Installing NextCloud Hub with OnlyOffice on Ubuntu 18.04

These are the things I encountered following Dave Lane's instructions here:

and finally restart the network stack and ufw on your server
sudo service networking restart

Failed. Used systemd-networkd restart


sudo apt-get install nginx-full

Failed. Ran sudo apt-get update first. Then it worked.


sudo apt-get install mariadb-server-10.0 mariadb-client-10.0

Failed. No such pacxkage available.

Used:  sudo apt-get install mariadb-server mariadb-client -y


replace "me" with your non-root username on the server)


This implies that a non-root user has been created, but this step has been skipped in the instructions



Placed in /home/data/nextcloud-nginx/nginx/nginx.conf though the instructions don't say explicitly where it goes


(From Let's Encrypt instructions)

If it works, it gratifyingly results in a message that starts with "Congratulations"!

- not any more, it seems


    # this is a deprecated rule, not required in Ubuntu 20.04's nginx
    # ssl on;


Configuring database access / Configuring the Admin User

- now works in a single interface, you have to select Maria/Mysql and finn in inform for db and admin user in the same form


'skip' install recommended apps

(Note that I failed utterly to make the Gmail settings work, so I'll be trying to install Mailcow on the server.

(Update: for GMail you have to set up an application  password. See here:


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