In this tutorial, install Plex Ubuntu. We are going to install Plex via the command line. On a computer on which Ubuntu is installed, without a graphical interface.
Download and install Plex Ubuntu
We are going to download Plex. We do this with the command below. If a new version of Plex is available. Then you will have to change the version number.
We are now going to install Plex. Beware! If you have downloaded a newer version, then you must also change the version number here.
sudo dpkg -i plexmediaserver_22.214.171.12425-1bf240a65_amd64
Plex is now installed on your computer.
You can now access Plex via your internet browser. By opening the following web page: http://ip-address-lunix-computer:32400/web
Prepare Plex update for Ubuntu
To be able to update Plex, to a recent version. We Should do the following.
echo deb https://downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb ./public main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexmediaserver.list
We have to add the Plex key.
curl https://downloads.plex.tv/plex-keys/PlexSign.key | sudo apt-key add –
We have to update the application list.
sudo apt-get update
Now we are going to update all software.
sudo apt-get upgrade
If there is now an update, it is available for Plex. Then this update, now installed, will be upgraded when running apt-get.
We clean up old software with the following.
sudo apt-get autoclean
sudo apt-get autoremove
This was the Plex install Ubuntu tutorial.
Ubuntu Plex tutorial