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Aria2, with integrated Aria2-WebUI and Aria2-NG Frontends

This is my fork of XUJINKAI/aria2-with-webui's docker container, which is excellent, but didn't fix my exact use case. For some reason it's quite hard to find an somewhat up-to-date Aria2 build, let alone Aria2-WebUI or NG front-ends.

This container uses the latest Alpine linux build, along with the latest stable Aria2 client (from Alpine's package repository) and bleeding-edge Aria2-WebUI or latest release Aria2-NG front-end. In practice both are quite stable, so the chances of a broken WebUI is minimal.

Builds for this container are triggered by Alpine container updates, so it should remain up-to-date as newer Alpine/Aria2 versions become available.

Tags:

latest: Same as latest-webui.

latest-webui: Latest Aria2 with the Aria2-WebUI frontend

latest-ng: Latest Aria2 with the Aria2-NG frontend

Configuration:

The container supports being run both with a custom configuration, or without. If you don't want to customize anything, use:

sudo docker run -d \
--name aria2-with-webui \
-p 6800:6800 \
-p 6880:80 \
-v /DOWNLOAD_DIR:/data \
-e SECRET=YOUR_SECRET_CODE \
-e PGID=100 \
-e PUID=1001 \
abcminiuser/docker-aria2-with-webui

Which will make the Aria2 client accessible over HTTP from port 6800, with the WebUI being accessible from 6880. If you define SECRET, this token can be used to communicate with the Aria2 daemon from a remote machine (if not set, the WebUI should still work).

If you wish to use a custom configuration, map in a /config volume with your custom aria2.conf configuration:

sudo docker run -d \
--name aria2-with-webui \
-p 6800:6800 \
-p 6880:80 \
-v /DOWNLOAD_DIR:/data \
-v /CONFIG_DIR:/conf \
-e PGID=100 \
-e PUID=1001 \
abcminiuser/docker-aria2-with-webui

Note that no authentication is used on the WebUI - if you need this, use a NGINX reverse proxy to handle the authentication.

For an explanation of PGID and PUID, see the User / Group Identifiers section below.

Docker Compose

Example compose configuration:

  aria2:
    container_name: Aria2
    image: abcminiuser/docker-aria2-with-webui:latest
    network_mode: "bridge"
    ports:
      - 6800:6800
      - 6880:80
    volumes:
      - /volume1/Download/complete:/data
      - /volume1/docker/Aria2:/conf
    environment:
      - PGID=100
      - PUID=1001
    restart: unless-stopped

User / Group Identifiers

Note: (This section stolen from LinuxServer.io's excellent container documentation.)

Sometimes when using data volumes (-v flags) permissions issues can arise between the host OS and the container. We avoid this issue by allowing you to specify the user PUID and group PGID. Ensure the data volume directory on the host is owned by the same user you specify and it will "just work" TM.

In this instance PUID=1001 and PGID=1001. To find yours use id user as below:

  $ id <dockeruser>
    uid=1001(dockeruser) gid=1001(dockergroup) groups=1001(dockergroup)

Credits

As mentioned, this is a lightly modified version of the container by XUJINKAI/aria2-with-webui - all credits to him.

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