Technical issues on OwnCloud

Dear Wizards, I'm testing the owncloud in Ubuntu 14 but got these troubles:
1. the LDAP features are unavailable, I tried to reboot server but it did not help, we had php5-ldap packages


2. Can we edit documents online like GoogleDrive?

Can anyone help please? Many thanks!
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Martyn SpencerSoftware Developer / Linux System Administrator / Managing DirectorCommented:
Firstly, if you have not already, install php5-ldap. This can be done using
sudo apt install php5-ldap

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Once you have done this, restart Apache and see if you still have the problem.

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Just answered this on another question.  LDAP requires an external library in addition to the module as mentioned here:  The other issue is that LDAP is not normally provided in the standard PHP and you may have to compile your own version of PHP to enable it as mentioned here:
David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
1) You asked about Ubuntu 14.04 + LDAP...

Ubuntu 14.04.4 EOL'ed August 2016.

Ubuntu 14.04.5 EOLed April 2019.

The LDAP packages are super old, like probably around 2014 or earlier.

Likely best to install Ubuntu Bionic + LDAP as your starting point, so you aren't hitting some bug that's been fixed for 5-6+ years.

2. You asked Can we edit documents online like GoogleDrive?

Best start a new thread about this, as this can require a complex setup, depending on many factors.

Best keep a thread to one topic.
DP230Network AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Many thanks!
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