[ubuntu-uk] Shutting down Ubuntu One file services

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 14:25:45 UTC 2014


On 02/04/14 15:22, Mike Hingley wrote:
> > 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]
> >
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>
> 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?
>
> thanks
>
> Mike Hingley
>
>
>
The link provided seems to be showing up as a 404 error. If what I've 
gathered from this post is correct that's very sad. It's so handy having 
my photos off my phone download to my desktop automatically.
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