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  1. I have a folder for Movies which is the only folder in a library called "All movies." This library has metadata scanning turned on. Under the Movies directory, I have a subfolder called "New" which I have a separate library pointed to (library is named New). Folder structure: -Movies ----New ----A ----B ----C etc. Library setup: All movies > "Movies directory" New > "New directory" Nothing is showing up in the New library. Can a file only exist in a single library?
  2. I recently wanted to try to add a 'Download' directory to show up as a library in Emby so I could watch freshly downloaded content. This content does not need to be scanned and scraped since a lot will not make it to the collection.... Therefore I created a library called 'Download' and tried the category 'Mixed content', this however led to many unwanted and non-existing content being added (for instance also to collections). So I decide to remove this library and re-created it with the category 'Home videos & photos'. Still the issues remained and I deleted it again. But then 2 buttons called 'Download' showed up in the Emby Home page. I did a 'Scan all Libraries' and 1 button disappeared. But there is still 1 button remaining. How can I get rid of this now?? My library view: And my Home view: Is there a way to manually strip this button from the home page? And: Is there a way to just add a library which will just list as a folder (no scraping whatsoever) ? Thanks, L
  3. Embury5000

    Empty Library

    On my Apple TV, after the update to v4 of Emby, I am no longer able to see the content of my TV Shows library. I have tried rebooting the server, reinstalling the server, removing and reinstalling the app, removing and recreating the TV Shows library, and still cannot see anything. I am able to the content of a library if I choose the TV Shows and give it any other name.
  4. jspmiller

    Library scan hangs

    After the v4 upgrade, my library scan hangs at 88%. After looking at the log, it looks like it does finish sometimes, but it takes 30 minutes to complete. Other times it appears to bomb out and start over. Either way, once it finishes, it starts right back up. Before the upgrade it took less than a minute. All Plugins have been upgraded and the server has been rebooted. I have disabled ipv6 and subtitle downloads per other users questions. I also upgraded to 4.0.1.0 last night and I have the same results. I have attached my server log. EmbyServer.txt
  5. daniel.bmyer

    Library Issue / Question

    Hi, is there a way to force a tv show series to be copied to a specific folder? Here's my issue. I have two folders, one called TV Series and one called TV Shows. TV Series is where I keep my full blu ray copies of tv shows I own on my Unraid Server. TV Shows is where I download episodes to temporarily to watch then delete. I'm not keeping these shows. However, here's where I run into a problem. Occasionally I will have the same show in both folders. For ex, I have Star Trek Discovery in TV Series as I have the complete season 1 blu ray there. IN TV Shows I have Star Trek Discovery as well for Season 2 episodes I download, watch then delete. Whenever I download an episode of Season 2 it gets copied to TV Series folder instead of TV Show folder. I tried renaming the folder in TV Series to something else, but then auto organize just creates a Star Trek Discovery folder there and copies the episode. I simply cannot get it to copy the episodes to the TV Shows folder. Any ideas / suggestions?
  6. dsmithp233

