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

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: