Plex Media Server Startup soci_error

A good friend of mine recently ran into an issue where Plex Media Server running on Fedora  would not start up. After multiple times trying to start\stop it, deleted pid files, removing subsys lock files, discovered that /var was full, so it couldn’t write something during startup which was causing it not to start. Receiving an error similar to this: Starting PlexMediaServer: terminate called after... read more

How to install Plex Media Server on CentOS / Fedora / RHEL

In an earlier post we covered installing Plex Media Server on a Windows 7 system. In this post we’ll cover how to install and configure on a Linux system, CentOS 6.2 to be exact, but this process can be used on Fedora / and RHEL as well. First make sure you meet the system requirements. System Requirements: 1.6 GHz processor (2.4 GHz dual core for 1080p transcoding). 256 MB RAM Gigabit... read more

Plex Media Server v0.9.6.6 / Plex v0.9.5.4 / Plex for iOS v2.5 Released

Great News !! Plex Media Server v0.9.6.6 / Plex v0.9.5.4 / Plex for iOS v2.5 has been released and here is the laundry list. You can download it here and look for a future post on installing and configuring on Linux as well as some custom DLNA configs! If you’ve experienced an issue with TV scans missing posters or other artwork, somewhat randomly, this has been... read more

Your Own Media Server using Plex Media Server

Recently I found a need to add the ability for my Roku XD box to be able to access my home movies and other media on my NAS, also looking for an all in one solution to stream to Asus Transformer TF101, iPod Touch, Sony Bravia TV and iPhone. A good co-worker recommended Plex Media Server which does all the above and more. Plex Media Server is the solution for local and online media. According to the site:... read more