gaberubin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 00:02:19 UTC 2017
On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 4:48 PM, Jerry <mythtv at hambone.e4ward.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 5:31 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just curious, are people using a linux box as a plex frontend? I would
>> like to add plex to my mythbox, but am not seeing a real easy way to
>> install it on linux (installing a plex server, yes, but not a plex
> I use Plex media player (PMP). I have it running in Fedora. You can
> either add a repo in Fedora or do what I did and compile it yourself.
> Other distros like Ubuntu probably have a repo option.
> PMP was a bumpy road in the beginning but is quite stable now. I use it
> daily. If you're on Fedora, I can give you further info on the repo or
> what steps you need to take to compile it (you just need the right library
> There is also OpenPHT but you'll have to compile that yourself as well.
> That's a little trickier but also doable. That code base does not get
> frequent updates.
> One more option: install the Plex plugin for Kodi. That works just fine
> as well. That might be your easiest option if you already have Kodi. I
> added it to the mythfronend menu (along with PMP and OpenPHT).
Thanks, I will look into this and try to install myself (I am on Fedora),
and ping you offline if I run into any bumps. I am loathe to not have
questions posed on the mailing list answered on the mailing list, but also
do not want to clog up the list with things that are unrelated to myth.
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