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The following explanation is just one option to setup a cloud system and takes only free software solutions into account.

Depending on your personal investments into the hardware you can develop even professional solutions, but we will start based on a usual old computer which will be transformed into a server with a Linux operating system and NextCloud software to establish the cloud services.

Let’s get started with a video

Installing Ubuntu as a Linux distribution will be shown on another page, but if you’re not sure which version you run and if you have already “SNAP” installed just enter the following commands:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install snap

The first command will bring your system up to date and with the second one you will either install SNAP as software or if it is already on your system you will just get the information that it is already running on your computer.

Installing NextCloud

This step

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