You can install NextCloud in the Ubuntu operating system, to save files to a virtual cloud. With it we can protect any element we want within the Linux operating system and without so many complications or obstacles.
This requires writing a series of specific commands that allow adding the NextCloud program to the respective system. You need to run the APT, which is the system that runs packages and configures programs on the entire computer.
Take note of all the steps to install NextCloud on Ubuntu and also configure it according to the most specific requirements.
Steps and requirements to install NextCloud on Ubuntu system
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The first thing we have to know is how to open the Ubuntu terminal to do the change any program. It is a necessary interface for all these procedures, where the respective codes are placed and they are executed.
Also, if we wish, we can change the language of the system using the terminal, to be much more comfortable when using it. With this, we can install and uninstall the programs faster and easier, using the commands respective for it.
The main requirement to install NextCloud is to have a user with sudo privileges and an adapted firewall. A sudo user has the permissions and tools to manage the programs and basic functions of the Ubuntu system.
We can add a domain name That is according to the server of our property, although it is something optional for this. By doing this procedure, we can have more confidence and security when installing NextCloud, because we protect the connections that are developed.
When we start to install the program, we must use the package software called snappy, which is used in Linux. For this, we must download and install it by placing the command sudo snap install nextcloud in the terminal, and it will run automatically.
With this, NextCloud has been installed to the Ubuntu system, but we can verify if the complete procedure was carried out. We can use the commands snap changes nextcloud and snap info nextcloud to get all the information about the program.
From now on we can make the changes we want to the system, such as the administrative account setup. We can also adjust the trusted domains, protect the program interface and other actions if we use the appropriate commands.
To configure the program you need a series of more complex and lengthy commands than the previous ones we have mentioned.
Commands to configure NextCloud in Ubuntu operating system
A tip for people who use this program is to protect NextCloud with an SSL domain. This serves so that any action we do on the platform is completely safe, and there are no leaks of information.
We can configure it with Let’s Encrypt, opening the corresponding firewall ports and using the sudo command ufw allow 80,443 / tcp. Then we must write in the terminal sudo nextcloud.enable-https lets-encrypt, and we pass the whole procedure to continue the protection completely.
The system will ask the user to provide an account for email in case recovery is needed. Then the address of the server that will perform the protection function is requested, in addition to the Let’s Encrypt certificate.
We must remember that we can log in, after making all the pertinent configurations for its correct and complete use. For this it is necessary to have added a domain so that when entering it so that the platform appears.
In it, the corresponding user credentials that we already placed at the time of doing the NextCloud configuration are placed. They must be that of the administrative user, and then select login to enter the NextCloud interface.
There the person will be able to see all the options offered by the platform to manage the files that they have uploaded. Like any cloud platform that is known, there is a free storage limit to upload and save files.
On the Internet are all required commands for each change that you want to make from the main Ubuntu terminal. Linux operating systems constantly require the use of this tool to install and uninstall programs and features.
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