OpenBudgeteer is a budgeting app based on the Bucket Budgeting Principle. You can use it for your financial planning. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install OpenBudgeteer on your Synology NAS using Docker.
OpenBudgeteer v.1.6.3 release.This guide works perfectly with the latest
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Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.
Go to File Station and open the docker folder. Inside the docker folder, create one new folder and name it openbudgeteer. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.
Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Once you click on User-defined script, a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:
- General: In the Task field type in Install OpenBudgeteer. Uncheck the “Enabled” option. Select root User.
- Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
- 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=openbudgeteer \ -p 6100:80 \ -e CONNECTION_PROVIDER=sqlite \ -v /volume1/docker/openbudgeteer:/app/database \ --restart=always \ axelander/openbudgeteer
After you click OK on STEP 5 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.
After you click OK on STEP 6, select your “Install OpenBudgeteer” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install OpenBudgeteer – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂
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:6100 Click Account. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Click New account. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Choose an account name. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.
You can easily import transactions from your Online Banking account. OpenBudgeteer support CSV files. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Your OpenBudgeteer Dashboard at a glance!
Note: If you want to run the OpenBudgeteer container over HTTPS, check my guide on How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.
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This post was updated on Tuesday / February 21st, 2023 at 5:39 PM