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  1. al92780

    Permissions after editing photo

    Photos load correctly from library, external SSD and are viewable. When an edit is performed, they no longer load. Permission has been changed from (Pi:Pi -all,all,all to pi:pi - only owner, only owner, nobody. I can manually change back to all,all,all. Is there a configuration setting that would not require manual intervention. am logged in as pi@raspberrypi. thanks al
  2. Hi, I’m trying to setup Emby on my Intel NUC. I’m new to OpenSUSE Tumbleweed (though not to Linux) and I’m struggling to get this sorted out. I’ve had Emby running on Mint for sometime now. Goal: to setup & use Emby (Emby software apps is already installed and running) Hurdle: give Emby access to the media files (stored on external HDDs) I have external hard drives formatted as exFAT and NTFS (I’m working on switching them all over to exFAT but not there yet). I currently have my primary username set as the owner of the drives and the group is set to “users” (of whic
  3. Hello, I am now running Emby on windows 10 and wondering what user account does Emby use ? I know for linux its Emby user and Ebmy group. I am needing to mount my SMB share drive to windows for Emby to use. What credentials do I need to make available to Emby? Can I run Emby server as a service and specify my own user account / password for the service to run under?
  4. Miljol Dedy

    Bug Report: Group Permissions

    I think I have found a bug in Emby 4.3.1.0 on Synology. On my NAS I have groups instead of direct permissions. So ONLY the group has direct permissions. When I added the Emby user to the group of the folder for the library, I was not able to choose the folder. When selecting it just disappeared (just like when you have no permission). So, when giving the user direct permission it worked like a charm. I guest this is not as it supposed to be...
  5. xsteacy

    Windows sofware raid on linux

    Hi, I need emby to access a Windows formatted raid in linux. I mounted the raid with the ldmtool but I cannot access the files with emby. I gave emby access to the drive with chown but with no luck. I saw lots of posts in Google and here about that but for normal drive... I use Elementary OS 5.1(bases on Ubuntu 18.04) Thank you for any help, all is welcome.
  6. Hi All, Firstly, thank you for any help you are able to provide. I've been trying to get this working for 4 days and it's driving me crazy. I'm new to Linux so please bear with me. I have a AWS instance running Ubuntu 18 and a virtual Google Drive mounted to /gdrive using rclone which works fine. I can navigate through the files in the /gdrive folder using the Linux terminal as expected, great. The issue I'm facing is when I navigate to http://localhost:8096 and chose the "Add media library" option, it cannot see the folder /gdrive. If I then un-mount my google drive from the gdriv
  7. riothamus

    Fixed my NFS issue

    Background: I hate CIFS/Samba (just kidding, I loathe that technology) so my setup consists of a CentOS server that also acts as an NFS server containing all of my media. Emby runs on a separate Debian server, and it mounts the NFS shares via autofs. I have been wondering why my metadata was not getting saved back to the media directories on my NFS exports. So I got off my lazy arse and actually started to do some real troubleshooting. Initially, my /etc/exports consisted of shares configured like so: /srv/nfs/media 192.168.100.0/24(rw,async,no_root_squash) And on my Debian serve
  8. kmed27

    Help needed with permissions

    Hi I am trying to get Emby to add my cameras videos automatically but seem to be struggling with permissions. I have created a folder on my nas for my cctv camera and it creates the mp4 files in it via NFS. I have ended up giving full permission to everything and everyone in the synology folder but I keep getting xxxxxx.mp4: Permission denied I have given Embysvr custom permissions with everything ticked take ownership, change permissions etc. I have tried setting the NFS to map users to admin and then tried map to guest. It appears that ffmpeg/ffprobe still don't have permis
  9. rubenmf92

    Emby permissions problem

    Hi @@mastrmind11, @@Q-Droid, I think a have a permissions problem with emby. I´m trying to see two different external hard drives, but I only manage to see one of them. The permissions and owner of the one I can properly see is: drw------- 4 root root 4096 sep 19 19:29 mnt drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 jun 30 11:30 mntSubfolder1 drwxr-sr-x 4 root root 4096 sep 17 20:07 mntSubfolder2 drwxr-sr-x 4 userftp sftponly 4096 ago 25 19:50 Movies As you can see, I'm able to see the files even when emby does not belong to the group or owner. On the contrary, I´m not able to
  10. Hello all. I apologize in advance if this is long and sound nuts. I have just about lost my mind as I have spent last 5 days on Google and these forums trying desperately to get Emby to work. (by the way I have seen the software work on a friend at work and was blown away so I immediately signed up for premiere account. So I know it is possible and will be great once I get it going. Only difference is I want to use Linux and not windows like my friend. Major Kudos to the developer for this awesome software.) To my problem, as stated in title, I'm running Emby on a (at first) headless U
  11. I am unable to run 4.2.1.0 on NixOS. Last known running version is 4.0.1.0. I am getting the following error: Aug 14 18:42:31 nixos systemd[1]: Started Emby Media Server. Aug 14 18:42:31 nixos emby[13309]: Unhandled Exception: System.IO.IOException: Read-only file system Aug 14 18:42:31 nixos emby[13309]: at System.IO.FileSystem.CreateDirectory(String fullPath) Aug 14 18:42:31 nixos emby[13309]: at System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(String path) Aug 14 18:42:31 nixos emby[13309]: at EmbyServer.Support.ApplicationPathProvider.GetProgramDataPath(String applicationPath, IEnvironme
  12. Ok.. I have been able to compile and install a custom ffmpeg with OMX (hardware encoding enabled) https://emby.media/community/index.php?/topic/36227-h264-omx-instead-of-x264/page-2 But when enabled in the Emby server.. it silently fails.. HOWEVER... When I copy/paste the command (for example): ffmpeg -i file:"/media/usb0/TV Shows/SpongeBob SquarePants (1999-2015) [480p] [720p] [HEVC] [x265]/Season 01/[pseudo] S01E02 Reef Blower [480p] [h.265].mkv" -map_metadata -1 -map_chapters -1 -threads 0 -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -map -0:s -codec:v:0 h264_omx -b:v 2211644 -maxrate 2211644 -bufs
  13. (I searched for the permissions problem but didn't see it. Sorry if I'm repeating other posts here...) I set up the Emby Theater app on Windows for my mother and was careful to not let her do any admin-type stuff, but she is able to cancel my recordings (any recording - movie, show episode or series)! I double-checked the permissions and double-checked them again. As it stands, she doesn't have permission to make her own recordings, or to delete shows or movies, but she can cancel my recordings. I've asked her to be careful not to do that. Also, if you use the large-format icons
  14. binerf

