NextCloudPi (VM) on Proxmox

Difficulty Level: medium There are multiple ways of running NCP on a Proxmox Server. All have their advantages and disadvantages. This tutorial will present you with one of the options. It is intended to help beginners and does not claim to be the best solution. We encourage you to try multiple ways and choose the […]

Install OnlyOffice using Docker

Requirements Docker: Debian Stretch/Buster Recommended System Requirements for OnlyOffice DocumentServer RAM: 4 GB or more CPU: dual-core 2 GHz or higher Swap: at least 2 GB HDD: at least 2 GB of free space Distribution: 64-bit Red Hat, CentOS or other compatible distributive with kernel version 3.8 or later, 64-bit Debian, Ubuntu or other compatible […]

RaspberryPi 4: Change Boot Order Manually

Difficulty Level: very easy If you are running the latest Firmware on the RaspberryPi your Pi is able and should automatically boot from USB. If for some reason it does not, here is how to change the boot order manually. Use the command line and make sure that you run the latest EEPROM Version by […]

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 […]

Raspberry PI 4 – Booting from USB Device (no microSD)

Difficulty Level: very easy Why would you want to boot from a USB drive? It is faster and a SSD has a far longer life expectancy than a microSD. Therefore, as a home user who wants to have a working system over several years, it is highly suggested doing this. (You could of course also […]

How do I change my Docker run command?

You’ve just followed the installation guide, but want to change your run command. I just forgot something. Update the container while it is running. $ docker update nextcloudpi $ADD-MISSING-OPTIONS and the new options will be appended. Don’t forgot to test everything is working by restarting. $ docker restart nextcloudpi Let’s write a totally new run […]

How to Automatically Restart NCP Docker

Docker is a useful tool, but you might have a power outage and find NextcloudPi doesn’t restart. Let’s fix this. $ docker ps -a stopped or exited Option 1. Automatically Restart NextcloudPi Docker You can just update your already configured container (nextcloudpi) since this option is missing from the original run command. $ docker update […]

Curl installer

 Debian installer As a first step towards enjoying Nextcloud on systems other that the Raspberry Pi, a new way of installing NextCloudPi was introduced. Please note: A clean and minimal Debian Buster is expected. Just Linux basic tools and curl (& ssh) installed. Any conflicting or already existing services or configurations, can break the installer […]

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 […]

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, […]