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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
399 views

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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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4answers
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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 ...
0
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2answers
221 views

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.
3
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2answers
894 views

cross-syncing home directories with disconnected operation (Linux/Ubuntu)

Here is the scenario I am trying to make work. I have three machines, J, T and R that need to eventually get the same data (slight temporary differences are fine). J and T are desktops that are ...
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3answers
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Keeping personal config files synchronised across multiple Ubuntu/SLES servers

I've recently started at a new job with a heterogenous server environment, i.e. about a 50/50 split between Windows and Linux (mostly Ubuntu, but a handful are SLES). My previous experience with *nix ...