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Open source self hosted file server in .Net [closed]

I came across a website recently (http://owncloud.org/) and I was wondering if there where any similar opensource implementation in .Net so that I can host my contents on my private VPS server. ...
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mount a folder from one server to another

I'm using cloud. I want to mount a folder in the cloudstack management server to the system where xenserver is installed. But while doing it, error occurred. I have done so many things but error ...
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Backup photos from Google Plus?

I'm interested in using Google Plus to backup my photos online, but I'm nervous about trusting my backup to only one location. I'd like a way to automatically download my Google+ photos from the web ...
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Company Cloud Where I Can Assign Files To A User

I'm looking for a script/solution for my company. Basically a place to store our contracts/invoices for our clients online (so it will be hosted on our web servers), giving our clients access to our ...
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How to enable cloud9-latex-plugin

I recently installed cloud9 on my server to provide a platform for collaborative text writing and tried to install the latex plugin following the instructions in README: This plugin introduces ...
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Effective solution to sync single files between several machines

Many cloud syncronization tools (such as SpiderOak, Wuala, Dropbox, SparkleShare and many other) have a one big drawback - you can not syncronize single files such as ~/.vimrc, ~/.zshrc, ~/.bashrc - ...
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Setting up a music files server [closed]

My friends and I want a to setup a server where we can just dump all our music files. I would use my computer for the storage space, and my friend (who lives somewhere else) should be able to access ...
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Can't connect to MySQL server on '127.0.0.1' (111) while installation of OpenStack

I am trying to install openstack on my local machine. I am following the documentation from devstack. The installation process breaks due to the following error:- ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to ...
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Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept?

Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept? I just have an Ubuntu cloud account and Google Docs.
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In concept, are there any working setups for locally mounting several cloud services for free, encrypted storage?

The reason I started thinking about this was that I remember back when Gmail started offering several gigabytes of space, software came out that "mounted" your Gmail inbox as a drive in Windows (this ...
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Using a dropbox-type solution for students where their folders are protected [closed]

I need a solution like dropbox for computers in our lab where students have access to their files. We created an account for our lab on dropbox and so there's a folder now synced on all computers for ...
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What exactly is “the cloud” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is cloud computing? What exactly is "the cloud"? According to Wikipedia, the source of all knowledge, cloud computing is the use of computing resources ...
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Local cloud Gaming (e.g local OnLive)

Is there a software that allows to create OnLive-like server for game for playing in LAN? Computing power and bandwidth is enough to do such thing, software is the only problem.
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How can I encrypt a file on Windows 8 before storing it on Dropbox?

I would like to store some sensitive information in the cloud (my preferred cloud service is Dropbox). I would like to encrypt it before putting it in the Dropbox folder for synchronization. What's ...
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How do I setup a cloud server to share and sync files on ESXi hosted environment?

I want to setup my private cloud network for my company for syncing and sharing files. Instead of using existing players like dropbox, google drive, amazon etc. I want to setup my own cloud ...
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Xbox Music only “matches” ~70% of the songs on most of my albums. How can I make it recognize the other songs?

When Xbox Music matches a song on my PC, it adds it to my "Xbox Music cloud". I can stream music from this cloud to all of my other devices. The problem is, it fails to match at least 2-3 on most of ...
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HP CM1415 scan to cloud or scan to email/FTP?

I'd like to have possibility to scan using HP CM1415fnw multifunction printer and send it automatically to cloud (e.g. Dropbox), email or FTP server. I've installed new firmware, which is described ...
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What characters are not allowed in SkyDrive file names?

I'm adding my music to SkyDrive, and a file failed to sync with this message: Error: This file name contains characters that aren't allowed. Resolution: Please change the file name so it doesn't ...
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Windows 8 Password Storing [closed]

I was wondering if someone could please shed some light on how Windows 8 stores password or if it does at all? I believe that Windows 8 has more cloud features and that it goes by your Windows Live ...
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Dropbox modification of file in 2 different places at once

Suppose I have a source code file in my dropbox which I have worked on from my desktop machine, and the version in my laptop is out-of-date because I haven't had internet access or the company proxy ...
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Can VMware run on top of a OpenStack VM?

Our project has resources on an OpenStack cloud and needs to run an application that according to the application developers 'can only run on VMware' until a future release which will also run on ...
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What's the fastest cloud sync for gazillions of small files? [closed]

I work on several different machines (office/home/laptop) and I like to have my whole development environment with me and in sync all the time. That enables me to be productive right away without ...
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How secure are public cloud services like Skydrive, Google Drive, Dropbox? [closed]

I'm using Skydrive, Google Drive, Dropbox in my daily work for temporary file sharing. About year ago, I lost all my private photos, videos, when my HDD totally stopped working. Now, I want to keep ...
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Good practices of creating redundant archive for long time cloud storage

I want to create digital archive of photos, documents and other imporant stuff to store in the cloud (likely Amazon Glacier). Preferably one year per archive, up to 10 gigabytes each. I want to make ...
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What are the relation and difference between a “personal cloud,” NAS, and RAID?