    Multiple sort capabilities

    Will Emby get the capability of multiple filters? Let's say that I want to see my music library A-Z by artist name then by release date. Currently in 4.0, it shows this: Has there been any thoughts or requests to do more sort capabilities than only one option? Thanks.
  7. Hi, After upgrading to v4, I made a mistake in creating duplicated new media libraries by clicking the Ok multiple times when it didn't seem to respond. Then I deleted the duplicated ones thinking the problem would be solved. Nope. While there is no more duplicated media libraries, all the earlier duplicated ones still appear in Metadata Manager and my home screen. I even deleted the new media library but all the duplicated media libraries are still in Metadata Manager and my home screen. For clarity's sake, here is a list of things that I've tried but nothing helped. 1. Delete duplicated media libraries 2. Delete the newly created media library 3. Scan all libraries and restart the Emby server (done multiple times) 4. Restore a backup done before upgrading to v4 (no longer a Premium user) If it's simply because Restore works only for Premium users, the solution is easy. I just want to make sure that before renewing my Premium membership. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks! Aaron
  8. When in "Detail view" of an item in a Emby library (like Movies), is it already technically possible for the Emby devs (@@Luke & @ebr), to incorporate swipe actions, to go to next or previous Movie in that library ? Would be awesome if mobile Emby users could browse their Movies in a Emby library just by swiping left or right AND still stay in detail view ! Example of swiping content with Infuse 5.x on iOS: https://streamable.com/5zv2i
  9. I currently use Plex and considering switching to Emby. I see that Plex uses a single movie folder with all the movies in it whereas Emby prefers separate folders for each movie. Can someone please elaborate on these two approaches and suggest if I should convert my existing library to separate folders for each movie?
  10. It would be nice to be able to specify default options for library creation. I have to add a lot of libraries and on every single library, I have to manually set all the checkbox. This could either be solved by: Globally defined default options for new libraries Template libraries which could be used to clone from
  11. Hi, happy new year to everybody I was just wondering, how do you guys manage shared universes/series cross overs in your library? For example DCs Arrow-Universe. I've all the shows in my library, but currently I've to manually look up in which order I've to watch them. Is there a feature in emby that can help me with that? Can I merge these shows together in a set like I can with movies? Can I create a smart playlist based on the air date of the episodes? Is there any other way to watch spin-offs/crossovers in the correct order? How do you do it in your private library? Has anybody developed a system/workflow for this?
  12. virtualburton

    Some Movies, but not all, not showing up

    Hi there - I'm new to Emby. Running server on MacMini with MacOS Mojave 10.14.2, using Safari to browse Emby on other Macs/ipads I created 3 new libraries when I set it up the first time - Movies, TV Shows and Downloads. I used Plex for years and had all of my media in those folders already. Each of those folders/drives has numerous sub-folders. Movies has Action, Comedy, Christmas, Kids, Other and Temp as sub-folders. Each of them is full of movies in misc. formats - .avi, .mp4, .mkv, etc. I added the libraries to Emby and everything seemed good, but then I went to watch a Western the other day and I can't find it in Emby. "Westerns" is a sub-folder of "Temp" since I hadn't filed it away and cleaned it up yet. At any rate, I cannot find any of the movies in the Westerns folder in Envy. They are on the disk, but not in Emby. I thought maybe it's because Westerns was a sub folder so I tried adding the folder "Westerns" to the "Movies" library, no change. I then thought maybe the folder structure was too deep so I moved the folder Movies/Temp/Westerns to just /Movies/Westerns but still don't see it. When I go to the Emby home page and select Movies then view by Folders it shows Action, Comedy, Christmas, Kids and Other but no Temp. I obviously tried re-scanning the whole library, just the Movies Library, etc, a bunch of times,. restarted the server, browsers, etc, same thing. The last thing I tried was adding a completely new library called "Westerns" so now I have Movies, TV Shows, Downloads and Westerns, now I have 4 libraries. When I set up the new Library added /Movies/Westerns as the only folder and annoyingly it showed nothing. The library is created, but has nothing in it. I must have angered the Envy gods because it does not want to playa. Western for me. Can anyone offer any suggestions or guidance on what is going wrong here? Thanks in advance,
  13. Mongoose

    Movies Missing after Library Setup

    Hi, New Emby user here. My Synology DS218+ directory is called Volume1 Before installing Emby onto the DS218+, I placed several movies into the /Volume1/video directory. Enable Access to all libraries is Checked. Carefully following the instructions on https://github.com/MediaBrowser/Wiki/wiki/Library-Setup The library creation appears to have succeeded. My chosen display name is EmbyMovies After doing all that, I went to the My media and found 2 directories, one is EmbyMovies and the other is "Folders." Trying both, no movies appeared, All blank I couldn't find a solution at https://emby.media/community/index.php?/topic/674-media-files-folders-structure/ unless it's well hidden. I searched around Tutorials and Guides, and cannot find anything describing Movies not showing up. Perhaps I made errors in setting up folder structure. Am I supposed to create a "Collections" directory and put the movies in it? If so, how do I do this? Thank you for a great website and I look forward to any enlightenment toward (what appears to be) a directory setup problem. Thanks much, Mongoose
  14. I can't find a way to easily see which files still need to be converted. It would be great if Emby could give some sort of info or report about my media library. Things like: - how much of my media has already been optimised for playback - a "suggestion list" of files that should be optimised to avoid transcoding This info could be displayed on the server dashboard or in each library folder's info. This would also be very useful for new users who don't understand much about conversions, transcoding etc and could guide them into what they should do next to have the best possible experience. What do you think? Any ideas on how this could be best displayed?
  15. Didn't see where you could do it already, so. It would be cool to be able to break down the update library task into individual tasks, IE just the dvr library at $int, tv library at $largerint, books at $daily, music at $weekly. user definable obviously.
  16. macwillard

