Snippet Box is a simple self-hosted app for organizing your code snippets. It allows you to easily create, edit, browse and manage your snippets in various languages. With built-in Markdown support, Snippet Box makes it very easy to add notes or simple documentation to your code. You can self-host all mariushosting codes to install various docker package in a very simple way. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Snippet Box on your Synology NAS using Docker.
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 snippetbox. 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 Snippet Box. 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=snippet_box \ -p 5212:5000 \ -v /volume1/docker/snippetbox:/app/data \ --restart always \ pawelmalak/snippet-box
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 “Snippet Box” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Snippet Box – 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:5212 Click on the Editor tab to start adding your first Snippet. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Add your Snippet and Documentation!
Enjoy Snippet Box!
Note: If you want to run the Snippet Box container over HTTPS, check out my guide on 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 the Snippet Box container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.
This post was updated on Wednesday / September 29th, 2021 at 11:37 PM