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Plex Finally Has a Linux Desktop Player



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Plex is among the hottest methods to stream your individual media assortment, however there hasn’t been an officially-available app for enjoying all Plex content material on Linux — till now.

Plex revealed in a weblog submit in the present day that the Plex desktop software (the consumer for enjoying content material, not the server) is lastly formally obtainable for Linux programs. It’s distributed as a Snap package, which suggests you want a distribution that helps Snap and the framework put in. Snap is put in by default on Ubuntu Linux, and it additionally works on Arch, Fedora, Pop!_OS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, Debian, and different distributions.

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Whereas this is similar desktop Plex app obtainable on Mac and Home windows, it’s kind of simply the interface with the added bonus of offline assist (so it can save you motion pictures and different content material for offline watching later). The present model of the app first launched on Windows and macOS in 2019, changing the older Common Home windows Platform (UWP) model that was designed for Home windows 10 and Home windows Telephone. Plexamp, another app that’s constructed for under streaming music from a Plex server, is already obtainable for Linux.

You’ll be able to download Plex for Linux from the Snap retailer, or by operating sudo snap set up plex-desktop within the Terminal on a Linux PC with Snap already put in. Plex says a Flatpak model can even be obtainable sooner or later.

Supply: Plex Blog

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