Magic Knight
Posts: 33
Joined: Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:14 pm

Pi and ownCloud

Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:06 pm

Am running my Pi with ownCloud and a 1Tb ext USB drive.
Pretty easy to setup. Downloaded a ready made ownCloud image, and using dlinkddns to update ip address. Have a BT hub 5 which is easy to setup when you know which settings to change.
I am using ownCloud clients on our home PC's and on the boys PC's at Uni, and all works very nicely, if a bit slow.
Has been running 24/7 for 2 weeks now with no problems, seems pretty reliable so far.
Anyone else using ownCloud ? how are you getting on with it, speed, reliability etc. ?
Cheers
Magic Knight

teeth_03
Posts: 284
Joined: Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:02 am

Re: Pi and ownCloud

Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:24 pm

I set it up using a guide instead of an image, it seems to work well.

Its a little bit glitchy when downloading, it hangs when it starts, then starts going after about 10 seconds.

I know speed seems to be limited by the internet, not the Pi.

Magic Knight
Posts: 33
Joined: Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:14 pm

Re: Pi and ownCloud

Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:06 pm

Typical, say everythings Ok, and next minute it all goes pear shaped !
Today I noticed all my users were running out of storage, and I couldn't up their quotas.
Turned out everything was being saved on the SD card and not on the external USB drive !
Anyway, after learning a few basic linux commands I managed to move the owncloud files onto the ext drive and change the config.php to point to the correct dive and folder, and now its all working as it should (careful now!) and is actually quite alot faster than before. Hooray ......

Magic Knight
Posts: 33
Joined: Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:14 pm

Re: Pi and ownCloud

Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:26 pm

Here's a few links I found useful while setting up ownCloud ...

Auto login
http://www.opentechguides.com/how-to/ar ... start.html

Enable email so owncloud can share links
http://rpi.tnet.com/project/faqs/smtp

Add ext usb drive to fstab so it auto mounts
http://kwilson.me.uk/blog/force-your-ra ... starts-up/

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