    Sync to any device

    Hi all, I'm using Emby to share library to family but I was surprised when I discovered that a user can sync any file from its authorized libraries to any device previosuly connected to Emby even if this user has never logged this device (even if this device belongs to another guy). How is it possible to limit devices to user's devices only that Emby admin has no knowledge of ?
  15. I have a couple of directories that are hidden trash folders, as in the output below: 2018-07-30 16:05:29.895 Error LibraryMonitor: Error in Directory watcher for: /misc/movies3 *** Error Report *** Version: 3.5.1.0 Command line: /opt/emby-server/system/EmbyServer.dll -programdata /var/lib/emby -ffmpeg /opt/emby-server/bin/ffmpeg -ffprobe /opt/emby-server/bin/ffprobe -restartexitcode 3 -updatepackage emby-server-rpm_{version}_x86_64.rpm Operating system: Unix 4.17.9.200 64-Bit OS: True 64-Bit Process: True User Interactive: True Processor count: 4 Program data path: /var/lib/emby A
  16. vl1969

    a few quick questions on Emby use.

    Hi everyone. I have a home server running Proxmox VE 4.5 on ZFS the server has several ZFS pools where I store my data. i.e. custom user pools not connected to Proxmox except that the main machine hosts the disks. I want to create a VM container (LXC) where I will run Emby and other apps. Proxmox have a number of templates from TurnKey that I can use to create my container(s). I have tried the turnkey Mediaserver which is a TurnKey fileserver plus Emby. it works for the most part and works nicely but as I tried to setup additional things on it I broke the config and it has issues n
  17. 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!
  18. Emby WebUI - Please create a general device that represents all web browsers At present, its impossible to restrict users to only the WebUI without granting permissions to all devices. It would be good to have a device in devices, that represents the webUI or all web browsers in general. This way permission can be granted to users without granting permission to all devices. This would serve as a solution to allow only downloading (no streaming, no transcoding, no direct play, etc) Only browse library and file download.
  19. It would be really nice if there were more granular permissions per user. Right now you can only give a user broad delete permissions. I don't want users deleting anything except for TV Recordings (and ideally only ones that they owned or recorded unless the user had admin delete permissions or something). Right now I have only an admin account that is used to delete media and have to periodically go through and clean out recorded TV because users can't delete themselves.
  20. bric

    File permissions again

    Failure setting up Emby (my first time) I have a hard drive in my 'server' that contains all my media. It is formatted as NTFS. I have it mounted from the fstab. listing of files/directories show as ... -rwxr-xr-x 1 bric bric 110914782 Jun 16 21:11 Finding Dory-trailer.mov drwxr-xr-x 1 bric bric 4096 Jul 30 15:09 Home Video I added emby to the group owning the files on that drive. So the groups command returns: emby: emby bric When I try to add the media library (in the web interface) either with /path/to/mounted/drive/Movies or //192.168.0.10/Movies or //MyServer
  21. Long-ish question, *hopefully* easy answer: I recently upgraded from several external hard drives to a QNAP NAS. After testing the QNAP Emby app server performance, I preferred the old Windows-based server overall and thus the new QNAP is purely operating as the NAS, not the server (hence this forum). That being said... Similar to a question I had awhile back here, after changing my library media folders to the new NAS folders, I am again having difficulty saving metadata into local media folders (rather than in a generic "metadata" folder in the server files). When I add new content, the
  22. .17 I have permissions turned off for most of my users for any type of Live TV functionality. Users that don't have permissions are still seeing the ON NOW section on home screen of the app and regardless of their permissions they can access and play any live tv feed featured in ON NOW.
  23. I've just setup an fresh OpenMediaVault Install with emby enabled. So far everything went without problems, but now I'm stuck. Embys Library Scan is not working at all - it doesn't even try. If I click the scan button the progress bar is visible for just a fraction of a second - the log shows "scan completed on 0 minutes and 0 seconds" and of cause no movies show up in my library. I've already tried different folders, reinstalling emby and resetting the permissions of the media-folder. No luck so far... Permissions for the directory are as follows drwxrwsr-x 2 root users 4096 Jan 25 01:1
  24. Andreas.Emby

    Permissions

    How do I set permissions correctly?
  25. bmcclure937

    Deleting Media from Kodi

    All - I currently have my FreeNAS running Emby Media Server. I have the permissions set so Kodi only has read access to my media shares. Does anyone use the functionality within Kodi so you can delete media from your server via the context menu? I am considering changing my permissions to the media share to Emby is able to delete media items. I was just curious to hear how others used this functionality. The only way I can currently delete media is either mapping the SMB share to my PC with an authenticated user or logging in via SSH and removing files. Thanks
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