Category: ARM

docker, nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi renamed to NextCloudPlus, gets a new website, improved ncp-web, docker, languages and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! Work has been focused on improving user experience during the first setup, and bringing more power to the docker container and ncp-web. Also there is some news! NextCloudPlus improves everyday thanks to your feedback. Please report any problems here. Also, you can discuss anything in the forums. Last …

nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi brings NC 13.0.1, remote backups, ZRAM, translations, web improvements and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! The main features of this update revolve around remote synchronization and backup. This will allow us data hoarders to efficiently synchronize our data and BTRFS snapshots not only to a backup USB drive, but also to another remote machine that could be even in a different location through …

ARM, linux, shell

Safely flash SD card images with ddsd

I would like to share another wrapper based on the pv command ( because we love progress bars!! ). As part of my work in NextCloudPi, I am constantly copying images to an SD card to test the latest build. The classic Linux way of doing this is by using the dd command

We …

nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi updated to NC13, brings UFW, security improvements, auto-snapshots and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release updates to the latest stable version, Nextcloud 13. Also, there has been a special focus on enhancing security, and on providing tooling to assess the security of our instances. In addition to the big changes, there is a small but important change: from now on, images …

ARM, FOSS, security

Security audit your ARM board with Lynis

Be it powerful production servers, or humble home hosted ARM boards, an internet facing system requires that we take security very seriously. But security is hard. No matter how much we try to secure our systems, any small detail we oversee can ruin all our efforts. In the same way that intruders make use of …

nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi comes with NC 12.0.4, Odroid HC1 and Armbian support, BTRFS snapshots, diagnostics tools and an awesome case!

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release updates to the latest 12.0.4 version of Nextcloud. On the hardware side, we keep expanding our options with Armbian support which will allow us to generate ready to use SD card images for several powerful boards for those wanting more performant private clouds. Also James Sundquist, …

ARM, debian, docker, linux

Building Armbian images faster using Docker

The people at the Armbian team have been doing an impressive work at optimizing and generating Debian images for many ARM boards. While they have documentation on the build process, it focuses mostly on setting up a build environment on VirtualBox with Vagrant. They do support building in a Docker environment, but I found the …

nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets new look and feel, Redis, spDNS support, Berryboot support, Debian installer and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! We come with a big bunch of changes, ranging from performance improvements, aesthetic changes, more DDNS providers and new options for installation. As usual, there have been many fixes and enhancements. I would like to thank everyone that was involved. NextCloudPi improves everyday thanks to your feedback. Please …

nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi updated to NC 12.0.3, brings wizard, duckDNS and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! This release updates to the latest 12.0.3 version of Nextcloud. Other than that, the most important addition to NextCloudPi is a new shiny setup wizard. While ncp-web is really powerful and allows you to tweak many aspects of NextCloudPi, it can still be daunting to for a non …

nextcloud, nextcloudplus, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets freeDNS, better automount, notifications, SAMBA and web improvements

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! In terms of development, the main focus has been to addressing issues stemming from the migration to Raspbian 9. Aside from that, we now have an alternate DDNS provider, ncp-web enhancements, better notifications and more. As usual,  there have been many fixes and enhancements. I would like to …