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Make you own private cloud


Source: http://netsentries.com/create-your-own-private-cloud-with-eyeos/


Today I want to introduce you one of the most amazing light weight cloud based operating system known as eyeOS. eyeOS is a cloud based operating system which can be accessed from any where , think about your desktop from everywhere any device , your documents , files & applications on the web , that means your files on your private cloud.It is a complete open source offering , simply speaking it a light weight OS that can be accessed from anywhere through a web browser , currently there are two options to start with eyeOS.

It is a complete open source offering , simply speaking it a light weight OS that can be accessed from anywhere through a web browser , currently there are two options to start with eyeOS.

1. eyeOS 1.x stable


2. eyeOS 2.x beta


eyeOS 1.9 is equipped with

* More than 250 applications from eyeOS community

* 35 available languages &

* To be used in production environments


eyeOS 2.x includes live collaboration and many more social capabilities than eyeOS 1.x & is soon going to replace the 1.x

In this article we are going to install eyeOS 1.9 stable over ubuntu 10.10 32 bit OS , so sit back , relax & watch the art in detail.

Prerequisites


In order to install eyeOS we need to have the following first in your linux distro

.

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.x
  • MySQL-server and MySQL-client 5.x
  • & PHP5.2 or higher

Apache HTTP Server 2.x


Install Apache 2 in your ubuntu 10.10 as shown below.

Fig -1

MySQL-server and MySQL-client 5.x


Install mysql client in your linux distro as shown below.

Fig -2

Install mysql server as shown below.

Fig -3

You need to enter a password for the administrative user of mysql server , type in a password of your choice.

Fig -4

PHP  5.2, or higher


Install php as shown in your linux distro.

Fig – 5

eyeOS installation


Now it is time for us to get in to the real installation of eyeOS , download eyeOS 1.x stable version from their site.

http://www.eyeos.org/downloads/

Extract the eyeos1.x.zip to our website directory & assign chmod 777 to eyeos directory.

Fig – 6

From the console type

sudo chown -R www-data.www-data /var/www/eyeOS

&

sudo chmod 750 -R /var/www/eyeOS

Fig -7

Restart your pc , go to the web browser & type http://127.0.0.1/eyeOS/install as shown below.

Fig – 8

Now it is time for you to set a password for the root user , you will also get an option to allow your end users to add their accounts themselves .

Fig -9

Fig -10

Now we have done with it , we are in eyeos Desktop as shown below.

Fig -11

Customizing the defaults.

The default upload size with eyeos is only 2 MB , you can change it to a value of your choice by editing the php.ini file at

/etc/php5/apache2/php.ini

In php.ini change upload_max_filesize & post_max_size values

Eg:

upload_max_filesize = 200M

post_max_size = 200M

Upload size changed to 200 MB now  as shown below.

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