What are the differences between SecureSafe and Ubuntu One?

Let us understand the concepts of SecureSafe and Ubuntu One before learning the differences between them.


SecureSafe was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009 and is one of the file hosting services and cloud storage. It also provides password safe, document storage and digital spaces for online collaboration. It is based on the basis of principles of security by design and privacy by design. It offers 100 MB storage space for free and for paid users, it offers 100 GB storage space.


The features of SecureSafe are as follows −

  • Password manager

  • File storage

  • 2-factor authentication

  • Data rooms

  • Data inheritance

Ubuntu One

It provides a collection of software that consists of applications like file manager, PDF viewer, text editor, video player, and archiving utility by default. The system is launched by a UK based company called Canonical Ltd.


The features of Ubuntu One are as follows −

  • Backslashes are used in Ubuntu like /home/name.

  • Ubuntu doesn’t have drive letters.

  • Ubuntu applications don’t lock exclusive access to files as often.

  • Just as every mounted file system is a directory under / (the root directory), everything on Ubuntu is a file.

  • Ubuntu has open source apps mainly

  • Ubuntu is much cheaper

  • Ubuntu was designed with a multi user scenario.

  • Only the administrator or the root user has permission to access the kernel.

  • Flexible and scalable implementation is possible with Ubuntu.

  • For education, testing environment etc Ubuntu is better as this is cost effective at the same time as easy inclement.


The advantages of Ubuntu are as follows −

  • For computing it is a Free Operating System.

  • The software can easily be customized.

  • It is famous in Developing Unique Programs

  • Updates are simple

  • For Documentation it is a great option.

  • Ubuntu is more secure when compared to other operating systems

  • Launchpad Is Good.


The disadvantages of Ubuntu are as follows −

  • Experts can operate

  • Difficult To Migrate

  • Tough To Understand Operating

  • Functionalities are limited.

  • Hardware & Software Complications

  • Gaming purpose it is not good

  • Limited customer support.

The firewall options available for ubuntu are listed below

  • IPCop Firewall

  • Vuurmuur

  • IPfire

  • Endian

  • ConfigServer Security Firewall

  • pfSense

  • Shorewall


The major differences between Ubuntu One and SecureSafe are as follows −

Ubuntu OneSecureSafe
Ubuntu One was launched in the year 2009 by Canonical Limited.It was launched by DSwiss AG in the year 2009
Ubuntu One offers 5 GB free storage space.It offers 100 MB storage space for free
Ubuntu offers unlimited storage space for the paid version.The maximum storage capacity of SecureSafe is 100 GB.
Ubuntu One maximum file size was 5 GB per file.SecureSafe maximum file size is 2 GB
Ubuntu One provides file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.SecureSafe offers file synchronization and a file hosting service.
Files are encrypted.In SecureSafe files are encrypted.
Ubuntu One had a band-width limit.SecureSafe has no band-width limit.
Ubuntu One did not offer data inheritance.The data inheritance is offered by SecureSafe
Ubuntu One supports Windows, OS X, Android, Ubuntu and iOS operating systems.SecureSafe supports Windows, Android, iOS, OS X operating system.
Ubuntu One was suspended in the year 2014.SecureSafe is still in use.

Updated on: 21-Mar-2022


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