How to Install Hoarder on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Hoarder on Your Synology NAS

Hoarder is a self-hostable bookmark-everything app with a touch of AI for the data hoarders out there. Automatic fetching for link titles, descriptions and images. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Hoarder on your Synology NAS using Docker and Portainer.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Hoarder v0.11.1 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 hoarder. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Now create three new folders inside the hoarder folder that you created at STEP 3 and name them data, meili, redis. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

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 6

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

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

version: "3.9"
services:
  web:
    image: ghcr.io/mohamedbassem/hoarder-web:latest
    container_name: Hoarder-WEB
    restart: on-failure:5
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/hoarder/data:/data:rw
    ports:
      - 3022:3000
    environment:
      REDIS_HOST: redis
      MEILI_ADDR: http://meilisearch:7700
      DATA_DIR: /data
      NEXTAUTH_SECRET: MariushostingMariushostingMari13
      MEILI_MASTER_KEY: ZwwfTW1Johkjc34jPQlaIoBKHjrVfigIzjVEZkLydo
      
  redis:
    image: redis:7.2-alpine
    container_name: Hoarder-REDIS
    restart: on-failure:5
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/hoarder/redis:/data:rw
      
  chrome:
    image: gcr.io/zenika-hub/alpine-chrome:123
    container_name: Hoarder-CHROME
    restart: on-failure:5
    command:
      - --no-sandbox
      - --disable-gpu
      - --remote-debugging-address=0.0.0.0
      - --remote-debugging-port=9222
      
  meilisearch:
    image: getmeili/meilisearch:v1.6
    container_name: Hoarder-MEILI
    restart: unless-stopped
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/hoarder/meili:/meili_data:rw
    environment:
     MEILI_MASTER_KEY: ZwwfTW1Johkjc34jPQlaIoBKHjrVfigIzjVEZkLydo
     MEILI_NO_ANALYTICS: true
     
  workers:
    image: ghcr.io/mohamedbassem/hoarder-workers:latest
    container_name: Hoarder-WORKERS
    restart: on-failure:5
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/hoarder/data:/data:rw
    environment:
      REDIS_HOST: redis
      MEILI_ADDR: http://meilisearch:7700
      BROWSER_WEB_URL: http://chrome:9222
      NEXTAUTH_SECRET: MariushostingMariushostingMari13
      MEILI_MASTER_KEY: ZwwfTW1Johkjc34jPQlaIoBKHjrVfigIzjVEZkLydo
      DATA_DIR: /data
      # OPENAI_API_KEY:
    depends_on:
      web:
        condition: service_started

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value for NEXTAUTH_SECRET and add your own NEXTAUTH_SECRET. MariushostingMariushostingMari13 is an example for a SECRET KEY. You should invent your own Value. Add 32 random characters, both letters and numbers.
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value for MEILI_MASTER_KEY and add your own MEILI_MASTER_KEY. ZwwfTW1Johkjc34jPQlaIoBKHjrVfigIzjVEZkLydo is an example for a MEILI_MASTER_KEY. You need to add your own 42 string value using this free online tool.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 3 new 2024

  • STEP 7

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.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 4 new 2024

  • STEP 8

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

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 9

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

  • STEP 10

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:3022 Click Sign Up. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 11

Type in your details (Name, Email address, Password), then click Sign Up. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 12

Type in your favorite domain address in the apposite area, then press enter to save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 13

Your favorite bookmark will be added in a couple of seconds. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 14

You can also switch to the Dark Theme. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Hoarder Synology NAS Set up 10

Enjoy Hoarder!

🆘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 Hoarder container over HTTPS, check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. In order to make Hoarder 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 Wednesday / April 3rd, 2024 at 7:36 PM