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Nextcloud installation problems
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Peter Nabbefeld
2017-09-30 16:04:38 UTC
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Hello,

I've got a problem trying to install nextcloud (I just want to try it
out, so I don't have any knowledge about it, yet):

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pacman -S nextcloud
warning: nextcloud-12.0.3-2 is up to date -- reinstalling
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...

Packages (1) nextcloud-12.0.3-2

Total Installed Size: 141.61 MiB
Net Upgrade Size: 0.00 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n]
(1/1) checking keys in keyring
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking package integrity
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) loading package files
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking for file conflicts
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking available disk space
[####################################################################] 100%
:: Processing package changes...
(1/1) reinstalling nextcloud
[####################################################################] 100%
:: Running post-transaction hooks...
(1/2) Updating Nextcloud installation
Nextcloud is not installed - only a limited number of commands are available
No database drivers (sqlite, mysql, or postgresql) installed.


Cannot write into "apps" directory
This can usually be fixed by giving the webserver write access to the
apps directory or disabling the appstore in the config file. See
https://docs.nextcloud.com/server/12/go.php?to=admin-dir_permissions

PHP module GD not installed.
Please ask your server administrator to install the module.

An unhandled exception has been thrown:
Exception: Environment not properly prepared. in
/usr/share/webapps/nextcloud/lib/private/Console/Application.php:145
Stack trace:
#0 /usr/share/webapps/nextcloud/console.php(99):
OC\Console\Application->loadCommands(Object(Symfony\Component\Console\Input\ArgvInput),
Object(Symfony\Component\Console\Output\ConsoleOutput))
#1 /usr/share/webapps/nextcloud/occ(11): require_once('/usr/share/weba...')
#2 {main}
error: command failed to execute correctly
(2/2) Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate...

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As one of the messages is "PHP module GD not installed. Please ask your
server administrator to install the module." it's propably not depending
on a needed module?

Kind regards
Peter
David Runge
2017-09-30 17:00:21 UTC
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Hi,
Post by Peter Nabbefeld
Hello,
I've got a problem trying to install nextcloud (I just want to try it out,
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pacman -S nextcloud
warning: nextcloud-12.0.3-2 is up to date -- reinstalling
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...
Packages (1) nextcloud-12.0.3-2
Total Installed Size: 141.61 MiB
Net Upgrade Size: 0.00 MiB
:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n]
(1/1) checking keys in keyring
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking package integrity
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) loading package files
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking for file conflicts
[####################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking available disk space
[####################################################################] 100%
:: Processing package changes...
(1/1) reinstalling nextcloud
[####################################################################] 100%
:: Running post-transaction hooks...
(1/2) Updating Nextcloud installation
Nextcloud is not installed - only a limited number of commands are available
No database drivers (sqlite, mysql, or postgresql) installed.
Cannot write into "apps" directory
This can usually be fixed by giving the webserver write access to the apps
directory or disabling the appstore in the config file. See
https://docs.nextcloud.com/server/12/go.php?to=admin-dir_permissions
PHP module GD not installed.
Please ask your server administrator to install the module.
Exception: Environment not properly prepared. in
/usr/share/webapps/nextcloud/lib/private/Console/Application.php:145
#0 /usr/share/webapps/nextcloud/console.php(99): OC\Console\Application->loadCommands(Object(Symfony\Component\Console\Input\ArgvInput),
Object(Symfony\Component\Console\Output\ConsoleOutput))
#1 /usr/share/webapps/nextcloud/occ(11): require_once('/usr/share/weba...')
#2 {main}
error: command failed to execute correctly
(2/2) Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate...
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As one of the messages is "PHP module GD not installed. Please ask your
server administrator to install the module." it's propably not depending on
a needed module?
Kind regards
Peter
I'm luckily still on 12.0.2, so thanks for writing before I would have
upgraded ;-)

The above error is thrown because of the maintainers, imho weird,
decision to add a hook to automatically upgrade the nextcloud
installation.[1]

Gd is disabled in php by default. So in default Arch installations this
hook fails.
However, gd can be activated in the /etc/php/php.ini file.

Anyways: I don't use the default php.ini ('php -c /folder/php.ini') file
for interfacing the instance and have all options disabled in the system
php.ini, which is why this will fail for me each time.

In any case, you can still just use it and go through the wiki article
[2] to read up on how to set it up.

Best,
David

[1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/55769
[2] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nextcloud
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