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Learning Banana Pi by Daniel Blair

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Setting up ownCloud

ownCloud is a DropBox alternative. It allows you to create your own service, such as DropBox, but you get to own the hardware. The image at the beginning of this chapter of my Banana Pi server is actually my ownCloud server. We need to do a couple of things to get this working. If we are setting up a cloud service, we will likely want more storage than we will get from our SD card. Luckily for us, we have access to a SATA port on the board.

Setting up the SATA drive

So, we have a SATA drive and we want to mount it to a spot where we can access and store data to the drive. For this purpose, we will assume that the drive has already been formatted, and we will start mounting the drive. In order to connect a drive to the Banana ...

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