Owncloud and public shares not returning data

Owncloud and public shares not returning data

I just ran into an issue with Owncloud after updating where public password-protected shares would fail to open and just give a blank result to the browser. It turns out this is a problem with the way that Owncloud is using Memcache. Now, I could go into the whole lecture of how Owncloud is using Memcache completely wrong (they are) in more than one way. Instead I'm going to just give you a quick fix. So, if you notice these in your logs:

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Posted by Tony on Oct 03, 2014 | OwnCloud
Headless Command Line Sync for ownCloud on Linux

Headless Command Line Sync for ownCloud on Linux

ownCloud is a great way for paranoid people like me to run their own Dropbox-like service. It allows you to host your own files on a server that you can easily sync between desktops and mobile devices, and it's completely cross-platform! The biggest challenge though was that documentation for how to run an ownCloud client on a headless Linux installation that doesn't have X installed is few and far between. But, it turns out it's really easy to do!

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Posted by Tony on May 14, 2014 | OwnCloud