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Re: Dropbox client warns me that it'll stop syncing in Nov, why?

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Hi @Здравко ,

I really appreciate your effort and your sharing. However, if I have to chose between:

1) a product that works out of the box (owcloud/nextcloud) without filesystem limitations and a patched one (dropbox)

2) a product that offers me the same functionality and even more as I assign the size I want without extra charges (owncloud/nextcloud) vs. a product that offers limited storage and extra with a price tag (dropbox)

3) a product I can control in my datacenter (owncloud/nexcloud) vs. a product that stores the data in the cloud and I have no control over...

Those three just to mention some... I have tried the alternatives to dropbox because of the filesystem limitation and because we use XFS as filesystem because:

1) it is the default filesystem in redhat based distros.

2) some of our users run DBs and prefer XFS over ext4

3) the inode exhaustion is less probable with XFS and nowadays everybody run git on their local desktops

All in all, Dropbox is not the solution for us. It would be for some if Dropbox would support other filesystems that ext4; however, honestly, I believe it would be a matter of time that we stopped using it for good.




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Re: Dropbox client warns me that it'll stop syncing in Nov, why?

New member | Level 2

I have no choice but to look for an alternative. Too much time lost in trying to get it to work again...

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