OwnCloud Installation in Ubuntu




ownCloud is a free and open-sourceweb application fordata synchronizationfile sharing, and cloud storage.

ownCloud is written in the PHP andJavaScript scripting languages. Forchange management, it employsSabreDAV, anopen-sourceWebDAV server. ownCloud is designed to work with severaldatabase management systems, includingSQLiteMariaDB,MySQLOracle Database, andPostgreSQL.

Frank Karlitschek, a KDE software developer, started developing ownCloud in January 2010, in order to provide a free softwarealternative to for-profit storage service providers. In contrast to commercial storage services, ownCloud can be installed on a private server at no additional cost.



LAMP server see the below post



Download owncloud from Below ink:


We can use WinSCP for transferring the downloaded file to VM.

Install Putty for easy access


Extract the own-cloud tar file

#tar -xvf <file name>

#mv <filename > /var/www/

#chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/owncloud


Go to web browser type:


You will get the page

Give the DB user name and Password

create admin user name and password


For changing the default values

#vim etc/php5/apache2/php.in

upload_tmp_dir = /data
post_max_size = 50G
upload_max_filesize = 25G
max_file_uploads = 200
max_input_time = 3600
max_execution_time = 3600
session.gc_maxlifetime = 3600
memory_limit = 512M




Related Article: (CentOS)




Ubuntu 14.04

#cd /tmp
#wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:community/xUbuntu_14.04/Release.key
#sudo apt-key add – < Release.key


#sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:/ownCloud:/community/xUbuntu_14.04/ /’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/owncloud.list”


#sudo apt-get update
#sudo apt-get install owncloud

Its installation is very simple create db name etc while installing time and user accounts . Finally you will get the home page.






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