Install Plex Media Server on Raspberry Pi 2

The awesome Plex Media Server can now finally be installed on the Raspberry Pi 2 without a chroot. The chroot method broke when using upstart scripts and had metadata issues, those are no longer a problem! Using a Synology package compiled for an ARMv7 processor we can use it on the Pi 2 with a bit of extra work. This will unfortunately not work on the B+ or earlier models as they use an ARMv6 processor. Many thanks to uglymagoo from the Plex forum who identified the package that could be used without a chroot on the Raspberry Pi 2. I used a minimal Raspbian distributionMinibian for this guide, when you are done Plex will also autostart on boot. There is also a link to an image at the bottom of this post with Minibian and Plex installed, please share this post if you use the image. Continue reading

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