nextcloud, nextcloudpi, raspberrypi

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 …

C, debian, docker, linux

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

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 …

networking, nextcloud, nextcloudpi, 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 are many …

docker, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi docker for Raspberry Pi

Note: some of this information is outdated, check a newer release here I would like to introduce my NextCloud ARM container for the Raspberry Pi.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 9 Jessie Nextcloud 13.0.1 Apache 2.4.25, with HTTP2 enabled PHP 7.0 …

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 …

nextcloud, nextcloudpi, 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, networking, 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 …

linux, networking, nextcloud, nextcloudpi, 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 …