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February 12th, 2010, 03:13 PM
Hi all,

I'm developing an Ubuntu derivate distribution http://www.cloudusb.net
which installs on a USB stick: personal data privacy is important, but
must be widely available and easy to use!

The solution I developed is:
- a USB key containing your operating environment and your data
- a protected folder so nobody can access you data, even if you lost the key
- a backup program which keeps a copy of your data on an online disk, with doub\
le password protection

Have a look ... and any comment is welcome!


P.S I was thinking to call it CloudU(S)Buntu :-)

February 12th, 2010, 03:16 PM
Is 'cloud' not a little misleading?

February 12th, 2010, 03:21 PM
Is 'cloud' not a little misleading?

I was thinking about the idea of cloud computing (the one you are
misleaded to I imagine) of a user sitting at his desktop, using a
"cloud" of resources all around theweb, and I thought that in a
"complete" cloud computing environment, not only the resource
can be all over the world, but the user but be able to be all over
the world, with his working environment, in a format as small
as possible ... and so the name :-)
Probably my line of thought is not very linear ...

by the way ... alternatives names' suggestions are accepted!