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Emby Theater on Raspberry Pi model 3b+


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fri3ndlyguy

Hi there!

I decided to give emby another try on my rpi 3b+. It wasnt working for me last year, and i didnt take a look at it for a long time.

Emby is:

dpkg -l | grep emby
ii  emby-theater                         3.0.15-1                                armhf        Emby Theater for Electron

image is: (from here: https://emby.media/community/index.php?/topic/42868-emby-theater-for-linux/ , but probably an older image)

lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Raspbian
Description:    Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)
Release:        10
Codename:       buster

Emby Theater starts but the menu is super super slow. (like reaction every odd minute)
Playing a movie (1080p) is below 1fps. Sometimes there is sound, sometimes not.

I did run a rpi-update and rebooted a couple of minutes ago. there are no updates availabel that i could install:

pi@schlafzimmer:~ $ sudo apt update
Hit:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian buster InRelease
Hit:2 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian buster InRelease
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
All packages are up to date.
pi@schlafzimmer:~ $ sudo apt dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libdrm-etnaviv1 libllvm6.0 libllvm8 libmicrodns0 libva-wayland2 rpi-eeprom-images
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Server is: 4.5.4.0

Can you help me please?

 

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Luke

Hi, we're looking into improving it. Thanks.

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hogenfasth

Same problem with the regular RP3 B. 

Emby theater is broken, chopy and can barely playback.  Just moving around in the gui gets the overheat cpu warning. Audio-playback works and is not chopy as the picture.

Web-gui works fine in chromium and playback works. Without audio tho, but that might be a separate issue but youtube works fine.

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