Install Emby Server on Debian 9 using Docker

Emby Server is a great multimedia streaming server that can be installed on most Linux distribution and also Windows OS. With this tool, we can turn any computer into a powerful multimedia server, so we can stream (watch movies, play music) from other computer or devices.

This tutorial will show you how to install Emby Server on Debian 9. There are two ways to install Emby Server. Here I will show you to install Emby using Docker. Its pretty easy to install and configure Emby via Docker on Debian 9.

Steps to install Emby Server on Debian 9 via Docker

Step 1. Install Docker on Debian 9

First, you will need to install Docker on Debian 9. Please read my previous tutorial on how to install Docker on Debian 9.

Step 2. Install and run Emby Server

Open Terminal and paste this command as root:

docker run -it –rm -v /usr/local/bin:/target emby/embyserver instl

Follow on screen wizard until it completed.

root@debian:/var/www# docker run -it –rm -v /usr/local/bin:/target emby/embyserver instl
Unable to find image ’emby/embyserver:latest’ locally
latest: Pulling from emby/embyserver
4e54773b2dc4: Downloading 8.647MB/105.4MB
15dd1d51c030: Download complete
31fe356aa3c1: Download complete
086772c23f89: Downloading 5.504MB/34.32MB
8ff38036e132: Downloading 7.173MB/13.17MB

Once completed, you can access Emby Server from web browser.


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