Here’s how to update Plex on a server running Ubuntu.

  • Find the URL for the latest Plex Media Server package here.
  • SSH into your server. For the following steps, make sure you replace the URLs and packages with the latest release.
  • Run the following command to download the latest package.
  • Install the package with this command.
sudo dpkg -i plexmediaserver_0.–9a47d21_amd64.deb
  • Following installation, remove the installer file with this command.
rm plexmediaserver_0.–9a47d21_amd64.deb