How to Host ownCloud – While Staying Anonymous Through Tor

Imagine you could download civil rights, when the state doesn’t guarantee them. In some states, you risk your life when you don’t stay anonymous. This blogpost shows how you can host ownCloud with Tor and Tails.

Season Greetings from ownCloud: We present you the new ownCloud Desktop sync Client 2.4.0

ownCloud Desktop sync client 2.4.0 Annuncement

one more thing: ownCloud pushes out the new ownCloud client 2.4.0

Try out the new Android 2.5.1 Beta App now!

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Get an preview of the upcoming ownCloud Android Release and help our devs by testing the android beta Release! Get it while its hot!

Download the new Android Beta Client at the Google Play Store today!


After we brought the Android Beta Client to the popular Open Source appstore F-Droid already, we now put it into the Google Play Store too, so more of you can help us testing. The app is free of course, both in license and in price. Also you should notice that this is already the next […]

We talked to Andrea Pfundmeier from Boxcryptor about End-to-End-Encryption

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Boxcryptor is a tool to end-to-end encrypt files in the cloud, so you don’t have to trust the admin. What is it useful for? We asked the CEO.

This year‘s FrOSCon was awesome!


As we already announced, we have been at the FrOSCon 2017. We had an exciting weekend with the versatile open source community. When we were still on our way to Bonn, we received the first notice about the ownCloud booth. Cornelius Kölbel from NetKnights had already started building it up with the first roll-up – […]

Guest Post: What End-to-End Encryption in Enterprise Cloud environments needs

Cornelius Kölbel is Managing Director at NetKnights GmbH and has more than 20 years experience in IT services. Since 2003 he focused on IT security. His expertise is in the area of content security, encryption and strong authentication.

4 Easy Steps to Set up End-to-End-Encryption With Cryptomator

Cryptomator is a very convenient Open Source tool to protect your data with end-to-end encryption. Combined with ownCloud, it is one of the most secure ways to back up important files in the cloud.

ownCloud projects and students for GSoC 17 announced

please welcome three fresh members to the ownCloud community. Semih Serhat Karakaya, Hemant Mann and Noveen Sachdeva successfully applied with their proposals for this years Google Summer of Code. ownCloud is part of this global program focused on introducing students to open source software development. We are very proud to see the chosen projects coming to life […]

Maintenance and Security Update for ownCloud Server released

We are pleased to announce that new versions of ownCloud Server are here! The releases include several lower severity security patches and hardenings. The release of 9.1.2, 9.0.6, 8.2.9, 8.1.11 and 8.0.16 includes e.g. the following fixes: User_LDAP: Added OCC command to update group mappings User_LDAP: Fix issue with “(2)” appearing on shares when refreshing users […]