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 shell script only and runs on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 64 Bit with

    • Fail2Ban (Nextcloud and SSH jails)
    • MariaDB 10.3.9
    • Nextcloud 14
    • NGINX 1.15.3
    • OpenSSL 1.1.0h
    • PHP 7.2.9
    • Redis-Server
    • self signed SSL
    • UFW (22, 80, 443)

fully installed and configured.

(2) Enjoy Nextcloud

Open your browser and call https://mynextcloud14.

Logon to your Nextcloud using

Username: mynextcloud
Password: mynextcloud

To change the UI language e.g. to ‘en‘ just issue

 sudo -u www-data php /var/www/nextcloud/occ user:setting mynextcloud core lang "en"

and your interface is changed immediately from german to english language. You can connect to your Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS server using ssh (e.g. Terminal or Putty)

as simple as that:

ssh mynextcloud@mynextcloud14

or using putty as usual.

Carsten Rieger

Carsten Rieger

Carsten Rieger is a senior system engineer in full-time and also working as an IT freelancer. He is working with linux environments for more than 13 years, an Open Source enthusiast and highly motivated on linux installation and troubleshooting. Mostly working with Debian/Ubuntu Linux, Nginx and Apache web server, MariaDB/MySQL/PostgreSQL, PHP, Cloud infrastructure (e.g. Nextcloud) and other open source projects (e.g. Roundcube) and in voluntary work for the Dr. Michael & Angela Jacobi Stiftung for more than 6 years.

4 Responses

  1. Christian says:

    Bitte Collabora Online einbinden. Danke!!!

  2. Thomas says:

    Guten Tag,

    Wie groß ist denn die eingebundene Festplatte? Bzw. Wie viel kann ich in der Clou speichern?


  3. friedel says:

    SUPER gemacht die virtuell maschine

    bitte die nächste noch mit office !!!! 🙂 🙂 .-) bitte bitte

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