Jellyfin Theater is a local client that connects to a Jellyfin server.
Currently the jellyfin-theater-electron connects using http protocol.
This application is implemented as an electron app and is built off of a NodeJS code base. Because of this you will need to NodeJS runtime and package manager. The following versions have been tested:
|Node JS||11.4.0 >|
Getting Started Installing Jellyfin Theater
If you are looking to use the Jellyfin Theater you will need to start by downloading this repository via the git command, or by downloading a zip. you can do so by either
$ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:jellyfin/jellyfin-theater-electron.git
$ git clone https://github.com/jellyfin/jellyfin-theater-electron.git
Note : If you dont have git installed you can allways download a zip by clicking the green clone or download button on the right and then clicking Download Zip
After downloading the source the source you will need to install the dependencies for the project. You can do so by typing into your terminal
$ cd jellyfin-theater-electron $ npm install
Once the installation has been finished you will need to run this command in the directory to activate the program.
$ npm start
Jellyfin Theater Settings Location
At first launch, you will be asked to enter your server address. This parameter is kept in:
- %APPDATA%/Jellyfin Theater on Windows
- ~/.config/Jellyfin Theater on Linux
- ~/Library/Application Support/Jellyfin Theater on macOS
Building And Releasing Jellyfin
Start of building and releasing by commiting as usual, then you want to run these commands for the select operating system when you begin to release a final package version of the app you will then need to install these deps using the following command
$ npm install -g electron-packager
after installing this dependency you will want to create a directory called
release/ in the root directory.
Note : If you are on ubuntu you may need to install additional dependencies
# apt-get -y install \ libgtkextra-dev libgconf2-dev \ libnss3 \ libxss1 \ libasound2 \ libxtst-dev
Releasing For Windows
$ npm run package-win
Releasing For Linux
$ npm run package-linux
Releasing For Macintosh
$ npm run package-mac