Install and configure postfix (smtp)

Postfix will be installed and configured to send mails system wide (Ubuntu 18.0.4 64Bit) and e.g. for apticron and fail2ban notifications either. But please keep in mind to backup your system first. Install postfix to...

Nextcloud update using cli only

Nextcloud can be updated using the Nextcloud command line interface only. Even your enabled apps will be updated as far as they are available on the Nextcloud app store. But first backup your Nextcloud system...

Nextcloud ready for Talk

“Meetings with colleagues, customers and partners – have a personal conversation with one click. Keep conversations private with Nextcloud Talk” on your own Nextcloud server, based on Ubuntu 18.04, NGINX 1.15 and your own TURN...

Nextcloud backup and restore

Backup Nextcloud Ensure to have regulary backups from _0 (Sunday) to _6 (Saturday)  of your Nextcloud, including at least: – the webfolder: /var/www/nextcloud – the datafolder: /var/nc_data – and the database: nextcloud. Please substitute ubuntuusername...

Nextcloud 14 and ONLYOFFICE (NGINX)

Please verify your config.php – in previous versions of this guide i had a typo! Last Updates: October, 10thth 2018: – added a new nginx.conf and made ammendments to the version series Guides for Onlyoffice…...

Solution for ImagickException in /var/nc_data/nextcloud.log

You are in trouble with thumbnails within your Nextcloud? You found errors like “ImagickException: not authorized…” in your Nextcloud logfile (/var/nc_data/nextcloud.log)? Just follow these instructions in your terminal session (e.g. ssh) and solve this “Imagick”...

deSEC – dyndns for Nextcloud

First register (german: registrierung) an account and wait for your personal credentials sent by email. Then start to install and configure the dyndns client. To install ddclient, use

LAB: Loadbalancing for Nextcloud

I built a new lab environment that consists of 6 to 10 virtual Ubuntu server (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS x64) using the same virtual network, based on Virtual Box 5.2. Virtuall Lab Description: Server1: 192.168.2.3/255.255.255.0 Frontend...

Nextcloud more secure using clamav

Make your Nextcloud more secure using clamav and the Nextcloud Antivirus App for files. Just install clamav on your server and make just few configuration steps. Install clamav using the Ubuntu repositories Start working as...

Postgresql 10 instead of MariaDB/MySQL

Pre-Requirements: wget –quiet -O – https://www.postgresql.org/media/keys/ACCC4CF8.asc | sudo apt-key add – add-apt-repository “deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ bionic-pgdg main” Install Postgresql: apt update && apt install postgresql-10 php7.2-pgsql -y Create the databse, databse user and grant permissions: sudo...

Nextcloud 14 in a Oracle VM VirtualBox

(1) Download, extract, add and start First download (MyNextcloud14.7z – 1,7GB) the VirtualBox image, second extract it, third add this container to your VirtualBox environment and finally start it:   It was built with one...

Upgrade to Nextcloud 14

Upgrade to the brandnew Nextcloud 14 as simple as that: You can decide whether to perform the upgrade by issuing Nextclouds webupdater or to do it manually (my preferred scenario). It might become necessary to...

Nextcloud and Collabora (NGINX)

Following this guide, you will gain your Collabora Online Office within your Nextcloud, based on your existing NGINX Webserver (reverse proxy or default configuration). You don’t have to configure a second domain, just use your...

Roundcube alongside Nextcloud

The rainloop app is currently no longer maintained and not compatible with Nextcloud 14! We will run Roundcube 1.3.7 in a subfolder alongside and within Nextcloud on your existing NGINX, then we will enhance security...

Clone your Nextcloud

Assuming you have two Nextcloud instances (in my example Nextcloud 13.0.5 from here) called (1) https://source (2) https://destination and one folder to change your data (in my example a NFS share called “/share”) (3) /share...

Nextcloud 13 installation guide advanced

End of regular support – will be maintained sporadically only Following this advanced guide you will be able to install and configure Nextcloud 13 based on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS or 18.04 LTS, NGINX 1.15.3 with...

ODROID-C2 from scratch (Ubuntu 18.04)

OdroidC2 image from scratch (1) Install the Image to your eMMC (2) Server tweaks (2.1) Bash (auto-) completion (2.2) Create a new user and disable root (2.3) Adjust your time and timezone (2.4) ssh modifications...

Nextcloud meets Pico CMS (NGINX)

With Pico CMS you can build your own website in Nextcloud! Start a blog – share your resume with the world – create a plan for world domination and only share with the right friends...

Using Nextcloud’s command line

(1) Use Cron or Ajax to run Nextcloud background jobs (2) Re-Scan your Nextcloud data (3) Cleanup Nextclouds filecache (4) Remove deleted files (5) Disable or enable apps (e.g. two-factor authentication or gallery) (6) List...