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dropbox alternative which supports long filename

I tried dropbox great except when I copied files which are under deep level directories it cannot support it. So any alternatives ?
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Is it possible to delete recursively all deleted files/folders permanently?

Given a Dropbox folder which has many hidden deleted files/folder, currently I have to delete them manually sub folder by sub folder. Is it possible to delete them all quickly?
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Can I trust on DropBox as a resource?

After Ma.gnolia Major Data Loss in 2009, I believe only Google, Microsoft and Yahoo services. Can I trust DropBox as my resource host? I would like to use my website's static content in DropBox and ...
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Drop Box style section for my website [closed]

I have been using dropbox to as a place to distribute files that are too big for email. We dont do this too often but its becoming more usual. Does anyone know of a webapp that we can attach to our ...
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How do I format my Dropbox xml feed as a podcast feed?

I've set up my iTunes to download to Dropbox and now I have my podcasts saving to a dropbox folder. I have subscribed to the the folders event feed and it gives me links to download the mp3 files but ...
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Dropbox Evernote integration

Is there anyway I can ensure a sync between a folder full of text files and my Evernote/Eimplenote? Update: I learnt that Evernote can "watch" any folder and import all the files inside. But it ...
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Where can I find my Dropbox public folder URL?

I want to share my public Dropbox folder, but I can't seem to find what it's URL is. So where can I find it?
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Server-side script at Dropbox?

When you have a dropbox account, you get a public folder which essentially gives you free HTML/Javascript webhosting. Does anyone know if there is some way to use server-side scripts such as PHP, ...
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web write-only drop box

Does anyone know of a web app that allows you to create folder where anonymous users can upload content and other authenticated users can view and download the documents? Box.net and Dropbox ...
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What are some good options for moving my personal hard drive to the web?

I know about various backup/sharing apps like Dropbox, SugarSync, etc., but what I'm interested in is a service that isn't intended as backup, but rather is intended to serve as my filesystem and even ...
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Are deleted files sent to the recycle bin by Dropbox?

Say I have drop box syncing to my Mac and PC. Next, I delete a file that is synced (either from one of the clients or the web interface). Obviously, this will cause the file to be removed ...
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Web-based Dropbox and Google Docs integration

At my workplace people heavily use web apps for productivity, Dropbox is used as a backup solution, and Google Docs (custom Google Apps domain) is used for ocassional documents that need to be edited ...
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What is the different of dropbox and box.net?

The first difference I mention is the free storage they give away to user: dropbox.com 2Gb - 10Gb (after doing the referencing) box.net only 1Gb What else do you know?
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Filtering large files from Dropbox

My fiancee would like to use Dropbox, but she has this issue with it: She would like to exclude some files from being stored on dropbox, because they are too large. She would like to store a unified ...
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Method to deal with conflicted copies among group in Dropbox

I work in a small group that uses Dropbox for temporary storage and collaboration. Files are constantly being updated. Occasionally I see from my notifications, conflicted copies appearing all over ...
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Can I trust dropbox and similar services?

Is there any verification that the encryption used can not be bypassed by the operator? Or should I actually use some encryption of my own like truecrypt? edit In the light of this complaint ...
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Multiple dropbox accounts on one PC?

Is there a way to have a PC connect to multiple dropbox accounts? I have a personal dropbox account which I use to sync files across multiple PCs and that all works fine. However, someone who ...
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Is there an easy way to download entire folders from the Dropbox website?

I occasionally need to get files from my Dropbox account when I'm using a computer not under my control. I can download or access individual files on the dropbox website, but is there a convienent way ...
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Is there a tool to sync files from a PC to Amazon S3 or Azure Storage? [closed]

While I have used Dropbox, I was wondering if there was a tool to sync files to Amazon S3 to gain the resiliency and reliability (though there would be a cost implication).
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Dropbox Public Folder and HTML previews

So I was trying to send a colleague the files for a simple HTML page and decided to just throw it into my Dropbox Public Folder in case he loses it. When I went for the Public Link I noticed that the ...