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#1 Keldraxas OFFLINE  



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Posted 25 July 2017 - 03:52 PM

Hi all,


There are quite a few posts on this forum with people asking for support for ReadyNAS, and a few replies saying there are already .deb files / cryptic clues on what you might have to do to get it working. As most of these are over 1-2 years old I thought I'd give it a go and see where I got up to.


I'm by no means an expert. I've worked in IT for quite some time but when it comes to Linux am definitely a novice.


Anyway - I have a ReadyNAS 314, running firmware 6.7.5. Having researched this appears to be a version of Debian Wheezy, with kernel 4.4.


Starting from here I found a post that said there was a .deb file to install so went here - https://software.ope...age=emby-server


Debian Wheezy is apparently Debian Version 7, so I tried that:



echo 'deb http://download.open...mby/Debian_7.0/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/emby-server.list 

apt-get update
apt-get install emby-server


This told me I require Mono


https://emby.media/c...tgear-readynas/  confirmed that mono is required.


So I looked up adding mono to ReadyNAS which led me here - https://community.ne...ono/td-p/989615



apt-get update

apt-get -y install apt-transport-https sudo nano git-core python python-software-properties software-properties-common
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF
echo "deb http://download.mono...com/repo/debian wheezy main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install mono-devel


This failed as it said various mono dependencies were missing.


Looking up one of those found - https://forums.sonar...libmono/14685/4



sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF

echo "deb http://download.mono...om/repo/debian2 jessie main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list
echo "deb http://download.mono...om/repo/debian2 wheezy-apache24-compat main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list
echo "deb http://download.mono...om/repo/debian2 wheezy-libjpeg62-compat main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list
sudo apt-get update
Next do:
apt-get remove mono*
then do:
apt-get clean
apt-get autoclean
apt-get update
Next, do
sudo apt-get install mono-devel


At the end of this mono was installed (hurrah!). So I went back to the first step - https://software.ope...age=emby-server


And tried Debian Version 7 again


echo 'deb http://download.open...mby/Debian_7.0/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/emby-server.list 

apt-get update
apt-get install emby-server


Sadly this failed as while I now have mono, I have an old version.


The following packages have unmet dependencies:

 emby-server : 
               Depends: embymagick but it is not going to be installed
               Depends: mono-devel (>= 4.6) but is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.


This is where I've managed to get to. I feel it's closer than previous posts and was wondering if anyone else can take it up from here or offer further advice?

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#2 Jdiesel OFFLINE  


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Posted 25 July 2017 - 03:58 PM

Mono and its dependencies can be a pain sometimes. I suggest trying to install mono-complete instead 

apt-get install mono-complete

Either that or maybe look into running Emby in Docker if Docker is available on ReadyNAS.

Edited by Jdiesel, 25 July 2017 - 04:00 PM.

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:10 AM

I had the same problem when upgrading my ReadyNAS from 6.1.? to 6.7.4.


I thought I had written down what I did to solve it, but I can't find where... I remember adding the official mono repository from this page http://www.mono-proj...load-lin-debian


Then I did

apt-get install mono-complete


if I remember correctly I had problems with apt still wanting to install from the ReadyNAS repository so I either changed the priority of the Mono repository or managed to force it to install from the Mono repository in some other way.


I had these pages in my browser history (together with alot of others on the same subject) 



which might have something to do with it :)


Good luck!

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Posted 08 August 2017 - 03:33 PM





We're please to announce Emby for NetGear ReadyNAS is now available for testing:




Please try it out and report your experience. Thanks and enjoy.

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