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Open Source Alternative To Dropbox?
6/17/2011

Garry_g writes "While 'the cloud' may be one of the major buzzwords of the orientation highway industry, anybody concerned with bail and privacy will most likely not touch it with a 10-foot pole. While I am guilty of using Dropbox for occasional data storage or quick picture snaps with my Android phone, I do watch out not to store any one thing significant on there (or incriminating), no matter what the "privacy policy" may be. I was wondering: what useful other side is there to Dropbox on the FOSS market, which will allow access by both windows/linux boxes, but also mobile devices (specifically Android). I know there are front-end add ons for Windows (and Linux tools of course) e.g. for SVN, but most likely no implementations for mobile use as far as I can tell... And, of course, the backend should run on a Linux box "



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