Install Syncthing

Debian/Ubuntu installation instructions

Import PGP keys

# Add the release PGP keys:
sudo curl -o /usr/share/keyrings/syncthing-archive-keyring.gpg

Add APT source

# Add the "stable" channel to your APT sources:
echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/syncthing-archive-keyring.gpg] syncthing stable" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/syncthing.list

Install Syncthing

# Update and install syncthing:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install syncthing

Install systemd unit

Download service file


Install service file

sudo chown root:root syncthing@.service
sudo mv syncthing@.service /etc/systemd/system/
sudo systemctl daemon-reload

Enable service

sudo systemctl enable syncthing@aimer
sudo systemctl start syncthing@aimer

Enable remote access on server

Edit config file at $HOME/.config/syncthing/config.xml

vim ~/.config/syncthing/config.xml

Change this line to


Restart syncthing

sudo systemctl restart syncthing@aimer


Open your gui page and set a password, then link your device and enjoy it!

Syncthing Link