Create Your Own Cloud Server on Debian Squeeze

Valic —  December 19, 2011 — 6 Comments

Everyone loves using services like Dropbox or Boxnet. Half of us do have hardware laying around that we’d love to convert into our own cloud server but never came across the right software.

In this tutorial i’ll show you how to create your own cloud server:

Step1. Install depencencies need for cloud server:

apt-get install apache2 php5 php5-sqlite php5-json

optional dependencies: apt-get install mp3info curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev php5-curl zip

Step2. Download ownCloud from

You can download it from here:

or from repository: git clone git://

Step3. Extract the archive using tar and copy the content to /var/www:

tar -xvfz owncloud-owncloud-master.tar.gz

cp -r owncloud /var/www

Step4. Open the location folder in a browser and complete the setup wizard:

Now click Advanced and complete all fields with databare details:

Then click Finish Setup and you will be able to login into the cloud.

You cand view the demo HERE




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