That suggestion made me realize that it's best to solve this problem at a
lower level than Zim. I've now set up a post-commit hook to update the
remote repository. That thing can be automated by using an ssh key without
a passphrase, or using ssh-agent to cache your key.

Thanks for the help. I love Zim :-)


On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 8:10 AM, Jaap Karssenberg <> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:51 AM, sivaramakrishnan <>wrote:
>> I wonder how I can set up my Zim notebook's repository to regularly
>> update to a remote location (eg: Github or BitBucket repo)
> My suggestion would be to put the commands to update in a script (e.g. a
> bash script if you use linux, or a bat script on windows) and then use the
> "custom tool" option in the tools menu. This way you can have a toolbar
> button to update the repository.
> To do it time based, you would need to write a plugin.
> Regards,
> Jaap
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