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Installing Prerequisites

FileCloud document preview needs Java 1.8. You can install JRE 1.8 using the following instructions.

# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

Installing LibreOffice

Install Libreoffice on Ubuntu.

# sudo apt-get install libreoffice --no-install-recommends
# cp /usr/lib/ure/lib/ /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/ (Note: This command is not required in ubuntu 16.04)


Configure FileCloud with Libre Office

Follow these steps to enable document preview in FileCloud.

  1. Log into Administration Portal
  2. Click on "Settings" on the left navigation panel
  3. Click on "Misc" Tab
  4. Click on "Preview" Tab
  5. Enter the path to the Libreoffice program folder.
  6. Enable the Checkbox "Enable Document Converter" option 
  7. Click on "Save" Button
  8. Click on "Customization" on the left navigation panel
  9. Click on "General Tab
  10. Check the "Show Document Preview" checkbox

Configure and Setup FileCloud Document Convertor

See instructions on setting up FileCloud Document Convertor service for Ubuntu Linux.

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