Difference between revisions of "Plex"

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=== Installation ===
 
=== Installation ===
  
It is highly recommended to install using a clean chroot (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:Building_in_a_Clean_Chroot).
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You can build either plex package from source, or use my unofficial repository providing both regular {{AUR|plex-home-theater}} and nightlies of {{AUR|plex-home-theater-git}}. Add the following above other repos in '''/etc/pacman.conf''':
Install the package from [[AUR]]: {{AUR|plexhometheater-git}}. If GNOME is installed, the dependent package bluez will conflict with GNOME's dependency of bluez4; in this case edit the PKGBUILD to depend on bluez4 instead of bluez.
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Revision as of 10:32, 29 November 2013


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Notes: This article doesn't offer more information than an entry in List of Applications, although I think we'd need to create a new section for this kind of applications. (Discuss in Talk:Plex#)

Landing page for http://plexapp.com/ Please contribute and update.

Packages available in AUR

Plex Media Server (PMS)

Installation

Install the package from AUR: plexmediaserverAUR.

Operation

To start plex, run sudo systemctl start plexmediaserver. Use sudo systemctl enable plexmediaserver to have it start on startup. Then go to (http://localhost:32400/manage) to set up plex. If you want to add media folders in your home directory you may get a permissions issue. chmod 775 ~/ and usermod -a -G users plex to allow plex to access your files.

Plex Home Theater

Installation

You can build either plex package from source, or use my unofficial repository providing both regular plex-home-theaterAUR and nightlies of plex-home-theater-gitAUR. Add the following above other repos in /etc/pacman.conf:

[alucryd]
SigLevel = Optional
Server = http://pkgbuild.com/~alucryd/$repo/$arch