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Why is my Pi 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 […]

How to install NextCloudPi

Download the Image for your Hardware If you are comfortable using BitTorrent please use it for downloading and share the Torrent files to save us some server traffic, thank you! For this you can use a BitTorrent client like Transmission and leave it running to continue serving the files after downloading. You’ll find the torrent, […]

How to get started with NCP docker

Install Docker I used the docker documentation for Debian 9 which worked fine, but you’ll find instructions for other Linux flavors, MacOS and Windows  there too. Download and start The the x86 version of NextCloudPi docker container. It features the latest Nextcloud networking and system management extras. Download with: docker pull ownyourbits/nextcloudpi-x86   Run it […]

How to access NextCloudPi

This guide will help you access NextCloudPi. Access Instant Domain Name Access When up and running, your device should become accessible at https://nextcloudpi or https://nextcloudpi.local. First time access will be redirected automatically to the activation page Copy the passwords for later use, you will be able to review or reset them with nc-admin (for NC) […]

How to access from outside your network

You can do these steps from the TUI or from the WebUI. Port Forwarding Most home Routers come with a firewall installed which blocks outside requests to inside computers. In order for you to access your Nextcloud from the outside of your house, you need to allow ports 80 and 443 and forward them to […]

How and where to get help

Where Your best chance at getting help and getting answers is asking questions on the forum. Please do take the time to investigate (search), maybe your question as already been answered. Thank you! For general discussion you can join us at Telegram chat group Only bugs, issues and feature requests concerning NCP code and Wiki […]

BerryBoot Instructions for NextCloudPi

BerryBoot Instructions for NextCloudPi Items Required: Linux Computer with USB Ports (optional SD Card Slot) micro SD Card with SD Adapter (with USB adapter if system doesn’t have SD Slot) USB Flash Drive Raspberry Pi connected to a video screen (usually HDMI) Notes: The Flash Drive and the SD card must be 32GB or less […]

Berryboot install NextCloudPi on an external drive step by step

A step by step guide to installing NextCloudPi to an external drive using Berryboot. First we need to install Berryboot, it’s a bootloader and management tool for OS installations on your Raspberry Pi. You will choose where your NextCloud installation will reside in this part. In the second part we will use a specially squashfs […]

Should I use a Raspberry Pi

Hi, I’m looking to use NextcloudPi; should I use a Raspberry Pi? You certainly can! The latest Pi model will have better performance, but has a few downsides as nicely described in What’s Wrong with the Raspberry Pi. If you want to learn more about rpi’s power requirements, this article will be of use. Pi […]