6 ownCloud User Interaction Design Principles

“don’t show what is not needed” in actionAt ownCloud, design and user experience (“UX”) are a core part of our mission. If ownCloud is not usable for everybody, it has failed! We’ve talked to the lead of the ownCloud design team, Jan-Christoph Borchardt, about what makes design ‘ownCloud’ and how Continue Reading


ownCloud Grows to 8 Million Users

UX improvements in oC 8.2Today, ownCloud, Inc. released a press release covering the growth of the ownCloud community over 2015. Having doubled the bookings last year, the company estimates the number of ownCloud users at businesses, universities and research institutions as well as the many providers and self-hosted home installations Continue Reading


About Activities and Notifications in ownCloud

Activities in the Files app sidebar ownCloud has long had the ‘Activities’ app, which has provided a stream of information about happenings on the ownCloud server. The Notifications app was recently introduced, taking over some of the tasks the Activity app was used for. The goal is to more clearly Continue Reading


Making ownCloud Upgrades More Robust

Upgrading ownCloud Over the last few years we’ve made many changes to improve the reliability of the ownCloud upgrade progress. As part of our efforts, we’ve introduced changes which put more manual work on the shoulders of ownCloud system administrators. The downside was that these made the upgrade process more Continue Reading


Nominated for Cloud Solution of the Year

linuxquestions.org is running their yearly Members Choice Awards, and in the brand new category Open Source Cloud Solution of the Year, ownCloud is one of five options! We’re quite proud to have made it there, being in the company of some other well known, more low-level and corporate-oriented technologies. The Continue Reading

ownCloud 8.2.2, 8.1.5, 8.0.10 and 7.0.12 here with Sharing, LDAP fixes

The latest ownCloud stability and security updates are available, bringing improvements to sharing capabilities and performance enhancements to the ownCloud 8.2 series and LDAP, sharing and many minor fixes to the earlier releases. We recommend to upgrade as soon as possible! Please note the change in upgrade behavior for the Continue Reading


Update about the Western Digital and ownCloud Pi Project

After our blog post where we asked your help equipping a Western Digital device with ownCloud, we’re very happy to see so many great proposals and ideas come in, with over a dozen and counting! We will talk to WD to make sure no good proposal goes without a PI. Continue Reading


Collabora brings LibreOffice Online to ownCloud

Collabora and ownCloud, Inc. just announced a partnership and released CODE (Collabora Online Development Edition), a VM containing LibreOffice Online and ownCloud Server. This brings powerful viewing and editing capabilities for spreadsheets, presentations and text documents to the ownCloud web interface. As a development preview, it is still work in Continue Reading

Virtuos Games Uses Sync To Move Huge Datasets When Porting Titles

Jurgen Kluft, Senior Technical Director at Virtuos Games, takes us through the process of using Sync to move the huge amount of data generated when porting titles to PlayStation4 and XBox One: Virtuos Games is an outsourcing company that provides co-development services to game companies. We consult on everything from Continue Reading

Sync 2.3 Brings More Features For Power Users

Sync provides a simple and powerful solution: the ability to move large amounts of data directly between devices. This concept has a wide variety of use cases and today we’re announcing the release of Sync 2.3, which provides new features to better support power users seeking to unlock Sync’s full Continue Reading


Understanding the Sync Encrypted Folder

For Sync 2.3 we’re releasing a new type of folder: the Encrypted Folder. The Encrypted Folder extends the functionality of the existing standard folder by giving you the ability to have peers that hold data encrypted at rest. An encrypted peer can communicate with both read-only and read-write peers by Continue Reading

Sync Security and Privacy Brief Now Available

Security and privacy are two of the leading issues for users when transferring important data. Keeping data on-premises makes business and IT leaders feel more secure, but comes with technical challenges when there’s a need to share data externally. BitTorrent Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately Continue Reading

EasyApache 3.32.10 Released

SUMMARYcPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.32.10 with PHP versions 5.5.32 and 5.6.18. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8393, and CVE-2015-8394. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.5 users to version 5.5.32, and all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.18. AFFECTED VERSIONS All Continue Reading

Services Monitor

CWP Service monitor is monitoring and restarting selected services on your server. Service will be restared only if exit status shows error.If the service was shutdown and it is showing the status stopped then service monitor will NOT restart it. Example of service when it will NOT be restarted: # Continue Reading

