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Why would you need a functioning web browser in your Synology? Aren't we already using a web browser when accessing the Synology?
Easy, at times you need a web browser which is on your LAN, maybe to manage local services when you're remote. It's not exactly the same as using a VPN service, especially when you are working from a borrowed/work PC that has web filtering in place.
- Go to Package Center and install Docker
- Go to File stations and navigate to Docker folder
- Create a folder and name it
- Search for
jlesage/firefox, download with the latest tag
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Create Firefox Container
- Go to Container tab and Create a Container:
- Select Image: jlesage/firefox
- Network: bridge
- Container Name: firefox
- Go to Advanced Settings
- Modify the following Enviroment variables:
- VNC_PASSWORD = 2468
- FF_OPEN_URL = https://google.com
- TZ = /etc/localtime
- Delete the following Enviroment variables:
- Review then click Save, then Next
- Set the Local Port to
5800, click Next
- Click Add Folder, navigate to the
- Add the mount path as
- Click Next and Done
- Now you may navigate to NAS IP Address with the port you've defined above on a browser, eg. http://192.168.1.10:8080
- You'll be prompted with the Login page, use the password that you've set above, eg. 2468
- And that's it!
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