Owncloud is a PHP application that can enable you to launch your custom Dropbox like installation. It supports plugin for integration and extension as well as mobile application and a desktop synchronisation client for keeping your files in sync between smartphone, web and laptop.
This tutorial will guide you to a basic installation of Owncloud on a linux Ubuntu 14.04 LTS intance on exoscale cloud.
launch an instance if you do not have one already. This instance should belong to a security group which has port 22 and 80 at minimum opened. Port 443 should also be opened inbound for encryption support.
Add Owncloud repository
update your repository lists:
sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:/ownCloud:/community/xUbuntu_14.04/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/owncloud.list"
and trust the repository key for this installation and future ones:
wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:community/xUbuntu_14.04/Release.key sudo apt-key add - < Release.key
Update your package cache:
sudo apt-get update
your are now ready to install the application
sudo apt-get install owncloud php5-sqlite sudo php5enmod mcrypt
then create an apache configuraiton file
sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/owncloud.conf
and copy the following base configuration
alias /owncloud /var/www/owncloud <Directory "/var/www/owncloud"> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory>
Finally restart apache2
service apache2 restart
Finalize the configuration online
connect with your browser on http://
you will be able to create the adminstrator credentials and finish the configuration.