Chapter 9. Accessing Cloud Services

In the age of the Internet of Things (IoT), interacting with cloud services or even creating your own cloud with Linux is becoming an important component of many projects. Perhaps you’d like to sync local files on your Raspberry Pi to a cloud storage service, or set up your own file storage service for your home that the whole family can use. Maybe you’d like to use a Raspberry Pi to turn on your sprinkler system from anywhere in the world, or send you a text message when the lights at home have been on too long. In this chapter, I’ll get you started down the road of accessing and using cloud services with Linux.

Cloud Storage Services from the Command Line

If you’ve been writing your own programs for a ...

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