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Are Plex servers and clients ported equally?

zookeykneezookeyknee Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

I am currently running Plex server for Raspbian (Stretch) and noticed that the current version for other Operating Systems are one step ahead of the Raspbian version. Is this a glitch in the current "Check for Updates" feature/option or is Plex Server for Raspbian ported by another party? I update manually using "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade"
Current Platform:
Hardware: Raspberry Pi 3
OS: Raspbian (latest build, and updated as of yesterday)
Plex Server: Version 1.10.1.4602
Network: On-board Ethernet

Thanks in advance.

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  • zookeykneezookeyknee Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Thanks, for the response. The latest Server and app downloads available through Plex Pass are Betas?

  • uglymagoouglymagoo Posts: 597Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    @zookeyknee said:
    Thanks, for the response. The latest Server and app downloads available through Plex Pass are Betas?

    Yes, the Plexpass exclusive versions are betas.

    PMS on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 / Banana Pi / ODROID / many more : Debian repository for armhf and arm64
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  • freediverxfreediverx Posts: 109Members ✭✭

    @zookeyknee said:

    No, 1.10.1.4602 is the most recent public release for every platform

    Why does the main product page list the new Collections feature as if it were currently available? This feature seems to require Plex Server v. 1.11... which is still only available as a beta for Plex Pass holders.

  • Elijah_BaleyElijah_Baley Posts: 4,530Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited January 12

    @freediverx said:

    @zookeyknee said:

    No, 1.10.1.4602 is the most recent public release for every platform

    Why does the main product page list the new Collections feature as if it were currently available? This feature seems to require Plex Server v. 1.11... which is still only available as a beta for Plex Pass holders.

    Because Plex does not consider them betas. Plex has come up with a model where we, Plex Pass holders, pay to be beta testers. Plex presents this as an advantage for Plex Pass people and gains a pool of testers without having to set up a true beta testing program of their own.

    Plex does a pretty good alpha test and then releases to the Plex Pass guinea pigs to finish testing and that is where the bugs, usually, get exposed.

    If you want probable stability then stay with the general release but if you want the latest features then take your chances with the Plex Pass beta. "You pays your moneys and you takes your chances."

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  • freediverxfreediverx Posts: 109Members ✭✭
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    > On Jan 11, 2018, at 10:27 PM, Elijah_Baley wrote:
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    >> @freediverx said:
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    >>>> @zookeyknee said:
    >>>
    >>> No, 1.10.1.4602 is the most recent public release for every platform
    >>
    >> Why does the main product page list the new Collections feature as if it were currently available? This feature seems to require Plex Server v. 1.11... which is still only available as a beta for Plex Pass holders.
    >
    > Because Plex does not consider them betas. Plex has come up with a model where we, Plex Pass holders, pay to be beta testers. Plex presents this as an advantage for Plex Pass people and gains a pool of testers without having to set to a true beta testing program of their own.
    >
    > Plex does a pretty good alpha test and then releases to the Plex Pass guinea pigs to finish testing and that is where the bugs, usually, get exposed.
    >
    > If you want probable stability then stay with the general release but if you want the latest features then take your chances with the Plex Pass beta. "You pays your moneys and you takes your chances."
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