Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of nextcloud


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Jan 22, 2018, 11:22:12 AM (23 months ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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  • nextcloud

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    1111 * Synchronize/backup your phone contacts and calendar to a trusted server (no need to send your contact list to Google)
    1212
     13== How do I get started? ==
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     15Anyone with a user account with May First/People Link can login immediately to Nextcloud. That means, if you already have a username and password that you use to login to your May First/People Link email account, or that you use to secure FTP into your web site, you can use the same username/password pair to login to Nextcloud.
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     17You can add new "User Accounts" in the [https://members.mayfirst.org/cp Members Control Panel] - and they will automatically be able to access Nextcloud too.
     18
     19== How do I access Nextcloud via a web browser?
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    1321You can get started right away by going to https://share.mayfirst.org/ and entering your MF/PL username (you can use any valid username - your email login, SFTP login, control panel login, etc).
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    15 You can add new "User Accounts" in the [https://members.mayfirst.org/cp Members Control Panel] - and they will automatically be able to access Nextcloud too.
     23=== Sharing with other users ===
     24
     25You can share a folder or file with other users by cicking on the share icon next to the file or folder.
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     27You can either type a username of a user that has already logged into our Nextcloud program, or you can click the checkbox to generate a random web address that anyone can use to access a file.
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     29Be sure to carefully choose the permissions you want to grant.
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     31You can also share a calendar. Click on the '''share calendar''' icon , this is the first icon to the right of your calendar's name.
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     33[[Image(owncloud_share_calendar1.png)]]
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     35Type the full username of the user you want to share with. Matching names will appear in a list below the field. MFPL users must have logged in to http://share.mayfirst.org at least once before they will appear in the list. Click on the name in the list that matches.
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     37[[Image(owncloud_share_calendar2.png)]]
     38
     39You can edit additional options allowing or restricting that user's ability to share this calendar with others, edit the calendar as well as create, delete or update calendar items.
     40
     41[[Image(owncloud_share_calendar3.png)]]
     42
     43Repeat this process for each user with whom you would like to share this calendar. The new calendar will appear within their account.
     44
     45''See below for how to share with groups of people.''
    1646
    1747== How do I synchronize with my desktop computer? ==
     
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    54 === Sharing calendar with other users ===
    55 
    56 Click on the '''share calendar''' icon , this is the first icon to the right of your calendar's name.
    57 
    58 [[Image(owncloud_share_calendar1.png)]]
    59 
    60 Type the full username of the user you want to share with. Matching names will appear in a list below the field. MFPL users must have logged in to http://share.mayfirst.org at least once before they will appear in the list. Click on the name in the list that matches.
    61 
    62 [[Image(owncloud_share_calendar2.png)]]
    63 
    64 You can edit additional options allowing or restricting that user's ability to share this calendar with others, edit the calendar as well as create, delete or update calendar items.
    65 
    66 [[Image(owncloud_share_calendar3.png)]]
    67 
    68 Repeat this process for each user with whom you would like to share this calendar. The new calendar will appear within their account.
    6984
    7085== How do I synchronize with my mobile phone? ==
     
    7489You can download either the [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextcloud.client android app] or the [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nextcloud/id1125420102?mt=8 iPhone app]. You'll be asked the same questions as the ones above.
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    76 == What about synchronizing my contacts and calendar? ==
     91=== What about synchronizing my contacts and calendar? ===
    7792
    7893On Android, install the DavDroid app (it seems to be available in both Google Play and f-droid).