[ubuntu-uk] Shutting down Ubuntu One file services
computa_mike at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 2 14:22:43 UTC 2014
> From: boosys at gmail.com
> To: ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:05:52 +0100
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Shutting down Ubuntu One file services
> On Wed, 2014-04-02 at 14:07 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> > I'd recommend any users who use Ubuntu One file services read this
> > blog post from our CEO, Jane Silber:-
> > http://blog.canonical.com/2014/04/01/shutting-down-ubuntu-one-file-services/
> > Cheers,
> > Al.
> The most annoying thing
> - the U1 home page still wants you to sign up;
> - the services page still offers all the options for downloading apps.
> Has anyone else wondered if perhaps this has not been thought through
> properly? Sure, it was nice [& gratefully received] while it existed...
> but to discontinue and offer [con?] at the same time time is wrong &
> gives a bad impression imho.
> However, I *do* thank Ubuntu for the free storage whilst it lasted and
> for offering reasonable notice [and an extension to reclaim "ya stuff"].
> ...but 'tis a sad loss.
> Bill B. [SuperEngineer]
> -Registered Linux User 523667-
> -Registered Ubuntu User 32366-
> -----Free as in Freedom------
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
While there are file storage solutions out there, I also use U1 to sync my desktops - I sync a Keepass DB between my machines, and even a gramps folder. And I was even able to sync to my android phone. I shall miss U1 :(
Any recommendations for replacement options? Can I do that with owncloud?
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