Install ownCloud on a Mac Mini Server

So, I now have my own cloud storage solution!  I installed an ownCloud server on my colocated Mac Mini in Atlanta today. The install process is super easy on a mac: Create a website using server use https if possible allow .htaccess in advanced settings Download ownCloud server for mac (http://owncloud.org/support/install/) Unzip and untar the … Continue Reading

I’ve gone overboard…

And landed directly in the clouds. In the process of cleaning up unused docs & apps on my Mac I noticed something rather peculiar.  My virtual stuff is EVERYWHERE!!! I probably have over 20 cloud and/or storage solutions: Dropbox (for quick access to files) Sugarsync (for gigs and gigs of free storage to backup my … Continue Reading

SugarSync, and why I love it!

Ever since my last boss lost all of his important data I’ve been a bit “obsessed” with backing up all of my important data. Much to the chagrin of my wife, I’ve built my own personal cloud and now have a 4 site backup with over 5TB of storage to prevent my most important data … Continue Reading

How-to: Update Dropbox Website Indices with pyndexer

pyndexer is a python script to automatically index all of your public dropbox folders and place the index files in your dropbox. Like This.  This allows you to create a web-based file directory for users to view your dropbox files instead of having to know the exact URL of a file. First off, this how-to … Continue Reading

Sync Safari Bookmarks between Mac and PC (Windows) with Dropbox

If you are a Safari user through and through on Macs and PCs, there’s a simple way to sync bookmarks between the two using dropbox. Requirements Dropbox installed on both Mac OS X and Windows 7 and using the same account Internet connectivity on all computers.. 🙂 Here are the steps: On your Mac Quit … Continue Reading