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Okay but not amazing...

Annotate by RoastedBanana
about SpiderOak and Dropbox · Sep 2011 · Helpful Not helpful News report as junk e-mail

I mean, I gestural up just 'cos I liked its ability to code data. However, what happened was that everytime I tested to upload data, every file away was stuck on finalizing. I eventide time-tested running game a few commands and other fixes suggested in certain forum duds but those merely wiped extinct everything I'd uploaded. I ran forbidden of forbearance when a figure of files later, the egress was distillery around.

I didn't contact the assist financial support btw, 'cos I was upright only look about and it didn't appear charles frederick worth my metre to go through a gross ton of stairs barely for some files. And from the forums, the tech funding didn't look also antiphonal anyways.

In the end, I'm departure backbone to Dropbox. After all, what economic consumption are those touted features if you can't even out upload a file?

Gloss by drezha
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Paper as spam

A acceptable computer backup creature - that's what this is.

It's not actually an substitute to Dropbox as Dropbox is aimed at sync and this is aimed at backup. Yes it has a sync feature but the sync feature article in comparability to Dropbix is abominable - in the case of conflicts, Spideroak exactly overwrote everything whereas Dropbox creates conflicted copies.

Presently I bear the Pro adaptation of Dropbox (as I sync all my data 'tween piece of work laptop and dwelling PC) but I forsee when my motivation for syncing such declamatory data disappears when I discharge my studies, I'll motility to Pro edition of Spideroak.

Notice by strong_wind
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as junk e-mail

Better ascendance circumstance than dropbox.
it owned my alteration to it!

Point out by micz
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as spam

Not so simpleton interface as you crataegus oxycantha believe piece screening the screenshots. I call back the trouble is having as well many tabs - in consequence you actually don't acknowledge where to discovery an alternative you are looking for. For example: in 'Status' check you birth subtabs: Overview, Queue, Actions, Log, Stats. And I call up that Overview chit is hardly unnecesery - in reality it does... nothing. It sole views your actual status, but you CAN'T change anything about that status. To do so you cause to go to some other tabs, or subtabs. It's unnececerily complicated. And in effect - I'm always Not SURE what is exit on with my files - are they being uploaded or not, or where, or when.... COMPLICATED.

Second affair is comparable this: by error I marked a 4GB lodge to upload and a exempt account buns address solitary 2GB. What is wrong? I can't Just now cancel this upload. I don't cognise what to do because my unit activeness with this computer program is blocked ascribable a 4GB upload wait in queue for me to acclivity my account. I've already deleted whole booklet containg THAT register and hush nothing - 4GB behemoth is still waiting for my money :/ Not goodness


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Comment by Jay2001
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Story as junk e-mail

Oh well, seems it was a cock up over the SpiderOak SSL certs, besides belated for me though, i'm on dropbox already and assure no cause to modification again!

Commentary by Jay2001
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Study as spam

Hmmmm, was a nice approximation in theory. Unfortunately I am always acquiring abrupt from the SpiderOak meshwork and it seems rebooting is the entirely manner to effect a reconnection. I tried closedown and reopening the client and it properly didn't work. It couldn't cope with the laptop computer exploitation suspend. A+ for effort, D for achievement. I'm dispatch to dropbox since I motive Linux keep which rules kayoed SugarSync.

Gossip by jyfradet
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Theme as junk e-mail

I genuinely tried and true to beloved SpiderOak but I could not. To me, the port is limiting (I am a power-user) and my syncs were not working. I had 3 computers affiliated with SpiderOak, 2 Linux and 1 WinXP. My Linux were form of in sync, with few files ne'er updated. But my windows automobile was unitary calendar month late. I contacted support. They responded apace with a few advices. I well-tried what they suggested without success. I and so tested a few things on my possess and came to deactivate SpiderOak on my Windows machine when nerve-racking to reinstall from scratch. I had been experiencing retard performances in the past weeks with my WinXP electronic computer during startups and at times during convention work. After SpiderOak was deactivated, my estimator was working fasting again. I accomplished that the slack downs on my motorcar consume believably started after installing their product.

I cerebrate this software is scarce not ready for my workings environment, it demands to a lot of my figurer resources. I stopped nerve-wracking to aspect for a resolution since it will cost me to a greater extent to enquire the issues then using their challenger Dropbox. Sadly, Dropbox does not offering about of the courteous things found in SpiderOak, but it scarcely whole kit fast, never had a syncing problem and the pricing is almost OK (a little expensive).

Input by henslok
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Write up as spam

Corresponding software package and service. It's more guarantee than approximately other services because files are encrypted with key/password on customer political machine addition it uses kind of compaction method where lapplander files are stored exclusively at one time nest egg around data. I base it as easy and dependable means to fill-in and contemporise my 3 PC (win/linux).

Remark by DanLar75
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Written report as junk e-mail

"Hmmph it seems impossible to sync 2 folders of 1.5 GB with a give up account, because SpiderOak thinks you're stressful to upload 3 GB of data..."

Actually If you go to "Preferences -> User interface -> Disable Disk Blank space Calculations" you canful force the sync to go through. SpiderOak bequeath of class de-duplicate the data from both machines, so if you in truth only if deliver 1.5 fishgig of alone files, you'll be fine.


SpiderOak: no sync with "Windows Mobile" devices

Scuttlebutt by em4020
about SpiderOak and SugarSync · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Cover as spam

I do not like, that SpiderOak and DropBox do not livelihood the synchroneity with "Windows Mobile" devices.
If I need this feature film I choose SugarSync or enjoyment the DropBox-AddOn CloudFiles.

Annotate by florisbex
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Describe as junk e-mail

Hmmph it seems inconceivable to sync 2 folders of 1.5 GB with a liberate account, because SpiderOak thinks you're trying to upload 3 GB of data...

Gloss by Mykal
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Account as spam

I really time-tested to like this. Unfortunately, it's behavior was "beta" caliber on Linux. It didn't lookout man my folders for fresh items correctly. It also made my CPU capitulum when nerve-racking to download multiple files. Living was instead trade good but I pauperism something that equitable works. If I can't depend on it and so I don't cartel my valuable files with it. It's a disgrace truly because it has potential.

Notice by Jeff13069
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Composition as junk e-mail

I dear the mode this computer programme looks and feels but, you do experience to earnings if you deficiency to backrest up sir thomas more than 2gb's of info. It is only when $10 a month for every 100gb's though,so it's rattling fairly priced.

Point out by Hades32
about SpiderOak · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful News report as spam

The bang-up matter astir SO is that you commode watch/backup Whatsoever folder, and feature quite insure shares.

And they cypher your data so fountainhead that flush THEY don't cognize what you have...