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iFolder, Great for Fans of Dropbox, Source Code, and Lots of Control

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For the past few weeks, off and on, I've heard some low-level, excited buzzing about iFolder. What is it? Think of it as an open source Dropbox service that lives on your servers under your jurisdiction, with a few added perks.

iFolder isn't new, per se, but it hasn't seen an updated source code release since 2007. Late last week, Novell, which sponsors the iFolder project, announced that iFolder 3.7.2 client and server packages -- as well as source code -- were available for download. The new release runs on Mac, Windows (including Vista) and Linux 32- and 64- bit environments. The push is now on to keep iFolder a very community-driven initiative.

A major component of that push centers on packaging --

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iFolder needs mono :(

> What is it? Think of it as an open source Dropbox service that lives
> on your servers under your jurisdiction, with a few added perks.

iFolder is built on Mono, which I won't use. I went looking for info on iFolder for my Debian system but once I learned that it requires Mono, I was over it.

re: iFolder

That will teach em. No need to use software that actually works because of some self-delusional pseudo-religious crapola.

Its not an attempt to 'teach

Its not an attempt to 'teach them' anything; Free Software will happen with or without me. I just don't trust MS enough to want Mono apps on my system.

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