Setup Collabora with Nextcloud

Nextcloud is a great platform for managing a personal or enterprise files. It is Open Source. If you want a similar solution as Google Docs but on your own infrastructure, you can use the Collabora Office Suite.

Install Collabora Development Edition on Debian Stretch

To deploy Collabora, I recommend using the following ansible playbook:

Here is the inventory file sample:

Do not forget to put adapt to your server’s settings.

For more information on how to setup and use ansible, check https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/user_guide/intro_getting_started.html

Configure connection between Collabora and Nextcloud

First go to your nextcloud app installation page and look for the Collabora Online app. Install and enable it:

Go to Settings > Collabora Online and set the server URL: