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Indie Computing Corp.

UBOSbox Nextcloud on NUC –
Home Server

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Price: from $399

What's in the box

  • Intel NUC (for model, see below)
  • Power supply
  • Ethernet cable
  • UBOS Linux pre-installed
  • Nextcloud 14 and selected apps (auto-installs on first boot)
  • UBOS Staff (USB stick for system administration)

About the Nextcloud application

Nextcloud is the leading open-source web platform for decentralized file management and many related activities. Its core functionally is similar to Dropbox, although Nextcloud is free and open-source, allowing anyone to install and operate it on a private server without vendor lock-in.

Growing concern over on-line spying leads many people to seek out privacy-protecting alternatives to the websites of the dominant internet platforms. UBOSbox Nextcloud provides many of the same features as are available as cloud offerings, but they run on a computer the user has in their home and they have physical control over. Unlike cloud software, none of the software on the user's device is being kept secret from the user.

Nextcloud "apps" extend its core functionality. UBOSbox Nextcloud runs the following Nextcloud apps:

Specifications

Model Hardware Management service Price
A
  • Intel NUC model NUC6CAYH
  • CPU: Intel Celeron J3455; 1.5GHz base, bursting up to 2.3GHz
  • CPU cores: 4
  • CPU TDP: 10W
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3L-1600/1866 1.35V SO-DIMM
  • 1 TB 2.5in spinning disk
(none) $399 Buy
UBOS Live
for 1 year
$499 Buy
B
  • Intel NUC model NUC7i5BNH
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-7260U; 2.2GHz base, bursting up to 3.4GHz
  • CPU cores: 2
  • CPU TDP: 15W
  • Memory: 8GB DDR4-2133 1.2V SO-DIMM
  • 2 TB 2.5in spinning disk
(none) $699 Pre-order
UBOS Live
for 1 year
$799 Pre-order

Hardware configuration (all models):

  • Integrated LAN: 10/100/1000
  • USB 3.0 ports: 4
  • SATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • Graphics: HDMI 2.0, VGA (not currently used)
  • Audio (not currently used)
  • Wireless: IntelĀ® Wireless-AC 3168 + Bluetooth 4.2 (not currently used)
  • Infrared RX sensor (not currently used)
  • Status LEDs

Software:

  • UBOS Linux x86_64 (pre-installed)
  • Nextcloud 14 (auto-installs on first boot)
  • Nextcloud apps: calendar, contacts, mail, news, notes, talk, tasks (auto-install on first boot)
  • Configured firewall

UBOS Live management service:

  • Automatic operating system upgrades and patches
  • Automatic Nextcloud and app upgrades and patches
  • Remote system diagnostics
  • Remote troubleshooting if needed
  • Can be turned off any time
  • More details...