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Install Jellyfin and Ombi on Debian 9.0

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What are Jellyfin and Ombi ?


Jellyfin is a free program that lets you collect, control, and stream all your favourite media. It's the open-source fork of Emby. Official Jellyfin website


Ombi is a self-hosted web application that automatically gives your shared Plex or Emby users the ability to request content by themselves! Ombi can be linked to multiple TV Show and Movie DVR tools to create a seamless end-to-end experience. Official Ombi website

How to install Jellyfin and Ombi on Debian 9 ?

Acquire root privileges

su -

Update server

apt update && apt dist-upgrade -y

Install pre-requisites

apt install apt-transport-https gnupg -y

Add Jellyfin & Ombi repos signatures

wget -qO - https://repo.jellyfin.org/jellyfin_team.gpg.key | apt-key add -
wget -qO - https://repo.ombi.turd.me/pubkey.txt | apt-key add -

Add Jellyfin & Ombi repos

echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.jellyfin.org/debian stretch main" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jellyfin.list
echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://repo.ombi.turd.me/stable/ jessie main" | tee "/etc/apt/sources.list.d/ombi.list"

Update and install packages

apt update && apt install jellyfin ombi -y

Start services at boot

systemctl enable jellyfin
systemctl enable ombi

Access the services

  • Jellyfin : http://server.ip:8096
  • Ombi : http://server.ip:5000