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Owncloud - installation




In this tutorial we will install owncloud via SSH with basic configuration. Please login to your server via SSH and use this command:
wget -qP ~/www/$(whoami).$(hostname)/$(whoami)/ https://download.owncloud.com/download/community/setup-owncloud.php


Now visit this URL:
http://yourservername.com/username/setup-owncloud.php

Where yourservername.com is your server hostname where you have an account, and username is your username on the seedbox. So if your server is maniac.seedhost.eu and username batman, URL will look like this:
http://maniac.seedhost.eu/batman/setup-owncloud.php

Now follow the installation guide:
1. Just click next.

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2. Don't change Install in subdirectory path, leave it as it's owncloud and click on next.

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3. Just click on next.

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Now you have 2 options to configure your owncloud installation.  Both of them are described below.


I. With default configuration, i.e. if you fill in just the username and pass and click on Finish setup, owncloud will be installed in your www directory and there all your files will be stored.

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II. If you want to store your owncloud files in your downloads path, not in www, please use this option. The only difference is that you need to change your Data folder, so you click on Advanced button and there will appear a window where you need to type your path to downloads. This command in SSH will return your path:
cd ~/downloads && pwd


It will return somehing like:
/home/username/downloads

This is what we need to put into Data folder and then click on Finish.

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