In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Plex Media Streaming Server on Ubuntu 19.04. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Plex Media Server organizes video, audio, and photos from your media collections and several online services. Plex enables you to access and stream this media to Windows, Linux, MAC OS, Mobile devices, smart TVs, and streaming boxes, as well as many third-party alternatives, both from your home or remotely via the internet.
Install Plex Media Streaming Server on Ubuntu
Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Install Plex Media Streaming Server on Ubuntu 19.04.
First, Adding repo and signing key:
echo deb https://downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb public main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexmediaserver.list curl https://downloads.plex.tv/plex-keys/PlexSign.key | sudo apt-key add -
Installing Plex Server application using following command:
sudo apt install plexmediaserver
On process plex installer will attempt to add the plex repo to your sources, hit Y to add.
Step 3. Accessing Plex Media Server.
The web-based management interface is available at port 32400. Open your browser and access Plex Media set up page by going to the below URL:
That’s all you need to do to install Plex media server on Ubuntu 19.04. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.