There is already an alternative to Dropbox, namely OwnCloud.

Is there open source alternative to Google Drive? Specifically for document creation where on could create documents/spreadsheet/presentation and store it on the cloud.

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    Can you be more specific about what features of Google Drive you want? What have you looked at already? – John C Jul 11 '13 at 9:17

Try OX App Suite from Open-Xchange. It's very similar to Google Drive, but from what I have read the community version is open source.

More detailed information can be found here in the OX Knowledge Base.

Here's a quick preview of what it looks like on different devices:

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  • Open-Xchange is largely email-based, like a replacement for Microsoft Exchange. How would this act as a replacement for Google Drive? – Andrew Lott Jul 11 '13 at 11:07
  • @AndrewLott He was looking for something that worked where you had a storage and ability to edit files through the website like google drive and not just store files. this is why i suggested open-exchange: OX Text – LudgerP Jul 12 '13 at 19:52
  • Right, I see what you mean now. I've edited your answer to be a bit more clear and included the screenshot you linked to. – Andrew Lott Jul 12 '13 at 20:23

For detail information http://www.pcworld.com/article/2031457/ready-for-a-new-google-docs-alternative-meet-open-source-ox-documents.html

Open-Xchange launches open source browser-based Office productivity suite, OX Documents

visit http://www.open-xchange.com/misc/singlenews.html?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=377&cHash=5ca0ddcd1137ce44adfa18a79dd55195

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