Monthfévrier 2017

Self-hosted FOSS cloud step 2.1: Install Nginx, PHP5, MySQL, Pydio (with Let’sEncrypt SSL certificate)

This is the step 2.1 of: http://julien.coubronne.net/a-self-hosted-free-opensource-cloud. This will allow to share files located on your local server over the internet.

In this article, we will:

  • Install Nginx & php5, create a MySQL database
  • Install Pydio
  • Use Letsencrypt to create an https certificate
  • Tweak Nginx

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Self-hosted FOSS cloud step 1.3: File sharing with Samba

This is the step 1.3 of this article: http://julien.coubronne.net/a-self-hosted-free-opensource-cloud

In this article, we will:

  • Install Samba
  • Sync the Unix and Samba passwords
  • Test the configuration and configure the Samba shares

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Installing Owncloud 9 on Debian 8 (with Apache2 & MySQL)

This is a memo on how to install Owncloud 9 in Debian 8. Since the latest version of owncloud’s fork, nextcloud, is available, you may look at it as an alternative. I prefered to go with Owncloud since they provide Debian packages.

Note: Since the initial writing of this memo (which was started in August 2016 and remained un-pusblished until now), I changed my mind on my web server configuration: I switched from the Apache2 web server to Nginx, deleted the Owncloud instance and installed Pydio. I will no longer maintain this post.

This post mainly follows this following how-to: https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/owncloud_9-installation-on-debian_8/

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LUKS: backups and headers

In this post we will backup the LUKS header to avoid any disaster later on…

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Change the default thunderbird calendar when creating a new event in lighting

When you have several calendars opened in Lightning, it’s a bit of a pain to double check everytime that the correct one is selected… If you have the same issue, here is the solution :

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Thunderbird within a full Microsoft exchange (Office 365) environment

You cannot stand outlook? Want to use a free (as in Freedom) email client, while your environment is 100% Microsoft exchange? Here are some options…

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Adding an encrypted drive in Debian using LUKS and LVM

This article details how to add an additional drive to an existing encrypted installation (using LVM over LUKS, see https://julien.coubronne.net/wp-admin/post.php?post=478)

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