    Music Library w/ Audio books flickering

    I recently installed the Emby server on my Windows 7 PC and have set up a Music library under which I have placed my audio book folders (all MP3 Audio files within their own folders). I use a Roku 2 to access Emby via the app from the Roku store. I can access and play the audio via the Roku, but when I do press play the background flickers between black, a rainbow color, and transitions between some combination of the two. All media on the screen appears and disappears, including but not limited to: buttons for Play and Stop, all images, and the entire Now Playing section at the bottom. When I back out of the Music library the images at my Home Screen continue to appear and disappear, and the background continues its psychedelic dance. My Windows 7 doesn't have this problem. Is this a known bug or did I set up my audio books incorrectly?
  17. Hi, So I am faced with a problem and not sure what the right solution will be if there is one. Here is my setup: 5 users - Admin, Parents, Child, Sonos, Samsung/Shield I have multiple libraries setup: movies, cartoons, TV shows, music, pictures, adult content Access rights Admin has access to everything Parents: movies, TV Shows, pictures, collections Child: cartoons, collections Sonos: music, collections Samsung/Shield: movies, TV Shows, collections The problem I am facing is with the search. Even when I am logged in with Child account the search results returned contain actors/people from all libraries including the adult one. That kind of defeats the purpose of the separate library and accounts if those results are returned. My question is, am i doing something wrong? Is my setup wrong somehow or is this a bug? Thanks
  18. Hello, I have a problem with scanning my library from the beginning of using Emby. As i found Plex and Kodi absolutely unusable for me, I have ended with Emby, where I done all settings and found all features I need. I am running portable version Emby on Windows 7 dedicated desktop computer, copied on non system magnetic hardrive, where also all my media are stored. As I am running Emby under non admin Windows account I have used NSSM to run emby as service under this account. My last reamaining problem is with scaning media. I have a lot of media divided into four libraries. Two for videos/movies, other two for photos/pictures. Everytime I start scaning, it fails. Average scan time is 15mins. As I do not care about watch data, I have deleted library.db and started Emby server again, but without luck. I have read some topics related to this problem, but I have not find solution there. I think there is some problem with my media, but as I have lot of media, it is not easy to check it all. Is there any feature how to find root casuse of problem? I have attached datalogs, but I am not able to find anything saying something like: Error while scaning file.... So I have no idea how to debug this. Thank you in advance with this issue. Log.txt Log_scan.txt
  19. Seems that if you move Emby (Portable) everything is fine, except this reference to the library information? Everything else is detected in the correct new location, except this, and it only errors when you try to scan the library. Program data path: D:\Emby\programdata Application directory: D:\Emby\system System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: Could not find a part of the path 'E:\Emby\programdata\root\default\Movies'. Any Idea how I can fix this easily/quickly?
  20. I would like the ability to group multiple libraries together so they appear as a single library from the main screen, but allowing me to dive down into the different libraries. For example, I have 3 music libraries - mine, my wife's, and kids music for the kids. I don't want all 3 visible from the main screen, but I would like a single entry called 'Family Music' or 'Music' that allows me to drill down into the different libraries. It would be helpful for seasonal libraries, like my Christmas and Halloween libraries.
  21. David

