Introducing DropIt

Posted on Tue 16 January 2018 in misc • Tagged with Nextcloud, DropIt

A few weeks ago I was chatting with Tobias one of the Android engineers at Nextcloud. He mentioned how he oftened wanted to just share a file quickly with somebody or just share some text. Basically your own privately hosted pastebin.

This got me thinking about the amount of files ...

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Nextcloud Desktop Client AppImage

Posted on Mon 29 May 2017 in misc • Tagged with Nextcloud, Desktop Client, AppImage

Already back in October of 2016 probonopd made an AppImage for the Nextcloud Desktop Client. I must admit that back then I did not immediately try it out since I just run the client from source.

However, this has changed over the last few weeks as we wanted to start ...

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Nextcloud 11 Preview Improvements

Posted on Mon 12 December 2016 in misc • Tagged with Nextcloud, Previews

If you store images on your Nextcloud there is a big change that you have previews enabled. Previews are used for the tiny thumbnails in the file list but also for scaled down images in gallery for example. Because nobody wants transfer their 30 mega pixel photos all the time ...

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Nextcloud supported PHP Versions

Posted on Tue 13 September 2016 in misc • Tagged with Nextcloud, PHP

As many of you probably know PHP 7.1 is planned for release at the end of November. As a preparation for this we are already running our test suite against the PHP 7.1 RC1. And we feel confident that Nextcloud 11 will run smoothly on the PHP 7 ...

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OCS Supported by the AppFramework

Posted on Mon 05 September 2016 in misc • Tagged with Nextcloud, AppFramework, OCS

Nextcloud exposes some APIs to the outside works over HTTP. There is of course our webdav endpoint. That, among other things, allows you to retrieve and store your files or update your calendar. Probably ou second most used endpoint is the OCS Share API. This is used by a lot ...

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ownCloud is not a backup!

Posted on Thu 03 September 2015 in misc • Tagged with ownCloud, data management

I see a lot of people are setting up ownCloud these days that do not think about what it really means to do their own data management.

A lot of people have ownCloud running on a server somewhere and have the desktop sync client running on their laptop. They think ...

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