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There are a number of excellent tutorials on using duplicity (and sometimes duply to simplify) to backup to Amazon S3:

http://old.blog.phusion.nl/2013/11/11/duplicity-s3-easy-cheap-encrypted-automated-full-disk-backups-for-your-servers/

I have used a few of these with great success, but I was wondering if it would be possible to modify them somehow to use the new Amazon Cloud Drive as this now offers "unlimited" space for only $60 per year. (sorry if that sounds like an advert!)

It seems like the protocols are very similar, I just would have no idea where to start with authentication and options!

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Authentication is done via "Login with Amazon" which is based on OAuth2. There is a getting started guide here. They offer an HTTP API for accessing the data. I never looked at the duplicity connectors, but there might be some that utilize HTTP already.

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This GitHub repo seems to provide the required backend for duplicity to work with Amazon Cloud Drive.

Instructions:

Get the latest version from Launchpad (go here and click download file to get the raw version)

cd to wherever the file was saved and do

cp adbackend.py /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/duplicity/backends/

to use, run

duplicity source_path ad:///backup/my_new_backup

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