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Re: Alternative to Apple's TimeCapsule for Linux?

From: Zoltan Hoppar <hopparz_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 19 2011 - 10:17:34 GMT
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Hi,

I think your companion is called Sparkleshare.

Check it out, http://sparkleshare.org/

HTH,

Zoltan

2011/10/19 n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 <n2xssvv.g02gfr12930@ntlworld.com>:
> On 19/10/11 10:04, Manuel Escudero wrote:
>> Hi There, today I was watching some videos and reading some information
>> about the Apple's Time Capsule, wich simply is an external HDD with some
>> ethernet and USB ports behind but the most important WiFi support....
>>
>> In a few words it's a router with a 2TB HDD inside XD...
>> The prupouse of this thing is function as a mini-server
>> to backup you macs with a software called time machine,
>> share printers within the net and all that fun stuff...
>>
>> Deja-Dup does what Time Machine Does, but I was wondering
>> what kind of device can replace the Apple's Time Capsule and
>> be fully compatible with Linux?
>>
>> As far as I investigated, there are only 3 devices of this type:
>>
>> - Apple Time Capsule - http://www.apple.com/timecapsule/
>>
>> - ClickFree Wireless - http://www.clickfree.com/products_c3.php
>>
>> - LaCie Wireless Space - http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?id=10520
>>
>> Does anyone of you have experience using one of these devices on Linux?
>>
>> or if not,
>>
>> Wich device is a good alternative if I want functionallity like this?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --
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>>
>>
>
> I have achieved much, if not all that functionality with a wireless
> router and a ReadyNAS Duo. The best part is the 2 HDDs in the ReadyNAS
> are in a Raid configuration providing even better backup security. OK,
> it's not as simple as a MAC, but that's part of the joy of using Linux,
> learning how to configure things yourself. So I know that my wireless
> LAN is secured with AES encryption and access restrictions using secure
> passwords, (I don't even remember them), which are held in a local kwallet.
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