In today’s blog post, we are going to go over how to install Plex on Ubuntu 20.04. This tutorial will go over how to set up your very own Plex Media Server in just a few minutes.

In this tutorial – we will be using Ubuntu Server 20.04 OS.

Step 1: Download Plex

sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y

wget https://downloads.plex.tv/plex-media-server-new/1.25.9.5721-965587f64/debian/plexmediaserver_1.25.9.5721-965587f64_amd64.deb

Step 2: Install the downloaded package

sudo dpkg -i plexmediaserver*.deb

Step 3: Start the Plesk Media Server Service

sudo systemctl start plexmediaserver.service

By now, we have successfully installed Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 20.04.

You can access the the Plex Web Interface with below link, make sure to replace the IP with your server IP accordingly. If the below URL doesn’t load, please double check that you’ve allowed the Plex ports on your firewall (or try disabling your server’s firewall/ufw rules).

http://SERVERIP:32400/web

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