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The Open Source, Private Cloud Alternatives to Dropbox and Slack

It’s part of a growing trend to replace cent1rally hosted services with those that can be run on servers under an individual or organization’s control in their own legal jurisdictions—and customed to their specific needs. “As a company, we don’t have any servers—we don’t do any hosting,” says...
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The Next Challenge for Open Source: Federated Rich Collaboration

When over a decade ago the file sync and share movement was started by Dropbox and later joined by Google Drive, it became popular very fast. Having your data available, synced or via the web interface, no chance of forgetting to bring that important document or use USB sticks -- it was a huge step...
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May the Fork Be with You: A Short History of Open Source Forks

Every time there is a fork, and I think forks are actually good things, it means somebody sees a need and a technical reason to do something different from the standard kernel. But most forks are failures. They find that the things they needed were not actually worth doing and as a result, most...
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Nextcloud is already a proven private IaaS cloud platform, and it includes new features like file drop capabilities and enterprise-class logging.

From ownCloud to Nextcloud: A Proven Cloud Innovator Launches a Promising New Platform

The ever popular ownCloud open source file-sharing and storage platform for building private clouds went through a shakeup not long ago. CTO and founder of ownCloud Frank Karlitschek resigned from the company and penned an open letter, which pointed to possible friction created as ownCloud moved...
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Learn how to install and configure your own Nextcloud server with these easy steps.

How to Install the Nextcloud Server on Ubuntu

You’ve probably already heard the open source cloud server ownCloud has been forked by its founder and the new company/server Nextcloud has been formed. What you might not know, however, is that Nextcloud has already released a ready-to-install server that offers the same functionality as ownCloud...
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​OwnCloud Founder Forks Popular Open-Source Cloud

Frank Karlitschek, co-founder and former CTO of ownCloud, announced he's forking the popular IaaS cloud program into "Nextcloud." OwnCloud, a very popular, open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud program, has been forked by its founder Frank Karlitschek. The fork, Nextcloud, will be...
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