OwnCloud is a leading open source file sharing and interactive cloud services platform and their functionality is similar to that provided by DropBox and Google Drive. However, unlike Dropbox, OwnCloud does not have the data capacity to store managed files. However, you can still share files such as documents, photos and videos to name a few and access them on many devices such as smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Step 1: Update the system & Install Apache and PHP 7.2 in Ubuntu
Once your installation is completed, verify if Apache is installed by running the dpkg command
Now, start and enable Apache to run on boot, run the commands:
Now open your browser and type in your server’s IP address in the URL & you should get Apache page as shown below:
To check if PHP is installed.
Step 2 : Install MariaDB in Ubuntu
To securing your MySQL server, run the command below:
Press ENTER for root password and press ‘Y’ to set the root password & you can’t set the password blank as shown below:
Simply type the ‘Y’ to all as shown below :
Your MariaDB server is now secured .
Step 3 : Create a OwnCloud Database
Run the command below in MariaDB
Step 4: Download OwnCloud in Ubuntu
After creating the database, download the OwnCloud zipped file & unzip it
Step 5: Configure Apache for OwnCloud
Add the Configuration below –
Save the file & you need to enable all the required Apache modules as shown below :
For the Changes restart the apache :
Step 6: Test the installation
Now open your favorite browser and type your server-IP
Now, Installation Completed.