Why am I getting the White Screen O' Death?

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Nextcloud version (15.0.4):
Operating system and version (Ubuntu 18.10):
Apache or nginx version (nginx 1.15.5):
PHP version (eg, 7.1):

The issue you are facing:When I point my browser at localhost/nextcloud I get a White Screen o’ Death.

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (N):

Steps to replicate it:

  1. Point my browser at Nextcloud

The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging:


The output of your config.php file in /path/to/nextcloud (make sure you remove any identifiable information!):


The output of your Apache/nginx/system log in /var/log/____:


Oops. I meant to say my PHP version was 7.2

Are you sure that PHP has correctly been activated? Have you checked the log files of your web server and Nextcloud? The Nextcloud administrator documentation contains a separate chapter which describes the installation on Ubuntu.

Well, when I point my browser to localhost/phpinfo.php I get a lengthy page detailing the PHP setup. I’ve been through the Ubuntu Installation chapter but I didn’t find anything helpful. (You may translate that as “I didn’t find anything that made sense to me because I’m still pretty green at this.”)

A white screen of death is usually that a php request wants more memory than has been allocated or that you lack something in you php installation.

One thing to start with is to setup debug in php.ini and see what it says. change display_errors to on. in /etc/php/7.2/fpm/php.ini