Install Streama Media Server on Ubuntu 18

Update OS Package:

sudo su
apt-get upgrade
apt-get update

Install OpenJDK:

apt install openjdk-8-jre
mkdir /data
mkdir /data/streama
touch /data/streama/

Add User and change user permission:

# new linux user
sudo adduser streama # add password to
sudo usermod -aG sudo streama
sudo chown streama:streama /data/streama/ -R

Download Streama:

# download streama
cd /data/streama
sudo su streama
wget # or newer release
chmod ug+x streama-1.7.0.jar # make executable
ln -s streama-1.7.0.jar streama.jar # create link

Install MySQL Server and create database:

# mysql:
sudo apt install mysql-server
sudo mysql_secure_installation # add password to
sudo mysql
> create database streama;
# application.yml 
mv sample_application.yml application.yml
vi application.yml # add your mysql username & password

Streama Service Startup Script:

# add system.d service
sudo su
touch /etc/systemd/system/streama.service
vi /etc/systemd/system/streama.service
# START streama.service


# END streama.service
chmod 664 /etc/systemd/system/streama.service
sudo systemctl enable streama
sudo systemctl start streama #start streama
sudo journalctl -u streama -f #logs

Install Nginx and LetsEncrypt SSL

# nginx
sudo apt-get -y install certbot nginx python-certbot-nginx
sudo touch /etc/nginx/sites-available/streama
vi /etc/nginx/sites-available/streama
# START nginx-conf
server {
listen 80;
listen [::]:80;


client_max_body_size 128g; # allows larger files (like videos) to be uploaded.

location / {
proxy_set_header Host $host;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;

# websocket start
proxy_http_version 1.1;
proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade;
proxy_set_header Connection $http_connection;
proxy_read_timeout 86400;
# websocket end

proxy_pass http://localhost:8080;
sudo ln -s /etc/nginx/sites-available/streama /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/streama 
sudo service nginx reload
sudo certbot --nginx -d

Optionally you may need to convert videos! Use the following ffmpeg command:

ffmpeg -i input.mkv -vcodec h264 -acodec aac -strict -2 output.mp4



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