[Chugalug] Home Media Cloud Server

Eric Wolf ebwolf at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 19:25:57 UTC 2014

I run Plex on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS. Works great! Be sure to check out
Couch Potato and SickBeard.


Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734

On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 1:03 PM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:

> 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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