Common docker permission errors

If you are getting errors like this when running the installer or running the yams cli:

permission denied while trying to connect to the Docker daemon socket at unix:///var/run/docker.sock:

It might mean that you need to reload your user. This is fixed by logging out of your server and logging back in.

This happens because your user needs to be part of the docker group in order to be able to execute docker without sudo

I don’t want to configure YAMS manually, is there a pre-made configuration?

Yes, but I do not recommend using this option if this is the first time you configure YAMS. You can check the instructions here: Easy mode.

Why did you choose <this_software> instead of <that_software>?

Because. That’s why it’s opinionated, you don’t necessarily have to agree with me. This setup is aimed at noobs and first time media server enthusiasts. You can always use my sources and fork the project 🔥