Plex is very well known media server. It became very popular due to its simplicity and it can be played from almost all type of media device.
Plex media server can be installed on several OS as well, Linux, Windows, Mac, NAS. Plex need initial setup from localhost.
In this tutorial I will show you how to install Plex media server in Ubuntu 16 CLI (Command Line)
Step 1 : Download and Install
Download the Plex package
# wget https://downloads.plex.tv/plex-media-server/188.8.131.5248-b38628e/plexmediaserver_184.108.40.20648-b38628e_amd64.deb # dpkg –install plexmediaserver_220.127.116.1148-b38628e_amd64.deb
Plex server should be installed and running now, let’s go ahead and complete the setup.
Step 2 : SSH Tunnel
Now its time for initial setup.
We will use SSH tunnel to access Plex
Refer : https://www.skyverge.com/blog/how-to-set-up-an-ssh-tunnel-with-putty/
Source Port : 23456 Destination : localhost:32400
Step 3 : Initial Setup
Now try to access Plex from your desktop
First login with your Plex account and finish the initial setup
Now your Plex server is ready
Enjoy your movies, favorite TV shows, music on remote devices.
That’s all for now, Wish you very Happy New Year.