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Windows Live Mesh goes live without support for Linux

Mar 01, 2011, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Julie Bort)

"I have Windows Live and would use the sync tool except for the fact that I need to sync documents between my work Windows 7 computer, my "family room" Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat PC and with some other buddies some of which also use Linux. One of my favorite cloud apps is Windows Live Skydrive, which lets you store any kind of document in the cloud and access it from any other browser, even Firefox running on the Linux Ubuntu PC. I routinely upload Office files from work there and can edit them in the browser on the Linux machine at home.

"But synch? It relies on Mesh for the sync function which doesn't support Ubuntu. So if I really need to make sure I have the file, Internet connection or not, Dropbox it is."

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