Category: Synology

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How to setup Mumble server on Synology Docker

This post is created to redirect my old post about installing Mumble through SynoCommunity packages. I would now recommend getting the Docker version of Mumble than using any Synology package, as they tends to be out of date quite often. But if you cannot run Docker than you have to wait for people to maintain…
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Upgrading the CPU in the RS3412xs/RS3412RPxs

If your Synology has a removable CPU socket, I would recommend changing the CPU to a faster and energy efficient counterpart. Due to the age of the server you could source a much faster CPU cheaply from auction website such as eBay. For this model the Synology RackStation RS3412xs and RS3412RPxs has an Intel i3-2100…
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Disassemble guide in replacing the SO-DIMM slot on the RS815+

The Synology RackStation RS815+ is one of the easiest motherboard replacement you can get for a RackStation in the Synology range. Sadly they have remove this feature in the updated edition RS818+, they have decided to mount the motherboard onto the casing. Probably cost saving due to reusing parts and less plastic. Let begin in…
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Disassemble guide in replacing the first SO-DIMM slot on the DS218+

The casing for the DS218+ make upgrading the first SO-DIMM difficult, it involves taking the whole device apart and flipping the motherboard while the DS718+ and DS918+ has the first slot exposed without having to disassemble the device. The Intel Celeron J3455 CPU (4 core) in the DS718+ and DS918+ needed a different motherboard layout…
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Benchmark DS218+ with Geekbench 4 through Synology Docker

To actually know how fast is your Synology is to run a benchmark tool to assessed the CPU performance. I’m going to run the Geekbench 4 through a pre-made docker. Once you installed Docker on your Synology, click on ‘Registry’ and search for bhcopeland/docker-geekbench4 I’ve found it by searching geekbench4 Once downloaded you can create…
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Synology DS218+ Unboxing and 8GB RAM upgrade

Synology finally released a new CPU refresh for their Intel CPU line, previously they have used the Intel Atom C2538 which has the dreaded Intel C2000 design fault unless you got the C0 stepping (Not available with Synology yet.). All B0 stepping CPU are effected but any DiskStation manufacture beyond February 2017 has the resistor…
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How to set-up Windows 7 on Synology Virtual Machine Manager Beta

Ensure that your device is compatible (Release Note) Applied Models 17-series: FS3017, FS2017, RS4017xs+, RS18017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS3617xs, RS3617RPxs, DS3617xs, DS1817+, DS1517+ 16-series: RS18016xs+, RS2416+, RS2416RP+, DS916+ 15-series: RC18015xs+, DS3615xs, DS2415+, DS1815+, DS1515+, RS815+, RS815RP+ 14-series: RS3614xs+, RS3614xs, RS3614RPxs 13-series: RS10613xs+, RS3413xs+ 12-series: DS3612xs, RS3412xs, RS3412RPxs 11-series: DS3611xs, RS3411xs, RS3411RPxs System Requirements Btrfs Volume 4GB system…
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How to set-up Mumble on your Synology server

Warning this tutorial uses packages that isn’t maintained, I recommend you use docker, most Synology package are likely out-of-date now. Will leave this page as reference, go to How to setup Mumble server on Synology Docker Mumble is an free opensource solution for low latency voice communication, that is available for Synology users. There is…
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