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I'm looking for a cloud synchronisation program that can sync several directories on my local machine with a volume in a cloud.

I want to be able to choose which local directories get synced. So far I've looked at Dropbox and Megacloud but they seem to work by creating a folder on your local machine and whatever you want to sync you have copy to that folder, which is not what I want.

Are there any cloud synchronisation programs that allow me to choose which directories get synced?

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This would qualify as a shopping question or product recommendation, and as such wouldn't be allowed on any SE site. –  Servy Aug 20 '12 at 19:28
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The closest site would normally be Super User, but it explicitly disallows "a shopping or buying recommendation". So as @Servy suggests, there is no such site within the SO/SE family where this would fit. Perhaps a Super User chat might welcome it, but I don't participate in any, so ask first. –  Bart Aug 20 '12 at 19:32
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Thanks for the suggestions. I suppose what I really want to know is "does this software feature exist?" rather than "what is the best software to do this feature?" So I'll try my luck on Super User, thanks. –  Nigel Alderton Aug 20 '12 at 19:47
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The key is whether you can ask the question in a constructive way. See this Meta SU question I asked when I was confused by apparently inconsistent closures. –  Pops Aug 20 '12 at 19:56
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@NigelAlderton Even if you re-phrased that, it would still be asking "what are all of the products that do X", which would be a "list of things" question, also not allowed. –  Servy Aug 20 '12 at 19:58
    
@PopularDemand The question you linked to is interesting. You create the concept of "shopping/buying .. with a budget of $0." which I understand. Even if someone is spending $0, they're still a "buyer" if they accept the recommendation. But my question is "I want to spend $0. Is there anything I can spend my $0 on?" not "what is the best thing to spend my $0 on?". That may be a subtle distinction, or not! –  Nigel Alderton Aug 20 '12 at 20:46
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Btw, dropbox works well for this using symbolic links. I am effortlessly synchronizing folders in my work folder on OS X that way –  Pëkka Aug 20 '12 at 22:56
    
... Google "dropbox symlinks" for more info. Eg lifehacker.com/5154698/… –  Pëkka Aug 21 '12 at 1:26
    
Also, have a look a this meta question on Super User How do I ask a question that may require recommending software? /cc @PopularDemand –  Sathya Aug 21 '12 at 3:00

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