How to Install NextCloud in Ubuntu 18.04 | 20.04


Nextcloud is a suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services. A file-sharing server that permits you to store your personal content, like documents and pictures, in a centralized location, much like Dropbox. For Desktop and Android users, applications are available to install and connect to the Nextcloud server.

Thanks to CloudStick’s one-click installer for NextCloud. A CloudStick user can install NextCloud on his server with a click.

Let’s check out the step by step procedure to deploy NextCloud on your CloudStick powered ubuntu server.

Step 1: Log in to the CloudStick dashboard and select your server.


Step 2: Click on “Accounts” option from left side menu and click ‘create’ button on the NextCloud tab.



Step 3: All you would require is to fill up the relevant details to setup your NextCloud app.

Note: Please ensure that the File system quota is enabled before performing this procedure.


Here database fields are optional, either you can input your preferred details or the system will assign a random name.

Once clicking the “Add Web Application” button, you will be directed to the page listing web applications: You can access your NextCloud by simply clicking on the domain name.

Step 4: Now open your NexCloud app’s URL on a new tab.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed NextCloud on your CloudStick powered server.


Nextcloud can replicate the capabilities of popular third-party cloud storage services. Content can be shared between users or externally with public URLs. The advantage of Nextcloud is that the information is stored securely in a place that you control.

For additional functionality, take a look at Nextcloud’s app store, where you can install plugins to extend the service’s capabilities.