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"No Such device" when trying to download any torrent on deluge inside docker container

I have a debian ssh media server based on this article, that has a complete setup of docker containers, that include Radarr, Sonarr and Plex. All the downloads are made through deluge, which was ...
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Help me choose a drive pooling strategy for my NAS / media server

I'm currently running a NAS with a Ryzen 1600, 16GB of memory, Ubuntu Server, a small SSD for the OS and two 8TB HDDs (mounted at /data and /backup). Both drives are ext4 formatted and about 60% ...
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Plex installation doesn't give option to setup server

Server Version#: 1.19.3.2852-219a9974e I’ve just installed Plex Server on a Ubuntu VM following this guide How to Install Plex on Ubuntu 20.04, I was able to get the server working but I don’t have ...
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minidlna.conf path to a different drive

can someone please tell me what is wrong with how I configured the path o a second HDD in my minidlna.conf? I get the following: [2020/06/25 17:11:27] minidlna.c:623: fatal: Media directory entry not ...
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Ubuntu Plex and Amazon Firestick

I'm new to this plex software media center stuff. I have a desktop w Ubuntu which gets internet via an ethernet port in a wifi router (from the cable tv company). Plex is installed on the desktop. I ...
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plex: how to add a local .mkv file to a library?

Looking to play this mkv file: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ tree /home/thufir/plex/ /home/thufir/plex/ └── The.Last.Dance.S01E01.HDTV.x264-BRISK[TGx] ├── [TGx]Downloaded from torrentgalaxy.to ....
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starting and running plex media server?

How do I start plex and navigate to its configuration page? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo systemctl status plexmediaserver ● plexmediaserver.service - Plex Media Server Loaded: loaded (/lib/...
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Why does my Minidlna server not work

I installed minidlna to play local media files over my home network. I symlinked my ~/Videos/ folder to /var/lib/minidlna/Videos, and DLNA peers on the network can see what files are available, but ...
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How to install Logitech Media Server (Squeezebox Server)?

Where can I get the latest installation files for Logitech Media Server and how do I install properly? (I am running it on a Raspberry Pi 2 and I had to re-install it several times due to a failing ...
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Ubuntu 19.10: How to share media to your TV, games consoles, etc without installing a third-party client?

How is it possible to share media to your TV, games consoles, etc without installing a third-party client (e.g. DLNA/UPnP client Rygel) in Ubuntu 19.10?
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Need help setting up Docker Home Media server

So I am attempting to put together a home media server on Ubuntu 18.04. I have done this in a VM on a Windows machine, but a recently built a new gaming rig, and am repurposing the old one into a ...
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Java problem with high CPU running Universal Media Server

I have used Universal Media Server for many years to stream family photos, home videos, music and movies to smart TV from desktop PC running Ubuntu (now on Bionic 18.04). The media library is very ...
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Can’t get server to set up network with netplan

Coming from Ubuntu server 16.04 I flashed my server and put 18 on it and didn’t realize they changed the way networking happens on the server. I have been using ifupdown forever now Ubuntu is now ...
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Cannot rsync to secondary HDD on remote server; boot drive works fine

I am currently in the process of setting my girlfriend's desktop up as a home file server/media center. I personally use rsync to do large incremental file backups, and am trying to get it to work so ...
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Ubuntu cloud server : hardware requirements

I Want to get more information about Public cloud hosting (commercial). Does Ubuntu support it ? And what hardware parts I need to buy with a budget of 12,000 dollars.
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Where to start with creating a server from which I can retrieve pictures/videos? [closed]

My end game is that I'd like to have a server with pictures and videos from which I can request to an iOS app. I currently have a CPU for the server aspect but I don't know where to start. I have ...
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How to serve video to Roku Media Player?

I'd like to watch videos saved on my Ubuntu computer on my Roku. I've tried using Rygel and MiniDLNA for this purpose. With Rygel, Roku Media Player will discover the videos but won't play them. With ...
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Build a iptv server using ubuntu and a satelite dish

My mom father, systers and brothers (huge family) all of them had satelite dishes untill i introduced Android tv box to them. I went to some sites that offers persian channels online i borrowes the ...
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Containerising a TV Server

I have a server with a DVB-S2 card. For a number of reasons, I'd like to containerise/virtualise (though I'd prefer an LXD solution as I already use this) this service used to provide TV streams to my ...
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How to set up a DLNA server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've tried a few DLNA servers (including MiniDLNA, uShare, MediaTomb, Rygel), but none of these works as expected. The problem with MiniDLNA is that most of the shared content simply didn't appear on ...
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Are all my ports closed?

I was having trouble getting remote connections to Plex Server to work. Now I have noticed that, using tools such as canyouseeme.org, none of my services can be accessed remotely. I ran "netstat -plnt"...
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NAS ip's showing up twice (DUP) and NAS not accessible

we have two NAS backup servers here for holiday photo and video and such things... both are fujitsu NAS. One is a Q800 and one is a newer Q802 series. We have actually the problem that the Q802 shows ...
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How to share Ubuntu desktop screen to a smart TV?

Is there any software I can install in Ubuntu desktop 16.04 to enable sharing screen to a smart TV just like in Windows? How to install and configure it?
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How to setup media-server on ubuntu watch movies on mobile in local network and from internet?

