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    Awesome peice of software for Rclone

    I was looking for a GUI for rclone and found one. I am so happy for this software it has made working with rclone so much easier, and so far it has worked PERFECT. I love it!!!

    šŸ Competitors: CloudMounter, NetDrive
    šŸ‘ Pros:    Easy to use|Easy to use interface|Super simple
    šŸ‘Ž Cons:    No mac software
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  • The Cheapest NAS
    Its worth keeping this (from their readme) in mind though: > However, at present SSHFS does not have any active, regular contributors, and there are a number of known issues (see the bugtracker). Not that it is unusable or anything, it is still in widespread use, but I'd guess many assume it to be part of openssh and maintained with it, when it isn't. An interesting alternative might be, which... - Source: Hacker News / 16 days ago
  • 8 days downtime: Cloudflare r2 subscription bug ruins my business
    It's a hard lesson to learn like this, but it's a learning moment nonetheless. You don't rely on your provider to make backups for business-critical stuff like this, you need to manage it (and test!) it yourself. rclone[1] supports tons of storage providers. If you get access back and recover your business, start making backups onto other providers. [1] - Source: Hacker News / about 1 month ago
  • Supabase Storage: now supports the S3 protocol
    Rclone: a command-line program to manage files on cloud storage. - Source: / 3 months ago
  • World Backup Day
    They might have meant rclone: - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Ask HN: Best modern file transfer/synchronization protocol?
    Seconding rsync and syncthing. The server could expose an smb or nfs share, the client could mount it, and then sync to that mount. Rsync over ssh also works, if you do not want to run smb/nfs. This is also a cool tool - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Ask HN: How do you do personal backups in 2023? (Google and Dropbox issues)
    Rclone [1] to dropbox. Works since years without problems [1] - Source: Hacker News / 7 months ago
  • Which synchronization tool are you using together with the pCloud Crypto Folder?
    Rclone provides a special pCloud config option, which makes the setup straight forward. Rclone can encrypt the data it uploads with its own encryption but not with the pCloud encryption. Therefore it can only upload data to the unencrypted pCloud folders, not to the Crypto Folder. Source: 8 months ago
  • All I want for Christmas is
    The arkclone project impliments rclone in ArkOS to achieve cloud saves. Not yet built in to ArkOS yet, and not a lot of recent traction on the pull request to get it added, but it can be installed manually. Source: 7 months ago
  • INKY Frame + Raspberry Pi for a simple photo frame -- am I over my head?
    If you do plan to use Dropbox have a look at to get the files to the Pi. Source: 8 months ago
  • Transfer all files from Dropbox to Google Drive / current solution?
    If you don't mind CLI and routing data over your local PC then rclone does such jobs very well for free. You only needed to configure 2 remotes (DB, Goggle) and then do rclone sync DB: GD:. Source: 8 months ago
  • rsync is telling me "The source and destination cannot both be remote."
    You might look at using Rclone. Very likely available at a repository near you. Source: 8 months ago
  • Ask HN: Experience using your user's Google Drive instead of a database?
    Https:// is a very effective storage shim. You'd still want to limit supported backends to provide a smooth UX. There are binaries for the major OSs (including BSDs, Plan9, and Solaris). They have Android builds but they are not first class (yet). Unfortunately I do not see any support for iOS. - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • Configuring Pikapod to steam from Cloudflare
    I have not tried it, but my best guess would be to use something like rclone and remote mount Backblaze B2 as a local drive on a VM. I am considering to do the same actually once I get some free time. :). Source: 9 months ago
  • Spacedrive: Unify files from all your devices and clouds into one easy explorer
    What is the advantage of using Spacedrive over mounting the network disk with rclone ( and using any other file explorer? - Source: Hacker News / 9 months ago
  • Does Koofr offer zero knowledge encryption out of the box?
    "It is compatible with rclone. This means that you can download your encrypted files and decrypt them locally using the rclone command-line tool.". Source: 9 months ago
  • iCloud Drive silently deletes your content
    I use multiple cloud storage services for redundancy than periodically rsync from cloud storage to a local device for private, local backup using rclone[1] Iā€™m sure there are downsides but I like the benefit of passive image backup and periodic sync. 1 - - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Ask HN: Any Encrypted Notes Backup?
    Have you checked out rclone? Local encryption, targets almost any cloud storage provider, and open source. Syncthing might also be part of a solution to this with the Untrusted Devices feature [1]. 0: - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • Gcsfuse: A user-space file system for interacting with Google Cloud Storage
    Why not rclone? It was discussed here yesterday as a replacement for sshfs - and supports GCS as well as dozens more backends. - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • The Proton Drive Windows app is out!
    It's better not to start developing applications for Linux at all (because you have shown many times that this OS is not important to you), just make a decent and documented API. Then all linux people will just use Rclone. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Should I Upgrade my Synology DS920+
    I highly recommend checking out its game changing. I am able to mount my Cloud storage as a Physical Drive so Plex can directly stream content seammlessly. Regarding the cost lets just say its heavily discounted because of my Job. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Cloud backup
    I can't find anything other than using rclone through Termux, which looks like it can sync to NextCloud. Nearly all threads default to Syncthing, which is device-to-device. Readers, please comment if you know of something else. Source: about 1 year ago

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