nextcloudpi

NextCloudPi brings NC 15.0.5, RockPro64 support, new tools and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release brings the latest version of Nextcloud, enhanced documentation, a bunch of new NCP tools and as well as some performance improvements. In addition, we bring preliminary support for the new RockPro64 boards. NextCloudPi improves everyday thanks to your feedback. Please report any problems here. Also, you …

btrfs, linux

How to recover a BTRFS partition

Disclaimer: I take no responsibility for any data loss resulting from following this guide. Try to understand what you are doing at all times and don’t copy-paste commands without reading carefully. BTRFS is a great filesystem for holding data. It is a modern copy-on-write filesystem featuring enhanced data integrity mechanisms to avoid silent data corruption, …

raspberrypi

What’s wrong with the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is an incredibly popular device that has a well deserved fame for its affordability, versatility, possibilities and vibrant community. It is easy to find fan projects and publications praising it, but most people are not aware of its weak points until they suffer them and come across the information on the forums. …

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NextCloudPi updated to NC15.0.2, brings an improved configuration interface and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release brings the latest major version of Nextcloud, as well as a big rework of the internals, big enough to jump to version 1.0! Most of this is invisible work but will allow NextCloudPi to keep improving the user experience. The old design couldn’t handle more advanced …

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NextCloudPi updated to NC14.0.4, brings HDD monitoring, OrangePi, VM and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release brings the latest major version of Nextcloud, as well as more platforms and tools for monitoring our hard drive health. As usual this release includes many small fixes and improvements, noticeably a new faster version of btrfs-sync. We are still looking for people to help us …

FOSS, linux, miscellaneous, networking, nextcloud, privacy

Enjoy your self hosted music with Diffuse Music Player

  Diffuse is a music player that supports various services such as Google Drive and S3, plus decentralized locations such as Webdav and IPFS.  It is very easy to use and the latest, stable Electron release can be installed to Windows, MacOS or Linux desktops from here.  Music is simply displayed as a list and …

miscellaneous

Monitor your hard drive health with SMART daemon

In the last post we covered some possible options that we have to backup our data. It all boils down to providing redundancy in case something fails, which allows us to have some peace of mind in the event of hard drive failure. But having copies of our data doesn’t mean that we are just …

nextcloud, nextcloudpi, qemu

Introducing the NextCloudPi VM

I would like to introduce the NextCloudPi Virtual Machine. NextCloudPi features a preconfigured Nextcloud instance and a complete set of tools around it for easy management. Many systems are supported, such as docker, embedded boards and x86 systems. Until now, the way to get NextCloudPi running on a x86 system was to either use the …

btrfs, nextcloud, nextcloudpi

NextCloudPi backup strategies

This post is a review of the different options that we have when deciding on our backup strategy. As more features have appeared over time, this information has become scattered around this blog, so it is nice to have a review in a single article. It goes without saying that we need to backup our …

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NextCloudPi upgraded to NC14.0.1 and PHP7.2

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release brings the latest major version of Nextcloud, as well as an important performance boost due to the jump to PHP7.2. Remember that we are looking at people to help us support more boards. If you own a BananaPi, OrangePi, Pine64 or any other not yet supported …