How to Install Komga on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Komga on Your Synology NAS

Komga is a free and open source comics/mangas server. You can easily browse libraries, series and books via a responsive web UI that works on desktop, tablets and phones. Komga supports the following file types: Comic book archives: CBZ and CBR (except RAR5 and solid archives) – Comic books in EPUB format – PDF files. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Komga on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

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

Komga Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Now create two new folders inside the komga folder that you created at STEP 3 and name one “config“ and the other one “data“. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the images below.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

Once you click on User-defined script a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:

  1. General: In the Task field type in Install Komga. Uncheck “Enabled” option. Select root User.
  2. Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
  3. Task Settings: Check “Send run details by email“, add your email then copy paste the code below in the Run command area. After that click OK.
docker run -d --name=komga \
-p 8341:8080 \
-e PUID=1026 \
-e PGID=100 \
-e TZ=Europe/Bucharest \
-v /volume1/docker/komga/config:/config \
-v /volume1/docker/komga/data:/data \
--restart always \
gotson/komga

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value numbers for PUID and PGID with your own values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.)
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value for TZ (Select your current Time Zone from this list).

Komga Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

After you click OK on STEP 6 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

After you click OK on STEP 7, select your “Install Komga” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Komga – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 9

Populate the data folder you have previously created at STEP 4 with your ePUB comics, ePUB, PDF, CBR, CBZ. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 10

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

  • STEP 11

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:8341 Choose an email, a password, the language and theme, then click CREATE USER ACCOUNT. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

Click on the ADD LIBRARY button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

Choose a name for your Library. On the Root folder area type in /data then click ADD. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 14

Enjoy your Library with Komga! If you have a large library you will need to wait some minute before the file will be visible in your Komga Home. The files need to be processed.

Komga Synology NAS Set up 11

Start reading your comics!

Komga Synology NAS Set up 12

Note: If you want to run this container over an HTTPS check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update Komga container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.

This post was updated on Monday / July 12th, 2021 at 6:34 PM