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"Computers as I used to love them", a love letter to Syncthing which I 100% subscribe.

Syncthing totally solved my file sharing issues between multiple OSs with zero bullshit. Fast and reliable.

tonsky.me/blog/syncthing/

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@cfenollosa

Beautifully said! I completely agree with your sentiment, Syncthing is so awesome it legitimately makes me less cynical about computers.

I would add to your points that Syncthing doesn't require a centralized server or a formal structure. When you get a new computer or phone you don't have to re-setup everything around your new main device, you just keep leapfrogging your files from one device to the next.

@cfenollosa

Further you don't need a fancy server for most stuff since you can run Syncthing on your phone and most peoples phones are always on and connected to the internet.

@Alonealastalovedalongthe

Well, it can't run on iphones, which was kind of a drag since a lot of people use them, especially non-technical folks.

The workaround is to enable the webdav module on Apache and share a folder on one of my computers. Then I can give them an URL to download stuff without having to install anything.

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