Sep 3, 2014

Download MEGAsync For Linux Desktops ( Linux Sync Client)

MEGA is a cloud storage and file hosting service founded by Kim Dotcom (who was also behind Megaupload), which offers 50 GB of storage for free, along with various paid plans. More about MEGA.

The website doesn't offer a sync client for Linux desktops however, MEGAsync for Linux showed up on their servers recently (without any official announcement about this).

The new MEGAsync for Linux is written in Qt, is available for Ubuntu and derivatives (14.04, 12.04 as well as for two Ubuntu versions that aren't supported by Canonical any more: 13.10 and 12.10), Debian (6 and 7), Fedora (19 and 20) and openSUSE (12.2, 12.3 and 13.1) and it consists of a tray/appindicator application as well as an optional Nautilus extension.

MEGAsync for Linux comes with most features available for other similar tools (like Dropbox): the tray icon displays the sync status (and if you use the Nautilus extension, the files have emblems which show their sync status), it supports selective sync, you can use proxies, you can copy a public link for a file via the Nautilus context menu and so on.

There are also some extra features: you can upload a link to MEGA directly from the tray/appindicator app and import links to your MEGA account:

There are two pretty important features that aren't supported by MEGA / MEGAsync though: it doesn't handle file conflicts and file versioning however, you can access overwritten/changed files in the SyncDebris folder (in the Rubbish Bin).

Here are a few more MEGAsync Linux client screenshots (running under Ubuntu 14.04):

Megasync under Debian:

Download MEGAsync for Linux

Download MEGAsync for Linux (binaries available for Ubuntu* and derivatives, Debian, Fedora and openSUSE)

Arch Linux users can install MEGAsync via AUR: MEGAsync | MEGAsync Nautilus extension

Note that at least on Ubuntu, after installing MEGAsync, the MEGA repository is added automatically (so you should receive automatic MEGAsync updates).

* If you use Linux Mint, download the Ubuntu debs.

via Web Upd8 - Ubuntu / Linux blog