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Are you offering? :cool:

I've not gone through the pros and cons of Nextcloud vs Synology's various packages. Someone want to do it?

one thing is that nextcloud is opensource and using federation you can easily build a "bridge" between the files you share in public with the your own nas. Also you have a lot of apps usable on netxcloud, for example you can use libreoffice onlineeasily and such things.

I will need to understand how an app work on synology but it seems feasible . Owncloud can be installed manually also : Install Owncloud 10 on DSM 6.1
 
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@wwwampy the issue is that it kind of hard to host synology on a server.... so it imply to use a synology sass to replace it. Also one thing is that libreoffice online works with nextcloud and allows real file to be stored on disk which is not the case with synology office :/
 

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@wwwampy the issue is that it kind of hard to host synology on a server.... so it imply to use a synology sass to replace it. Also one thing is that libreoffice online works with nextcloud and allows real file to be stored on disk which is not the case with synology office :/
Not sure what you mean by this post?
 
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I was answering to @wwwampy when he was saying to still use synology apps :)

I meant that with nextcloud you can federate multiple servers. So I don't have to give an access to the main server in the office to customers. I just replicate partial files to a remote server and get the updates from it. On the remote server people can collaborate using libreoffice. The only possible soution with synology would be using an external service that offer synology. Or can we install the DSM ourself?

Also the difference between libreoffice and synology office is tht synology office is created just a small shortcut to a file actually stored in the database where libre office online is storing a real file.
 
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Yes, it all depends on what you use it for and what are your needs. If there is only one user (for personal needs, or maybe for family), then I think Synology solution is good enough.
 

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