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Can I rely on S3 to keep my data secure?

I want to back up sensitive personal data to S3 via an rsync-style interface. I'm currently using s3cmd - a great tool - but it doesn't yet support encrypted syncs. This means that while my data is ...
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Backup software for Ubuntu - which one?

I have spent some time testing out different backup solutions for my small home office during the last weeks, but still haven't found anything that have been working out too well yet. We can ...
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Ubuntu: Backing up network files with duplicity?

I just installed Duplicity on Ubuntu and got everything working. However, when I try to backup a network samba-connected windows drive, The following occurs: Backup source directory /smb:/...
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Are whole VM images backed up on Amazon EC2/S3?

I've been trying to get my head around Amazon Web Services as a VPS provider. My understanding is a EC2 instance running Windows is basically a Windows VM, very similar to renting a VPS from a more ...
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All documents from S3 backup corrupted

Before I left for my trip I made a backup of all my important data to an Amazon S3 bucket. I also have a Citrix remote desktop to my disposal. Today I installed the citrix client and logged in to my ...
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Getting a Quicktime Movie to Stream Instead of Download

In the past, I've placed Quicktime movies on Amazon S3, and when a user loads the file's in Firefox (on OS X), the movie starts playing immediately, doing that pseudo streaming quicktime thing where ...