I installed Emby Media server and I need to grant permissions to access the “Music” and “Videos” folders located inside the “Home” folder, in the library setup appears this message:
“For Linux on Arch Linux, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, OpenSuse, or Ubuntu, you must grant the Emby system user at least read access to your storage locations”
How can I do this?, thanks in advance.
chmod -R g+r ~/Music
means you add the right for all users of your group to read the directory ~/Music recursively.
Question: what group is your emby user assigned to?
Also take a look at the
@florian, I did chmod -R g+r ~/Music but replaced Music by Música since that’s the name of the folder but when I go to emby and click on the home folder that appears here the menu disappears:
In order to read the file list of a directory, you also need to grant the execute permission on it. You can use
x to add it always, or use
X to add it for directories only (useful for recursive application), i.e.,
chmod -R g+rX ~/Música
will add executable permission to
Música and all directories below it, but not to any of the files.
This is the solution:
Since I need to access the whole home folder, I run this:
setfacl -m user:emby:rx /home/delacosta78
Now I am able to see its content: