Category: nextcloudpi

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NextCloudPi gets NC news, format-USB, port forwarding, emoji support and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! In order to make the setup process even easier,  nextcloudpi-config  now has the ability to format a USB to ext4  and setup port forwarding in your router. Also, an option has been added to download and install the latest News app. This is a staple for me, but it …

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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 are many …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 Note that you need to have both ports 80 and 443 accessible for the authentication challenge to work DOMAIN is the URL to access from outside and inside your house. Use the same one you …

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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 …

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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 …

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Dynamic DNS for Raspbian with no-ip.org installer

  Imagine you have just set up your own remote service at home. Maybe it is a web server, maybe it is just a SSH server, or maybe is your own private cloud with NextCloudPi. First, you have to forward any ports you are intested in accessing from outside in your modem-router. The next step …