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What is it?

Tubearchivist is a self hosted Youtube media server.

  • Subscribe to your favorite YouTube channels
  • Download Videos using yt-dlp
  • Index and make videos searchable
  • Play videos
  • Keep track of viewed and unviewed videos


By default, the role is protected behind your Authelia/SSO middleware. You will also have to log into the app itself.

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Recommended install types: Feederbox, Saltbox, Core

1. Installation

sb install sandbox-tubearchivist

2. URL

  • To access tubearchivist, visit https://tubearchivist._yourdomain.com_

3. Setup

  • Default login:
Username: "your user from accounts.yml"
Password: your_normal_password


Tubearchivist adds the downloaded media to /mnt/unionfs/downloads/tubearchivist/YT_CHANNEL_NAME