TAG: Operations

A technologically focused blog by Zac Clancy.


Installing and Upgrading Plex Media Server Without Root Access

I use Plex Media Server running on a storage-focused VPS to manage and organize nearly every piece of digital content in my life (Audible audiobooks, camera uploads, podcasts, music, etc.) The VPS runs Debian 8, and doesn't include the ability to perform tasks as the root user (using sudo), which makes it difficult to run any third-party services from the machine itself. Initially I had found this tutorial on Tumblr, but recent updates to Plex made…