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πŸ“¦ unRAID

Community App​

We are now also a community app based on the singleton image.

Docker Compose​

You have to download docker-compose. You can add the following to your /boot/config/go file to make sure it's always available:

curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose

Check if it's working:

docker-compose --version

You'll need to create a folder under /mnt/user (e.g. librephotos) within there you'll need two files:

mkdir /mnt/user/librephotos && cd /mnt/user/librephotos

Download this file and save it as .env:

wget -O .env

​Download this file to the same directory, but keep the original name:


You'll need to edit the .env file with paths to your photos (myPhotos) and possibly the timeZone variable. Optionally, you'll want to grab a mapbox API key as documented in the file. Keep note of the default HTTP port, 3000. You should have LibrePhotos accessible after a few minutes of boot-up on unraidip:3000 unless you changed this in the .env file.

​Once done, you can fire up the containers by typing:

docker-compose up -d

This will cause the containers to startup in the background. You can check the status of them by running:

docker logs {container name}

You can get a name for each of the containers by typing:

docker ps | grep librephoto

Finally, you can access the UI by going to http://unraidip:3000

Furthermore, you can also monitor progress from shell prompt by tailing this file:

tail -f librephotos_logs/ownphotos.log

To shut everything down:

docker-compose down

If you want to grab any updates, you can type:

docker-compose pull

docker-compose issues when rebooting​

After a reboot, docker-compose is not installed anymore, since unRAID loads everything from ram. Someone created a Docker Compose Manager app in the Apps catalog for unRAID. This makes sure docker-compose is installed every time you reboot unRAID, and they are currently working on a Web GUI.

Thanks to u/Tusc00 and Martijn (Spiek90) for this write-up!

Next Steps​

Next, take a look at the first steps after setup.