SetUp Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service with OwnCloud

owncloud-square-logo-150x150Currently in the shop I decided that although I use Box, SkyDrive, Dropbox, Ubuntu One, and Amazon, I need a bit more storage and my own control. 

So I have setup OwnCloud.

For an overview of OwnCloud look at this article on Lifehacker.  Review OwnCloud’s list of features.

I am using Fedora 18 which is currently behind a version.  I needed to remove the old version, follow the instructions from OwnCloud to add the repository (ignore the warning error on install), add the MySQL database, and add SSL to my server and I was off.

Everything works.

I haven’t gotten my userdir moved to a public_html under the owncloud file structure yet, a hack on the .htaccess or ACLs or possible the userdir.conf seems indicated, but I am having fun playing Alice’s Restaurant in the player.

Give it a try.