For a Gmail alternative, try FastMail. Living in Seattle, authorities can track me via cell phone, automated license plate reader , bus pass , and even the transmitter in my drivers license. And, if a warrant is issued for my credit card, email, Internet or Car2go activity, then my life becomes an open book. The shutdown announcement for Google Reader , stories of being cut off from GMail without notice and Google technical outages also motivated me to consider other options, for privacy and redundancy. I especially admire his courage in light of the torture of Bradley Manning. I refuse to adjust to the new normal of the authoritarian surveillance state. This tutorial provides step by step instructions for installing an open source email server — a path away from GMail which reduces your reliance on Google and at least makes it a bit harder for your communications to be swept up in broader government surveillance such as PRISM.
How to install the necessary dependencies
Jump to navigation. In the first two parts of this series, we discussed the hardware and software fundamentals for building network-attached storage NAS on a Raspberry Pi. We also put a proper backup strategy in place to secure the data on the NAS. In this third part, we will talk about a convenient way to store, access, and share your data with Nextcloud. To use Nextcloud conveniently, you have to meet a few prerequisites.
Ubuntu Server is a variant of the standard Ubuntu you already know, tailored for networks and services. Unlike the installation of Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server does not include a graphical installation program. Instead, it uses a text menu-based process.
Jack Wallen walks you through the process of installing the latest release of the on-premise cloud server, Nextcloud Nextcloud is everywhere these days. There's a good reason for that--of all the on-premise cloud solutions on the market, the open source Nextcloud is the easiest to install, most flexible, scales from a single user to an enterprise environment and makes using the cloud as easy as any other tool. With the release of Nextcloud 20 , there are a few new features you'll want to take advantage of such as the new Dashboard and Talk integrations. Instead of upgrading Nextcloud 19 to Nextcloud 20, why not go for a fresh installation.