How to Permit Jellyfin to Access the Libraries Under Home Directory on Arch Linux

In order to add a directory to a Jellyfin library, it needs to access the directory and all its parent directories. So, if you add ~/Media to a library, Jellyfin fails to access it.

Permitting Access

To fix it, grant Jellyfin execution permission for your home directory. It runs as user jellyfin.
setfacl --modify user:jellyfin:--x ~
Now, the media server can access not only ~/Media but also other directories under ~, which is unsafe.

Abdullah As-Sadeed
Abdullah As-Sadeed

Prefers coding from scratch. Loves the Linux kernel.

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