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GDisk is it any good?


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Is Gdisk any good as an alternative to the iDisk, as I don't really want to have to pay 69 or so when I have a Gmail account sitting there with 2GB storage.

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I use it daily, works perfectly.

I try to Command+Shift+/ when I can.
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Cheers surfwax95 gave it a go and its great. I've already suggested being able to mount the disk like iDisk for future releases of gDisk.

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That's one of my complaints too. The fact that you have to open the program every time rather than just mounting it once and drag/drop files into it...

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Yeah it's a pretty smooth program
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hmmm this is very old post but ill try to ask my question here...
Im using gDisk as well...But, im having a problem. Is there any chance to upload files from my PC so i can have access from my Mac?
In other words is there any program for windows that i can use on my PC and have access from gDisk on my Mac?
I found the Gmail Disk but doesnt works like i thought, i copied a picture in that disk but i couldnt see that from my gDisk =/
I logged into my Gmail account from safari and there i found my file there as a mail and thats not what i want =.=
Hope for an answer since that thread is very old, but i didnt want to make a new thread
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You might want to look up box.net they have both PC and Mac support. If you want I can refer you to them, just PM me your email address.
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If you use Firefox, a great add-on is GSpace Lets you use the 2.8GB available for your gmail account to store files and access them whenever you log in to gmail, I assume this is what GDisk is used for also?
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Is it possible to use any of these softwares as an actual FTP server, one which I can link files to friends for them to download without having access to my actual gmail account?
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box.net is the best one out of all of those for what you are wanting, you'll be very pleased with it
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Box.net looks very promising, but the only problem is that u gotta pay for it.
Anywayz i send ya a msg Murlyn
I just tried Gspace for firefox and looks very good...i can access my files from my Pc and from my Mac. Thx for that MacBurg!
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Well you get 1GB for free and if you refer friends, I believe it increases the amount of space that you have, but Im not sure if they are still doing that or not Ill send you an invite!
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got the invite and tried it a bit.
Looks very very good and the fact that i can access my files from any computer with internet is awesome!Also is very good that my friends can have access to my files.
Thx very much Murlyn, i think this is what i was looking for
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Cool, I figured you would like it
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