I’ve recently started using Plex Media Server to handle most media streaming duties around the house. I run in on Open Media Vault 0.5.x. At the time of writing Open Media Vault is based on Debian (Squeeze) 6.0.
Plex Media Server
Anyway, it turns out that installing Plex Media Server on Open Media Vault is
super simple thanks to the hard work of Christian Svedin
who has packaged everything and made it available via an
sudo apt-get install curl echo "deb http://shell.ninthgate.se/packages/debian squeeze main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexmediaserver.list curl http://shell.ninthgate.se/packages/shell-ninthgate-se-keyring.key | sudo apt-key add - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install plexmediaserver
The instructions above also work for Debian Wheezy, just change
When the install is complete point your browser at Plex/Web, for example:
plex.example.org with your Plex Media Server hostname/ip address.
If you have PlexPass then head over to the Preview Releases for Debian
and download and install the latest
I use the Plex Client for Android on phone and tablet, a Roku 2 XS in the lounge and Roku 2 LT in the bedroom.
I’ve sucessfully tested Plex Home Theatre on Ubuntu 12.04 and Raspbmc with the PleXBMC plug-in on Raspberry Pi.