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Jos Poortvliet shares some of his favorite uses for the open source self-hosted storage platform.
OwnCloud is a server software for data synchronisation and file-sharing with an easy to use web frontend. Owncloud can be installed on a Linux or Wind...
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In this short tutorial, learn how to integrate ownCloud with the Gnome desktop and then add your favorite cloud providers to use all of your cloud accounts in one place just as easily as if they were local drives.
In a few weeks, the final release of ownCloud 7 will hit the web. In this and a few upcoming articles you can learn about some of the upcoming features. This article will focus on
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2012/05/24: Recently, the new version 4.0 of the OwnCloud open-source software has been released. According to Wikipedia, "OwnCloud is a software suite that provides a location-independent storage area for data (cloud storage). The project was launched in January 2010 from KDE developer Frank Karlitschek to create a free alternative to commercial cloud providers. In contrast to commercial storage services, ownCloud can be installed on a private server at no additional cost". So, anybody sensitive to the privacy of his own data, but still willing to store them in the cloud, might be tempted to install the feature-rich OwnCloud application on a dedicated server. Even more interestingly, the feature list of the latest version mentions the following:
ownCloud offers a Free software solution to synchronize your files across different devices. I've been working on a KDE Plasma client for this server technology. In this article, after giving a bit of background of the problem, I explain the design concepts behind the new ownCloud Plasma client and demonstrate how it works and integrates with different Plasma workspaces.
It's not perfect, but this promising public beta is easy to set up and use.