor will encapsulate SyncThing within a regular program window. Can be closed and/or minimized to tray and start-up minimized as well. You can still access the web interface if desired. The SyncThing executable keeps a (ugly) taskbar slot constantly open, SyncTrayzor fixes this. Get it here,
Also, I would like to add that it works just fine on Windows 10 x64 (TP-10130) without a hitch.

I sought out an alternative to Bitorrent Sync and SyncThing+SyncTrayzor takes care of my needs.

Thank you for mentioning this utility! My biggest issue with SyncThing was having to keep a terminal window open all the time.

If you are using Linux (terminal?) you can run it with "screen syncthing". Then just press Ctrl + AD and you have it in the background. Get screen by inserting "sudo apt-get install screen" if you are running debian-based distros like me.