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Sparkleshare on Webfaction

Posted by: Neum in Geek
Aug. 21, 2013, 6:19 p.m.
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Recently I went looking for an alternative to Dropbox. I wanted something that was a little bit more in my control. As I've mentioned before I use Webfaction for most of my hosting needs. There are, in a word, awesome. You may think that Owncloud would be the logical setup step here and I did try that for a while. At first I thought it was great, then it would only connect off and on, then all the files in my internal folders were deleted (luckily I have backups via TimeMachine) and then it wouldn't connect at all. It just felt cludgy. I also tried out Bittorrent sync. That seems to work ok but I also wanted a web available copy so I didn't have to be at a specific computer to get my files.

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