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What are the upstart events to monitor to attach/detach an EBS volume and an elastic IP at startup/shutdown?

I'm setting up an Ubuntu instance on Amazon EC2 and I'm trying to configure it so that, at startup, it automatically attaches an EBS volume and takes an elastic IP address and, at shutdown, it ...
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Sync Banshee with Ubuntu One music without having the music locally?

Is it possible to set up Banshee to sync with my Ubuntu One music that is stored in the cloud? If I upload all my music to Ubuntu One from my desktop, will I then be able to sync Banshee with that ...
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Evolution Calendar Sync with UbuntuOne?

I'm assuming this is a feature what will be added in the future for mobile paying customers? I know this feature would be very appealing to users wanting to move away from Windows/Outlook and start ...
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Is there a good method to create a keyword cloud in Ubuntu?

So I have a pretty big server full of all sorts of Open/Office files, engineering data and whathaveyou and I was looking for a good way to index all of the data and create a tag or keyword cloud. Is ...
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Security in Hybrid cloud

How do we ensure security while setting up a hybrid cloud? For example, if I want to use EC2 or Rackspace, how can I make sure that the connectivity between the private and the public cloud is ...
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Cloud storage that works with rsnapshot?

I’ve started using rsnapshot as my backup system for my home PC. I really like the idea of hard links and how they are handled. But I can’t find the best workflow. Currently I keep my snapshots on the ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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What is the difference between running VMs and a Ubuntu EC2 cloud?

Does it make sense to run a cloud on only one server? If so what are the benefits? Are there any nice tools managing my VMs (apart from virt-manager) even if I do not use the EC2 cloud?
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Is there any advantage to setting up a personal cloud instead of running a personal server without virtualization?

I currently have my old PC sitting in my closet being a headless server (running Ubuntu Server). I use it as a file server, web server, and backup server. (The hostname is mneme, the Greek muse of ...
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What is Ubuntu One?

are there any paid subscriptions available for Ubuntu One? What additional features does it have?
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Is there a simple guide for how to set up a demo cloud?

I would like to be able to demo a UEC cloud at a presentation. Is there a simple guide regarding the hardware I need, and how I need to configure the UEC in order to create a nice presentation?