Use Linux to Build Your Own Dropbox

If you want to build your own Dropbox-like syncing and backup service with some open source software. Tech hacking blog Fak3r outlines the process and what you’ll need: At least two machines, one to be the server and one to be the client Some open source software: OpenSSH, rsync, and lsyncd The process involves some…… Continue reading Use Linux to Build Your Own Dropbox

Hacking an HP Media Vault Pro for RSYNC

Image via Wikipedia I have a number of HP Media Vault Pro, MV5150s, which I purchased to provide classroom storage at a low cost.  These are MV2, Series 2 Media Vault servers, and the instructions that follow are specific to this series only.  They work great, and I have begun to use them daily with…… Continue reading Hacking an HP Media Vault Pro for RSYNC