How to Install Full-Text-RSS on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Full-Text-RSS on Your Synology NAS

Full-Text-RSS retrieves the full-text of individual articles or complete full-text RSS feeds. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Full-Text-RSS on your Synology NAS using Docker & Portainer.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with Full-Text-RSS v3.8.1 release.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Portainer using my step by step guide. If you already have Portainer installed on your Synology NAS, skip this STEP. Attention: Make sure you have installed the latest Portainer version.

  • STEP 3

Go to File Station and open the docker folder. Inside the docker folder, create one new folder and name it fulltextrss. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Right click on the fulltextrss folder that you have previously created at STEP 3 then click Properties. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

Go to the Permission tab then click Advanced options. From the drop-down menu choose “Make inherited permissions explicit“. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

Select Everyone then click the Edit tab. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

Check all Read and Write Permissions. Click Done. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

After you click Done on STEP 7, check “Apply to this folder, sub-folders and files“. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 9

Log into Portainer using your username and password. On the left sidebar in Portainer, click on Stacks then + Add stack. Follow the instructions in the image below.

1 Synology Portainer Add Stack

  • STEP 10

In the Name field type in fulltextrss. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Note: Copy Paste the code below in the Portainer Stacks Web editor.

version: "3.9"
services:
  full-text-rss:
    image: heussd/fivefilters-full-text-rss:latest
    container_name: Full-Text-RSS
    hostname: full-text-rss
    mem_limit: 1g
    cpu_shares: 1024
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    healthcheck:
      test: curl -f http://localhost:80/ || exit 1
    ports:
      - 9571:80
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/fulltextrss:/var/www/html/cache/rss:rw
    environment:
      FTR_ADMIN_PASSWORD: mariushosting
    restart: on-failure:5

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value for FTR_ADMIN_PASSWORD with your own password. mariushosting is an example for a password.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

Scroll down on the page until you see a button named Deploy the stack. Click on it. Follow the instructions in the image below. The installation process can take up to a few minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

If everything goes right, you will see the following message at the top right of your screen: “Success Stack successfully deployed“.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂

  • STEP 14

The installation process can take up to a few seconds/minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection. Now open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:9571 Type in your favorite URL, then click Create Feed. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 15

Your Full-Text-RSS at a glance!

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 11

  • STEP 16

If you want, you can access the admin dashboard. Open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:9571/admin/login.php Type in admin as Username and your own FTR_ADMIN_PASSWORD that you have previously added at STEP 10. Click Log In. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 12

  • STEP 17

Your admin dashboard at a glance!

Full-Text-RSS Synology NAS Set up 13

Enjoy Full-Text-RSS!

🆘TROUBLESHOOTING

If you encounter issues by using this container, make sure to check out the Common Docker issues article.

Note: If you want to run the Full-Text-RSS container over HTTPS, check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. In order to make Full-Text-RSS work via HTTPS, it’s mandatory to activate WebSocket.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
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This post was updated on Thursday / December 28th, 2023 at 10:55 PM