December 11, 2013 at 06:25PM
It features file, contacts and calendar sync, quickly share files, calendars and so on, file versioning (you can easily revert the changes you make to a file) and support for external storage so you can mount Dropbox, Swift, FTPs, GoogleDrive, S3 and external WebDAV servers from ownCloud. More about ownCloud features.
The latest ownCloud 6 features an improved design, performance improvements as well as new features:
- ownCloud Documents enables online, live, collaboration editing of standard documents – you can upload existing documents or create new documents from the ownCloud web interface and edit them inside the browser;
- a new share API was added – this enables app developers and partners to externally access all ownCloud sharing functions;
- the application API was enhanced for easier development of 3rd party apps;
- a new framework was added which improves management of 3rd party apps and the installation of these apps into ownCloud;
- Activity feeds: a real-time list of recent activity has been added, allowing users to see what’s going on;
- conflict handling: a new web conflict dialog provides multiple options if you try to upload a file that already exists on the server;
- Share file notifications: optional emails are sent to users and groups when sharing a file or folder with other users of the system.
|ownCloud 6 Activity feed|
|Editing a document in ownCloud 6|
Install ownCloud in Ubuntu
Ubuntu 13.10 users can install ownCloud (server) by using the commands below:
echo "deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:community/xUbuntu_13.10/ /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/owncloud.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install owncloud
Then, launch http://localhost/owncloud and follow the instructions.
To install the ownCloud desktop client in Ubuntu, instead of the last command above, use the following:
sudo apt-get install owncloud-client
sudo nano /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini
In this file, search for:
sudo service apache2 restart
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