Running Heimdall Application Dashboard Using Docker 🌱

Installing Docker

  1. Log into the Linux Docker host and run the following commands in a terminal window
    # install prerequisites
    sudo apt install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common gnupg-agent -y
    # add docker gpg key
    curl -fsSL$(awk -F'=' '/^ID=/{ print $NF }' /etc/os-release)/gpg | sudo apt-key add -
    # add docker software repository
    sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=$(dpkg --print-architecture)]$(awk -F'=' '/^ID=/{ print $NF }' /etc/os-release) $(lsb_release -cs) stable"
    # install docker
    sudo apt install docker-ce docker-compose -y
    # enable and start docker service
    sudo systemctl enable docker && sudo systemctl start docker
    # add the current user to the docker group
    sudo usermod -aG docker $USER
    # reauthenticate for the new group membership to take effect
    su - $USER

Running Heimdall Application Dashboard

  1. Continue with the following commands in a terminal window
    # list current uid and gid, note these for later
    id $user
    # make a heimdall directory to mount in the container
    mkdir ~/heimdall
    # run the heimdall docker image
    # replace PUID, GUID with the output of the id $user command above
    docker run --name=heimdall -e PUID=1001 -e PGID=1001 -e TZ=america/new_york -p 8006:80 -v ~/heimdall:/config --restart unless-stopped linuxserver/heimdall
  2. Open a web browser and navigate to http://localhost:8006
  3. Open a file manager and navigate to ~/heimdall to see the files the container has created