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-<note important>This guide assumes you are starting from scratch, with a brand new Ubuntu 18.04 (any flavour, including Minimal) installation, and need a new Serviio install.</note>+<note important>This guide assumes you are starting from scratch, with a brand new Ubuntu 18.04 - 20.04 (any flavour, including Minimal/Netboot) installation, and need a new Serviio install.</note>
  
- +This installation is based on 18.04.2 LTS, Minimal Edition and 20.04 Netboot (but this should work for any version of Ubuntu 18.04 - 20.04, or any desktop variant).  At the time of the updating this document (July 12020), the newest version of Serviio is 2.1.
-This installation is based on 18.04.2 LTS, Minimal Edition (but this should work for any version of Ubuntu 18.04, or any desktop variant).  At the time of this writing (March 172019), the newest version of Serviio is 1.10.1.+
  
 Please read the entire procedure before installing so you are familiar with the process before “taking on the terminal”. Please read the entire procedure before installing so you are familiar with the process before “taking on the terminal”.
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 Since the Minimal install also doesn’t contain the packages of its big brothers, this will give you the information you need to install all the packages required to run Serviio from a Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 (or Ubuntu Server) installation.  The process is the same on the other Ubuntu variants, but some of the software packages will be pre-installed. Since the Minimal install also doesn’t contain the packages of its big brothers, this will give you the information you need to install all the packages required to run Serviio from a Ubuntu Minimal 18.04 (or Ubuntu Server) installation.  The process is the same on the other Ubuntu variants, but some of the software packages will be pre-installed.
  
-1. Download and Install Ubuntu 18.04. (Any variant will work with this guide: Ubuntu Desktop, Minimal, Server, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Mint, Bodhi, etc.).+1. Download and Install Ubuntu 18.04 - 20.04. (Any variant will work with this guide: Ubuntu Desktop, Minimal, Netboot, Server, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Mint, Bodhi, etc.).
  
 2. Make sure you have all the updates by running the following two commands at least once: 2. Make sure you have all the updates by running the following two commands at least once:
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 It will ask for your user password, followed by the new submission for the password for root, and a confirmation of that password. It will ask for your user password, followed by the new submission for the password for root, and a confirmation of that password.
  
-4. Install a few things. (Some of these will already be installed if you have a desktop variant, of which Ubuntu will warn you and then install the rest, but all are recommended if you installed Ubuntu Minimal or Server.)  Run the following commands:+4. Install a few things. (Some of these will already be installed if you have a desktop variant, of which Ubuntu will warn you and then install the rest, but all are recommended if you installed Ubuntu Netboot or Server.)  Run the following commands:
  
 <code>sudo apt update <code>sudo apt update
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 </code> </code>
  
-It will take a while to download and install.  The command will install a package for network metrics, the software to add repositories, the Java Runtime Environment, the video transcoder, picture decoder/thumbnailer, and file downloader, as well as all their dependencies.+It will take a while to download and install.  The command will install a package for network metrics, the software to bind file types, executables, and repositories, the Java Runtime Environment, the video transcoder, picture decoder/thumbnailer, and file downloader, as well as all their dependencies.
  
 5. Installing Serviio. 5. Installing Serviio.
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 b.  Download the Serviio software. b.  Download the Serviio software.
  
-<code>sudo wget http://download.serviio.org/releases/serviio-1.10.1-linux.tar.gz+<code>sudo wget http://download.serviio.org/releases/serviio-2.1-linux.tar.gz
 </code> </code>
  
 c.  Extract the software. c.  Extract the software.
  
-<code>sudo tar zxvf serviio-1.10.1-linux.tar.gz+<code>sudo tar zxvf serviio-2.1-linux.tar.gz
 </code> </code>
  
 d.  Create a soft link to the Serviio directory. d.  Create a soft link to the Serviio directory.
  
-<code>sudo ln -s serviio-1.10.1 serviio+<code>sudo ln -s serviio-2.1 serviio
 </code> </code>
  
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 g.  Go to a browser to test and make sure Serviio is running by going to the following web page.  (You can use the “ifconfig” command on the Linux machine to find the IP address if you do not know it.) Replace (IPaddress) with the Serviio machine IP address while attached to the same network.  If you see the console page, you have done well... g.  Go to a browser to test and make sure Serviio is running by going to the following web page.  (You can use the “ifconfig” command on the Linux machine to find the IP address if you do not know it.) Replace (IPaddress) with the Serviio machine IP address while attached to the same network.  If you see the console page, you have done well...
  
-http://(IPaddress):23423/console+<code>http://(IPaddress):23423/console 
 +</code>
  
 If you have a graphical desktop on your computer, you can also open the Serviio console from the command line. If you have a graphical desktop on your computer, you can also open the Serviio console from the command line.
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 h.  Remove the installation file. h.  Remove the installation file.
  
-<code>sudo rm serviio-1.10.1-linux.tar.gz+<code>sudo rm serviio-2.1-linux.tar.gz
 </code> </code>
  
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 j.  Put in the following information: j.  Put in the following information:
  
-<code>[Unit]+<code> 
 +[Unit]
 Description=Serviio Media Server Description=Serviio Media Server
 After=syslog.target local-fs.target network.target After=syslog.target local-fs.target network.target
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 Congratulations!  Serviio is installed. Congratulations!  Serviio is installed.
  
-Again, you should be able to access the console using http://(IPAddress):23423/console+Again, you should be able to access the console using:  
 +<code>http://(IPAddress):23423/console 
 +</code>
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