I have an updated article regarding ownCloud – ownCloud 9
05/08/2014 – I’ve just upgraded to version 7.0.1
Access, sync and share your data on across all of your devices. This is a great piece of open source software. I’m currently running ownCloud 7 on my own server. I can upload documents, video, photos and music and then get access to it anywhere. I can also upload my contacts, website bookmarks, calendar appointments and task lists. Because it’s running on my own server and the software is free (as in freedom ) I don’t have any privacy concerns.
Official website –http://owncloud.org/
If you are installing on Ubuntu just follow these instructions:
Here is a list of the some useful Apps I’ve installed with ownCloud:
If you don’t want to run your own server there are ownCloud providers.
If you’re looking for an alternative to Dropbox, Flickr, Google etc. that is Open Source and totally free software give ownCloud a try.