Ubuntu install Plex media server

Ubuntu install Plex media server

Go to Plex website to get the download URL

ubuntu-install-plex-media-server

cd /tmp
wget https://downloads.plex.tv/plex-media-server/1.14.1.5488-cc260c476/plexmediaserver_1.14.1.5488-cc260c476_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i plexmediaserver_1.14.1.5488-cc260c476_amd64.deb
systemctl status plexmediaserver

ubuntu-install-plex-media-server

Go to http://127.0.0.1:32400/web and start configuring your Plex

Assuming that the videos are in your external hard disk connected to your Ubuntu desktop. You’ll need to run these commands to give user plex to access your drive.

MYGROUP="$USER"
sudo usermod -a -G $MYGROUP plex
sudo chown $USER:$MYGROUP /media/$USER
sudo chmod 750 /media/$USER
sudo setfacl -m g:$MYGROUP:rwx /media/$USER
sudo service plexmediaserver restart

to check your group or the group user plex is in

groups
groups plex