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Is there any option to use Amazon Cloud Drive from terminal (Linux)?

I've been using http://rclone.org/ with much success. I find it quite mature and robust. It also includes bandwidth throttling that works! Edit: Please note that this is no longer the case. Amazon ...
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How to prevent a folder from being synced on OneDrive?

The article Exclude files and extensions from syncing to OneDrive – via Group Policies, by a Microsoft employee on May 5, 2021, describes this undocumented method, which is quite recent in Windows. ...
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How to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file?

How cloud synching works OneDrive support replied & told me they don't support encrypted files (i.e. they use date & file name to detect changes, not file contents \ hash). I've logged a ...
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change default mount point of pcloud

You don't need to create a new user as @jmbraben suggested: Changing the HOME variable is enough. First set up pcloud's "home" dir: mkdir ~/.pcloud_home cd ~/.pcloud_home # Ensure pcloud sees the ...
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How can I save automatically my files to OneDrive or Google Drive without store in my computer?

This method will allow you to accomplish what you require without installing additional software. You can upload files to OneDrive without even having the OneDrive application installed or enabled. I ...
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Are files encrypted by BitLocker also encrypted after backup to OneDrive?

BitLocker is a full disk encryption feature, which means that your drive or volume is encrypted as a whole, not individual files. If you move or copy a file away from that encrypted drive, it is no ...
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Can you force a single folder/file to sync with OneDrive?

That's quite a moving target with the changes in the OneDrive itself, yet - what works for me is to restart it - this forces a sync op (YMMV though). Two simple commands in cmd/batch file: %...
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change default mount point of pcloud

I'm not comfortable having the mount sitting in my home directory and also wish to move it. The best way I came up with was to create a user account on the system and log into pcloud via this user ...
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How to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file?

The solution to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file Herewith in English. I use the latest version 1.19 of Veracrypt In Veracrypt setting, you have to put the "Preserve ...
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Is there any option to use Amazon Cloud Drive from terminal (Linux)?

There is a command line program called drivesink: https://github.com/caseymrm/drivesink https://drivesink.appspot.com/ For GUI there is now Boxcryptor: https://www.boxcryptor.com/en/blog/...
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Google Workspace Shared Drives - Permission problems in Drive for Desktop but not web interface

This is a limitation of the "Contributor" permission in Google Drive for desktop. This Workspace article calls out: In Google Drive for desktop or files in the Chrome OS Files app, ...
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Is it possible to automatically sync or schedule backup from windows desktop to Amazon cloud drive?

GoodSync is an awesome program for that. I've been using it for years and currently use it to backup to my unlimited Amazon Cloud Drive. It's not free but reasonably priced. GoodSync synchronizes ...
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Is it possible to automatically sync or schedule backup from windows desktop to Amazon cloud drive?

odrive supports syncing to/from various cloud storage services, including Amazon Cloud Drive. I've found it to be a decent piece of software, though the CPU usage is a bit high at times on my Windows ...
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Why does Dropbox use so much memory on Linux?

According to https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/144 Want more details? Dropbox stores metadata on your files in RAM to prevent constant and expensive database lookups while syncing. The metadata ...
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how to download dropbox files using wget command?

Saw this question and thought this may help someone trying to download many files at once. Here's a small Windows CMD/Batch script you can use. It can easily be adjusted to work under a Bash shell (...
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change default mount point of pcloud

Please refer to CLI version of pCloud client. It is a command-line program with no user interface. Mount point can be specified as a parameter for the daemon command.
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Window freezes on opening cloud files

I found, after contacting Microsoft Support and our help desk to no avail, that the issue was with iCloud Drive. As long as I was trying to access files, if I had iCloud Drive downloaded and signed ...
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Portable Dropbox/Google Drive

Use DropboxPortableAHK. The beta version (v1.6.8.14) works with the more recent versions of Dropbox.
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Mac Time Machine + Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Azure blob storage is less than ideal for this purpose; as others have implied you would need to store all of the file system metadata on your own. These days, though, the "Azure Files" ...
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Is it possible to automatically sync or schedule backup from windows desktop to Amazon cloud drive?

Saw Heavyd's comment, don't know how supporting Amazon Cloud Drive was in 2014 when you posted, but I checked it and CloudBerry for sure do now. To be exact, here's a direct link to CloudBerry for ...
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Can I build a consumer grade personal cloud?

Assuming you are tech-savvy enough to weigh the pros and cons of the various bits of hardware and software and are comfortable troubleshooting the kind of issues a self-built solution might have, ...
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Exclude folders from "Photos & Videos" in Amazon Cloud Drive?

This came in from Amazon: Hello, At this time, we do not have an option to exclude other folders appearing in Photos & Videos section of the Cloud Drive website. I understand, this do ...
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Can you force a single folder/file to sync with OneDrive?

The most easy way that worked for me was to open the onedrive location in browser, open the local PC folder in File explorer, drag and drop the files you want from the file explorer into the onedrive ...
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Can you force a single folder/file to sync with OneDrive?

This isn't as efficient as a built-in feature could be, but Microsoft isn't interested in helping out... So, here's the brute force method. Right-click the folder/file and select "Free up space" Wait ...
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change default mount point of pcloud

I asked pCloud feedback Other Questions and got same day response #125269: Thank you for reaching out to pCloud's Technical Support. Unfortunately, it's not possible to change that. I also asked ...
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change default mount point of pcloud

In case you do not want to run the pcloud app neither, but only want to mount the drive, then rclone provides a good solution based on FUSE. Just run rclone config to configure the remote directory ...
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How to make files across several computers synchronized in a consistent and near real time manner?

You ask for more resiliency and performance. In this case, the public cloud-based solutions might not be your way to go with (IaaS, PaaS). A private cloud works this way allowing you have the full ...
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What is the way to share files with somebody using only cloud storage and a phone number?

You can use YellKey to generate a short-lived human-friendly alias to the sharing link. YellKeys use real English words, so they are harder to get wrong than randomly generated IDs. YellKeys live up ...
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How to prevent a folder from being synced on OneDrive?

I recently had to do this exact thing. Temporarily move your local files to a non-OneDrive location, allow OneDrive to sync the empty folder to the cloud Use Settings -> Backup -> Manage ...
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OneDrive SMB access

The long and short: No. No, OneDrive does not support SMB or anything like that. Now, you could certainly create some “proxy” that does the translation. BUT there is a bit of a problem with the type ...
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