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deul [Installation of desktop sync tool]
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 It is possible to connect to multiple OwnCloud servers, eg the institute server and SurfDrive. make sure you specify different local directories,​ unless of course you want to sync the same content to multiple locations. ​ It is possible to connect to multiple OwnCloud servers, eg the institute server and SurfDrive. make sure you specify different local directories,​ unless of course you want to sync the same content to multiple locations. ​
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-Also make sure you choose a local directory that is not on your home disk, to avoid quota issues when downloading files.+Also make sure you choose a local directory that is not on your home disk, to avoid quota issues when downloading files. This can be done from the OwnCloud interface by specifying a local data disk directory (like /​data2/​mysyncdir).
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 Using OwnCloud as a backup tool for your Linux home is not recommended,​ at least not directly; in order to be compatible with multiple operating systems and apps, OwnCloud doesn'​t handle file names starting with dots properly, and file anmes also don't always appear to be fully case-sensitive,​ and permissions are not preserved either. Of course you can create a file backup (e.g. tar.gz or zip) of your home, in a location you sync with ownCloud in order to have a remote backup which will preserver special filenames and permissions. Using OwnCloud as a backup tool for your Linux home is not recommended,​ at least not directly; in order to be compatible with multiple operating systems and apps, OwnCloud doesn'​t handle file names starting with dots properly, and file anmes also don't always appear to be fully case-sensitive,​ and permissions are not preserved either. Of course you can create a file backup (e.g. tar.gz or zip) of your home, in a location you sync with ownCloud in order to have a remote backup which will preserver special filenames and permissions.
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