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[Discuss] Cloud-backup solutions for Linux?

> From: Matt Shields [mailto:matt at]
> So far have not had a single issue.?

I repeat the question: What happens if you interrupt the client or network in the middle of a file transfer? What happens if you create a file with a disallowed character in its name?

Be sure to md5sum or something, before and after transfer, to ensure you'll notice if anything unexpected occurs.

Be sure to look at the filesystem of the platforms where the disallowed character is disallowed. To see what appears there, if anything.

> My main reason for not using something like Synctuary, Dropbox, etc is
> this:? ?I would rather write a
> custom rsync (or something else for Win) script to automatically sync my
> personal files rather than pay for something.

Synctuary is free for up to 3 users. Although the OP specifically asked about linux, and I admit the linux Synctuary client isn't as good as it should be. Ubuntu only, and sometimes crashes.

But never causes data loss, which is more than I can say for the competition.

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