How To Sync Your Windows & Mac Data With Windows Live Mesh

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Many users who use cloud storage services like Dropbox, have recently been concerned about security vulnerabilities that have surfaced, which can compromise their personal data. While many people use services like Dropbox because of the convenience they provide, Windows Live Mesh can be used as a viable alternative for synchronizing your folders between Windows and Mac OS X computers. In this post, I will provide you with a complete step Continue Reading →

Synchronize Applications Between Computers From Ubuntu Software Center

Among the many Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot enhancements, the most notable ones have come with the GUI interface and some external features, which I discussed in an earlier post. While most of the new features are quite easily identifiable, some great features may not be as noticeable as others. One such functionality is the application synchronization capability of Ubuntu 11.10 (via Ubuntu Software Center). This functionality allows you to identify, Continue Reading →

How To Sync QuickFox Notes Between Firefox And Thunderbird [Tip]

QuickFox Notes is a a multi-tab note taking extension for Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird. It uses the integrated bookmarks system or a single sqlite database to store notes. Therefore, if you already use a bookmarks synchronization add-on (such as: XMarks) or a file synchronization software (e.g: Dropbox, SugarSync, etc), your notes will be synchronized automatically. While quick note taking can be handy in Firefox, how about synchronizing Firefox notes Continue Reading →

Sync Or Mirror Folders To Create Windows Backup With MetroBackup

MetroBackUp is an open source software for synchronization and mirroring folders. It works in three different modes, namely, Mirror Reference Directory, Mirror Reference Directory (without deleting files) and Synchronization. The first allows copying files from one folder to another, the second can be used to make sure that the source folder’s files are not deleted, whereas, the third option allows synchronizing data to and from the selected folders’. Metrobackup can Continue Reading →

Sparkleshare Syncs Files To Github, Gnome Project & Personal Server [Linux, Mac]

Many developers use project hosting services like GitHub to share codes for their software and to interact with other developers to collaborate for enhancing their developed modules. Such websites allow developers to upload their source codes and software packages to provide them with a software and code distribution platform. Sparkleshare is a desktop tool for synchronizing project files with Github, Gitorious, Gnome Project or with a personal server. This open Continue Reading →