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  1. Hi, Emby Server needs to stop creating metadata, cache, transcoding-temp directories automatically. I have my server paths set to:- Emby data: /srv/.config/emby cache: /media/cache metadata: /media/metadata transcoding-temp: /media/tmp With Emby's current control, the directories end up being:- cache: /media/cache/cache metadata: /media/metadata/metadata transcoding-temp: /media/tmp/transcoding-temp Ideal outcome:- cache: /media/cache metadata: /media/metadata transcoding-temp: /media/tmp/transcoding
  2. jerthorne

    Emby Server Question

    This may be a dumb question. I've been using or at least trying to use Plex now for almost a year with the Cloud Server and there have been so many issues. I'm considering trying out Emby but feel a little lost. I currently have all my media content, including movies, music, TV shows stored in Dropbox. Is there a way to use this storage as a server, or how would I go about using something like this? Using a computer as the server isn't really an option. I'm just basically seeing what is possible at this point. Thanks for any help.
  3. Hi, A client, using the application for Xbox One, stated that they were able to browse the libraries of my emby server, however, while trying to reproduce, the message came that he should become a Premiere user to proceed. I am Emby's Premiere user and was certain that, being Premiere, it would be enough for the client, using any of the applications, would have access to the playback in my libraries. If not, I'd like to know what I can do so clients can have playback on my server. Thank you very much
  4. Some customers, using Internet browsers (including Chrome) and the LG TV app, are reporting that external captions do not appear on most videos, though they are scheduled to be shown. After several tests with such clients, I have noticed the problem, which can be easily solved. When playing the video, the caption is on. If the client disconnects the subtitle and restarts, then the subtitle is displayed. Is it possible to put this bug in the solution queue after verifying on new tests? Thank you very much
  5. It could be nice to have a way to configure a Default User, so that every new user created just copy the default user configuration. That is useful for when a new user is added you don't want to have the hassle of changing library access and server permissions every time, i like to even setup the home screen and playback preferences given that very few of my users have the interest or the dexterity to do by themselves. This way you could setup the defaults in what every new user will be configured.
  6. I cant access Emby anymore on my local ip. This happend after a update. I used to access Emby locally with http://embyserver:port or http<embyserverip>:port. Both don't work anymore. I can't edit these settings because I don't have a SSL certrificate and I still like to use a SSL connection with external clients. To make things more complicated, my server has multiple internal ip's. Since last (forced*) update Emby bind to the wrong internal ip. Is this a bug or a feature? Can I get 'the old' situation back? (with out a manual downgrade) Happy to read any comment! *
  7. From what I can tell currently videos within the "extras" folder do not get parsed automatically for online metadata, nor do any associated NFO files (from outside of Emby) get parsed. Following up on this post ( https://emby.media/community/index.php?/topic/40262-why-are-dvd-extras-limited-to-a-single-directory/page-2&do=findComment&comment=377431 ) I thought I'd go ahead and make a request here (and reiterate some of what I posted in the above thread). I'd be interested in NFO support for Extras, both support for writing to NFO, but also for reading an pre-existing NFO on import,
  8. I can get Emby Server to install ok on Raspbian. I can load it up and everything works, except that it can't read my storage device. Raspbian file explorer sees the storage and I can view the movies, but when I type that path to add to my library, it says it's not valid. I have zero experience here. I'm just googling what I can, but a lot of it is over my head. Can someone please help me out with a ELI5? Thank you!
  9. I often just watch one or two chapters from a music video for my favorite tracks. However, Emby then puts them into the resume playback category. In this case I do not want to resume and they clutter up the interface. Can Emby have features to: 1) For items in resume playback list have a button to cancel the resume 2) Have a setting at the Media Library level to exclude all items in the library from being resumed. I could then flag my music video library in one go.
  10. If you like me are running Emby Server on a Windows computer you know that it sometimes fails... if you like me sit in front of the TV with just a remote in your hand and want to watch your favorite show and Emby have failed, and in 99,9% of the time all you need to do is start it again you get somewhat annoyed. You can probably handle this a thousand ways but I wrote a small powershell script that checks if the website is responding, if it isn't stops the emby processes and starts them up again. I run this as a scheduled task and it have kept my Emby more up and running than before. I ha
  11. Hi all, 2 days ago I started emby on android TV and after looging I saw a blank page : no media at all. after searching into your forum I made a backup and deleted the library.db file. After very long scanning time I got the library back again. And emby was working. But today same issue appears again. After taking a look into planned task : scan media library failed / Refresh guide failed I attached the server log file. thanks in advance for your help.
  12. Are there alternative skins for Emby Server? I am migrating my video player from Kodi to Emby Server and would like to know other skins besides standard skin.
  13. CarlosLima

