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Your online services at home

NextCloudPi runs in a variety of systems. More…

Easy to set up for non technical users

Question based wizard provides automatic setup.

Manage your backups

Schedule backups, create snapshots and create security copies of your data both locally or remotely.

Automatic security updates

Your system will be secure and up to date without user intervention.

Security features

Firewall, WAF, fail2ban, A+ grade in SSL Labs, and more


Direct access to your files in the local network.





NextCloudPi is a Nextcloud instance that is preinstalled and preconfigured, and includes a management interface with all the tools you need to self host your private data in a single package.

This is an official open source community project that aims at making it easier for everyone to have control over their own data.

NextCloudPi is free, thriving only on your help, feedback and support.


  • Debian 10 Buster
  • Latest Nextcloud
  • Apache 2.4.25, with HTTP2 enabled
  • PHP 7.3
  • MariaDB 10
  • Redis memory cache
  • Automatic redirection to HTTPS
  • ACPU PHP cache
  • PHP Zend OPcache enabled with file cache
  • HSTS
  • Cron jobs for Nextcloud
  • Sane configuration defaults
  • Pre-installed popular Apps for home use ( calendar, contacts, notes, tasks, news … )
  • Full emoji support
  • Postfix email
  • Secure



  • Setup wizard
  • NextCloudPi Web Panel
  • ncp-config terminal tool
  • Wi-Fi ready
  • Ram logs
  • Automatic security updates, activated by default
  • Let’s Encrypt for trusted HTTPS certificates
  • Fail2Ban protection against brute force attacks
  • UFW firewall
  • Dynamic DNS support for
  • Dynamic DNS support for freeDNS
  • Dynamic DNS support for duckDNS
  • Dynamic DNS support for spDYN
  • dnsmasq DNS server with DNS cache
  • ModSecurity Web Application Firewall
  • NFS ready to mount your files over LAN
  • SAMBA ready to share your files with Windows/Mac/Linux
  • USB automount
  • Remote updates
  • Automatic NCP updates
  • Automatic Nextcloud updates
  • Update notifications
  • NextCloud backup and restore
  • NextCloud online installation
  • Format USB drive to BTRFS
  • BTRFS snapshots
  • Automatic BTRFS snapshots
  • BTRFS snapshot auto sync
  • Scheduled rsync
  • UPnP automatic port forwarding
  • Security audits with Lynis and Debsecan
  • ZRAM
  • SMART hard drive health monitoring

Supported Systems

Debian Buster ( all architectures )

Install it in any Debian supported architecture in one line.

Note: this assumes a clean Debian install, and there is no rollback method currently

# curl -sSL | bash





Virtual Machine

Compatible with libvirt, Virtualbox, VMWare, Parallels…

More instructions

Docker (all architectures)

Run NextCloudPi in any system that supports Docker, in one command.

docker run -d -p 4443:4443 -p 443:443 -p 80:80 -v ncdata:/data --name nextcloudpi ownyourbits/nextcloudpi $DOMAIN



More instructions

LXD Container

Run NextCloudPi in any system that supports LXC containers, such as Proxmox.

lxc import
lxc start ncp


Raspberry Pi (all models)

The most popular board around! You can convert it into your home cloud now.

There are Berryboot images available in order to run NextCloudPi directly from an external hard drive.

More instructions

Odroid HC2 / HC1 / XU4

This board is much more powerful than the Raspberry Pi and it is specially designed to be used as a NAS.

Odroid HC4

The latest iteration of the Odroid NAS oriented boards, in a more modern 64bit version.

Odroid C2

Odroid low cost competitor for the Raspberry Pi, 64 bit SBC with GbE.

Odroid C4

ODROID-C4 is a new generation single board computer that is more energy efficient and faster performing than ODROID-C2


This board is much more powerful than the Raspberry Pi and it is specially designed to be used as a NAS, for a similar price.


Featuring six cores and 4GiB of fast memory, Gigabit Ethernet,USB3 and more, the RockPro64 is the latest from Pine64 and makes an attractive new hardware option for NextCloudPi

Banana Pi

SATA port and Gigabit Ethernet make the Banana Pi a popular low cost NAS solution.


Images for any Armbian supported board can be generated easily. If you own a board this is a great way to help!




You can install NextCloudPi in any Debian Buster system, by using the curl installer.

# curl -sSL | bash



Instead of piping to bash, you can inspect the code and launch manually.


You can use NextCloudPi in any system that supports docker

docker run -d -p 4443:4443 -p 443:443 -p 80:80 -v ncdata:/data --name nextcloudpi ownyourbits/nextcloudpi $DOMAIN


More instructions


There are preinstalled SD card images for the Raspberry Pi and other Single Board Computers.

More instructions

Featured in

Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine, Special Edition 2017
Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine, Aug 2017
PC Welt Magazine
Nextcloud Conference 2017