You can install Apache Web Server, MySQL server and create ownCloud MySQL Database and User according to this step by step guide.
PHP is one of the most widely used server-side scripting language. The open source general purpose programming language is powerful for running dynamic and interactive web applications like ownCloud
By the time of writing this guide, the highest PHP version supported by ownCloud was PHP 7.1.
To, install it, run the command below:
$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
Press Y and hit Enter when prompted to confirm the installation
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
Press Enter when prompted to add the repository.
Then, update the repository information using the command below:
$ sudo apt-get update
You can now go ahead and install PHP 7.1
$ sudo apt-get install php7.1
Press Y and hit Enter when prompted to confirm the installation.
For ownCloud to work with PHP 7.1, you need to run the command below to make sure all the required PHP modules are installed:
$ sudo apt-get install php7.1-cli php7.1-common php7.1-mbstring php7.1-gd php7.1-intl php7.1-xml php7.1-mysql php7.1-zip php7.1-curl php7.1-xmlrpc
Press Y and hit Enter when prompted to confirm the installation.
You can now restart Apache so that it loads PHP:
$ sudo systemctl restart apache2
You have now setup a web server, a database server and PHP scripting language. The server environment is now ready for running ownCloud software.
The latest ownCloud software can be downloaded from the link below in zip format:
First, CD to the
/tmp folder of your Ubuntu server:
$ cd /tmp
Then use Linux wget utility to download the file from the link.
$ wget https://download.owncloud.org/community/owncloud-10.0.3.zip
The zip file should now be saved on the
/tmp directory, you need to unzip it and copy it to the root of your web server
/var/www/html using the unzip command:
First, install the unzip tool:
$ sudo apt-get install unzip
Then, unzip the file and send the content to the root of the website:
$ sudo unzip owncloud-10.0.3.zip -d /var/www/html/
Allow a few seconds for the unzip utility to finalizing the process.
Then you can configure your ownCloud Directory and file permissions and finalize the installation. For details, you can go to see How to Install ownCloud on Alibaba Cloud ECS Ubuntu 16.04.
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It includes ready-to-run versions of Apache/Nginx, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin etc. IGS images greatly simplify the development and deployment of Web applications.
There are some documentation may be useful to you.
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