[Chugalug] Home Media Cloud Server

Tim Youngblood timyoungblood at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 23:43:48 UTC 2014


Exact solution I've been running since Roku had a Plex client. I'm using
TVShows on a Mac server with Transmission to pull my streamz. Much easier
than the MythTV/Happauge tuner days!


On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm in love with Plex, and Roku loves it too
> On Mar 24, 2014 4:45 PM, "Lynn Dixon" <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Plex does have some CLI commands, but its mostly driven through its web
>> console.  You should be able to install it on a headless server using
>> straight up CLI with no problems.  That's how I run it at least.  I do use
>> the Plex web console that lives at my.ip.address:32400/web/index.html  to
>> configure and manage it.
>>
>> I'm a huge Plex fan, and paid for the lifetime PlexPass license.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 4:22 PM, Garrett Gaston <garrett85 at hotmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Sorry, wasn't saying that Plex comes with extra junk, I was talking
>>> about FLAWLESS. Just wondering, how can Plex run in a CLI when I had to
>>> install it via a web browser?
>>> ------------------------------
>>> Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:19:00 -0400
>>> From: nick at nicksmith.us
>>> To: chugalug at chugalug.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Home Media Cloud Server
>>>
>>> Flawless looks pretty awesome if all that stuff actually works out of
>>> the box.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I run Plex on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS. Works great! Be sure to check out
>>> Couch Potato and SickBeard.
>>>
>>> -Eric
>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 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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