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IPKG Bootstrap installer for Synology DS

Some users like to run software programs on there Synology DS which are not available in the package center (Synology repro, or any other). To install software you may need ipkg (or the Itsy Package Management System). ipkg is not default installed on your Syno so you have to do that yourself.  On the Synology wiki there's an article which describes the process of installing ipkg, but many users are having trouble with this guide.

So I thought, I'll write a guide on how to install ipkg on your Syno DS. After some research on the internet I found a different, much easier way to install the ipkg package manager...