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What to do with a cluster of old computers running Ubuntu?

At our university, our section had a grant of several old P4 computers. We decided on using them to create a 3x3 grid, which would function as a medium for our off-hand processing work. However, as of ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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How can I easily set up a Google Cloud Print printer?

I have an HP Photosmart B210 this is a e-print printer capable of printing via wifi, I'm using this printer in Google cloud print, however there is a downside, the software that comes with it is only ...
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Is there a Ubuntu version of mega [mega.co.nz] client? [closed]

The new Mega provides much more free space than Dropbox or other competitors and last but not least privacy finally arrived to the world of cloud storages. If there is no client then is it possible to ...
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How do I integrate Dropbox in Sync Menu Indicator?

Is there anyway to integrate Dropbox in the Sync (cloud) Menu Indicator?
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How do I get started with Juju?

I want to mess with Ubuntu Juju, how do I get started?
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How to keep your photos in sync with Flickr?

I have a ~/photos directory where I keep all my photos. I'd like it to be automatically sync'd to flickr (with their recent generous expansion...) -- all pictures in this directory automatically ...
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How can I create a private cloud? [duplicate]

How can I create a private cloud computing environment using ubuntu; I have installed ubuntu desktop and tried converting to ubuntu-server. What commands or steps that i need to follow to setup a ...
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Can I use Amazon Glacier as the backup location?

Amazon Glacier storage is attractively inexpensive. Is there a way to make Backup use it as the backup location?
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How do I use OpenStack and Keystone with juju?

We are currently have a ( mostly ) working OpenStack infrastructure running ( just missing Swift ) and would like to try using juju to deploy our applications to it. We just can't find documentation ...
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deploying openstack on 6 servers

I'm new to openstack and i'm still learning. In 2 month i'll get 6 servers like: 4 servers with dual xeon e5-2630 , 96gb ram, 2 1gb ethernet and 2 500gb hdd in raid 1 DAS with 40tb of storage ...
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Ubuntu One Oauth login from PHP

I have searched the whole internet trying to find a simple example that could point me in the right direction, but no luck, so here comes my questions: I want to log into Ubuntu One and sync (or ...
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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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How do I install OpenStack?

How do I install OpenStack? Is there an easier way other than official installation instructions?
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Apple cloud replacement?

I'm looking to ditch the monster that is Apple, can I run Ubuntu and an Android phone in similar format to MacBook and IOS? Namely, is there support to have ...
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Can I customize how often Ubuntu One syncs to the cloud?

I sync my programming workspace to the cloud using Ubuntu One. Everything works pretty well, but since I modify and save many files quite frequently, Ubuntu One is constantly syncing and gets backed ...
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relation error between nova-compute and nova cloud controller

I have successfully setup Open Stack cloud from the documentation: Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure. My Juju environment file: environments: maas: type: maas maas-server: 'http://192.168.122.4:80/MAAS' ...
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Are there any ways to access iCloud-based files with Ubuntu?

I have various Apple products which sync with iCloud. Are there any ways to access iCloud documents with Ubuntu (for clarity, I'm not asking about email, calendaring, etc.) apart from the web-based ...
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Backup with duplicity on Google Cloud Storage

I have already set a backup routine that backups all my files to Amazon S3 using duplicity. I would like to create a similar backup routine with Google Cloud Storage. Is it possible to get duplicity ...
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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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How do I prepare my music for syncing with a cloud service?

My music collection has grown to now approx. 4000 files over the years. They mostly consist of mp3 downloaded from different online shops at various bitrates, mp3 ripped from CDs I own, and DRM-free ...
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How do I know what Ubuntu AMI to launch on EC2?

When I want to launch an instance of Ubuntu on EC2, how do I find the right one? There are thousands of public images that have "Ubuntu" in their name. I am only interested in running the Official ...
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Why can't I buy more storage?

Im trying to buy 2x20G of storage but when I try it says "Sorry something went wrong".
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How do I use MAAS and Juju with an existing DHCP server?

I found some information about installing ubuntu with MaaS and JuJu, and I would like to try it out however I am not finding any information on how to take in to account a DHCP server already in the ...
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How to Install/Configure/Use Juju in non aws clouds?

I think that Juju is a technology that has the potential to help a lot of sysadmins, it would be great to have a good tutorial for using it in other clouds, such as gandi.net1. Is there any way to run ...
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Remote Access to Owncloud Server

I'm currently trying to setup my own own-cloud server, and I've got it fully installed, configured, and accessible from within my own local network. I cannot figure out how to access it from the ...
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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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MaaS minimum requirements with juju-jitsu?