    Audio on Emby Server

    Only now I noticed that the Emby Server has no fields for audio settings. That's right, it's not possible to configure the audio, since I started to use Emby Server not only to share the collections, but as a local media player.
  14. Hi, Where can I see the audio and video formats not yet supported by Emby Server? I have in the collections several formats and some are not reproduced. Thank you
  15. CarlosLima

    Hide main menu item

    Hello all to all a Merry Christmas Is it possible to hide only the two line item 2 from the main menu? I do not know what Video Bookmarks are and I do not know how it is displayed in the menu, because I have never used this item. The collection of songs I want to keep on Emby Server, I just need to hide it from the main menu. Many thanks for any tip.
  16. Hello everyone, I ask for help. Suddenly my Emby Server has stopped being shared for external clients and I've tried all the ways I know and have reread all the Emby website tips and I can not get external clients to access my Emby Server. In the modem of the carrier are already open port 8096 and I also tried to leave the modem of the carrier in Bridge mode, opening the port on the router and also did not work. I've also checked and it's nothing with Windows 10 or your firewall. I would like to receive help on this and my account Emby is Premiere. Thank you
  17. Hi, I've installed my emby server on a open hour chameleon device (arm based with a rockchip rk3288) the server is running fine (lubuntu based) - after some problems with SMB / NTF. (I can post a howto later) My target is to transcode my 1080p mkvs also for chromecast, iphone etc. is that possible? ist the rockchip cpu fast enough? (quad core 1.8ghz) when I run a video in the browser I always get the could not play error (html5 player, android device with vlc etc) where do I find the logs on the emby server? (/var/log/emby.log has no entries) Cheers
  18. I hope I have this in the correct forum. I have a question about computer performance while running the Emby Server. Every time I have the server running, I have frequent stuttering of video while watching TV using Windows Media Center (WMC) and a HD Homerun USB Tuner. (Not viewing TV content through Emby). This happens while watching live or recorded TV. I do not have the Emby App installed in WMC. I also have noticeably slow performance of other programs. This all resolves when I shut down the Emby server. Video stuttering happens even when I am not streaming content
  19. CarlosLima

    Issue with new version

    Hello, until yesterday was everything normal with my last Emby Server stable version and today, very early, when connecting the server, the Emby Server comes in and falls in 1 minute. I have researched both the Emby Server and the pc and the problem persists. It comes in and falls all the time and that has been repeated for more than 10 times today. I use Windows 10 64 Pro. server-63641510355.txt
  20. CarlosLima

    New version

    In the current version, did I notice that the per-user settings feature has been removed? Or is it somewhere else I have not found? I also read that in the beta there was a new transparent theme, so that the background images were in evidence. Thank you
  21. CarlosLima

    User Control

    Hi, Is it possible or feasible for us to have greater control over users? 1. I understand how interesting it is to be able to determine the validity period of login to each user, for example, a specific date for expiration. 2. It would also be interesting that there could be limited single login per user, or maximum of two simultaneous login. Because Emby limits the maximum of 15 logged in users, it would be fairer to grant a single (or two) login to each user. Thanks for your reply.
  22. Hi, I had to rebuild the server that I've been running Emby on, and I'm trying to use the server configuration backup plugin to migrate everything. However, when I try to run the restore on the backup, nothing happens. In the attached log file, it looks like there is an error associated with the restore request on line 2320 and again on line 2535. Hopefully that helps identify what is wrong with my setup. Thanks, Jonathan EmbyLog.txt
  23. alchemi183

    Confused by download setting

    Can someone help me understand the server-side user setting called "Allow downloading that requires transcoding"? Server > Users > {select a user} > Downloading There are two settings that can each be independently enabled/disabled per user: * Allow media downloading * Allow downloading that requires transcoding The first seems pretty self-explanatory and I have it enabled for all users. The second setting is relatively new (I don't remember seeing it before) and it confuses me. I understand what transcoding means in the context of video playback over the network,
  24. After upgrading to the latest version of Emby Server, I noticed that legends, formerly perfect, are displaying garbage characters when the letter is accented. In Brazil letters with accents are very common, so these characters in question mark format are all over the legend.
  25. tyr_88

    Emby on Zorin OS?

    Apparently I am the only one who has mentioned Zorin OS. https://zorinos.com/about/ I have been thinking of perm moving to it if mediasever can be installed and ran from it. Not even sure where to post as it is Linux/Debian but made to be Windows friendly, it is now currently the #6 in branches, in first quarter this year it had half a million downloads for Zorin 12. It has the security of Linux but the features and integration of windows programs and apps. It is to me and looking as if to most others dumping garbage windows and osx OS's the go to and future go to operating system
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