Plex Media Server Ubuntu Sources

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Using Plex Repository

Import the Plex repository’s GPG key using the curl command.

curl | sudo apt-key add -

Add the Plex repository to your system using the below command

echo "deb public main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexmediaserver.list

Now, update the apt index and install the latest version of the Plex Media Server.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y plexmediaserver

Plex Media Server package places repository configuration in /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory. Since we already have the plexmediaserver.list in the repo directory, the installer may ask you below questions. Type Y and press enter.

Configuration file '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexmediaserver.list'
 ==> File on system created by you or by a script.
 ==> File also in package provided by package maintainer.
   What would you like to do about it ?  Your options are:
    Y or I  : install the package maintainer's version
    N or O  : keep your currently-installed version
      D     : show the differences between the versions
      Z     : start a shell to examine the situation
 The default action is to keep your current version.
*** plexmediaserver.list (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? Y
Installing new version of config file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexmediaserver.list ...

Allow Users to bind machines to domains

Use the delegate Control wizard inside AD against the top level domain listing (not OU). You can then select “Join Domain” as a security option for your chosen user(s)/group(s).


Be sure to check for the group policy too, “Default Domain Policy” > Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > “Add Workstations to Domain”

Windows 2003+ domain – Prevent users adding computers to domain

1.       Open run and type ADSIEDIT.msc (may need to register adsiedit.dll on server first)

2.       Right click ADSIedit and choose connect to

3.       In the connection point section ,chose select A well Known Naming Context and ,from the drop-down list choose Default naming context

4.       Click OK

5.       Expand default naming context

6.       Right click the DC=mydomain,dc=local domain folder and choose properties

7.       Select ms-DS-MachineAccount Quta and click edit

8.       Type 0

9.       Click OK