Rclone

Rclone is rsync for cloud storage and I wanted to use it because it includes WebDav as one of the protocols it can access. There are about twenty others. It is quite cool. You can run it to sync to everything from Alibaba Cloud to Yandex Disk. In my case I wanted to use it …

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Add local folder to Nextcloud Snap as External Storage

After setting up my Ubuntu Server as a home server I wanted to make Nextcloud mount my network shared folder so I could alter files through the Nextcloud interface. First I installed the Nextcloud removable media snap with, which meant that the Nextcloud Snap would be able to access removable media (eg; anything mounted under …

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Synchronise or backup your desktop with Syncthing

Syncthing

Syncthing is one of those programs that really makes open source software stand out. It gives you the ability to synchronise your computer with another computer without having to have a server to negotiate the connection. Eg; You change a file on you computer and the file will update on the other. To install Syncthing …

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Using pkcon – the PackageKit console client

Picture of searching for a package using pkcon

Pkcon is the preferred way of dealing with packages in KDE neon and is the back end of Discover, KDE neons graphical package manager. You can use Apt as well but you might run into problems with dependencies while updating and in the end it is easier to just use one system. Luckily, pkcon is …

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