How to Install Komga on Your Synology NAS with Docker

Last updated on May 9th, 2023 at 04:21 pm


Komga is a media server for your comics, mangas, BD’s and magazines. Komga supports the following file types:

  • Comic book archives: CBZ and CBR (except RAR5 and solid archives)
  • Comic books in EPUB format
  • PDF files

Code Source: GitHub | Demo: Here
(Username: Password: komga-demo)

Skip to Docker Run Code / Skip to Compose & Portainer Code

Install Docker

Before we start, please ensure you have Docker installed. This can be installed through the Synology Package Center.

Create the Docker Folder

We now need to create the Komga Docker folder. Head into File Station and open the Docker folder. Select Create, choose Create folder and name it komga. (see demonstration)

Create the Scheduled Task

We will now head into Control Panel > Task Scheduler > Create > Scheduled Task and click User-defined script. (see demonstration)

Configure the Scheduled Task

In the window that appears, insert the following:

In the General tab, In the Task field, enter Komga. From the User list, select root. Uncheck the Enabled option.

In the Schedule tab, Select Run on the following date (make sure It’s today’s date). Now select Do not repeat.

In the Task Settings tab, under Notification, You can choose to turn this on, otherwise skip this. Now copy-paste the following code into the Run command area. Now click OK.

docker run -d --name=komga \
-p 8786:8080 \
-e PUID=1026 \
-e PGID=100 \
-v /volume1/docker/komga:/config \
-v /volume1/data/media/comic:/data \
--restart unless-stopped \

Important: Make sure you change the PUID and PGID to match your own. Please also change the data/media/comic directory to match your comic/download directory.

Accept the warning prompt

When the below warning appears, press OK.

Run the Scheduled Task

You will now see your list of tasks. Select Komga, now press Run. When asked to run, press Yes.

Komga is Installed

The installation process has now finished. Give it a few seconds to appear in your Docker list.

Open your browser and enter the link to your new container http://synologyip:8786.

Docker Compose and Portainer

If you would prefer to install with Docker Compose or Portainer, use the following code. You can also view a demonstration here.

version: '3.3'
        container_name: komga
            - '8786:8080'
            - PUID=1026
            - PGID=100
            - '/volume1/docker/komga:/config'
            - '/volume1/data/media/comic:/data'
        restart: unless-stopped
        image: gotson/komga

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