Author: nachoparker

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C, debian, docker, linux, programming

Debian build environment in a docker container

Last post, I shared a docker container for compilation in C with ccache and colorgcc included. This time, we will extend that base container for development and packaging of Debian packages. Not only it is handy to have the environment configured and packaged, but also opens some oportunities for optimization given the nature of docker, …

C, docker, programming

C build environment in a docker container

This container is my base build environment for compiling C programs. It produces colored output and it caches compilation artifacts so that subsequent re-compilations are greately accelerated. It is layered on top of my minidebian container, and I usually expand it further depending on the project. See this example. Features GCC 6 ccache for fast …

docker, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Why NextCloudPi uses Apache and not Nginx

Many people seem surprised that NextCloudPi uses Apache and not Nginx. I will briefly explain my rationale here so I can just refer those people to this post. Said people insist that Nginx is much more performant, specially on a limited SBC such as the Raspberry Pi. First, let’s read a comparison. There is many …

docker, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi docker for Raspberry Pi

I would like to introduce my NextCloud ARM container for the Raspberry Pi. It only weights 475 MB, and it is shares codebase with NextCloudPi, so it has the same features: Raspbian 8 Jessie Nextcloud 12 Apache 2.4.25, with HTTP2 enabled PHP 7.0 MariaDB 10 Automatic redirection to HTTPS ACPU PHP cache PHP Zend OPcache …

nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi becomes official

I am proud to announce that NextCloudPi is now officially affiliated to the NextCloud project. I would like to recommend users to ask questions and participate in the official forums, as it is generally much more convenient than using the NextCloudPi post’s comments. Finally, please report any issues, technical questions or enhancement suggestions to the …

debian, linux, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets automount, backups, NextCloud online installation, NextCloud 12 and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release brings us the latest NextCloud 12 release. Check the new stuff here. In order to improve support for upgrading, three new tools have been added to nextcloudpi-config. These tools will allow you to save or restore a backup of your NextCloud instance, and even download and …

linux, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Different ways to access your Nextcloud files

So, you have your Nextcloud instance up and running, maybe NextCloudPi. You are now in control of your privacy, and you can access your files through the web interface. In this post, we will explore other options to access our files, in order to make the most of our setup. WebDAV WebDAV is an extension …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Share your files in your LAN with SAMBA

In order to complement last post about the NFS remote file system, in this post we will cover SAMBA. The main focus of this series is to document the possibilities of NextCloudPi, but it aims to be a general introduction to the technology. Like NFS, SAMBA provides a remote file system that allows us to …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Share your files in your LAN with NFS

This post focuses on setting up a NFS server for the NextCloudPi, but attempts to be a general introduction to NFS as most things apply to any setup. The Network File System, or NFS is an ancient remote file system originally developed by Sun Microsystems in 1984. It is a simple way to share a …

debian, linux, raspberrypi, shell

Customize your MOTD login message in Debian and Ubuntu

This is a little guide to display dynamic login messages on a Debian system. This is one of those things where the internet has plenty of resources, but they are mostly outdated and contradictory. Even typing man motd in Debian is a sad experience. It is not a difficult thing to do but it can be …