Nextcloud Talk can it be standalone

Hi, everyone
I’m learning about Nextcloud Talk - i’ve got one question
can it be used stanalone, without all other nextsloud apps and services?

No i think not. Nextcloud is a “construction kit”. There are a lot of apps but you don’t really need to install many. https://apps.nextcloud.com/

But you can minimize the apps of Nextcloud at installation and after that.
Apps that are not used also place only a small load on the system (e.g. only with cron).
Also i think you can not uninstall Nextcloud Files but you can set e.g. the quota to 0 B. :wink:
So the user can not create files. Nextcloud Files becomes useless.

But maybe Nextcloud Talk is not the right application for you. As an alternative, you can take a look at Matrix, Jitsi or BigBlueButton for chat and videoconferencing.

I think Matrix / Synapse comes closest to your request (if you need user accounts and mobile).
On mobile devices you can use different apps e.g. Element (Android, iOS) or SchildiChat (Android).

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Nextcloud Talk is a Nextcloud app. You need to run it on a Nextcloud server. But if you wanted, you could remove some other default apps and just not use it for file storage.

I don’t know if the Files app can be removed or disabled? I’ve never heard of anyone trying it.

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Disable Files is not possible. But Talk can be set as default-app and the files-button hidden with css. But the files-app is used for sent files in Talk.

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Thanks everyone for replying.
and what’s the licecing policy in that case, if I need only Talk ?

You simply can’t.

Talk is a nextcloud app, is like if you want the car’s windows operating without any battery or enginge.

Same as always. Free and open source.

Yes.

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