I am attempting to setup Emby on Ubuntu 18.04 and I have a couple of issues I am looking for help. I have all my media in a old NAS (which doesn't support apps like Emby on it), so I am running Ubuntu on a seperate laptop - all connected with ethernet cables and my broadband is 300mbps.
- I tried many times, but Emby server on Ubuntu never indexed my full library. My library is not huge - I have about 100 movies, and 10 TV shows. After a few fresh attempts I managed to get the TV shows done, but then when I add Movies, it just doesn't do the full job. and I Uninstalled the server and all packages including metadata folders using a package uninstaller, but just never been able to index everything which is really frustrating.
- When I try this on Windows 7 on the same laptop, it works like a charm, and takes much less time.
- The main reason I am trying to stick to Linux is because, with Win 7 I feel the laptop is boiling - and it's a setup I only use for this server, so I can't see any other heavy processes running, yet it's always really hot and it's worrying to keep the laptop like that under my TV unit. Ubuntu on the other hand was just fine, and I had Emby server running for a whole day - I don't think it ever got as hot as it did with Win7.
- My 2nd issue is to be able to delete files from the interface (web client or my 3x kodi setups with emby add on). With windows 7, my file locations are simply mapped as \\MYBOOKLIVE\MOVIES\xx, in Ubuntu, I didn't want user log in's to be a problem, so allowed anonymous access and file locations would refer as smb://mybooklive/movies/xx - although I can read/write within the Ubuntu explorer, I think I am only getting read only access from Emby server. Maybe this a question on how to setup network folders in Linux to use with Emby.
Any help would be much appreciated.