Pcloud cloud storage

asked 2018-09-05 23:34:12 +0200

johanh gravatar image

Has anyone considered pcloud support in Sailfish? As Dropbox now dropped support for any other filesystem than unencrypted ext4 on linux, I have now switched to pcloud on my linux PCs.

https://www.dropboxforum.com/t5/Syncing-and-uploads/Dropbox-client-warns-me-that-it-ll-stop-syncing-in-Nov-why/m-p/290058#M42250

https://www.pcloud.com/

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There is a linux command line client that I also compiled for my PC:

https://github.com/pcloudcom/console-client (actually used this fork, because the original doesn't compile on Fedora https://github.com/plague-doctor/console-client)

API SDK is available:

https://pcloud.github.io/

johanh ( 2018-09-06 10:38:34 +0200 )edit

Just some info about pCloud. It is Swiss based. There is also end-to-end encryption available (in the paid subscription). Supposedly they have big customers like BMW and Coca-Cola. The features for linux clients are well regarded: https://www.cloudwards.net/cloud-storage-for-linux/ (winner in comparison).

johanh ( 2018-09-06 10:43:29 +0200 )edit

As Jolla does not even provide webdav I would not expect them to provide any other cloud provider beyond the major services. It's a shame, as I use SailfishOS to keep some control over my data the push their users to use data-greedy services.

jollajo ( 2018-09-06 18:25:31 +0200 )edit

Webdav? I'm grateful they don't support things like that.

johanh ( 2018-09-06 18:33:49 +0200 )edit
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As far as I know, webav is the only standardised protocol for file access via http. It may not be very efficient, beyond that, do you know a better _standardised_ protocol? What else is wrong with webdav?

jollajo ( 2018-09-06 18:37:01 +0200 )edit