[FoRK] Re: Automatic File Backup services - USB PC
<bkdelong at pobox.com> on
Fri Mar 30 14:20:28 PDT 2007
I can take advertising. I'm just surprised there's not a more seamless
app to do such a sync
On 3/30/07, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> It's perfectly doable, but not for free. Enough advertising, perhaps.
> Much better than a USB key would be a USB computer. I have one of
> those, running Linux and having a fingerprint reader, at home that I've
> been looking for a good project for. I might be persuaded that this
> kind of app would be good.
> B.K. DeLong wrote:
> > Subject not pithy enough to break spam filters? Or is this a silent
> > statement that current free/OS backup services suck?
> > On 3/29/07, B.K. DeLong <bkdelong at pobox.com> wrote:
> >> Finally gotten to the point of traveling with a USB key encrypted by
> >> TrueCrypt running Portable Apps. It get lost or taken, no
> >> problem....fully encrypted Firefox, Filezilla, GAIM, PasswordSafe etc.
> >> However, lose key then data lost. I don't want localized backup. I'd
> >> love to find a service that is similar to Google Synch. I open
> >> Firefox, it synchs with Google Sync encrypting and sending over all my
> >> history, cookies, and bookmarks. I close it, it resyncs
> >> I want to do the same with my 1GB TrueCrypt file that contains all my
> >> portable apps. That way if the key goes corrupt, gets lost, stolen
> >> etc, I just pull it down off the server onto a new key.
> >> I know there's been a slew of free file hosting services but anything
> >> with this feature? It certainly would be the Trifecta in my portable,
> >> secure apps.
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