Mandriva Desktop 2011 PowerSync Client
Seems like every outfit is offering a cloud service. If you are using Mandriva Linux, and expect to upgrade to the soon-to-be-released Mandriva Desktop 2011, you will have access to one that you may use to store all or some of the contents of your home folder.
The service is in beta mode, but you may sign up for a temporary account. By default, there is an icon for it, called Client PowerSync, in the systray. This is the service’s signup page. Just to see what it is looks like from the inside, I assigned up.
The login credentials are temporary. Can I use them to login successfully?
Nope. Login failure. Don’t know why.
But that did not stop the client from working. This is the Settings page. By default, syncing is manual, but you may set it to sync automatically at preset intervals. Also, by default, it is configured to sync your home folder, but you can change it to sync one or more folders. I think it is a cool service, but it is not for me. For stock images that I use in reviews and tutorials? May be. But for really personal data? Nope.
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