The pyLoad is a web-based download manager that allows users to download files from various file hosting websites, including Rapidshare, Megaupload, and many others.
This tutorial explains how to install pyLoad inside a Docker container in the Linux. Commands have been tested on Ubuntu.
Make sure you have installed Docker in your system. If you are using Ubuntu, installation instructions can be found in the post.
- Host network
Run the following command to create a container for pyLoad that uses host network:
docker run -d --name=pyload --restart=always --network=host \ -v /opt/pyload/config:/config \ -v /opt/pyload/downloads:/downloads \ linuxserver/pyload-ng
- User-defined bridge network
User-defined bridge network can be used for listening on different port. By default, pyLoad service is listening on port 8000. It can be changed with
docker network create app-net
docker run -d --name=pyload --restart=always --network=app-net \ -p 8080:8000 \ -v /opt/pyload/config:/config \ -v /opt/pyload/downloads:/downloads \ linuxserver/pyload-ng
Open a web browser and go to
<IP_ADDRESS> is the IP address of the system. Log in to the web interface with the default username (
pyload) and password (
To completely remove pyLoad, remove its container:
docker rm --force pyload
Remove pyLoad image:
docker rmi linuxserver/pyload-ng
You can also remove pyLoad data:
sudo rm -rf /opt/pyload
If a user-defined bridge network was created, you can delete it as follows:
docker network rm app-net
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