This Guideline is built in three sections:

1. Server

  • Image (Image Docu)= Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 (3B+ not Supported, yet)
  • Full Documentation (Full Docu)= Based on Raspberry but should work on all Arch Based OS. (Not tested) (Seafile Server can be a different way).

2. Computer

  • Manjaro Linux & Linux Mint

3. Smartphone

  • Android Only

 

Quick info about the “how we do it”.

We’re choosing the most efficient way … in our eyes. We know, there are a lot of other possibilities out there. It’s not like you have to get the same hardware or software. We just want to keep it as simple as possible mostly for “normal” users. At no great cost for hardware and entertain, especially with an eye on power bills.

 

Few ‘known’ info straightaway:

  • We know, that a Raspberry Pi can’t reach the full speed on USB.
  • We know, there is Nextcloud.
  • We know, the Nexus is great but a low budget phone can be great as well.
  • We know, these and that but we also know that we don’t know everything.
  • So, you’re very welcome to join the Community and share your ideas or get help. But please stay calm and be always friendly. Thanks.

 

Under following link you’ll get an explanation about the particular software. You can check it before you start. Just click here.
otherwise, keep going.

 

Let’s get started …

  1. Server
  2. Computer
  3. Smartphone (Not done)

 

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29/07/2018 – Important for now.

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  1. The guideline is only for 2 sections at the moment -> Server & Computer. The smartphone will be a huge project because of the different devices and the company what you chose (iPhone, Microsoft or Android). What we can say straight away is to get an Android Smartphone especially following ones which are listed here -> LineageOS Devices Statistics – Link (What is LineageOS? See here -> Wikipedia Link). Actually, if you’re don’t use an Android Phone you can skip the “Smartphone section” anyway. The reason for that will be explain in detail when the guideline is fully done. For now, Microsoft either Apple/Mac operating systems aren’t Open Source. But keep going especially the “Server Section” will be a “big thing” to minimize your privacy issues.
  2. At the moment we’ll provide only one image which is based on ArchLinux ARM and only for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 (3B+ not Supported, yet). The image includes a .odt file which is documented as a “copy & paste” possibility. Which means since you’re connected to your “Pi” you’re able to copy every separately listed line straight away in your terminal. (If you need help at this stage you’re very welcome to ask the forum or contact us straight away.)
    In the future, we will change it in a script to make the process easy for everyone. The “Full Script – .odt” is for Arch user who wants to set up the whole thing on his own. So, you can choose the quicker or the full variant if you want. By the way, the “Full Script – .odt” is showing what we changed from the original – ArchLinux ARM compare to our image.

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