On this page we have collected some frequently asked questions about your own cloud.
Questions and answers related to this tutorial can be found in this category.
New updates to Raspberry Pi OS, the Pi's operating system, are released at irregular intervals. In order to fix bugs and security vulnerabilities, you should install these updates. Please use the following commands to install updates:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y upgrade
Basically yes. The newer models are a bit more powerful and therefore more suitable. The important thing is that the Raspberry Pi has a LAN port or WLAN compatibility so that you can connect it to the internet.
We have only tested the instructions exclusively with the Raspberry Pi. However, many of the steps from 3.3 onwards can be done in a similar way on other systems. However, you should not rely on this. We would like to reiterate that the instructions are based on your own cloud with the Raspberry Pi.
No, absolutely not. If the square brackets tell you what to put there, replace both the text and the square brackets with what you want to put in.
This is annoying, but if you follow a guide like this, you can set a new password. It's best to write it down somewhere safe. And don't forget: Choose a strong password. You can generate passwords with a password generator, for example.
If you want to log in as user seafile with su seafile, you will be asked for a password. To log in as seafile without a password, please enter the following command:
sudo su seafile
However, we recommend making any changes as user Pi.
Are you getting the following error message?
update-rc.d: using dependency based boot sequencing
insserv: warning: script 'seafile' missing LSB tags and overrides
This is a warning that should not affect the functionality of your cloud. However, you can use the following command to remove the (unnecessary) program that causes the second part of this message:
sudo apt-get remove insserv
If the "Port shares" item does not appear in your router's menu, or you cannot enable port shares, you will not be able to use your cloud. This could be due to a so-called DS-Lite connection. With this slimmed down internet connection, you will not be able to receive incoming connections.
Please contact your internet provider to change your internet connection.
For cloud operation, the Raspberry Pi should be running continuously. If you still want to shut it down, please execute the following command and wait for about 1 minute before disconnecting the Raspberry Pi from power:
sudo shutdown -h now
If you are using a so-called self-signed certificate, the usual place to confirm that this certificate is the right one for your cloud URL is missing. The browser will therefore display a security warning. You can ignore this by creating a security exception rule.