How to create your own cloud with Linux
Oct 03, 2011, 14:02 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)
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"We've prodded cloud computing from a technical point of view
several times but, from a user's perspective, it's a lot more than
your always-available hard drive on the internet. It's omnipresent
across platforms and, with the proliferation of smartphones, even
"Apple created a lot of buzz when it announced its iCloud
service earlier this year. It's designed to enable users to store
content so it's accessible from all of their devices.
"Guess what? With Linux you can do it better. In the following
article we'll show you how to harness the power of the cloud to
access all types of data stored on remote services on your devices
- from Chrome on your office laptop running Ubuntu, to Firefox on
your Fedora desktop at home, to your Android mobile phone."