Installing awscli on Synology

This will allow you to do useful things such as syncing a S3 bucket to disk. Working on my DS918+.

  1. Add a custom package source for From Package Center, select Settings -> Package Sources and add

  2. In the Community packages section, search for Easy Bootstrap Installer and install ipkg (not opkg).

  3. With ipkg now installed, use this to install Python 2.7.

    sudo /opt/bin/ipkg install py27-setuptools
  4. Then install pip and awscli.

    sudo /opt/bin/easy_install-2.7 pip
    sudo /opt/local/bin/pip install awscli
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