Install Plex UnSupported AppStore Raspberry Pi 2

Raspberry Pi 2 Plex Media ServerRunning Plex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi 2 (install guide) has proved quite popular. It runs on other ARMv7 devices as well like the Banana Pi, Orange Pi, Hummingboard, ODROID and BeagleBone devices. Several users have wanted to install the Plex UnSupported AppStore as it is a large repository. I found a reddit post with the link to the UnSupported Appstore and the rest was very easy to get working. I will assume you are using uglymagoo’s ARMv7 Plex repository, otherwise you will have to find the Plug-ins folder.

If you are trying to figure out which hardware would work best for you, consider reading the Pi benchmarks.

Pi Unit
Processor
RAM
RAM Bus
Network
WiFi
USB
SATA
Cost
Raspberry Pi 3
1.2 GHz ARMv8
Quad Core
1 GB DDR2
450 MHz
100 Mbit
Yes
4
No
$35
Raspberry Pi 2
900 MHz ARMv7
Quad Core
1 GB DDR2
450 MHz
100 Mbit
No
4
No
$35.00
Raspberry Pi
700 MHz ARMv6
Single Core
512 MB SDRAM
400 MHz
100 Mbit
No
4
No
$25
Banana Pi
1 GHz ARMv7
Dual Core
1 GB DDR3
432 MHz
Gigabit
No
2
Yes
$36.99
Banana Pi Pro
1 GHz ARMv7
Dual Core
1 GB DDR3
432 MHz
Gigabit
Yes
2
Yes
$45.00

Install Plex UnSupported AppStore Raspberry Pi 2

Note that this guide should work on any Debian or Ubuntu-based system and is not limited to ARMv7 devices.

You may want to become root first to make this easier and avoid permission issues

sudo -i

Install unzip

sudo apt-get install unzip -y

Enter the Plex Media Server plugin folder

cd /var/lib/plexmediaserver/Library/Application\ Support/Plex\ Media\ Server/Plug-ins

Download the Plex UnSupported AppStore zip file

wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/15227710/UnSupportedAppstore.bundle.zip

Unzip the bundle file

unzip UnSupportedAppstore.bundle.zip

Change ownership of the UnSupportedAppstore to the plex user

sudo chown -R plex UnSupportedAppstore.bundle

Restart the Plex Media Server

sudo service plexmediaserver restart

Browse to your Raspberry Pi 2 Plex Media Server at http://ip.address:32400/web

Click Channels in the left pane and you will see the UnSupported AppStore under Channels

raspberry pi unofficial app store

Enjoy the Plex unofficial app store on your Raspberry Pi 2, Banana Pi, ODROID, Orange Pi or other device

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