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kb:linux:cloudstorage [2015/01/18 16:19]
Allen Smith + copy.com
kb:linux:cloudstorage [2016/01/13 20:35] (current)
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 ====== Cloud Storage Services for Linux ====== ====== Cloud Storage Services for Linux ======
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 +<​note>​**Please Note:** These instructions **"​just work"​** for Mint 17 Xfce. I'll update this page to provide any additional instructions as I use these on other Linux Desktops and Distributions.</​note>​ 
 +\\ 
 ===== Copy.com by Barracuda Networks ===== ===== Copy.com by Barracuda Networks =====
  
-==== Copy.com References ====+==== Copy.com ​Linux App References ====
   * [[https://​techlib.barracuda.com/​COPY/​DesktopSystems | Barracuda Copy on Desktop Systems]] ... go down to the **Install on Linux (Ubuntu)** section   * [[https://​techlib.barracuda.com/​COPY/​DesktopSystems | Barracuda Copy on Desktop Systems]] ... go down to the **Install on Linux (Ubuntu)** section
   * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​06/​install-copycom-client-in-ubuntu-or.html | Install Copy.com Client In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Via PPA (Cloud File Storage, Sync And Sharing Platform)]]   * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​06/​install-copycom-client-in-ubuntu-or.html | Install Copy.com Client In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Via PPA (Cloud File Storage, Sync And Sharing Platform)]]
-    * I **cannot** recommend using a "​**Community Member**"​ PPA. (Not from the organization,​ or one of the developers) 
     * The Referral Bonus and Free Company Account information in the webupd8 article are **out of date**, and thus wrong!     * The Referral Bonus and Free Company Account information in the webupd8 article are **out of date**, and thus wrong!
       * There now is a **maximum of 25GB** of extra space from referral bonuses       * There now is a **maximum of 25GB** of extra space from referral bonuses
       * Apparently there also are no more Free Company Accounts. (Listed account prices start at $899/year for 10 users)       * Apparently there also are no more Free Company Accounts. (Listed account prices start at $899/year for 10 users)
 +  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​06/​fix-copycom-indicator-menu-for-ubuntu.html | Fix Copy.com Indicator Menu For Ubuntu 14.04 Or 13.10 [Updated With Monochrome Icon Fixes] ]]
 +
 +<​note>​I **cannot** recommend using a "​**Community Member**"​ PPA. (a Software Repository that is **not** from either the organization or a developer writing that application.) So these instructions are instead based on the instructions provided by Barracuda Networks.</​note>​
 +
  
 ==== Copy.com Personal Account Referral Bonus ==== ==== Copy.com Personal Account Referral Bonus ====
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   * Otherwise, the below link can be used to get 20GB when you sign-up. (15GB for signing up + 5GB for the referral bonus.)\\ https://​copy.com?​r=0ojujY   * Otherwise, the below link can be used to get 20GB when you sign-up. (15GB for signing up + 5GB for the referral bonus.)\\ https://​copy.com?​r=0ojujY
  
-==== Install on Linux (Ubuntu) ==== +==== Install ​Copy.com App on (Ubuntu) ​Linux ==== 
-(A lightly edited version from the above reference link ... what I use with Mint 17 Xfce)+(A lightly edited version from the above reference link ... which I use with Mint 17 Xfce) 
 +<note important>​ 
 +**If the Copy.com App is already installed**,​ then do the following before downloading & installing a newer version: 
 +  * press ALT-F2 (the ALT key and the F2 key), then type in the following command:<​code>​killall CopyAgent</​code>​ 
 +</​note>​ 
  
   - Go to https://​www.copy.com/​install,​ and download the Barracuda Copy app for Linux.\\ \\    - Go to https://​www.copy.com/​install,​ and download the Barracuda Copy app for Linux.\\ \\ 
   - Open a terminal.   - Open a terminal.
   - Change to your Downloads folder.<​code>​cd Downloads</​code>​   - Change to your Downloads folder.<​code>​cd Downloads</​code>​
-  - Extract the binaries. (substitute the actual file name for %%<copy file>%%)<​code>​tar xvf <copy file></​code>​+  - Extract the binaries. (substitute the actual file name for ''​<copy file>''​)\\ **Hint:** For the file name, try using **''​copy_''​** then the **Tab key**. (if multiple names match, type a few more letters and hit **Tab** again)<​code>​tar xvf <copy file></​code>​
   - Change to the Barracuda Copy directory.<​code>​cd copy</​code>​   - Change to the Barracuda Copy directory.<​code>​cd copy</​code>​
   - Depending on your system, change to the directory for the 32-bit or 64-bit installation.   - Depending on your system, change to the directory for the 32-bit or 64-bit installation.
     * For **32-bit** Linux systems<​code>​cd x86</​code>​     * For **32-bit** Linux systems<​code>​cd x86</​code>​
     * For **64-bit** Linux systems<​code>​cd x86_64</​code>​     * For **64-bit** Linux systems<​code>​cd x86_64</​code>​
-  - Run CopyAgent.<​code>​./​CopyAgent</​code>​+  - Run CopyAgent.<​code>​./​CopyAgent ​--installOverlay</​code>​Or if **reinstalling** (a newer version of) the Copy.com Application try<​code>​./​CopyAgent --installOverlay &</​code>​
   - When the Barracuda Copy app launches, enter your Copy.com account **User Email** and **Password**.   - When the Barracuda Copy app launches, enter your Copy.com account **User Email** and **Password**.
   - Click Login\\ \\    - Click Login\\ \\ 
   - Click **Continue** to create the **Copy** folder in your home directory, **OR** click **Select a Different Folder** if you want to sync another folder with Barracuda Copy.\\ \\    - Click **Continue** to create the **Copy** folder in your home directory, **OR** click **Select a Different Folder** if you want to sync another folder with Barracuda Copy.\\ \\ 
-  - Click **Continue** to download all your existing files to this computer, **OR** click **Choose Files to Sync** if you want to select which files and folder to download.\\ \\ +  - Click **Continue** to download all your existing files to this computer, **OR** click **Choose Files to Sync** if you want to select which files and folder to download. 
 + 
 +===== Mega.co.nz ===== 
 + 
 +==== Mega.co.nz Linux App References ==== 
 +  * [[https://​mega.co.nz/#​sync!linux | Mega Sync Client]] ... "Easy automated syncing between your computers and your Mega cloud drive"​ 
 +  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​09/​download-megasync-for-linux-desktops.html | Download MEGAsync For Linux Desktops (MEGA.co.nz Linux Sync Client)]]
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