# Do I have to use Docker?
Yes, that's how this project is packaged.
This makes it easier to support the project when I have control over the version of Nginx and NodeJS being used. In future this could change if the backend was no longer using NodeJS and it's long list of dependencies.
# Can I run it on a Raspberry Pi?
# I can't get my service to proxy properly?
Your best bet is to ask the Reddit community for support. There's safety in numbers.
Gitter is best left for anyone contributing to the project to ask for help about internals, code reviews etc.