Hello Linux Geeksters. SparkleShare is an open-source file sync tool similar to Dropbox. The app is multi-arch, working on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. It can be used both on the personal server, or with some code hosting sites likes, GitHub. The latest version available is SparkleShare 1.2.0, which has been recently released. For a full list of fixes, see the official changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install SparkleShare 1.2.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing SparkleShare 1.2.0 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS is easy. All you have to do is add the needed repositories to your system, update the local repository index and install the sparkleshare package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eugenesan/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sparkleshare