I'm pretty much a noob, I do SSH but have no clue about server bla, I do know some PHP but can't tell the htaccess from the Php.ini or so - I'm an enduser, trying all the good things
and i have tried owncloud before, but something f****d up my system, so i just do it again. The ultimate goal is to have it all smoothly connected with my Mac, Ical, Address book and so on ...
so, following you'll hopefully find my report, of what i did and what happened, mostly in non-technical terms.
#1 using cyberduck to clear directory (provided by dreamhost).... base.project22.org, nothing left except for /owcloud_bak and /owncloud_bak2, two previous failed installations - no more hidden files.
checker output just before removing it:
Passed Tests (6)
- PHP Version:5.3.5
- Server Software:(Apache) Apache
- File upload limit:Upload files up to 7 MB
- File Upload:Please check your settings (see warning below)
- Config (Writeable):Config is missing. Writeable: No
#2 Following: http://owncloud.org/support/setup-and-i ... /webspace/
Using the Mac Terminal with SSH I go into
and execute git clone git://gitorious.org/owncloud/owncloud.git
Results: a few lines "remote" +
Receiving objects: 100% (30096/30096), 10.14 MiB | 314 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (20663/20663), done.
#3 According to http://owncloud.org/support/setup-and-i ... /webspace/ again
I use Cyberduck and browse into the directory
I create the directory "/data" and set permissions to 750
I changed permissions on the directory "/config" to 777
Setup instructions tell me to enable .htaccess for my server, honestly I have no clue and assume - based on previous attempts that it works.
#4 I use Firefox to open the page
and enter the required data for a superadmin
admin name and password
#5 everything looks great.
Using Firefox 11.0 I go into Admin > Users and try to create a new user, for myself, not to use the superadmin account - for future options ...
creating user doesn't work on firefox.
neither does upload nor creating anything new (folder or text file) in > Files
Calendar is not displayed
Damn it, why is that?
I log out, with Firefox
#6 I try Safari and log in using my superadmin account
uploading and creating anything new (folder or text file) in > Files doesn't work
Calendar is not displayed
I log out again.
#7 I try Opera
creating a textile worked
calendar is displayed
contacts show a weird error message
No such file or directory in /home/xxxdir/base.project22.org/owncloud/lib/template.php on line 498
Failed opening '/home/xxxdir/base.project22.org/owncloud/apps/contacts/templates/part.no_contacts.php' for inclusion
actually I haven't checked this on the other browsers
after creating "Miss test User" the error messages are gone.
Creating the User "Flo":worked great
Log out with super user
#8 Log in with Opera, user "Flo"
everything looks great
I now want to connect my OwnCloud system with my Mac
I head over to Admin > Personal
WebDAV: I copy the webDav-address and change into the Finder
great, webdav seems to work perfectly
#9 Calendar: I copy the CalDav address and change into ICal
there I create a new caldav-account, enter my credentials and paste the link from above.
error message: "the account information was not found. the server has not specified a calendar home for account at .....caldav.php/ --http://......org/". weird
I continue nonetheless, ICal offers this option
I check http://owncloud.org/support/usage/calendars/ and add "/principals/USERNAME" to the CalDAV link for setting up the account ....
Error Message - after various attempts: the account information was not found. the host "base.project22.org is not a WebDAV server."
ICal didn't work, yet!
#10 Contacts: I copy the CardDav address and change into the Address Book
there I create a new account in the > Settings > Accounts
that didn't work, will check later
now following the advice on http://owncloud.org/support/usage/synchronization/osx/
did everything as described, doesn't work
frustrated I give up, too much time for a noose enduser like me!!
maybe more tomorrow - thanks for your attention - and YES, if you have any great advice, I'll take it