Category Archives: Nextcloud/OwnCloud

Move Google Contacts to Nextcloud Contacts

The process is easy. Go to the Google Contacts website: https://contacts.google.com/ Expand “More” and select “Export”. Export all or some of your contacts, but select vCard format and save to your Desktop. Go to your Nextcloud website’s Contacts app: https://<your-nextcloud-website&gt;.com/index.php/apps/contacts. … Continue reading

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Add Nextcloud calendar to Google Calendar

Below is how to see (read-only) your Nextcloud calendars in Google Calendar. I do not believe Google supports writing to Nextcloud calendars from Google Calendar. This example is for my Calendar “Example Calendar”. From the calendar app page: https://your-nextcloud-server.com/index.php/apps/calendar/ Under … Continue reading

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Nextcloud on AWS with S3 and Lightsail

Running a Nextcloud instance in AWS rather than at your home has some benefits: S3 storage means unlimited storage Static IP Fast bandwidth Always able to SSH into machine and restart it I suggest this blog that provides a few steps … Continue reading

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Nextcloud Snap Installation

The Nextcloud installation page has two sets of instructions now: automatic and manual. Previously on this website, I have described the manual steps to setting up Nextcloud. It is a good learning experience and worth a try, but even better is … Continue reading

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Best Nextcloud 11 Links

Getting Nextcloud ready is lots of fun, but getting it to a very stable state is tedious. I gathered the best of the best resources on the web from putting it up to backing it up. Installing LAMP server Follow … Continue reading

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Renewing Let’s Encrypt Certificate for OwnCloud

Assuming you have followed the steps in the previous article to get your certificate, then you should be able to run this if your certificate is not expired. cd /tmp/letsencrypt sudo ./letsencrypt-auto renew or to get a new certificate sudo ./letsencrypt-auto -c … Continue reading

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Moving large files and folders in OwnCloud

OwnCloud works well for small changes and uploads, but moving or renaming a folder that is a few gigabytes will be troublesome. OwnCloud might think you are actually deleting and then reuploading the files. You can try WebDAV for reasonably … Continue reading

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