In this we will learn,how to install owncloud in Ubuntu 12.10. Owncloud is a free and opensource software.Through owncloud you can store,sync or share data.
The owncloud is managed through web browser by user.
In this tutorial we are installing the owncloud with the help of apt-get command.
You can download the package supporting other O.S from the given below URL
Now we will start installing owncloud in Ubuntu
Step 1: Install the owncloud with the help of apt-get command
sudo apt-get install owncloud apache2 mysql-server php5
Step 2: While installing the mysql-server from above command it asked you to set the root mysql password.Use the same mysql root password to login into localhost mysql server.
In mysql-server we will create a user,database and grant privileges to user on the database.
$ sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart $ mysql -u root -p After login you will the mysql console like this mysql > Now create a user and set the password. Use strong password mysql> CREATE USER 'ownclouduser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'Password'; Now create database mysql> create database owncloud; Now Grant privileges to user to database mysql> GRANT ALL ON owncloud.* TO 'ownclouduser'@'localhost'; mysql> flush privileges; mysql> exit Restart the mysql service once (Optional,not necessary) $ sudo /etc/init.d/mysql restart
Step 3: Start the apache2
$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
Step 4: Open the owncloud console in web browser (firefox,chrome etc.)
Now you will get the owncloud console like this in web browser
Step 5 : Fill all the required field in owncloud page. And click on Finish Setup button.
Now you will be directly login into the owncloud console page.Try uploading some files and check is everything working or not.
This is the final step, now you can start uploading and sharing the files through owncloud console.
If you are facing problem while uploading the file and getting the error “The uploaded file exceeds the MAX_FILE_SIZE directive that was specified in the html form”
Click to this post https://sharadchhetri.com/2013/03/29/the-uploaded-file-exceeds-the-max_file_size-directive-that-was-specified-in-the-html-form/
Hawkeye King says
Installation half successful: Web interface worked properly, but client on OSX failed.
I’m going to uninstall via apt and reinstall manually.
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