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Ubuntu One

Ubuntu One

Ubuntu One is a popular backup and storage application and service operated by Canonical Ltd, the developers of Ubuntu.

The service enables users to store and sync files online and between computers. It provides 2GB-50GB of remotely accessible disk space stored on Amazon S3, an online storage web service offered by Amazon Web Services.

Ubuntu One differentiates itself from other online backup solutions by concentrating on integrating itself with other services.

Ubuntu One

Free Service
Basic: 2GB of cloud storage

Paid for Service
.99/month or .99/year for 20GB of cloud storage
Ubuntu One Mobile: for Android and iPhone devices: .99/month, or .99/year

Canonical Ltd


System Requirements
Ubuntu 9.04 or higher

Support Sites:
Blog, Tutorials, FAQ,, Twitter, Facebook

Selected Reviews:
MakeTechEasierAlex Colcernian's Blog

Features include:

  • Dashboard offering handy tools
  • Personal cloud to store, sync, and share your files, contacts, bookmarks, and notes
  • Share folders with integration into the Ubuntu desktop
  • Web access to all of your synced content including view, upload, download and share
  • Publish files with short URLs
  • Sync folders
  • Integration with Nautilus makes uploading files seamless
  • Integration with Evolution for contacts
  • Integration with Tomboy - automatically synchronize with your personal cloud and your other computers
  • Edit contacts, as well as the Tomboy notes, online via the Ubuntu One Web interface
  • Automatically synchronize your Firefox bookmarks with your personal cloud
  • Unlimited computers
  • Ubuntu One Music Store which lets users purchase DRM-free songs and have them delivered directly to your personal cloud and synced to your computers
    • Integrated into Rhythmbox
    • Support for Banshee
    • No cloud storage limit for song purchases
    • 5 regional stores

Ubuntu One in action

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