FileCloud Document Converter
Administrators can use a Java-based service called FileCloud Document Converter to provide thumbnail images.
For this FileCloud uses a java program based on Apache's PDFBox.
Document converter also will use LibreOffice libraries to convert documents to PDF.
Configure Document Converter
Document Converter for Windows is automatically installed and ready to enable in the Admin Portal.
See LibreOffice Windows Instructions and Installing and Running Document Converter for Windows
Install and Upgrade Document Converter for Linux
You can use a Java-based service called FileCloud Document Converter to provide thumbnail images for file listing. Install Document Converter on the same server as FileCloud.
FileCloud requires LibreOffice to install and run Document Converter. If you are not sure if you have installed the latest version of LibreOffice that FileCloud is using, enter the following command, which checks the LibreOffice version and upgrades it if necessary:
To install and configure LibreOffice for Linux, see LibreOffice Ubuntu/CentOS Instructions.
To install Document Converter, enter the command:
- To upgrade Document Converter, use the install command, above.
To start the Document Converter service and configure it with FileCloud, go to Enabling Document Converter and Thumbs