homebridge-syno-spk VS synology-docker

Compare homebridge-syno-spk vs synology-docker and see what are their differences.


An Unofficial Script to Update or Restore Docker Engine and Docker Compose on Synology (by markdumay)
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homebridge-syno-spk synology-docker
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7.2 0.0
25 days ago 6 months ago
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GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of homebridge-syno-spk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-26.
  • Trying to install a fork of a plugin but running into issues
    3 projects | /r/homebridge | 26 Mar 2023
    This was based on the instruction I found here: https://github.com/oznu/homebridge-syno-spk/issues/29 But I seem to be having an issue. This is the message I get in the logs:
  • Homebridge not appearing in Synology Package Center
    2 projects | /r/homebridge | 17 Feb 2023
    I believe you will want the armada37xx package from this page: https://github.com/oznu/homebridge-syno-spk/releases/tag/3.0.9
  • Homebride n00b struggling to connect to Homebridge on Synology NAS
    5 projects | /r/homebridge | 30 Dec 2022
    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, I found this issue, which helped me fix it: https://github.com/oznu/homebridge-syno-spk/issues/108
  • Does homebridge run best on certain hardware?
    2 projects | /r/homebridge | 4 Nov 2022
  • Running Homebridge natively on Synology NAS
    3 projects | /r/homebridge | 7 May 2022
    The Homebridge Synology Package was recently updated to allow running Homebridge natively on Synology DSM 7, without the need for Docker. This means more NAS models are supported, including the entry level ARM cpu based units.
    3 projects | /r/homebridge | 7 May 2022
  • Homebridge using Onzu Synology package - upgrading to DSM 7. .
    2 projects | /r/homebridge | 4 Apr 2022
    For those using the pre-configured package for Synology: https://github.com/oznu/homebridge-syno-spk When you upgrade to DSM 7.0 you will acquire an error it is no longer compatible. Note the docker container will still be running and I think you will still be able to use. I however wanted to switch to docker directly and can confirm if will work and migrate without issue (that I have seen). 1. Note the folder you store you config to, i.e. docker/homebridge and take a copy 2. Uninstall the Homebridge App (at this point you will lose the docker image). 3. Follow the steps here: https://github.com/oznu/docker-homebridge/wiki/Homebridge-on-Synology#homebridge-package-for-synology-dsm ensuring you use the SAME config directory noted in step 1. I ‏‏‎ have tested this and it looks to pickup where it left off. Just though I would share for anyone who had / has the same issue.
    2 projects | /r/homebridge | 4 Apr 2022
  • Terminal Sudo User Error
    2 projects | /r/homebridge | 3 Apr 2022
    Hi there, i have inta;;ed Home bridge on my Syn ology Nash without Docker following this post from gitHub Here
    2 projects | /r/homebridge | 3 Apr 2022


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What are some alternatives?

When comparing homebridge-syno-spk and synology-docker you can also consider the following projects:

synology-wireguard - WireGuard support for some Synology NAS drives

ffmpeg-for-homebridge - Static FFmpeg binaries for Homebridge with support for audio (libfdk-aac) and hardware-accelerated decoding and encoding (h264_qsv, h264_v4l2m2m, videotoolbox).

Dokku - A docker-powered PaaS that helps you build and manage the lifecycle of applications

VideoStation-FFMPEG-Patcher - Patcher to enable DTS, EAC3 and TrueHD support to Synology VideoStation (from DSM 6.2 to DSM 7.0 and above ; ffmpeg4, 5, 6 ready)

AirConnect-Synology - Updated AirConnect packages for Synology NAS and Synology Router

Synology-NAS-monitoring - influxDB, Grafana, snmp and telegraf

SYNOLOGY - Explore a comprehensive cheatsheet and a collection of Bash scripts tailored for Synology NAS stations, designed to streamline network disk management.


homebridge - HomeKit support for the impatient.