    Home videos & photos

    I used to be able to go into the emby plugin inside kodi and view all my emby libraries and it let me get to a library that is "Content type" "Home videos & photos". I keep random videos that don't sort into the movies and tv shows sections here. This option no longer is available to me. Is it something I've configured wrong with the newer versions of the plugin or could this be added back into the plugin? I'm currently running on version 3.1.32a in Kodi 18 Beta 4. Thank you,
  22. Hello, On both a Mac OS and a Linux server I have observed the following behavior a couple of times. Both are running v 3.5.3.0 of the Server. In Server Settings, chose Library, Rename. Renamed from "TV" to "1. TV" and from "Movies" to "2. Movies". Only renamed the library and did not change or rename the underlying folders. Did not change any other settings. In each case this triggered a full rescan of the library, and discarded all shows/episodes/movies that had previously existed (the client displays no contents). Seems an unnecessary waste of resources when only changing the label for the library display. Cannot tell if it is doing a full metadata rebuild - the shows reappear pretty slowly, but they seem to be fully populated with metadata when they do reappear (summaries, images, actors, etc. all present). Just FYI, in case this is a bug.
  23. Library folders in my admin panel don't have images anymore since a while. So i've tried to add them manually, however when i click on "Edit Images", the loading icon appear (And never fade-out) but the popup for editing the images is never shown. The only library with an image is the "Auto generated library" called Collection créated by the plugin Auto Box Set. When i clic on "Edit Images" for this item the popup appear as expected. The only error i've managed to found is displayed in the browser console when i click an the menu item "Edit Images". Uncaught (in promise) Error: null itemId at ApiClient.getItem (apiclient.js?v=3.5.2.0:1) at imageeditor.js?v=3.5.2.0:1 at Object.execCb (alameda.js?v=3.5.2.0:1) at defineModule (alameda.js?v=3.5.2.0:1) at Object.depFinished (alameda.js?v=3.5.2.0:1) at alameda.js?v=3.5.2.0:1 Tested on Chrome 69 and firefox 62.
  24. el_pedriyo

    Not updating library

    Hello, I just wanted to know how can I get my library updated automatically when added a film to it, I have the real time monitoring enabled, but when I tried copying a file inside the library, the movie is not appearing without doing a manual refresh of it. Any idea? Kind regards, Pedro
  25. accarshop

    Scan media library failed

    Hi, Hoping someone can point me in the right direction for an error "Scan medial library failed" that has shown up on on my dashboard and recurring "Debug App: Running FFProbeProvider" errors I'm seeing in my log file. My setup is fresh. Emby v3.5.2.0 (portable) installed on a newly minted Windows Server 2016 server and launched using task scheduler at Windows Startup (like being able to restart Emby from dashboard). The install went smoothly. Prior to importing my movies and tv shows I stripped them to just the containing folder (movie name (20??) and tv show name\season ?) and the base video file. No images, nfo, etc. Then they were added to Emby and Emby built everything. I did chose to have Emby store everything with the video file and had it pre-fetch everything during the initial build out. When all was finished library update appeared to run cleanly and I don't recall seeing any alerts. Yesterday when I came in the alerts panel said the library scan failed. Every scan now reports the same thing. Odd thing is the scans appear to be successful. My library is large but I'm not seeing any gaps. As a diagnostic I've attempted a number of things including; * Pulling source folder from the library, scan, and re-add the source folder. Did that 1 by 1 for each library. * Pulling the source folder from the library, delete the library, scan, re-create the library (same name). Did that 1 by 1 for each library. * Moving all movies out of the movie folder, scan the library, move the movies back and scan again. * Moving all tv shows out of the tv shows folder, scan the library, move the tv shows back and scan again. Ran a few other scenarios that I won't bore with here. I was hesitant to clear clear caches or dbs as I'm not versed with the app yet. That and spent a LOT of time creating the collections and marking what was/wasn't watched (gotta keep my wife happy). Anyway, below is a screenshot of my dashboard and I've attached a copy of my logs (debug on). Hoping someone can point me to where I need to go to clear this up. Also, in looking at the logs I see a recurring scan (Debug App: Running FFProbeProvider/MovieDbTrailerProvider/OmdbItemProvider) for a series of movies (primarily). There are 15 of them at the moment. Look at them in the meta data browser they look correct with provider information populated. Rescanning them with replace doesn't help nor does pulling the videos, scanning, and re-introducing them. I realize it likely isn't hurting anything but the OCD in me would like to correct this. Any suggestions would be appreciated. embyserver - scanning issue.txt
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