How To Install Plex Media Server 0.9.8.6 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Fedora And CentOS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Plex Media Server is an application that provides instant access to your media, bringing the home theather experience closer to your computer. The application is multi-platform, working on Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and Android.

The latest version available is Plex Media Server 0.9.8.6, which has been released 2 days ago.

how to install Plex Media Server 0.9.8.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17 and CentOS 6.

In this article I will show you how to install Plex Media Server 0.9.8.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17 and CentOS 6.

Because there are no repositories for Plex Media Server 0.9.8.6, we have to download the deb/rpm packages from the official site and install them with dpkg/rpm. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Plex Media Server 0.9.8.6 on Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 15, Linux Mint 14, Linux Mint 13 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna:

For 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c downloads.plexapp.com/plex-media-server/0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2/plexmediaserver_0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i plexmediaserver_0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

For 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c downloads.plexapp.com/plex-media-server/0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2/plexmediaserver_0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i plexmediaserver_0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install Plex Media Server 0.9.8 on Fedora 19, Fedora 18 and CentOS 6:

For 32 bit systems:

$ wget -c downloads.plexapp.com/plex-media-server/0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2/plexmediaserver-0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2.i386.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i plexmediaserver-0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2.i386.rpm

For 64 bit systems:

$ wget -c downloads.plexapp.com/plex-media-server/0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2/plexmediaserver-0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i plexmediaserver-0.9.8.6.175-88ffbb2.x86_64.rpm

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