DietPi NextCloud Server Installation

In this segment, we are going to show you how to “Install DietPi NextCloud on RaspberryPi

What is DietPi?


DietPi is an extremely lightweight operating system, start at 400MB in size (3x lighter than ‘Raspbian Lite’). With features of low process/memory footprint and DietPi-RAMlog installed by default, DietPi allows you to get the maximum performance from your device.

Software Required :

Equipment Required Optional
Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 4 Case
SD_Card SD Card
Ethernet Ethernet Cable Mouse
Charger Power Adapter
HDD External HDD
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You can Buy Raspberry Pi 4 Kit from here

What is NextCloud?


Nextcloud is a suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services. It is functionally similar to Dropbox, although Nextcloud is free and open-source, allowing anyone to install and operate it on a private server. In contrast to proprietary services like Dropbox, the open architecture allows adding functionality to the server in the form of applications and enables users to have full control of their data.

The original ownCloud developer Frank Karlitschek forked ownCloud and created Nextcloud, which continues to be actively developed by Karlitschek and other members of the original ownCloud team.

Package Required to Install

  1. NextCloud

  2. Webserver: You can Install any one of the Webservers from the List. [Optional]

    LAMP Webserver - Apache2 / MariaDB / PHP
    LASP Webserver - Apache2 / SQLite / PHP
    LEMP Webserver - Nginx / MariaDB / PHP
    LESP Webserver - Nginx / SQLite / PHP
    LLMP Webserver - Lighttpd / MariaDB / PHP
    LLSP Webserver - Lighttpd / SQLite / PHP

DietPi NextCloud Installation

  • Firstly, we need to open Wireless Network Watcher to access the IP Address of our Pi.
  • Then we need to open SSH console Putty and type the IP Address to connect the DietPi CLI.
  • After we logged in to DietPi, then you need to type a command to access the dietpi-software.
  • Now, you need to open Software Optimized and select NextCloud by using the spacebar. and then press OK.
  • After that navigate to Install and press OK. Then the installation will take around 15-20 min to complete the setup.
  • Once the setup completes the system will reboot to finalize the settings and you are ready to use your NextCloud.

Access Web Interface

url = http://localhost/nextcloud "where 'localhost' is your DietPi IP Address."
    - Username : admin
    - Password : DietPi Password

In conclusion

  • Now, You are ready to use NextCloud as your own Storage space on Cloud.
  • Enjoy using Nextcloud and share your thoughts.

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