Open Source ownCloud Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to ownCloud for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best open source Linux alternative is Nextcloud. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to ownCloud and many of them are open source and available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source Linux alternatives to ownCloud are Seafile (Freemium, Open Source), IPFS (Free, Open Source), Cozy (Freemium, Open Source) and Pydio (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 22, 2021

    1. It stores files, encrypts them in the browser and allows you to download them.
    2. Tracim is a collaborative software designed to allow people to share and work on various data and document types. With Tracim, you manage and share in the same place: forum-like threads, files and automatic versioning, wiki-like pages for online information.


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      woelkli is a service that provides secure cloud storage hosted in Switzerland. Save, view, edit and share your files from anywhere in the world, from any device
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    3. Syncany is an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. It allows users to backup and share certain folders of their workstations using any kind of storage, e.g. FTP, Amazon S3 or Google Storage.

      Discontinued

      "The core team of Syncany is on hiatus for an indefinite amount of time." See https://github.com/syncany/syncany

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      Syncany vs ownCloud opinions
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      OwnCloud is groupware. Syncany is a file-sync storage solution. Just because they have overlapping functionality, does NOT make them interchangeable.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      The Radicale Project is a complete CalDAV (calendar) and CardDAV (contact) server solution.
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      s42transfer is a web site permitting to upload mulitple files in a simple way and give unique links with compressed files along with email sharing functionality. A demonstration of the latest version is available on demo.s42.

      Discontinued

      The software hasn't been updated in more than two years, but you can still use it.

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      Everybody can claim to be the most secure cloud storage service. We at Filen like to be transparent. So how does everything really work under the hood? Well, it's quite simple.
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    4. Freehold - An open, secure, and lightweight platform for your files and data. Lightweight and Fast: Freehold can run efficiently on everything from a Raspberry Pi to a multi-core VPS.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 3d05473 on Sep 3, 2015 . See https://github.com/timshannon/freehold

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    5. XBackBone is a simple, self-hosted, lightweight PHP file manager that support the instant sharing tool ShareX and *NIX systems. It supports uploading and displaying images, GIF, video, code, formatted text, and file downloading and uploading.
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    6. Tahoe-LAFS (Tahoe Least-Authority Filesystem) is a Free and Open cloud storage system. It distributes your data across multiple servers.
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