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Working!-Running full Calibre GUI and server on Synology
#1  bthoven 11-09-2015, 12:14 AM
Update 12 Oct 2019: The aptalca calibre image no longer works due to incompatibility with Calibre 4+

I just got a used Synology DS411+II which is an intel-based NAS.

I copied my existing Calibre library from my PC to my NAS, and then install Docker and aptalca docker-rdp-calibre:

https://github.com/aptalca/docker-rdp-calibre

First time playing with Docker and after several hours of trying, I am glad I can get it running, both the Calibre full package and Calibre content server.

Calibre will automatically restart when my NAS restart (Docker will automatically restart too).

I've tried succesfully the schedule news download, email. Will further explore.
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#2  MrCaringi 01-26-2016, 07:07 PM
Terrific job! can you share the links with instructions?
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#3  bthoven 01-27-2016, 04:08 AM
Here is the link with instruction:
https://github.com/aptalca/docker-rdp-calibre

I attach my setup screenshots from my DS411+II for your reference.

Firstly, you have to install Docker from the Package Center; download and install rdp-Calibre image, create your calibre library and copy all your existing ebook there....then do the setup (see my screenshots).
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#4  MrCaringi 01-27-2016, 02:17 PM
Quote bthoven
Here is the link with instruction:
https://github.com/aptalca/docker-rdp-calibre

I attach my setup screenshots from my DS411+II for your reference.

Firstly, you have to install Docker from the Package Center; download and install rdp-Calibre image, create your calibre library and copy all your existing ebook there....then do the setup (see my screenshots).
Thanks so much! Ill try it this weekend! I'll sahre the results!
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#5  bthoven 01-28-2016, 12:45 AM
Sorry, you can find and download rdp-calibre image from Docker search in Synology.

You may follow these steps:
Step-1: copy your existing Calibre Library from your PC to Synology

Step-2: On DSM (Synology), go to App Center to download Docker

Step-3: On DSM, go to Main Menu, find Docker app, and click to run it

Step-4: Click Registry tab on the left, type "Calibre" to search for Aptalca/docker-rdp-calibre, click at aptalca...., and click Download button on the top

Step-5: Click Image tab on the left, you will see aptalca....image is being downloaded. Wait till the download completed

and do the setup before running it.
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#6  MrCaringi 01-28-2016, 02:55 PM
Cant see "DOCKER" in the "Package Center", Do I have to Install IPKG in first place to activate this package download?
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#7  bthoven 01-28-2016, 10:19 PM
What nas model are you running? I attached the list of supported models for your reference. If you have a supported model, Docker should be in the package center.

Pls refer to this link:

https://www.synology.com/en-us/dsm/app_packages/Docker
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#8  Danfozzy 01-30-2016, 05:34 AM
Thanks for this! Did you have to create a user "nobody" as im not able to create it, says its a reserved system name

ive got it running, the actual program that is, not sure how to get the server going.

were are the books stored that are converted by calibre as i cant find were the user guide is let alone were to hunt down for the converted ones!

how do you update to the latest version, i noticed that EDGE needs to =1 but were can i put that into the docker package?

my Calibre_Library folder is empty, with the exception of the config folder, and that too is empty?? are you running this through SSH or are you just simply running this via the on toggle in the docker app?
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#9  Danfozzy 01-30-2016, 11:17 AM
right, ive sussed some so it lol

ive set the mounts up differently so i can put the config and the library into a different area on my Nas and access them (didnt want the config folder to sit inside my library).

ive worked out how to update to the latest by setting the enviroment variable ECHO and value 1.

not had chance to play with the server yet, trying to get the program right first.

im now trying to setup a mounted folder for the auto import use, so when i download a book, calibre will automatically pick it up and place it in my library itself. I can get the mount to recognize the folder i have on my Nas in the calibre app, but everytime i press add book and point to it, it says i dont have the correct permissions

edit - the permissions wasnt set for config foler, sort now all up sand running and auto importing!
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#10  bthoven 02-01-2016, 06:23 AM
Hi Danfozzy,

Glad you successfully set it up and running. I set it up long time ago and can't remember all the details.

It would be appreciated if you could summarize your set up steps in order to help others who might be interested in doing the same.
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