Category: debian

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 …

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 This is one of those things where the internet has plenty of resources, but they are mostly outdated and contradictory.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 …

debian, linux, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets remote updates, logs to RAM, easy WiFi and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! The most noticeable change for users is remote updates. As new versions come out, we will have the option to upgrade our private cloud directly from the internet. This means that from now on it will be easier for users to get the latest goodies without having to …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

ModSecurity Web Application Firewall for NextCloud

There is little point in going through all the trouble of setting up and hosting your own private cloud if it is not properly protected. Running your own service means that you are the sole responsible for its management and security. Having a vulnerable setup poses the risk of your most private data being exposed …

debian, linux, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

Automatic security updates on a Debian system

Computer security is an issue of paramount importance. More even so whenever we are running services exposed to the internet. Much more even so when those services can compromise sensitive data. The first piece of advice you will always get is “keep your system up to date with the latest security patches”, and my favourite …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

Let’s Encrypt installer for Apache

This installer provides a really easy way of installing a signed certificate with Let’s Encrypt for an Apache server. Configuration DOMAIN is the URL to access from outside and inside your house. Use the same one you signed up with no-ip.org or any other DDNS provider. Your website must be accessible from the internet. EMAIL …

debian, linux, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets nextcloudpi-config

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! Changes: Based on the latest NextCloud 11.0.2 Based on the latest Raspbian 8 release ( 2017-03-02 ) nextcloudpi-config for easy setup Kernel updated to 4.9.13 Fixed compatibility with the updater app This release comes with a general polish and updating of components. The most noticeable change for users …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

dnsmasq as DNS cache server for NextCloudPi and Raspbian

Alright, so you already have your own NextCloudPi server ( or any other similar service ) at home. You also registered for Dynamic DNS with no-ip.org and set it up using the installer from last post. Now you might or might not have another extra problem. You can configure your Android or laptop sync client …