We’ve outlined a few things you can do when goes down , but if you want to take a more extreme approach you can roll your own -like syncing and 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 work and command line know-how, but it’s all pretty straightforward. We think Dropbox is awesome, but if you want a DIY method you should definitely check out Fak3r’s instructions .

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How to Make Your Own Open Source, Dropbox-like Sync and Backup Service [Sync]