How to install Owncloud 10 on Fedora 26

Fedora Tutorial – This tutorial will guide you to install Owncloud 10 on Fedora 26. As you know the new Owncloud 10 is now available for download. Owncloud is a great online file storage and sharing services like Dropbox. With Owncloud, we have full control of our online storage. Fedora 26 Server is a great choice to power up this Owncloud 10.

Prerequisites

  • LAMP Server must be installed
  • Good internet connection
  • root access

Steps to install Owncloud 10 on Fedora 26

Step 1. Install LAMP Server

In order to operational, Owncloud require a working web server. LAMP Server is a great choice. Please read our previous tutorial to install LAMP Server on Fedora 26. But, we need to install some additional modules. Use the following command:

dnf install php-mcrypt php-curl php-gd php-xml php-dom php-mbstring php-zip
systemctl reload httpd

 

Step 2. Download Owncloud

Check the official Owncloud at Owncloud.org. Or, you can use the following command to download Owncloud.

wget https://download.owncloud.org/community/owncloud-10.0.2.tar.bz2

Now extract the package

tar -xvf owncloud-10.0.2.tar.bz2

Change the permission

chown -R apache:apache owncloud
chmod 755 owncloud

Step 3. Create new MySQL Database and User

We need to login to MySQL console and create a new database and user for owncloud. See my example below

[root@fedora tmp]# mysql -u root -p
Enter password: 
Welcome to the MariaDB monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MariaDB connection id is 13
Server version: 10.1.25-MariaDB MariaDB Server

Copyright (c) 2000, 2017, Oracle, MariaDB Corporation Ab and others.

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

MariaDB [(none)]> create database owncloud;
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> create user owncloud@localhost identified by '12345';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> grant all privileges on owncloud.* to owncloud@localhost identified by '12345';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> flush privileges;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> exit;
Bye

Step 4. Move Owncloud directory

Now we need to move owncloud directory to web server root

mv owncloud /var/www/html/

Step 5. Configure Owncloud via web browser

Now open a web browser from other computer and type the server IP address with the following format:

http://ip-address/owncloud

Create a new admin user and also enter the MySQL database and user we created earlier.

install Owncloud 10 on Fedora 26

Now enjoy Owncloud 10. Thanks for reading this post on how to install Owncloud 10 on Fedora 26. See you on the next tutorial.

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