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wget stops downloading: Cannot write to `-' (success) [on hold]

Please have in mind that I don't know anything about servers, nor any of its vocabulary, I am a simple web coder, trying to figure my way on the universe! I'm trying to link dropbox on my server, I am ...
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Is there a way to do SpiderOak setup from an Ubuntu 12.04 server command line without a GUI?

We're experimenting with SpiderOak for a few server backup tasks. (We preferred to avoid dropbox if possible, though that may end up as a fallback.) We've installed the client on our local Mac and ...
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Linux -Can I rsync to dropbox or another free cloud storage service? [duplicate]

We host a small community, not for profit site and mailing list, is it possible to rsync to dropbox or a similar (free) service to maintain backup? Edit: For context, we host on a shared VM and don't ...
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Webhost similar to Dropbox with PHP Support? [closed]

I have a website that uses PHP. I need to host it online on a webserver that is similar to dropbox. I'm trying to look for features that include: PHP Support Version Control Sync Client (windows) ...
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How to ensure Netgear GS724TP is not blocking Dropbox Lan Sync - port 17500

We're a small company using Drop Box for business but have noticed that Lan Sync refuses to work on our network (it works fine at home). After trouble shooting the issues on the Dropbox forums, it's ...
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Is backing up to Dropbox ideal? [closed]

I am currently setting on a new CentOS server on one of my Linodes, and are debating with myself on how to back up the data. The server is running DirectAdmin, which will compress all data (e-mail, ...
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Windows 2003: Dropbox needs permission to update

I have a Windows 2003 server box with dropbox installed. Every once in a while, it pops up a dialog window asking for permission to update itself. Everytime it asks for permission, it renders the ...
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Why can't I replace my Apache2 /www folder with a symlink?

I installed Apache 2.4.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 and put some html files in /var/www/, the default base folder. I then needed to share those html files to a synced Dropbox folder, so I moved the www folder ...
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Dropbox crashing CENTOS server

I have a CENTOS 6.3 Rackspace VPS, running the latest version of dropbox and using the dropbox.py command like tools. It is a webserver running WHM/cPanel My problem is that my sever is only 512MB, ...
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Keeping database synced in all of my computers [closed]

I have 1 PC (windows 8.1) and 1 Macbook pro. I am working on a PHP project with mysql database backend but is switching between these 2 computers. The PC has WAMP installed and the macbook pro has ...
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File system for rsyncing to loop mounted file?

As a backup, I want to rsync a system partition to a loop mounted file (which is stored in Dropbox). The size of the partition is ca. 2GB and growing, and the backup is scheduled to happen once per ...
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Backup archive format for delta syncing to Dropbox?

On an Amazon EC2 server with Linux AMI, I currently have a daily backup cron job be run: TMP_BACKUP_FILE="/tmp/backup.tar" BACKUP_FILE="/home/ec2-user/Dropbox/Backup/backup.tar" rm -f ...
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tar incremental backup is backing everything up, every time when used on the Dropbox directory

I made an incremental backup about 10 months ago (on Jan 27, 2013), creating a .snar metadata file. Now, when I try to make an incremental backup using tar --create --file=dropbox_incremental_1.tar ...
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What group should public_html belong to?

I have an appache server running on Linux - CentOS. In order to be able to edit my php files on Windows, I linked the server to my Dropbox account and created a symlink from the Dropbox folder, which ...
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Install a corporate proxy for Dropbox to reduce network bandwidth

One of our IT people was working on a Dropbox proxy before he left, but he gave no information about what he was doing. What we want to do is have some sort of proxy on our server that allows users ...
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How to backup your VPS on dropbox?

I'm having a VPS which is currently using 10GB storage. Apart from this I have a 50GB dropbox account. I want to use dropbox as a backup for my VPS and there should be automated weekly backups. Is ...
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Serve very simple static website from dropbox [closed]

I'm setting my son up so he can manage his simple website by editing a file on dropbox. My nginx config looks like this:--- server { listen 80; server_name name.com ...
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1answer
507 views

Private Server Cloud,Like DropBox and Google Drive [closed]

We have 100 nodes on our company some times it happens that user full drive failure so i need a solution which is used for user backup (with some storage limits) and also with syncing option like ...
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Google and Dropbox on Linux both automatically add their package repositories as part of their software installation. Is this a good practice? [closed]

For Google products (chrome, google talk, etc) and Dropbox on Linux, part of the install process for their packages automatically add their public key and set up their repositories in your system, so ...
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limit the size of files in a folder on linux

I have a complex setup with two systems running on two computers with shared space. One of the systems downloads large files and creates symlinks in the shared space. The other system (a windows ...
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Is there a way to centrally manage Dropbox/centrally disable LAN sync for all Dropbox clients on a Windows LAN?

We have a windows (7 pro) workstation LAN, managed via Group Policy. Lots of our users run Dropbox. Security concerns aside, one of our netadmins says that our routers/firewalls are handling and ...
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htaccess and Dropbox

I'm looking for some help integrating a Dropbox landing page to my current htaccess. I've found this great script (not supported by my hosting because use mod_proxy [P] in Apache) ...
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Symbolic link > not allowed or link target not accessible [closed]

Ever since my hard-drive crashed, I've been backing up data to Dropbox. But I've also been symlinking all my data folders to my Dropbox sub-folders. After installing Apache on my Ubuntu desktop, I ...
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How to get sync status on headless dropbox install

I have Dropbox running on a Debian server. I'd like to be able to find out the sync status - like you get when you right-click the dropbox icon in Windows, e.g. "Downloading 123 files" or "All ...
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centos 6.2 gives read permission denied when root has set read permissions to all users

