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Private Google Docs at Home using SeaFile and LibreOffice Online

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location

Online at Jitsi

Presenters

Brendan Kidwell , Principal Application Developer , Abt Associates - brendan glump net

Summary

SeaFile and LibreOffice Online together provide most of the functionality of Google Docs

Abstract

SeaFile and LibreOffice Online together provide most of the functionality you get in Google Docs, except that you can own and install the software on a server in your private home.

Brendan will demonstrate setting up a home file server using the following:
  • Ubuntu 22.04 Server OS
  • SeaFile
  • Apache web server, Python 3, MySQL
  • Collabora LibreOffice Online
  • Afraid.org free dynamic DNS
  • Let's Encrypt free TLS certificate service
  • GoCryptfs for encrypting all of your data and databases at rest on the server

No need to take notes. A complete write-up will be posted on www.glump.net .

Bio

Brendan is a web developer and computer nerd in New York City. Originally from Boston. Has a B.S. degree in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from Bridgewater State University (Massachusetts). Day job is building IT stuff for a big government policy research company. On the side, Brendan hacks on open source projects, writes, and tells people they should ditch proprietary software.

Meeting Notes

Attachments

  1. Afraid.org free dynamic DNS
  2. GoCryptfs encrypted filesystem
  3. Let's Encrypt free TLS certificate service
  4. Ubuntu 22.04 Server OS
  5. Collabora LibreOffice Online
  6. SeaFile


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