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PlexPi library location

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Hi Peter C.

First, thanks for the kind words. I'm glad you are enjoying what I've done so far with PlexPi!

What you request is planned for in a coming release, and I hope to make it very easy to do. As a Linux guy, I could easily achieve what you're requesting, but as you profess to be pretty new to Linux, well, it's gonna take some getting your head around it, I think.

Basically, a folder in Linux can be a folder, a symlink, or a mount point.

So the folder /home/pi/Library (your library) is currently a folder... stored on the SD card.

You could turn off Plex (sudo systemctl stop plexmediaserver) and then move the content of /home/pi/Library somewhere else like an external drive or NAS share, run chattr +i /home/pi/Library/ (to make it unwriteable unless mounted) and then mount that drive or NAS share onto /home/pi/Library (thereby turning the folder into a mountpoint) and make sure it mounts automatically at every boot. Once you have it mounted, you can then turn Plex back on (sudo systemctl start plexmediaserver) and cross your fingers. :D

Be prepared to break stuff! It's all part of learning and tinkering. But know the feature is planned for a future release of PlexPi. Obviously I want to work on moving things away from the SD card as much as possible.  :)

Have fun!
Robbie Ferguson // The Bald Nerd

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PlexPi library location - by Peter C - 04-03-2018, 02:50 PM
RE: PlexPi library location - by Robbie Ferguson - 04-04-2018, 09:02 AM
RE: PlexPi library location - by thunder2k - 04-04-2018, 09:50 AM
RE: PlexPi library location - by Robbie Ferguson - 04-04-2018, 01:00 PM
RE: PlexPi library location - by thunder2k - 04-05-2018, 04:11 PM
RE: PlexPi library location - by Robbie Ferguson - 04-05-2018, 04:17 PM
RE: PlexPi library location - by thunder2k - 04-05-2018, 04:28 PM
RE: PlexPi library location - by Robbie Ferguson - 04-05-2018, 04:41 PM
RE: PlexPi library location - by thunder2k - 04-05-2018, 04:51 PM
 
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