How to resolve spamming issue with postfix

How to resolve the spamming issue with your postfix mailserver having CWP. Before starting we should stop the postfix mailserver. service postix stop For start lets count the number of emails stuck in the mail server queue: postqueue -p | grep -c “^[A-Z0-9]” Select few similar emails and use IDs Continue Reading

Apache run python script

Install python and run python scripts with apache on your CentOS WebPanel server. Install python yum install python Check python version python -V Create a test script cd /home/USERNAME/public_html mkdir cgi-bin nano cgi-bin/test.py Now add the following python test script in the file:/home/USERNAME/public_html/cgi-bin/test.py #!/usr/bin/python # enable debugging import cgitb cgitb.enable() Continue Reading

Kernel Update

How to update CentOS 6 kernel to version 3 or 4 from default CentOS 2.6 kernel.Please read this article before doing any changes on your server. Install repository having new kernels rpm –import https://www.elrepo.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-elrepo.org rpm -Uvh http://www.elrepo.org/elrepo-release-6-6.el6.elrepo.noarch.rpm sed -i “s/enabled=1/enabled=0/g” /etc/yum.repos.d/elrepo.repo To install kernel 4 yum –enablerepo=elrepo-kernel install kernel-ml To Continue Reading

Install ssh2 php extension

Instructions for installation of PHP extension ssh2. cd /usr/local/src wget http://www.libssh2.org/snapshots/libssh2-1.6.1-20160109.tar.gz tar -zxvf libssh2-1.6.1-20160109.tar.gz cd libssh2-1.6.1-20160109 ./configure –with-php-config=/usr/local/bin/php-config make make install cd /usr/local/src wget http://pecl.php.net/get/ssh2-0.12.tgz tar -zxvf ssh2-0.12.tgz cd ssh2-0.12 phpize ./configure –with-ssh2 make make install Activate it in your PHP config file: /usr/local/php/php.ini extension=ssh2.so Check if ssh2 extension is Continue Reading

Enable Apache modules

Since CWP is using a custom compiled apache from source, you can easily enable additional apache module in CWP by going toApache Settings –> Apache Re-Build To rebuild apache, select apache & suPHP version For additional module activation you only need to add a new line in the text box, Continue Reading

mod_security for CWP

Installation and management of the mod_security with CWP is very simple, you can install it with a single click. To install mod_security you only need to click on the “install mod security” button in your cwp.admin –> Security –> Mod Security With installation of mod_security you are also getting OWASP Continue Reading

CSF/LFD Firewall configuration

With CWP you can simply configure CSF/LFD firewall by using CSF Firewall module.In CWP.admin go to: Left-Menu –> Security –> CSF Firewall Here you can whitelist, block or unblock IPs.For additional configuration you can click on Firewall Configuration button and there you can check or edit CSF firewall configuration. ** Continue Reading

New ISPConfig issue tracker

New ISPConfig issue tracker – ISPConfig Dear ISPConfig Users and Developers, we migrated our old FlySpray issue tracker that contained the feature requests and bug reports for ISPConfig to our GIT server now. The new issue tracker offers a modern interface and is tightly integrated into the GIT version control Continue Reading

Postfix Monitoring with Mailgraph on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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This article describes how you can monitor your ISPConfig Postfix mail server with Mailgraph. Mailgraph creates daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly graphs of sent, received, bounced, and rejected emails and also of spam and viruses, if SpamAssassin and ClamAV are integrated into Postfix (e.g. using amavisd-new in the ISPConfig perfect server Continue Reading

Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – ISPConfig This tutorial will show you how to monitor an Ubuntu 14.04 server with Munin and Monit. Munin produces nice graphs about nearly every aspect of your server, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix Continue Reading

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 15.10 (nginx, MySQL, PHP, Postfix, BIND, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD and ISPConfig 3)

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The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 15.10 (nginx, MySQL, PHP, Postfix, BIND, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD and ISPConfig 3) – ISPConfig The new Nginx Perfect Server tutorial for Ubuntu 15.10 is available at Howtoforge. This tutorial shows the steps to install an Ubuntu 15.10 (Wiley Werewolf) server with Nginx, PHP, MariaDB, Postfix, pure-ftpd, Continue Reading

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