Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Mar 2010 17:57 UTC, submitted by hotice
In the News There is an ongoing discussion on a Gnome mailing list which points out that Gnome and KDE might collaborate for a new project: a FLOSS alternative to Dropbox. The Gnome and KDE approach is more towards an collaboration tool, but which is very close to Dropbox. The DE independent FLOSS Dropbox alternative idea came because Google Summer of Code is approaching and both Gnome and KDE have a collaboration tool on their list.
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RE: correction
by Delgarde on Tue 23rd Mar 2010 20:11 UTC in reply to "correction"
Delgarde
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The stories reefers to the ownCloud project we started at KDE at this years Camp KDE conference in January.
The idea is a complete cloud solution which runs on you own server or desktop or can be hosted by a provider.


The aim, I guess, being to standardise this kind of thing, so a user can sign up with any provider, and just configure their desktop with a URL and authentication details? And of course, to allow anyone to *be* a provider?

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