I just heard the name "personal cloud." Someone said if I know the technology, then I can build a personal cloud for myself. But I googled the name, and there seems not a definition for that thing. ...
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Cross-platform file synchronisation methods

Within a cross operating system network containing different versions of Windows Clients (Win98, NT, Windows 7) and a Linux file server I would like to sync folders. There are two limitations: 1) ...
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How does Panda Cloud Antivirus work? [closed]

The question is simple, How does Panda Cloud Antivirus work? I mean how can it detect an infected file without having an offline database or sending the actual file to be checked by a remote server?
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A Cloud OS to Install on my Windows Server

Wondering if anyone has any experience or knowledge of some good, free, potentially open-source, cloud/Web Operating Systems that I can install and host on my own personal 2K8 R2 Server at home?
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What is “Ubuntu Server for Cloud”?

What is "Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS for Cloud"? http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud Is this the right server edition to download if I wish to configure a web-based file server? What is the ...
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httpd on CentOS resolving only the first VirtualHost

I just got a new cloud server and while setting it up, I can access the web root by pointing my browser to the IP address of my server, but the domain names are still propagating so when I go to them, ...
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Amazon Cloud Reader – Download or Print

I purchased a book in Amazon and it added it to the kindle cloud. The cloud reader application was installed in Chrome running on Ubuntu. I downloaded the book for offline reading. My questions are ...
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Run VMware Player on CentOS 6

I am trying to run VMware Player on CentOS 6. I am stuck with the following issue after installing the VMware Player package. VMware Player fails to start and gives the following error message. ...
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How to Maintain a small differential Virtualbox hard drive

I am trying to use a virtualbox hard drive over several computers using dropbox (a popular cloud tool) synchronization. I assume no two machines will open the same drive at the same time. To reduce ...
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Screenshot to cloud in linux

Is there a program for linux that takes a screenshot, uploads it to the cloud and generates a link to share with friends? Meaning, does all that seamlessly, without having to save it to a file and ...
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thin client technology that does not require terminal services on Windows or simply runs on Linux [closed]

In our company we run a database-driven .NET application to perform our day-to-day activities. We currently use Citrix but it's way too expensive. We investigated other options like 2X, but we ...
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Chrome: uninstalled applications keep coming back

Every time I uninstall an application or extension from Chrome, it keeps coming back. I use Chrome on several computers, and apparently uninstalling an application from a computer doesn't spread the ...
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Unix and Cloud Computing

I have had this question for a long time. The "new" thing now is cloud computing. Files stored online, processing done on other machines online etc etc.. I have been working on a project for a while, ...
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Send files between two online servers?

Is there a tool which I can user to send files between two remote servers? For example, I have hosting at hostgator and I create a directory there. Then I use that tool to send files from some other ...
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Timed/Periodical automatic uploads to DropBox?

I'm wondering if there are any tools/apps out that allow you to; select a specific set of files/folders -> select a specific time (every 3 hours for example) -> automatically upload/sync the selected ...
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Virtual machines with failover setup

We have three servers and our plan is to run a number of virtual machines on them in such manner, that if one of the nodes blow up, we can either quickly or seamlessly get a spare running on another ...
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Cloud storage provider lost my data. How to back up next time?

What do you do when cloud storage fails you? First, some background. A popular cloud storage provider (rhymes with Booger Link) damaged a bunch of my data. Getting it back was an uphill battle with ...
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Azure Storage for Mac?

Can anyone recommend a good Azure Storage Explorer for Mac? I downloaded CyberDuck but does not seem to connect to Azure at all. For some reason it puts an @ character in the URL. eg. ...
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Background Backup App for Mac to SFTP Server

I am looking an app for my Mac that can backup in the background (such as Backblaze or CrashPlan) that will backup over SFTP, rsync, or scp (I'm using DreamHost's 50GB of personal backups). ...
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Secure shared drive services in “the cloud”

I've been trying to find a secure method of storing files for an organisation that's distributed around the globe. I'm aware of DropBox et al but haven't found anything that has solid security, with ...
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Is it possible to sync my dictionary like I do my bookmarks and preferences?

Modern browsers allow me to keep important things like passwords, bookmarks, etc. synced up in 'The Cloud'. I mainly use Firefox and Chrome. However, I'm unaware of a way to sync the changes I've ...
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Why do I get a certificate error trying to setup a Ubuntu Cloud?

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu cloud on my home network - I've been following this guide. When I arrived at STEP 6: Install an image from the store PART 3: Click on the Store tab I get the following ...
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Any online long term Archival Soultions? [closed]

I am looking for a long term archival solution on the cloud, what I need is to archive some files that I don't need to access often but also don't want to keep around on local disks. These are files ...
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What is OpenStack? And how can it be used?

What is OpenStack? I have tried to understand what OpenStack is but I can't penetrate the shield of marketing buzz words that surrounds everything that is called "the cloud". I would be happy if ...
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Run a Virtual Machine inside a Rackspace Cloud Server?

Is it possible to run some semblance of a Virtual Machine (perhaps not something as comprehensive as VMWare / VirtualBox, but something like User-Space Linux) inside of a Rackspace Cloud Virtual ...
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Cloud computing vs file sharing websites?

When it comes to Cloud Computing, I always get in trouble to understand the difference between Cloud computing file sharing vs. File sharing services offered by 4shared, Rapidshare, etc. Can ...