Emby

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Emby is a 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.

Installation

Install the emby-server package.

Usage

Enable and start emby-server.service.

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

Emby runs under the user and user group emby. To provide Emby access to your 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.


In nspawn container

Needs CAP_IPC_LOCK capability.

Example for a systemd.nspawn file

/etc/systemd/nspawn/emby.nspawn
[Exec]
Capability=CAP_IPC_LOCK