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Running media refresh using commandline (plexmediaserver-plexpass-

jakobbgjakobbg Posts: 10Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass


How do I refresh my library (specifically movies and tv-series) using "Plex Media Scanner" from the command line on plexmediaserver-plexpass- and fbsd11.1-p2?

I've tried something along the lines of sudo -u plex HOME="/usr/local/plexdata/Plex Media Server" LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib/compat:/usr/local/share/plexmediaserver-plexpass FFMPEG_EXTERNAL_LIBS="/usr/local/plexdata/Plex Media Server/Codecs/c9ea179-1157-freebsd-x86_64", but running the command /usr/local/share/plexmediaserver-plexpass/Plex\ Media\ Scanner --list does not produce any output, telling me I'm missing some important detail :-).

And is it an easier way to run the plex binaries from the command line than what I've tried?

Thank you in advance for all help on this.

Best Answer


  • jakobbgjakobbg Posts: 10Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Nobody knows how to actually run plex binaries on the command line? :-)

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