Canonical Releases Ubuntu One File Syncing Code
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 11 August 2015 at 10:53 AM EDT. 7 Comments
UBUNTU --
Canonical has open-sourced their Ubuntu One file syncing code, the biggest piece of their failed Ubuntu One service.

The code is the server side piece of what desktop clients connect to for syncing local or remote changes. This new code is being put out under the AGPLv3.

This server code doesn't work with the Ubuntu One client from the package archive and there's no estimated date yet on opening the rest of their site code, REST APIs, music streaming support, etc.

Additionally, Canonical isn't planning to accept any changes/improvements to this newly-opened code. They wrote, "In general, no. We won’t have anybody assigned to reviewing and accepting code. We’d encourage interested maintainers to fork the code and build out a community around it."

More details at insights.ubuntu.com.
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