[SATLUG] Looking for software

Travis Runty trunty at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 20:56:24 CDT 2008

Here are some that I found at my favorite site (www.sourceforge.net)

Atleast you are not the only person with this idea/problem, however, doesnt
look they followed through with their ideas.

This might be along the lines of what you are looking for.

This one looks really promising, GPL, and actively worked.

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 5:05 PM, Borries Demeler <
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:

> >
> > Jeremy Mann wrote:
> >
> > > I've been asked to look for a web-based file sharing system for our
> > > users. What we want is basically a way for a user to upload a large
> > > document, like a grant proposal, and have an email sent to several
> > > addresses which would include in the body of the message a HTTP link
> > > to download the document. There are commercial services that provide
> > > this, but I'm curious if there is GPL code somewhere out there that
> > > does the same.
> >
> > Hmm.  ftp + mailx?  ;-)
> >
> > Seriously, if you can give us a bit more detail, especially the services
> > you're comparing against, we'll have a better idea of what you're asking
> for.
> We would like a GPL server package that allows us to do file sharing
> for large files. Bascially, we need the following functionality:
> 1. user uploads file to server.
> 2. user sets expiration on file
> 3. user selects file from server and enters one or more e-mail addresses
> 4. recipient(s) receives a link to download file
> The files on the server should be encrypted, when downloaded with the
> right key (embedded in link), file gets decrypted
> The files should be encrypted during download.
> If one provides for some sort of registration on the server, it should
> be possible to let the user see all files in their area, and delete them
> or set expirations on the files. When expired, the file is automatically
> deleted.
> The more transparent this whole thing can be done, the better. This
> should work for minimally literate users without a lot of support, i.e.,
> the pages need to be self-explanatory and any documentation needs to be
> short and easy to understand.
> The reason we need that is due to size restrictions on attachments,
> either on incoming mail or outgoing mail.
> Thanks, -Borries
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Travis Runty

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