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How to Download & Install OwnCloud 8 (Server) in in Ubuntu & Linux Mint Systems

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How to install OwnCloud 8 (Server) in Ubuntu and Linux Mint Systems. Download and install ownCloud in Ubuntu 15.04/14.10/14.04/12.04 and Linux Mint 17.1/17/13.

ownCloud is a free software released under AGPLv3 licence. It synchronize files with their ownCloud server, desktop (For Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X) and mobile (Android and iOS) clients are available. owncloud cloud hosting is a free and open-source software that makes easy to access, sync and share your data.

Install ownCloud in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

ownCloud can be installed on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 17.1/17/13 and other Ubuntu derivatives. To Install ownCloud in Ubuntu/Linux Mint systems, open Terminal and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install owncloud

In order to configure ownCloud in your network, set the permissions for ownCloud. Run the following command to set the permissions for ownCloud:

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

Run the following command to configure Apache and enable SSL for an encrypted connection:

sudo apt-get install openssl
sudo a2enmod ssl
sudo a2enmod rewrite

Run the following command to create self-signed certificate for configuring the ownCloud:

sudo mkdir -p /etc/apache2/ssl
sudo openssl req -new -x509 -days 365 -nodes -out /etc/apache2/ssl/owncloud.pem -keyout /etc/apache2/ssl/owncloud.key

Download ownCloud

Linux users – CentOS, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, SLE and Ubuntu – can install ownCloud using its official openSUSE Build System repository. Follow the links given below to download:

server | desktop clientDownload ownCloud