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Plex organizes video, music and photos from personal media libraries and streams them to smart TVs, streaming boxes and mobile devices.

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What changes are made with “passwd” command in Centos 7

Information: Vm Server running Centos 7, Plex Media Server is the only application running on this server, SSH still connects with the password I assign. Request: What exactly changes on a Centos 7 ...
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Apache2 Flask reverse proxy and hide a website behind a website

Currently, have I configured myself a little media server using Ubuntu Server 64bit, version 16.04. It runs Plex, Deluge, and I am working on a website running on apache2 using Flask. Right now, the ...
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Im making a plex server on a raspberry pi, but i am unable to mount a network drive

I write the following command: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=XXX,password=XXX //192.168.0.29/mp3/ /home/pi/DRIVE/share and it returns with the following error: mount error(22): Invalid argument ...
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Plex over double NAT

I am attempting to get around my ISPs carrier grade NAT and still be able to access my plex server from outside. I found two guides: http://www.donaldsimpson.co.uk/2016/10/24/tunneling-out-of-...
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Configuring Plex for streaming live radio

I would like to stream the classical station WCPE through Plex. I have tried this plugin with no success and then I tried the suggestions in this reddit thread, also with no success. Last, I tried ...
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How to fix remote access error in PLEX Media Server?

Basically I have a LAN connection through my WIFI router and unfortunately my computer does not have WIFI privileges and so it is connected to the internet through cable line (coming from the router). ...
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PLEX: How to move library from one HDD to another *instantly*

Using PLEX media server. I want to move my library from my 3TB HDD to my new 8TB HDD. My experience showed me PLEX will try to find every single movie (or serie episode), one after the other, on the ...
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Can't connect to local web server with IPV6 address

I have a Plex server hosted on a VM in VirtualBox, with Windows 10 as the host. Using Chrome or Internet Exploder on the host, I can connect to the Plex web service via http://<IP address of VM>:...
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Open Port on Third Party VPN

Open Port on External Network with VPN I have much the same question as above, since this was posted 8 years ago I thought I would give it another go. I have a mac server connected through a third-...
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How can I get my Plex Server to read from my Twonky Server

I have both a Twonky server running as well as a Plex server and I would rather just run everything through Plex. A little background, I got the Twonky server a few years back and it worked okay but ...
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Plex media server is not detecting symbolic link

I configured plex server in my Arch Linux. While setting the media folder the folder which contains a symbolic link content is not listing in media server. I added the current user to the plex group. ...
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Best NFS settings for media streaming between CentOS 7 and QNAP [closed]

tldr; What are the optimum NFS settings when the share is being used to stream media. I'm looking for help in setting up my NFS share between my Mac mini (2011) running CentOS 7 and my QNAP. The ...
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Handbrake Settings to Optimise 4K H265 MKV for Plex on Apple TV

I use Plex to stream content to my 4K Apple TV. I have some 4K videos that are H265 (HEVC), 10 bit MKV files. When I stream these to the ATV, it requires transcoding which the laptop can't handle. I'm ...
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WD My Cloud EX2 not staying connected

I have a WD EX2 My Cloud NAS that I bought in 2015. I've never been able to get it to stay mounted on any of my machines. On my Windows 10 Pro system, I can mount it as a network drive just fine but ...
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Launch local Plex browser client and play some content (i.e. permalink)

On my client machine, I can query my Plex server for media matching a given string using python-plexapi and I get results. for section in plex.library.sections(): items = section.search('Die ...
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Bonding connections to increase upload speed

I have a plex media server stuck on a 3 mb UP vDSL line. I thought about bonding this WAN with a different ISP LTE router 10+ mbps UP, though not steady. (It can drop to below 5 sometimes) I found ...
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PLEX unRAID, how to setup?

I'm trying to setup PLEX on my unRAID server I just built, I have not used PLEX or unRAID before, I am following these instructions have also watch various videos, but at the end of step 3 when I ...
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Convert Blu-Ray to MP4

I have been playing for about 2 weeks now on handbrake trying to convert my Panasonic handycam videos which are in m2ts format to mp4. Here is the orignal file details: General ID ...
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Rack setup for home

I am thinking of changing my current setup at home (which is: I have a Virgin router connected to Asus RT-AC88U. Then all my devices connect to Asus router). I want to add a network rack with a ...
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How do I add new content to a plex library?

I am running plex on Linux Mint 18.02. I have created a new plex TV library. @ /media/Plex/TV It has scanned all the show in that folder, and display them all correctly. Then I have gone and added ...
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Accessing PleX server from the same machine but different network (VPN)

My computer is constantly connected through both my home network and my VPN from IVPN, but all programs are set to ignore the VPN by default using OpenVPN and this method. I am then only connecting ...
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How can I cast/fling media to a Plex for Kodi target?

On the Plex website https://www.plex.tv/apps/computer/kodi/# With the Plex for Kodi add-on, you get the Kodi experience for your big screen, powered by Plex Media Server, and enabling you to ...
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Why is Plex Server transcoding file that can be direct played?

I've installed Plex Media Server in my Raspberry Pi 3. It works perfect but it doesn't have enough CPU power to transcode (when it tries the video freezes every two or three seconds). One of my Plex ...
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Can I optimize a 4K file so it will direct play on my 4K tv?

I have a handful of 4K files I'd like to play locally over my network, (everything hardwired with cat6), to my 4K TV. Can Plex pre-transcode the files so I can view them stutter-free? My server ...
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How to launch Plex Media Server without logging in - or defer windows password on boot?

