NextCloud 14 is Now Available — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS

NextCloud, a true open source, self-hosted cloud storage service, which is a fork of OwnCloud has recently been updated to version 14 and this brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install or upgrade to it on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS….

NextCloud enables private cloud services on users’ own servers… It’s a self-hosted file sync and share app platforms and with it you can access & sync your files, contacts and data across your devices.

This release comes with many improvements, including security, collaboration features like adding a note to a share, video verification, 2-factor authentication provider, support for PHP 7.2 and many more…

For more about this release, please visit its blog page..

An improved talk and groupware feature with the following added:

  • Possibility to join without Camera/Microphone
  • Backend integration: MCU, SIP-Bridge, ext. Signaling
  • Allow to join multiple chats in different browser tabs at the same time
  • Conversation list is now sorted by last activity (rather than own visit)
  • Conversations can be pinned to the top of the conversation list
  • Chat works without requesting Camera/Microphone
  • Participants can be @mentioned in the chat now
  • Number of unread chat messages + special highlight when you got mentioned in conversation list
  • System chat messages (basically inline activity stream for the respective conversation)

For new users and students who want to learn how to install or upgrade, the posts below should be a great starting point…

We’ve written tutorials on installing NextCloud on Ubuntu with both Apache2 and Nginx HTTP servers support… Continue below to learn how to…

Installing / Upgrading NextCloud with Apache2

If you want to install NextCloud with Apache2 support, then the post below should help you get there… It helps students and new users install NextCloud on Ubuntu with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 support…

Installing NextCloud on Ubuntu with Nginx Support

For those looking for help installing NextCloud with Nginx support instead, the post below is what may want to use… It shows students and new users how to install NextCloud on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 support…

That should do it..

Hope this helps and please come back soon.


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