How to Install Libreddit on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Libreddit on Your Synology NAS

Libreddit hopes to provide an easier way to browse Reddit, without the ads, trackers, and bloat. Libreddit was inspired by other alternative front-ends to popular services such as Invidious for YouTube, Nitter for Twitter, and Bibliogram for Instagram. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Libreddit on your Synology NAS using Docker.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Libreddit v0.15.1 release.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

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

Libreddit Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

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 Libreddit. 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=libreddit \
-p 5741:8080 \
--restart always \
spikecodes/libreddit

Libreddit Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

After you click OK on STEP 4 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Libreddit Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5, select your “Install Libreddit” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Libreddit – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Libreddit Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

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

  • STEP 8

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:5741

Libreddit Synology NAS Set up 5

Enjoy Libreddit! You can now surf Reddit without ADS, trackers and bloats!

Note: If you want to run Libreddit 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 Libreddit container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.

This post was updated on Saturday / September 11th, 2021 at 12:07 AM