I've been trying to do this for a while and thought I'd ask the boffins here ;) I believe that to start the Plex service before logging in is technically possible - but over the past year or so, ...
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Windows CMD - wait for file to finish copying then run a command

I am trying to run a command after a file change is detected.. my problem is the program I use instantly acts when a file is created but not fully finished copying. Right now I have used timeout /t ...
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Plex Media Server: bind: Cannot assign requested address

I've been trying to install Plex Media Server following this guide. When I source /etc/default/plexmediaserver then: start-stop-daemon --start -c $PLEX_MEDIA_SERVER_USER --exec /usr/sbin/start_pms (...
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Playback HEVC videos with Plex Media Manager on LG 42LN5708 television [duplicate]

I'm using Plex Media Manager under Ubuntu 14.04 and want to playback HEVC videos on my LG 42LN5708 television via Plex. HEVC videos play just fine in Mozilla Firefox when I open the Plex Media ...
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Can Plex Media Server Launch a Custom Video Player?

Instead of launching a video through the web portal or through one of the Plex apps, can Plex be setup to launch a video player of my choosing, like MPC-HC or VLC?
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Plex Media Server won't find media files

PMS on Arch won't find my media files. I can't think about anything else to say, but that I'm running PMS 0.9.16.4.1911-1 on Arch 4.4.5-1-ARCH. One of my libraries is set to /srv/plex/movies. The ...
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Can two separate NAS/File shares be combined into one?

So, I use a 4 bay Synology NAS to store terabytes worth of media files which a 2008 R2 server running Plex, and multiple other services accesses. I am running out of space on the first NAS, and want ...
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Multiple connections to Plex dlna port 32469

Sorry if this is not in the correct forum. I have Plex server installed on a Raspberry PI running Raspbian with Open Media Vault. Everything works well. The only issue I have is that I get lots of ...
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DLNA/Multicast over vpn (Plex)

I'm not a networking pro and I've been trying to get this to work for the last couple of days. Infrastructure: Home: vdsl 100/40, fritzbox 7490 ip range: 192.168.100.0/24 linux server which runs ...
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http://127.0.0.1 returning 401 Unauthorized

I have a CentOS 7 box and have a service running on port 32400 (Plex Media Server) which is trying to pull some information via HTTP to http://127.0.0.1:32400/library/changestamp but a 401 response is ...
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Music Videos on Plex on Synology

I have Plex running on a Synology and I am trying to add Music Videos that I have downloaded. I have followed the instructions from Plex but nothing seems to be happening. I am adding videos as a ...
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access to hard drive on plex media server

I am attempting to set up a Plex media server on my Ubuntu 15.04 system from a few external hard drives. However, the Plex system is unable to find my hard drives. The following is shown where there ...
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Plex on WD and Synology

I'm not sure if it's possible, but I have two NAS: one WD Cloud and one Synology NAS. I am trying to add the films on the WD NAS to Plex my library on my Synology NAS without moving all of them across....
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myPlex with a VPN that supports port forwarding

I'm using OS X, Viscosity and AirVPN. AirVPN supports port forwarding and I can successfully port forward with uTorrent and some other apps ... so in theory this should work: Go to AirVPN, get a ...
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Launching the VPN client makes all remote services unavailable

While trying to use a VPN connection on my Ubuntu server, I found out that when launching my OpenVPN client with : sudo openvpn --config someplace.ovpn it makes all my remote services unavailable : ...
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401 error when accessing Plex Media Server

Quick rundown, I have setup an AWS ec2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Ples & I have opened the necessary ports (both in the security groups & through the firewall) for Plex. I ...
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Forcing *BSD to accept both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic on a single socket

I have tried a ton of stuff and keep coming up entirely empty handed. Allow me to frame the situation: I have a *BSD Jail setup in FreeNAS that runs a Plex Media Server (Plexpass). It has IPv6 ...
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Mismatched upload vs. download speeds between two computers on the same home network

I'm busy setting up my Plex server on a separate Wi-Fi router and I'm testing the transfer speeds between two MacBook Pros. It's just got me baffled because I've come across something weird. Not ...
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Plex - Video Podcast Metadata Agent

Is anyone aware of the ability to have Plex read video podcast metadata so that Plex will show a video podcast similarly to a TV Show or Movie, where the title, description, and poster art are ...
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Can you preload files with Plex

I am running Plex Server on my desktop, and I stream to my Windows Phone (WP 8.1) and Surface Pro 3 (W8.1) with it. However, it often happens that I am leaving my home for a bit to somewhere where ...
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Cannot load M3U8: crossdomain access denied

I am getting the error message "Cannot load M3U8: crossdomain access denied" when trying to access my Plex server through the web interface. How do I stop this happening?
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Plex Media Server cannot create directory and will not start up. How can I fix it?

Just today I downloaded Plex from the official website (version 0.9.9.12.504-3e7f93c), on an iMac running Mavericks. When I run the application, it starts up and shows itself in the taskbar and opens ...
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How can I stream blu ray using Plex?

I'm looking at different HTPC solutions, and the name Plex keeps coming up. It has most of what I'm looking for, except I can't find a definite answer on whether or not it's possible to stream a ...
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Plex installed on CentOS : 404 when navigating to URL

I installed Plex Media Server on CentOS by downloading the RPM file from Plex's website. When I navigate to Plex URL, I get a 404 not found: When I go the base URL I get an XML file: Linux reports ...