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  1. SynoMan

    Guide Your most recently viewed threads

    Click the History link in the sub-navigation menu under Homepage or Forums to see your most recently viewed threads. This is available for registered users only. Here's the direct link: The last 50 viewed threads' history is retained for 30 days. I hope you...
  2. Saqr

    UPS Buying Guide

    Hi all, Now that I have the NAS, I am looking to buy a compatible UPS device (home power voltage is 220 volts). I am currently doing the total power consumption calculation as per the official tutorial (How to Choose a Suitable UPS) and already checked the forums and found several posts but I...
  3. SynoMan

    Guide How to use CODE or ICODE to post codes?

    CODE tag It is desirable to use the CODE tag to publish the codes (i.e. docker-compose in YAML). It displays text in one of several programming languages, highlighting the syntax where possible. In the text editor search for this button (or type ...): Click on it and a pop-up will open...
  4. D

    Best guide for sab/radarr/sonarr

    Hi could anyone point me to the best guides for installing these and configuring, managed to install them all after watching a YouTube video all containers ran but getting them to see sabs download folder was difficult, radarr said sab downloads to such and such a folder but it does not seem to...
  5. Rusty

    Tutorial Syno 101

    This series will focus on helping out 1st time Synology users that are willing to dive into the NAS universe and not sure how to and what to do 1st. The series is divided into 5 sections with one intro topic.
  6. SynoMan

    Guide Use the right thread type when posting a thread

    When posting a new thread, you have the ability to choose the thread type: Make sure, you use the right type (although a moderator can later change it) for your content: Discussion Question Article Poll For instance, if you have a question or need help with some issue, choose the questin...
  7. SynoMan

    Guide Filter threads by type

    To filter threads by type in certain forum check here: Thread types that are available (but not in all forums enabled): discussion, question, article, poll
  8. SynoMan

    Guide Upvote and mark as solution

    In question threads, you'll see this below posts: If you are a thread starter, you'll see this: That arrow is an upvote function. So, you can still give a reaction to a post with a like, but you can also upvote it. What is the difference? I would say, if you find the post useful, just...
  9. SynoMan

    Guide What's New Digest - daily, weekly or monthly emails with a list of top new threads and top updated threads

    You can subscribe to daily, weekly or monthly emails with a list of top new threads and top updated threads. How to subscribe? on the registration form: check Receive news and updates from us by email when registering, and you will be subscribed to a default weekly email digest: check...
  10. oRBIT

    Guide for installing Plex in Docker?

    I really want to get better with Docker, and I've tried following a few guides online for installing Plex as a Docker-container on my DS918+, but I can't get it running. The Docker-Plex log always ends up with "critical: libusb_init failed" and I can't access any webui. I've got a normal...
  11. WST16

    Info Surveillance mistakes to avoid when installing security cameras

  12. jeyare

    HDD basic for all. Simple guide when SMR HDD is useful and for whom

    You can start with reading of these blogs in our forum: User article - Panic around the SMR HDDs. Or just well thought out marketing (from/for whom)? Part No.1 (2) User article - Panic around the hard drive. Or just well thought out marketing (from/for whom)? Part No. 2
  13. SynoMan

    Guide Change time and date format

    You can change the time and date format easily by clicking on the link below in the footer: The pop-up window shows up. Choose the desired format. *by default it is set to 24-hour format
  14. SynoMan

    Guide Forum RSS feeds

    If you like RSS protocol then you might like RSS feeds from our forum. For global RSS feeds click the footer link in the bottom right corner: For a single forum RSS feed click on the RSS icon on the forum list: ... or on the forum view like here:
  15. SynoMan

    Guide Ignore user

    If you want to ignore a certain user (hide his posts and activity) you can do it like this: *note: staff members can't be ignored visit his profile and click on the Ignore button: OR hover over username or avatar and click the Ignore button: How can I unignore user? Just go to...
  16. SynoMan

    Guide Switch between light and dark mode

    You can easily switch between light and dark mode on on the right side in navigation: ... or on mobile: *NOTE: If you don't see the icon first change the style from style chooser in the bottom left corner:
  17. SynoMan

    Guide Search engine

    For quick search you can use the Quick Search field on the forum front page: It's quick, but it searches only for the newest threads and thread titles only (not post content(!); the limit is 10 latest threads to show). If you haven't found what you're looking for, you can click the button...
  18. SynoMan

    Guide Latest posts, unread posts, latest resources ...

    How do I find latest posts? In the forum front page you can see a widget above forum nodes with some latest post: How can I see only unread threads and posts? Click on a New posts button in top left corner and an automatic filter with unread posts apply: How can I see all the latest...
  19. SynoMan

    Info Questions about forum usage

    Hello members! In this forum we'll try to publish information and guides about using this forum software. For any additional questions please reply to this thread.