Readarr is a ebook collection manager for Usenet and BitTorrent users. It can monitor multiple RSS feeds for new books from your favorite authors and will interface with clients and indexers to grab, sort, and rename them.
Before we start, please ensure you have Docker installed. This can be installed through the Synology Package Center.
We now need to create the Readarr Docker folder. Head into File Station and open the Docker folder. Select Create, choose Create folder and name it readarr.
We will now head into Control Panel > Task Scheduler > Create > Scheduled Task and click User-defined script. (see demonstration)
In the window that appears, insert the following:
In the General tab, In the Task field, enter Readarr. 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=readarr \ -p 8787:8787 \ -e PUID=1026 \ -e PGID=100 \ -e TZ=Europe/London \ -v /volume1/docker/readarr:/config \ --restart always \ hotio/readarr:nightly
Important: Make sure you change the PUID and PGID values to match your own and also change your timezone.
When the below warning appears, press OK.
You will now see your list of tasks. Select Readarr, now press Run.
When asked to run, press Yes.
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:8787
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' services: readarr: container_name: readarr ports: - '8787:8787' environment: - PUID=1026 - PGID=100 - TZ=Europe/London volumes: - '/volume1/docker/readarr:/config' restart: always image: 'hotio/readarr:nightly'
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