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Life is Better With a Dropbox

Jul 27, 2009, 16:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by William Masopust)

[ Thanks to William Masopust for this link. ]

"I have Dropbox synchronize files between three computers. The first computer is a self-built PC running Ubuntu 9.04 (Linux). The second computer is an iMac runnin OS X Leopard (10.5). The third computer is a Dell running Windows Vista. The installation was consistent and easy across all three systems. Once each of the three systems were set up (they weren't set up at the same time), it was a matter of seconds before they were hard at work synchronizing the files in my Dropbox folder. As predicted, when the sync was complete, the small notification informed me that my files were successfully synced. After that, I was able to access and change those files on any of the three systems without a hint of trouble. (A note to make here is that Dropbox was the best online data synchronization/backup service that worked as easily with Linux as it does with Windows and OS X. I'm a Linux user, so this was quite important for me. I greatly appreciate it when companies include the Linux community in their user base. For that, I will give Dropbox my highest recommendation for Linux users.)"

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