How to install Plex Media Server
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Plex Media Server

Plex Media Server

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License
Proprietary
Last updated
22 November 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install Plex Media Server

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Plex Media Server

To install Plex Media Server, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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