[clug] syncing with android directly without large corporations

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 20:54:33 MDT 2015


run your own server on Linux. it's what I do. the android app will cost $1.

On 19/04/2015 12:47 PM, "Kim Holburn" <kim.holburn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'd like to be able to sync my laptop with an android phone without any
> data going to servers owned by large companies.  It seems quite difficult.
> All these companies want my private data to go through their servers.  Does
> anyone do this?  Has anyone done this?
> My laptop is currently a Mac but a linux solution would be acceptable too.
> My ancient phone died recently and I am looking at getting an android
> phone, although I find that the inability to control what apps can do on
> android is infuriating to the point of being a deal breaker.
> Kim
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