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re: Good stuff. I have something similar. Using docs.nextcloudpi.com/en/how-to-ins... . Booting up and running the install from a USB stick. I have fou...

This is awesome!! Do you have any hints for me about using an external hard drive as storage for Nextcloud? I tried but I had errors abour writing permissions on the external disk. I used a HDD 2 TB Toshiba.


Cheers! In order for me to be able to use an external USB drive, the USB drive must not be formatted as NTFS/FAT as these do not support the user/permission system. For me the drives needs to be formatted to BTRFS. That may be worth checking. Big drives (bigger than 2 TB) also need to be partitioned with GPT.

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