How to access Nextcloud files from PLEX (SOLVED)

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a.m.
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How to access Nextcloud files from PLEX (SOLVED)

Post by a.m. » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:33 pm

I have linked the "dietpi_userdata" Music folder to Nextcloud Music folder, and also the same for the Video folder. For making this link, just do (is the same for the "Video" folder):

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cd /mnt/dietpu_userdata/Music
And then type:

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ln -s /mnt/dietpi_userdata/nextcloud_data/admin/files/Music/ Music
Now, I was having problems with PLEX accesing those folders. The problem was that the "plex" user was not in the group www-data, so I typed:

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usermod -a -G www-data plex
Rebooted, and all done ;)

Hope it helps someone, or you could even add this tips in the "Official Manual" for making things easier to everyone.

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WarHawk
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Re: How to access Nextcloud files from PLEX (SOLVED)

Post by WarHawk » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:46 am

Nice...created a link to the directory...very cool! Thanks for the writeup!

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