The cloud is where everything is these days. However, a lot of people are not happy with storing everything in the cloud on a random server. Luckily, there is something called ownCloud. This is a web service that lets you have your own personal cloud.
For this book, ownCloud will be installed using the SQLite database. For very light, single user workloads, SQLite will be fine.
A more serious, multiuser installation would strongly benefit from using PostgreSQL or even MySQL; however, those systems are far more complex to set up and work with. After getting more comfortable with Linux in general, this can be an exciting exercise to the reader.
Installing Mail Transport Agent (MTA) is suggested by ownCloud; However, installing ...