Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

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Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by dwl99 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:16 am

I have Plex Media Server running on my Raspberry Pi 2 and wanted to install the Webtools bundle. I have successfully downloaded & extracted the Webtools.bundle folder to the Plex Plugins folder:

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cd '/var/lib/plexmediaserver/Library/Application Support/Plex Media Server/Plug-ins'
sudo wget https://github.com/ukdtom/WebTools.bundle/releases/download/3.0.0/WebTools.bundle.zip
sudo apt-get install unzip -y
sudo unzip WebTools*
sudo rm -rf WebTools.bundle.zip
sudo chown pi:root -R ./WebTools.bundle
sudo reboot
However the plugin doesn't seem to be running. I suspect that it's something I've messed up with setting the permissions for the plugin. I'm logged in under username "pi". Can anyone help?

Thanks!

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Re: Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by pete » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:17 pm

Give permissions to everybody just to see if it works...

chmod 777 any directory you want
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Re: Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by dwl99 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:17 pm

Thanks Pete,

I changed the chown line to:

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sudo chmod 777 ./WebTools.bundle
but still no success

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Re: Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by pete » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:37 pm

Yes here tried Plex once on my MythTV box then removed it.

That said found a you tube video showing how to install Webtools on the RPi

[youtube]https://youtu.be/dIgrWKtzAZc[/youtube]
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Re: Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by dwl99 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:49 pm

Thanks, I found that too but it depends on having a pre-installed package named main-menu which I haven't been able to locate.

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Post by pete » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:13 pm

Found the source relating to using WebTools for Plex.

https://forums.plex.tv/discussion/comme ... nt_1368888
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Re: Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by dwl99 » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:55 am

Thanks Pete, I've been there already and still cannot find the main-menu package mentioned.

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Re: Plex Webtools plug-in on Raspberry Pi2 - permissions question

Post by cassio299 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:40 am

dwl99 wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:16 am
I have Plex Media Server running on my Raspberry Pi 2 and wanted to install the Webtools bundle. I have successfully downloaded & extracted the Webtools.bundle folder to the Plex Plugins folder:

Code: Select all

cd '/var/lib/plexmediaserver/Library/Application Support/Plex Media Server/Plug-ins'
sudo wget https://github.com/ukdtom/WebTools.bundle/releases/download/3.0.0/WebTools.bundle.zip
sudo apt-get install unzip -y
sudo unzip WebTools*
sudo rm -rf WebTools.bundle.zip
sudo chown pi:root -R ./WebTools.bundle
sudo reboot
However the plugin doesn't seem to be running. I suspect that it's something I've messed up with setting the permissions for the plugin. I'm logged in under username "pi". Can anyone help?

Thanks!

Hi

You need to set the owner of the groupe as your self: sudo chown pi:pi -R ./WebTools.bundle

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