[Chugalug] Home Media Cloud Server

Nick Smith nick at nicksmith.us
Mon Mar 24 19:03:36 UTC 2014

What type of "garbage" are you talking about? Plex pretty much gives you
the power to run your own personal netflix.  If you dont need some
features, like music or photos, you dont have to use them.
I dont run plex on linux, but im pretty sure that it will run from CLI, you
dont need a desktop environment.
Ive been extremely happy with plex. I couldnt recommend anything else
honestly, its the best ive found.
If you are a subscriber, they are also adding "cloud sync" where you can
sync your media to google drive or drop box, and you dont even have to have
your media server turned on and you can still stream your content directly
from the net.

On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 2:54 PM, Garrett Gaston <garrett85 at hotmail.com>wrote:

> I've just set up a home media cloud server using the FLAWLESS Linux Mint
> image.  http://flawless-server.com/
> I wanted to be able to stream my media collection from inside the house so
> I set up a samba server and it worked pretty well, then I decided I'd like
> to be able to access my media from outside the network, that's when I found
> the flawless setup and the Plex Media Server. It's working well and I love
> the interface, but it's also full of garbage I don't need. Should I decide
> to change I think I might like to try a cloud program that can run straight
> from a Debian CLI server, any suggestions. This is the first time I've
> tried creating my own self hosted cloud. Thanks.
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Nick Smith
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