Owncloud is an open source software suite to sync and share solution that can be accessed from web, mobile devices and your personal computers as well. It also gives you access your files through a web interface or WebDAV. It provides web services including file sharing, Audio/Video streaming, calender, contacts and much more.
Some of the notable features of Owncloud are:
- File storage.
- Synchronization to personal computers.
- Task scheduler.
- Address book(Contacts).
- Audio / Video Streaming.
- User and group administration.
- Sharing of content across groups or public URLs.
- Photo gallery.
- PDF and ODF viewer.
Installation of Owncloud in Linux mint 14 / Ubuntu 12.10
By default Owncloud software is included in Ubuntu/Linux mint Repositories. So you don't have to download.
Fire up the Terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+T and enter the following command:
sudo apt-get install owncloud*
http://localhost/owncloud or http://Your-IP/owncloud
The calender section lets you to add events for the users and groups:
This section contains the pictures which we uploaded earlier in the Files section. You can maximize the picture by clicking on the respective picture.