April 21, 2016 Roberto Puzzanghera0 comments
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Tired of uploading and delete my photos and docs on
google drive etc. I stumbled upon this open source project, which is one of the most mature and well documented, and realized that the time to switch off all my existing proprietary clouds had come :)
What follows was tested on a
Slackware 14.1 environment, where I have manually installed
apache 2.4 and
php 5.6. I think that the installation should not be much different for another Linux distribution provided that you install the required packages.
Download and extract:
cd /path/to/your/webserver/document-root wget --no-check-certificate https://download.owncloud.org/community/owncloud-7.0.3.tar.bz2 tar xjf owncloud-7.0.3.tar.bz2 ln -s owncloud-7.0.3 owncloud chown -R root:root owncloud
data dir outside the document root, so that it is not accessibile from the web:
mv owncloud/data ./owncloud-data
Now modify your
'datadirectory' => '/path/to/your/webserver/document-root/owncloud/data','datadirectory' => '/path/to/your/webserver/document-root/owncloud-data',
Check the requirements from the manual installation web page.
This is my php-5.6 configuration:
./configure \ --with-mysql=/usr/local/mariadb \ --with-mysqli=/usr/local/mariadb/bin/mysql_config \ --with-pdo-mysql=/usr/local/mariadb \ --with-mysql-sock=/usr/local/mariadb/tmp/mysql.sock \ --with-mcrypt \ --enable-mbstring \ --enable-ftp \ --with-zlib \ --with-bz2 \ --enable-zip \ --enable-bcmath \ --with-mhash \ --with-curl \ --with-gd \ --with-jpeg-dir=/usr \ --with-png-dir=/usr \ --enable-gd-native-ttf \ --with-freetype-dir=/usr \ --with-t1lib \ --enable-exif \ --with-gettext=/usr \ --enable-sockets \ --with-xsl \ --with-xmlrpc \ --with-openssl \ --enable-intl \ --enable-soap \ --with-pspell \ --with-gmp \ --prefix=/usr/local/php
Create a virtualHost on
apache. Here is my configuration for
<VirtualHost *:443 *:80> # adjust this accoording to your ssl config Include my-ssl-stuff.conf ServerName cloud.yourdomain.xy DocumentRoot /path/to/your/webserver/document-root/owncloud ErrorLog /path/to/logs/owncloud_error.log LogLevel warn CustomLog /path/to/logs/owncloud_access.log combined <Directory /path/to/your/webserver/document-root/owncloud> AllowOverride All Options +Indexes +FollowSymLinks +MultiViews Require all granted # add any possibly required additional directives here # e.g. the Satisfy directive (see below for details): Satisfy Any </Directory> <IfModule mod_headers.c> Header always set Strict-Transport-Security "max-age=15768000; includeSubDomains" </IfModule> <FilesMatch "\.(cgi|shtml|phtml|php)$"> SSLOptions +StdEnvVars </FilesMatch> BrowserMatch "MSIE [2-6]" \ nokeepalive ssl-unclean-shutdown \ downgrade-1.0 force-response-1.0 BrowserMatch "MSIE [17-9]" ssl-unclean-shutdown </VirtualHost>
mysql/mariadb database and user, because during the setup you will be requested for a database access.
Now it's time to connect to your
owncloud site looking for https://cloud.yourdomain.xy. It's easy to create your first account and set up the
You can adjust your configuration editing the
config/config.php file. For example, you may want to configure the default language. This is my config.php file:
php-5.6.0 I got this compilation error:
cc -D_GNU_SOURCE -I. -I/tmp/pear/temp/APC -DPHP_ATOM_INC -I/tmp/pear/temp/pear-build-root9f66KR/APC-3.1.13/include -I/tmp/pear/temp/pear-build-root9f66KR/APC-3.1.13/main -I/tmp/pear/temp/APC -I/usr/local/php-5.6/include/php -I/usr/local/php-5.6/include/php/main -I/usr/local/php-5.6/include/php/TSRM -I/usr/local/php-5.6/include/php/Zend -I/usr/local/php-5.6/include/php/ext -I/usr/local/php-5.6/include/php/ext/date/lib -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -g -O2 -c /tmp/pear/temp/APC/apc_cache.c -fPIC -DPIC -o .libs/apc_cache.o /tmp/pear/temp/APC/apc_cache.c: In function '_apc_cache_user_update': /tmp/pear/temp/APC/apc_cache.c:818:63: error: 'IS_CONSTANT_INDEX' undeclared (first use in this function) /tmp/pear/temp/APC/apc_cache.c:818:63: note: each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in /tmp/pear/temp/APC/apc_cache.c:820:22: error: 'IS_CONSTANT_ARRAY' undeclared (first use in this function) make: *** [apc_cache.lo] Error 1 ERROR: `make' failed
So I decided to install apcu instead of
apc, which has been patched to correct the error. You have to install the beta version of
apcu in this way:
pecl install apcu-4.0.6
remember to add "
extension=apcu.so" to your
Ownclous comes with a limit of 512MB, which can be unsufficient. Basically you would have to adjust the files .htaccess or .user.ini, but in that case you will get an annoying "integrity check error" in the new 9.0 version. So I suggest not to modify but to act in your php.ini file adding lines like these:
upload_max_filesize = 2G post_max_size = 2G
NB: I have tested this procedure until the version 8.1.3, both for major and minor releases.
First of all, put your owncloud in maintenance mode modifing your config.php like this:
'maintenance' => true,
Follow the instructions on the official site at http://doc.owncloud.org/server/7.0/admin_manual/maintenance/update.html.
This is what I do after
cd /path/to/your/webserver/document-root # delete the symbolic link rm owncloud wget --no-check-certificate https://download.owncloud.org/community/owncloud-x.x.x.tar.bz2 tar xjf owncloud-x.x.x.tar.bz2 chown -R apache:apache owncloud mv owncloud owncloud-x.x.x cd owncloud-x.x.x # restore from the old dir cp -rp ../owncloud-old/apps2 . cd config mv config.php config.php.BAK cp -p ../../owncloud-old/config/config.php . cd .. chmod +x cron.php cd .. # restore the symbolic link ln -s owncloud-x.x.x owncloud
Now proceed to the upgrade/update from the command line:
cd owncloud /path/to/php/bin/php occ upgrade
Now you can switch off the maintenance mode and connect to your cloud via web and proceed to the upgrade.
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