Getting my life back, Part III - Self-hosting my personal data (contacts, bookmarks, passwords, calendar, notes, tasks)
This third part of the series “Getting my life back”, is about personal data privacy. Although it’s a huge topic, I will just try to give some further details on how I manage my own personal data, after of course having already got rid of my social media accounts, one of the most dangerous personal privacy leaks.
In addition to that, on my previous post about smartphone addiction, I mentioned that my smartphone now serves me only as a means for better productivity.
How to set up your own cloud using Nextcloud on Archlinux
Note: this post was updated at 2020-01-21 to ensure compatibilty with latest Nextcloud 18 and PHP 7.4
After writing this post regarding how I use my todo.txt file, I realized that it was time to set up a Nextcloud server (again) the soonest possible so that I will be aple to stop relying on proprietary services like Dropbox.
All I needed was:
a VPS (I chose one from Scaleway ) a domain (I already had one used with my previous nextcloud server - I just modified the DNS entries) 1 hour to install everything and fine-tune them Although being an Archlinux user for more 10 years, when it’s time to set up a server for something more “crucial”, I usually choose Debian.