Synology Desktop Utilities

All Synology desktop utilities can be downloaded from Download Center (choose the Ubuntu deb packages).

Synology Assistant

Install package by clicking on it in the file manager. No additional setup is required.

Synology Drive Client

Install package by clicking on it in the file manager.

To get Drive Client to start when the X desktop starts create a symbolic link to the Drive Client startup script in the Startup directory:

cd  /root/Startup
ln -s /usr/bin/synology-drive .

Synology Note Station Client

Install package by clicking on it in the file manager.

The installer will report that the package does not have a menu entry, this will be fixed in the next step

To get the Note Station Client menu entry to appear its desktop file needs to be edited:

cd /usr/share/applications
echo 'Categories=X-Personal-organizer' >> synology-note-station.desktop

Note Station will now appear in the Personal category of the menu.