[time-nuts] Dropbox is cool, but...

shouldbe q931 shouldbeq931 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 14:48:14 EST 2017

On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 1:19 AM, Bruce Lane <kyrrin at bluefeathertech.com> wrote:
> On 05-Feb-17 16:42, Didier Juges wrote:
>> Yes, I noticed that before.
>> I have a number of tools that don't like running off a Dropbox folder,
>> including several software development tools for starter. Too many files
>> opened at the same time.
>> Don't assume that because it looks like a normal folder, it works like one,
>> even though for many things, it does work remarkably well.
>         <snippage>
>         In the interest of presenting alternatives -- I dumped Dropbox a while
> back, due to their increasingly invasive 'privacy' policies.
>         A good alternative for me has been Sync: https://www.sync.com/
>         Their 'Free' package includes 5GB -- More than I would ever possibly
> use for an online sharing account. ;-)
>         Keep the peace(es).

For private sync between machines (on the local LAN and over the
Internet) I use https://syncthing.net/

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