Last Sunday on The Linux Action Show they talked about free and open source applications that replaces Google’s services. One of the applications that they brought up was ownCloud, which is a is a file hosting service that works like Dropbox. ownCloud is a web based application that you host on your own web hosting service, which means that you have full control of both the application and of your files. The current stable version is 1.2 and can be downloaded from their website:
ownCloud started as a project not long ago, which means that the development hasn’t come very far yet. But I think it’s promising.