Linux and "offline folders"
o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 06:26:12 UTC 2009
Art Alexion wrote:
> On 01/09/2009 Paul Lemmons wrote:
>> Sounds like you are describing DropBox.
>> Totally transparent synchronization between multiple machines running diverse operating systems. Files are also cached online so that you have access even on machines that are not being synchronized.
> I've been using this a lot, and other than privacy concerns, it is quite
> nice. Contrary to the advertised functionality, it works as well with
> KDE as it does with gnome. With nautilus, you get special icon marks
> that tell you whether a file has not yet been uploaded, whether the
> upload is in progress or whether all syncing is done. With kde it is
> not shown on a per file basis.
> I have it running on gnome, kde and windows, and the syncing works fine.
> I have used it for work docs that I want to edit at home, and things
> like comparing sources.list files among machines.
could be nice but I don't want to involve internet - if I could install
it on a server perhaps. Bandwidth is a MAJOR issue where I reside. You
are looking at an office with 256 Kb DSL - shared by +10 staff...
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