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 for your users.

Initial Setup

Installing Ombi is easy. Simply issue the following command from SSH:

sudo box install ombi

This command will configure and install ombi for your user.

After installation, the files are stored in /opt/Ombi and the configuration and database are stored in /etc/Ombi


Ombi is installed and maintained by the unofficially provided repository. In order to keep ombi up-to-date, update your packages with:

sudo apt -y update
sudo apt -y upgrade

How to Access

After installation, Ombi will be available at the following web address: https://<>/ombi

Service Management

The systemd service for Ombi is not enabled for use in a multi-user environment.

The service file resides at:

sudo systemctl start ombi