Cloud syncing


With Ubuntu One not around for Debian what other cloud sync options are there?...

Insync is now available for Linux syncing with Google Drive -it will sync your entire Drive with your PC, not just selected files 

dropbox uploading via dropbox folder syncing was real slow for me.

dvcs-autosync -looks difficult! http://www.mayrhofer...

spideroak looks ok, but they only give 2GB for free and you need their 23Mb program installed. https://spideroak.com/signup/

OwnCube which is hosted by ownCloud -but it's no longer a free service (and they didn't tell me about that!)
sign up 
make source file
sudo leafpad /etc/apt/sources.list.d/owncloud2012.list
And paste this line into it:
deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:ownCloud2012/Debian_6.0/ /
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install owncloud-client
the rest is up to you -I couldn't connect to it recently

Box -5Gb free but has no Linux app but there's a way with webdav
another way here http://dev.modmancer.com...

 W  Wuala
This is Linux-friendly with 5Gb free space and an easy desktop interface

Basically you have 3 options given you within the Wuala app:
  1. Select local directories to backup online (meaning files are uploaded and they will be uploaded each time the files are updated locally)
  2. Select local directories to sync online (meaning that files are uploaded but also downloaded to the local dir if they have been updated online by another pc or mobile device).
  3. Drag or copy/paste directories and files to a folder in the Wuala app window or Wuala directory in user's home (the files will upload but will not be uploaded if updated locally -you will have to replace those files in Wuala with more recent ones).
Really, what you see in the Wuala app is your files being stored on-line.  Wuala is desktop based, so you don't go to the website to login to see your files.  
Besides that there are options to set up private/public groups for sharing, company (business account) and storage devices.
Any directory can be shared also.

Tip: if you reinstall with a new user name or change user name and copy over your config files, the Wuala app might get locked.  So you can:
  1. rename the .wuala dir
  2. start Wuala and a new .wuala dir is made
  3. close Wuala and copy files from renamed .wuala dir
  4. start Wuala and then reconnect your synced folders: Right click on folder > Backup Settings > Reconnect > search the folder in your home dir > Save > OK





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