I want to setup a media-server to store movies and videos in Ubuntu and play and watch them on a mobile device or a tablet. What i have to do to make that happen ?
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Mythbuntu and Haupauge 2255 tuner

Just put my box together today, using Mythbuntu and a Haupauge 2255 PCI tuner card. Server loads fine but when going through the quick setup guide and arriving at capture cards, the card does not show!...
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Pandora Radio Client

I am fairly new to the Linux community. I apologize in advance if this question has been asked & answered already. I have a fairly large mp3 collection and am looking for a Linux based media ...
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How to automatize media renaming in kodi

I get media files which are not indexed by kodi (running on Ubuntu 15.10) - they need to be renamed first (and then they get indexed and fully processed). I did not find any built-in solution in kodi ...
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Alternatives media servers instead of Plex Media Server

I am running a Plex Media Server and I have a major issue with it not seeing all my media. I also have a second server that uses Greyhole and I mounted that "Drive" that has some media on it ...
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HDD pooling/partitioning suggestions for media server

I have multiple hdds that I would like to pool together. Sizes are as follows: 2x1TB; 2X2TB; and 1x4TB. Running Ubuntu server 14.04 on a separate SSD with the primary purpose of using this machine ...
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My freshly installed Ubuntu Server 15.04 can't connect to filezilla (Plex Mediaserver)

Just re-installed ubuntu server on a new hard drive in my mediaserver for Plex. I used to connect the server to FileZilla to upload files but now it wont connect, and I get this error. Status: ...
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Stream music from ubuntu to XBMC

Hi guys I want to stream music from Ubuntu to OpenELEC. I want something that looks like this picture on Ubuntu 14.04.
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how to make a nautilus context menu script to play media files in local LCD TV

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 32 bit OS and Sony Bravia LCD TV. I want to play media files through LAN. I tried many UPNP servers but none of them provide an easy way to play media files in smart tv. Actually ...
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How to install and/or run Universal Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed UMS onto my Ubuntu box according to the manual here. All commands worked fine except two: 1) I was unable to install ffmpeg package which is absent in this version of Ubuntu. I have ...
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Starting forked-daapd service from GIT Install

So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux so I'm sure that I'm missing something obvious. I installed/configured forked-dapd from the GIT Source https://github.com/ejurgensen/forked-daapd and followed the ...
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Installing Server with existing data on drives

I have a Windows 7 HTPC which I'm planning on turning into a headless Home server using Ubuntu server as its OS. I'd like to use LVM. My current set-up is 1x64gb ssd as the boot drive and 2xSATA ...
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Can't access Plex from outside my network

My firewall is configured to port forward traffic to 32400. When I log into mydomain.com:32400/web I am taken to my account and I can see my Plex server in the left pane. However I get the error: We'...
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How to specify multiple media_dir in MiniDLNA

I would like to specify multiple media_dir path as below : minidlna.conf media_dir=/path/to/Videos1/ media_dir=/path/to/Videos2/ media_dir=/path/to/Musics1/ media_dir=/path/to/Musics2/ By default ...
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Streaming music from Ubuntu Server 14 over VPN

Apologies if this has been asked already - I've been searching around and haven't found anything too helpful for what I'm looking to do. I'm looking to have my Ubuntu Server(14) host my music and ...
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Plex not detecting media on Amazon S3 mounted with S3QL

So I have had a Plex server for a while now, and it has been running on a Dell Poweredge 2850 and Dell Powervault 220s. Ever since this server has been running, our power bill has been way more than ...
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Will ubuntu media stream like windows?

I have many wireless devices and am in process of building an ubuntu media tower, i am wondering if i can stream from my pc to other devices like windows? Thanks in advance !
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DLNA Media Server and external subtitles

I'm looking DLNA Media Server with the features above: Support most extended video formats. Reproduce external subtitles in client side. Open source or freeware software. USE CASE: DLNA Media ...
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Cannot install PS3 Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot install the PS3 Media Server onto Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to run the recommended commands I get the following error message. "The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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Stream media from Ubuntu 12.04 to Xbox One [duplicate]

Not sure if this is an Ubuntu question, but I've posted in Xbox forums too, so hopefully I'll get some help! As the title says, I'm looking for a way to stream media from my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to my ...
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Load data from ubuntu to router's UPnP DLNA server

I set up a mini-DLNA server on my router with dd-wrt. I have a bunch of music and other media files I would like to be able to stream from my router-attached USB drive to my stereo and Android ...
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Plex Media Server: Won't find media External Hard Drive

I am attempting to turn an older PC into a home media server with Ubuntu 12.04 using Plex Media Server. I have a newer WD 2 TB external USB HD with all of my media on it. I can not for the life of ...
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DVB-C Card on a server

I'm setting up a Ubuntu "server" (old PC, Athlon X2) for the entire house. Mainly it's supposed to be a File- and Media-Server which can be done without a GUI. There's a connection for cable TV in ...
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Having trouble locating files that are filling up disk space

I'm still getting used to Linux and I finally had my media server up and running but now my boot partition is full and mediatomb is longer sharing files (I think the issues are related since they ...
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List stored files using HTTP

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux based OS and I wonder if someone know a program or a way to list all the files in a folder on my server when I'm using a webbrowser and visiting the Ubuntu Server. Almost ...
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Moving to Linux [closed]

The family PC is riding off into the sun. I want to replace it with a Linux solution. I'm looking at Ubuntu and openSUSE. I want to end up with a solution where anyone in my family can access their ...
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