[NZLUG] Recommendations for free cloud storage? Around 10GB.

Cliffp enkidu at cliffp.com
Tue Apr 15 18:13:14 NZST 2014


On 15/04/14 15:31, Guy K. Kloss wrote:
> On 14/04/14 21:36, Cliffp wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a free cloud storage service that either has a Linux
>> command line client or works with deja dup without too many hassles?
>>
>> Or some way of doing an approximately 7GB backup to 'the cloud'?
>
> We are (my employer) currently working on a Linux synch client, and
> you're getting 50 GB free of charge per month on Mega.co.nz.
>
> Just to throw in a few other options I've heard of:
>
> There might be a solution that could work on SyncAny:
> http://www.syncany.org/
>
> Another option I've heard somebody is using successfully is Bittorrent Sync:
> http://www.bittorrent.com/sync
>
> However, depending on the environment, that could also be blocked by
> some (corporate) firewall, or slowed down by a provider's QOS traffic
> shaping.
>
>> The demise of Ubuntu One is a pain.
>
> Indeed, it's really sad that they're folding.
>
> Guy
>
I've found a thing called grive that might suit me. It allows the use of 
Google Drive as a folder, much like Dropbox and Ubuntu One.

https://github.com/Grive/grive
https://launchpad.net/~thefanclub/+archive/grive-tools

There are Ubuntu packages and probably other distro packages.

Cheers,

Cliff



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