Install Podgrab Inside Docker Container in Linux

Install Podgrab Inside Docker Container in Linux

Podgrab is a web-based podcast manager which automatically downloads latest podcast episodes. Podgrab is an open-source project that released under the GPLv3 license.

This tutorial explains how to install Podgrab inside a Docker container in the Linux. Commands have been tested on Ubuntu.

Prepare environment

Make sure you have installed Docker in your system. If you are using Ubuntu, installation instructions can be found in the post.

Install Podgrab

  • Host network

Run the following command to create a container for Podgrab that uses host network:

docker run -d --name=podgrab --restart=always --network=host \
    -e PASSWORD=pwd123 \
    -v /opt/podgrab/config:/config \
    -v /opt/podgrab/assets:/assets \
  • User-defined bridge network

User-defined bridge network can be used for listening on different port. By default, Podgrab service is listening on port 8080. It can be changed with -p option.

docker network create app-net
docker run -d --name=podgrab --restart=always --network=app-net \
    -p 8081:8080 \
    -e PASSWORD=pwd123 \
    -v /opt/podgrab/config:/config \
    -v /opt/podgrab/assets:/assets \

Testing Podgrab

Open a web browser and go to http://<IP_ADDRESS>:8080, where <IP_ADDRESS> is the IP address of the system. Log in to the web UI with the podgrab username and password.

Podgrab Inside Docker Container in Linux

Uninstall Podgrab

To completely remove Podgrab, remove its container:

docker rm --force podgrab

Remove Podgrab image:

docker rmi akhilrex/podgrab

You can also remove Podgrab data:

sudo rm -rf /opt/podgrab

If a user-defined bridge network was created, you can delete it as follows:

docker network rm app-net

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