[lug] large file management

Quentin Hartman qhartman at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 16:52:22 MDT 2014

BitTorrent Sync is cool looking, but since it's not OSS and requires using
their service which may or may not remain free, it gives me the heebs a


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 4:38 PM, Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Davide Del Vento
> <davide.del.vento at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a large number of fairly large files (spoiler alert: the
> > digital pictures of a lifetime). The collection is growing, mostly but
> > not only by append. I have three copies onsite, and would like to add
> > a forth copy offsite. Two of the copies are actively edited
> > (occasionally, but the frequency doesn't matter), and often appended.
> > The third (and forth) copy is just for backup.
> What about Bittorrent Sync? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitTorrent_Sync
> I haven't used it myself, but it seems to be the thing these days.
> I believe there's another one that lately came out and I heard good
> things about. Let me see if I can find it. AeroFS is it.
> https://www.aerofs.com/
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