Installing Dropbox on Centos 6.2 owned by root. Demonstrating that the dropbox folder is owned by root with read permissions to all "root" user gives read permissions to all users [root@localhost ...
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why would Dropbox cause path + permission problems with apache2 virtualhost path on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to create a dev environment on my 64 bit 12.04 Ubuntu machine, and I was having the damndest time getting virtualhosts to work. I finally figured out what the problem was, but I can't ...
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Dropbox writes files owned by root on server [closed]

Basically, we have Dropbox running on a server to keep some files synced. It works nicely, except when Dropbox has to write the files itself. It keeps writing them as root, and my webserver cannot ...
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Synchronize vmware virtual machine

I have 2 Linux Host VmWare Virtual Machines: one in a desktop and the other in a laptop. They use vmware player. What is the best way to synchronize the Virtual Machines? They are never used in the ...
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How do you install Dropbox on CentOS with Plesk?

I presume that (a) it's possible and (b) it's been done before, but I can't seem to quite get it right. I followed the Install Dropbox via command line instructions at ...
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320 views

Whole Disk Encryption and Dropbox [closed]

What is the best way to configure whole disk encryption on two laptops sharing a Dropbox? If I encrypt both drives, what will happen to the Dropbox files?
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1answer
252 views

Running apache with admin permissions dangerous?

I am trying to get my apache server (OS X Lion, not server edition) to run, using a folder inside Dropbox as DocumentRoot. This works fine, as long as I run apache as admin, meaning: with admin ...
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Dropbox like application [closed]

Does anyone know of a application which can be downloaded and run our your own servers which contains a web interface which can be used to access data you have backed up to it using either rsync for ...
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Professional Dropbox type services for DR/Backup

Should I consider these kind of cloud services for off site DR? We are a small company currently run backup across our servers and then allow dropbox (paid version) to ensure that we have backup's in ...
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Does a dropbox on a separate computer compromise the security of other devices on the same LAN?

I wish to create a dropbox like service to reach my files remotely. Let's say I setup a linux box, connect an external hard drive, share it via password protected ftp and use a dyndns service to be ...
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MAMP Virtual Host not working with custom document root

I have changed my Document Root in the MAMP settings to a folder in my Dropbox so I can easily sync my files between computers. This was fine until I started to using relative file paths, the URL was ...
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Dropbox like syncing using opensource tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox alternative I would like to setup an automated, dropbox like syncing between two machines which both have Bash/SSH/SCP/rsync etc (they could be Mac, Linux or ...
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How can I synchronize effectively a large directory containing lots of photos between 3 LAN / different OS hosts?

This would be working between Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Windows 7 and Windows XP? I would like to achieve something like Dropbox service, but only in local network. What I currently use: Ubuntu has the ...
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I want to run a Dropbox-like service on my server. What's the best Free solution available? [closed]

It's for a relatively small group of people (unlikely to exceed 30). I'd like it to work as much as Dropbox as possible, i.e., user runs a program in the background, and it syncs a local folder's ...
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Dropbox on linux server - how to include/exclude folders?

Using the Dropbox GUI, it's possible to controll specifically what folders to be synced. Can this somehow be done from the command-line too? Background: I'm trying out the solutions for installing ...
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In-House DropBox [duplicate]

Dropbox is perfect, but as a company, no one can host anything worthwhile on servers that we don't control. So I've been tasked with coming up with a Dropbox alternative, something in house. ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to host a service like Dropbox on your own server with almost as good service?

What if I have just made an important change and messed something up? Is this part of Dropboxes functionality? I am considering hosting a Dropbox myself for own usage on a virtual machine, so I can ...
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Dropbox alike project hardware requirements [closed]

I'm a programmer and I'm involved in a project of creating something like Dropbox to offer it to the clients of a big company here in my country (online storage space+sync,etc). We are already ...
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Setting htdocs folder in Dropbox folder - Access Forbidden - Linux

i use Linux and i did the following procedures to move htdocs files in Dropbox : mkdir ~/Dropbox/www/ ln -s ~/Dropbox/www/ /opt/lampp/htdocs/ and when i try to access this folder i get ...
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Dropbox / Sharing Services - How do I run a Dropbox-like service interally?

I need to setup a company dropbox-like service. We can't use dropbox because we need to share large files (10+gb) which causes a few problems... 1) Bandwidth costs would skyrock 2) Performance would ...
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Can anyone see why dropbox won't execute in a text only install on ubuntu server using a system user account?

I've been trying to set up dropbox on an ubuntu 10.04.2 server to use for backup. I don't want dropbox to be tied to my user account on the server as someone may take over as administrator with a ...
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In search of a network file system with extended caching to speed up file access

I'm running a small home server that stores my documents. The disks in this server are in a RAID 1 configuration (using Linux md) and it's also periodically being backed up to an external hard drive ...
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Dropbox alternative with NAS

HI Does anyone know how we can backup some files and folders from windows machine to a nas (To store versions of files ie incremental backups) Then sync the data on the nas to another Windows PC for ...
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Is it possible to create an SFTP drop box?

I have a Windows server with folders accessible via SFTP (server is running OpenSSH). scp is blocked. I would like to copy files from a Linux server to the Windows server. SFTP seems like a good ...
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What are my options for running cross platform NFS in the cloud (AWS), similar to dropbox but without the vendor lock in?

We're using Dropbox but in order to share files >2gb, each sharer must have premium Dropbox account. I resent this pricing model as it is unfair and am resolved to finding a more open solution.
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Virtual Host needs whitespace in DocumentRoot

How do I use whitespace in mu virtual host file "sites-available" and "sites-enabled"? I'm currently trying: /var/www/My\ Dropbox/public_html/ and it is not working.