Best free cloud storage service for data with Linux support

If you want good storage with great synchronization support for Linux, you can try any of the following cloud storage services for your data:

Dropbox (2 GB free) Copy.com (15 GB free) mega.co.nz (50 GB free) SpiderOak (2 GB free)

The above 3 are very popular and have Linux Synchronization clients that make it easy . . . → Read More: Best free cloud storage service for data with Linux support

How to open and use Google Drive in Linux using google-drive-ocamlfuse

Google has till date not released a Linux client for Google Drive. Result, we are dependent on 3rd party tools or applications to access Google Drive from Linux. There are a few solutions like:

Grive InSync google-drive-ocamlfuse

Of the above, InSync is a paid software available for about US$ 10, that solves all problems with . . . → Read More: How to open and use Google Drive in Linux using google-drive-ocamlfuse

How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox

You can encrypt data locally on your computer using encfs. Although our ultimate goal is to move the data encrypted to dropbox and to be able to read it on our Android device.

Install Dropbox on your Linux computer before you proceed with the instructions below.

Open a terminal window in Linux.

Create the encrypted . . . → Read More: How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox

Which online data storage service should you use?

With advent of users having multiple devices and the need to consolidate data in a single place for it to be available on all those devices, online cloud storage services like Dropbox, Wuala, Google Drive, Skydrive, Box, etc have come up. I have only considered the free services.

Each of these services has their own . . . → Read More: Which online data storage service should you use?

Install QuickOffice on your Android device and get 15 GB of Google Drive space

Google acquired QuickOffice. Now they are offering 15 GB of Google Drive space if you install QuickOffice on your android device. This lets you use Google’s Office products like Google Doc, Calc, etc and also gives you space on the cloud on Google Drive.

Use Wuala to store encrypted data

http://www.wuala.com is a free cloud storage service that offers 5gb of space to users. I was looking for something good that would have cross-platform personal file sharing capability with encryption. Obviously, the encryption had to be real good and secure and under my full control. Main advantage wuala does not take your encryption keys or . . . → Read More: Use Wuala to store encrypted data

Free Online Storage – Cloud Storage Service Providers

Visit this link http://www.cloudsider.com/en/free-online-storage-reviews.html to evaluate the right free on line storage space service provider for yourself. With many people now having many devices that are capable of accessing the internet and their need to access common data across them all, the only way to ensure that is using an on line storage space service.

. . . → Read More: Free Online Storage – Cloud Storage Service Providers

How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux

You can encrypt a single local folder on your computer using EncFS. EncFS will encrypt your data as you create it. Therefore, it requires 2 folders – one to hold the encrypted data and one to hold the decrypted data.

This method can be used on a Ubuntu or Fedora desktop to synchronize only encrypted . . . → Read More: How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux

How to split a large file in Linux using split command

At times, very large files need to be split into smaller fragments and then re-assembled. To split a file, open a terminal window in Linux and enter the following command: $ split -b 1000K largefile <enter>

where: largefile is the file to be split. 1000K means you want to split the file with each chunk . . . → Read More: How to split a large file in Linux using split command

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