Forum, Github or Chat: Which to use when?

The main public channels, and what they are for: Forum Nextcloud and NCP support in general, use ncp tag if relevant All support related questions belong on the forum. Great for long form content. Available from search engines. Most questions have already been asked and answered. Great for whole community can profit from your question […]

Hardening NextcloudPi

So, you’ve setup NextcloudPi. How do you harden it? Please help expand these sections. This is not a perfect formula by any means, but suggestions follow. The best security is to never put sensitive data online. “We have an illusion of security, we don’t have security. But, we can still have best practices.” Change your […]

Basic terminal commands SSH/Putty

The List of Basic SSH Commands In this part, we will go through popular SSH commands, complete with their syntaxes and useful options. Here’s a quick look of the basic SSH commands that we’ll cover in this article: SSH Command Explanation ls Show directory contents (list the names of files). cd Change Directory. mkdir Create […]

How to ask forum questions

Copy/Paste from  +minor edits How do I ask a good question on a forum? Thanks to: Ove Lindström Oct 15, 2015 7:26 PM I love forums. The nerdier the better. One of my absolute favourite ones in the Java Ranch. ( Why? Because they have a good tradition of asking good question. This, unfortunately, […]

How to permanently mount a Nextcloud Webdavfolder using the terminal

I was looking for a way to achieve this for several Virtual Machines: VirtualPrivateServer and local VirtualBox, in order to replace Dropbox and Rsync. These servers run backups creating tar.gz files from directories, sqldatabase dumps, and copy configuration and installation files, triggered by crontab. Space is limited so these files do not change name, they […]

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

What is NextCloudPi? NCP an officially recognized Nextcloud community project that provides a working Nextcloud instance out of the box in the form of SD card image for the Raspberry Pi, Odroid HC1 and other boards, x86 and ARM docker containers, and an installer for any Debian-based system. How do I install NextCloudPi on a […]


Welcome to the NextCloudPi wiki! This is a collection of information about how to install NextCloudPi and most of the configuration options. Please contribute – this is how open source communities thrive! To do so, and become a registered member here, come and join us, leave a comment on NCP Wiki Team’s Telegram group, to […]


There are a lot you can do to help to the NextCloudPi Project. Report Bugs We try to test things out before we ship updates but we don’t have the required time to test everything out. Reporting Bugs is one helpful thing you can do. It helps us maintain our project and If you use […]

Why is my Pi(3 and older) so slow

Why? The RaspberryPi has very limited in IO because micro SD card is slow and the USB-Bus is shared between USB(-Storage) and Ethernet(Network). Circa 35 MB/s are shared between USB (the external storage when Nextcloud-data is moved there) and Ethernet. rpi-usb-discussion. Data is pulled from and pushed to RAM, micro-SD-card and if used, USB-Storage. Micro […]

Should I use a Raspberry Pi

This Document is out of date   New 64_bits images have been created for a number of SBC’s not listed below. 32_bits images wil no longer be generated, but RPi2/1/0 and other 32_bit SBC’s can still try the the curl installer although big uploads will not work and are no longer supported on 32_bits. So […]