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 owncloud.org:

You can download it from here: http://gitorious.org/owncloud/owncloud/archive-tarball/master

or from repository: git clone git://gitorious.org/owncloud/owncloud.git

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

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