To install in unRAID, the easiest setup will be to use the
app (Apps section in the unRAID WebUI). Go to the Apps tab and search for
We have an official container now, which is under "ambipro's Repository". Click on the "Install"
button. This will take you to the template configuration.
Cross-seed needs to access 3 directories: an input directory with torrent files,
an output directory for cross-seed to save new torrent files (when using
action: 'save',), and a config
The "dataDir" path is used only for data-based searching. If you wish to add this, you will need to edit the path for
The container path for
cross-seed will need to be the same as how your torrent client's container path is configured.
cross-seed can listen for an HTTP request from when a torrent finishes downloading
or you receive an
If you don't need to use these features from outside of Docker, then you can skip this step.
Below is a screenshot of what your Docker container configuration might look like. Now, you can try starting the Docker container and editing the resulting configuration file in the next step.
You can start the container to create the config file path.
After the container has been created, we need to add a configuration file. Open a terminal in Unraid and issue the following commands:
curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cross-seed/cross-seed/master/src/config.template.docker.cjs -o config.template.docker.js
cp config.template.docker.js config.js
From here, you can edit the configuration options to your liking through your preferred text editor (
Start your container and check the logs. You should see something along the lines of:
Configuration file already exists.
info: Validating your configuration...
info: Your configuration is valid!
info: [server] Server is running on port 2468, ^C to stop.
cross-seed runs in Daemon mode by default on Unraid.
If you would like to schedule a periodic scan of your library, set the
If you would like to set up RSS scans, set the
If you would like to automatically check for cross-seeds when a download finishes, learn how to set up with automatic searches.