Hi. I’m currently waiting for my vero 4k +, and i have a few questions.
I want to use the vero as media server, connected on the vero i’ll have a hard drive (ntfs) witch contains all my media. I want to install plex, to serve my raspberry pi, and other devices, sonarr, radarr, and deluge. I will have it connected to a tv to watch the files directly from the hard drive (and i know that will work).
Recently i found a script to install such things on the raspberry pi 3, wondering if it will work on the vero. Does anyone uses a similar setup? will it work?
The sript: GitHub - htpcBeginner/AtoMiC-ToolKit: AtoMiC Toolkit simplifies HTPC / Home Server setup and management on Ubuntu and Debian variants including Raspbian. It currently supports: Couchpotato, Deluged, Emby, FFmpeg, Headphones, Htpcmanager, Jackett, Kodi, Lazylibrarian, Madsonic, Mono, Mylar, Nzbget, Nzbhydra, NzbToMedia, Ombi, Plex, Plexpy, Pyload, qBittorrent, Radarr, Sabnzbd+, Sickgear, Sickrage, Sonarr, Subsonic, Transmission, Unrar, Watcher, and Webmin.
I recommend avoiding NTFS if possible; it has slower write performance under Linux compared to other file systems.
The script will probably work if it works on Debian
@sam_nazarko said, should work if it works on Debian. That said, I’d recommend Emby over Plex. It tends to handle streaming from both RPi and Vero a bit better than Plex.
Any reason you ask the same question twice?
Hi. I’m thinking about getting a vero 4k+ to replace my current setup on raspberry pi 3.
My current set-up on raspberry pi 3 is:
-samba server to share the files on my HDD connected to my pi
And, on top of that I use the pi connected to my tv to watch movies and shows.
My question is, can I have the exact same set-up that am I currently having on the vero4k+? I used the AtomicToolkit to install all the software mentioned.
thank you for your support. But I’ll be sharing the files with a windows machine, so I’ll need the ntfs, plus I have the hard drive almost full, if there’s a way to format it without loosing the files, I’ll gladly try
you’re right. But I was hoping of getting some insight from people who have similar setups
I need to see in real time what my users are seeing. I know plex has that right out of the box. From my research there isn’t a feature for that in emby.
If you are sharing the files via the network, then the filesystem does not matter.
@sam_nazarko. But there is no way to format the drive without loosing the files. i’m planing on getting another hard drive, so i’ll move the files over, and format both drives.