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A cli friendly sync client for JottaCloud

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A cli friendly sync client for JottaCloud.

It will sync your directory tree with JottaCloud, just like the official client.

Note. This a third-party, not an official client.

Is it safe?

Being based on a reverse engineering of the protocol, things may break in unexpected ways. Don’t rely on this as your sole backup unless you manually verify that the data is correctly transferred.

How to use it

Run at some interval:

python <top dir of your local tree> <the mount point on jottacloud>

The program needs to know your password to JottaCloud. There are two ways to do this.


Create a $HOME/.netrc file with this entry:

machine jottacloud
        login <yourusername>
        password <yourpassword>

Make sure noone else can see it: chmod 0600 $HOME/.netrc.

environment variables

Add JOTTACLOUD_USERNAME AND JOTTACLOUD_PASSWORD as variables in the running environment:


But it’s not finished!

But it’s not very advanced!

Geez, you should’ve added super bright idea already!

Want to help out? Read the HACKING document and get cracking!

Send pull requests to or patches to

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