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Re: Ubuntu: synchronizing settings among multiple computers using Ubuntu One
(as posted to Andrea's blog, but other people may find it interesting too)
This is a great idea. As head of the Ubuntu One application developer
programme, I’m happy to give some advice on how this might be done. Here
are a few links that you might find useful, for people who have
discussed this sort of project before.
* http://launchpad.net/stipple (a previous project which had roughly
this idea, but used the now defunct desktopcouch technology to sync with
(my answer to someone else asking about this, which explains some of the
harder aspects of it)
* http://voices.canonical.com/ubuntuone/?p=1342 (Ubuntu One’s U1DB
project for data sync)
* https://one.ubuntu.com/developer/ (API documentation for Ubuntu One)
I’d love to chat more about this if you’re interested in starting work
on such a project; I have thoughts on it, and can give some guidance and
On 21/02/12 17:03, a.grandi@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
in these days I had an idea we could discuss about and maybe try to
implement for Ubuntu 12.10.
In few words: my idea is to make the user able to synchronize his
desktop settings among multiple computers and storing these shared
settings in the Ubuntu One folder.
It's a feature that (as far as I know) no other OS has (yet).
More informations here:
What do you think about?