I have been practicing bash scripting and forked Igor's micro server installer. Tons of media server related software has been added to make setting up your Linux home media server very convenient. It works on Ubuntu 14.04 and later so Debian Wheezy and Jessie are supported too.
Monitoring Linux systems securely is important for home media server management. Use Monit to monitor your media server services and send email alerts if things have gone wrong. I personally use secure Monit on my web servers and media servers with https so nobody can sniff my password. Monit has … I'm curious
Linux systems make excellent media servers. Since Plex Media Server has been unofficially available on the Raspberry Pi 2, Banana Pi and other ARMv7 devices, some users have wanted to monitor the service and restart it automatically.