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Emby is an open source personal media server, which has clients for many platforms. It is used to organize personal home media, as well as play back on other devices. There are a large amount of channels that are supported by the community, and can even be used with PVR and Tuner cards to provide TV streaming remotely.


Install the emby-server package.


Enable and start emby-server.service.

Access Emby through the browser by navigating to http://localhost:8096/

Emby runs under the user and group emby. To provide Emby access to you media library, either add user emby to the group that owns your files:

sudo gpasswd -a emby audio

or change their owner to user emby.