[PLUG] Ubuntu One

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Oct 14 14:46:54 IST 2009

On 10/14/2009 02:40 PM, Amit Karpe wrote:
> Hello All,
>          I found ubuntu project called "Ubuntu One". Project is in beta stage.
> Which is for sharing files between Ubuntu Desktops. For this user must
> have "Ubuntu One" account and Ubuntu Desktop with Ubuntu One Client. (
> Launchpad account also will work.) This will work like online wepsapce
> for your files.
>           Ubuntu one is not like "Dropbox", which support many other
> OS like Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
> Also they say "We'd like to point out that you are part of a small
> group of respected beta users. Since we are in beta, there will be
> bugs, and your feedback is extremely important. The team is fixing
> these issues as well as improving the service every day."
> Ubuntu One is online and cloud based services for Ubuntu users:
> https://one.ubuntu.com

It would have been a good service but unfortunately, Canonical's server
side software for Ubuntu One is proprietary and unlike Dropbox, there is
no cross platform support.  For now, I am going to stick to encrypted
backups on the network rather than to the cloud.


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