I've browsed through so many different sites and found so much contradictory information. As I am getting tired of this and do belive this question affects many other users, so I would like to collect ...
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How does Ubuntu Cloud Guest and Amazon web services work?

Could you explain me what I can do with ubuntu cloud and amazon cloud (Amazon EC2). How are they usefull. Can I use it like a real PC or it is only like a simple cloud wich can I put some files or ...
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juju and keys for multiple administrators

We are currently doing some testing to see if Juju will fit our needs to deploy a new application to EC2. We have three developers that need to be able to make changes to the the deployed instances, ...
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How to set-up my own cloud server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my own Dropbox / Ubuntu One server at home I am a student, 17 years of age and wanting to access all of my files at greatest ease. i would like to have a system ...
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How can I get DejaDup to ONLY backup to UbuntuOne?

How can I get DejaDup to ONLY backup to UbuntuOne? I installed 11.10 on a small partition two weeks ago, setup for daily backups and forgot about it. Next thing I know the disk was filled up and I ...
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How do I get Skydrive working?

Does anyone know how to make Skydrive desktop tool work with 12.04?
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How to set up cloud image in VirtualBox?

I would like to turn the disk image from a cloud image (former UEC image) into a bootable VirtualBox (for Vagrant). I can run the image in kvm (using https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC/Images as a ...
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Can I install MaaS on the same server my nodes will be on?

Hello every geek and nerds out there. I'm a network engineer but I've been following Ubuntu and the Cloud architecture for quite a while now. Question: I have a HP DL380 Dual Quad Core with 16GB of ...
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How to create a personal cloud using Eucalyptus?

I want to implement my own cloud and one of my friend told me that this can be done very easily on Ubuntu using Eucalyptus. Can anyone tell me how?
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Getting started with cloud development using OpenStack

I have a few ideas for cloud apps that I want to play with, and I don't want to pay for Amazon AWS or anything like that. Also, I don't want my projects to be in any way exposed to the general ...
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How do I upgrade my kernel on the Rackspace Cloud?

I'm running servers on the Rackspace Cloud -- the first-generation one, not the next-generation Open Stack one. I believe it's running Xen for the hypervisor. I use the stock images from Rackspace. I ...
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Ubuntu UEC moving to OpenStack: What to do about new installations for the next 6 months?

So, the news that Ubuntu will use OpenStack for its cloud fabric starting with Oneiric is exciting, but what to do today? I'm ready to begin deployments that will not be needed in production until ...
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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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Get Ubuntu Anywhere? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up remote desktop? I want to be able to remote to my Ubuntu desktop from anywhere, but securely. Windows, of course, has all kinds of free programs that I ...
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How to delete files from Ubuntu One?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm having a Ubuntu One account. I synchronize a photo folder with it. Synchronizing is OK and my photo of that folder is in that cloud. The thing is now I want to delete ...
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How do I get a list of Amazon regions via the command line?

I'd like to see how I can get a list of regions from AWS on the command line so I can quickly look things up, how can I do this?
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Why does Ubuntu One android not sync video

I have U1 android client and have auto-upload photos on. So far so good, photos all upoaded to cloud folder...a new photo taken uploads right away. The problem is any phone capable of running android ...
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What is the purpose of the “bootstrapping instance” in Juju?

So I've recently played around with Juju, and I see quite a bit of potential. But there are a few things I don't exactly understand. Most notably, I'm not sure of the purpose of the "bootstrapping ...
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Make an Amazon EC2 instance ask for sudoing password

I've launched an Amazon EC2 instance of Ubuntu Server 12.04 and it's all fine except, unlike with my local Ubuntu, the EC2 instance never asks for any passwords when I'm sudoing with the command line ...
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Cloud Access by a Group

I have a group of people who want to access and drop files in the Ubuntu One folder. I crudely gave everyone my ID and Password to access the files, but there must be a more elegant way for anyone at ...
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Is there a way to stop and restart a Juju deployment?

I would have thought that juju shutdown would move the instances in the deployment from "running" to "stopped." Instead it actually terminates all instances. Are juju deployments inherently ephemeral? ...
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How to write cloud-specific application upon ubuntu cloud infrastructure?

Say there is a ready-to-use ubuntu private cloud infrastructure using MAAS, juju and OpenStack. The next step for a newbie developer is trying to write an application upon this infrastructure as a ...
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Is there a way to get an access token via Ubuntuone oauth?

I'm working on a web app that includes a file export to Dropbox and Skydrive and i wanted to add UbuntuOne, too. That means i need access to files and if i understand the U1 API docs correctly the ...