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PlexGuide is an all-in-one media solution that deploys a Media Server through the use of Google Drive; serving as an unlimited back-end storage. PlexGuide utilizes Ansible and Docker to streamline your Media Server, while deploying multiple tools for your Server Operations.

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YouTube Video PlexGuide - Ombi Version 3 Demonstration
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Good Evening Team,

Made another video to demonstrate the use of Ombi Version 3. It's one of my favorite programs and it makes it much easier to manage your requests for TV Shows and Movies. Ombi has the ability to tie in with Sonarr and Radarr and has a simple mobile view. Even without users, it's a great program to manage your own requests. Make sure to visit his GITHUB and...
YouTube Video PG Demo Video on HeimDall
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Made a quick video demo for those who want to utilize Heimdall to better organize the mass amount of content that is deployed. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. @Kode is pretty fast on jumping in. Also visit his GitHub site and STAR his project:

Info PlexGuide Upgrade 5.039 > 5.040
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  • Updating will require new backs ups if you have any - new .tar format is utilized over .zip
  • If running 5.038 and below; ensure you:
    • Rerun plexdrive to activate new service (let it finish and reboot) (do not have enter tokens)
    • Rerun your version of rclone to activate the new service (may have to reboot) (do not have to enter...
News Articles PlexGuide Upgrade to PlexDrive5 - via @DesignGears
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PlexGuide now uses version 5 of PlexDrive with the direct contribution from @designgears and advisement of @RXWatcher. It should resolve the Emby streaming issues! Thanks Team!

Note: read the changelog on the github for upgrades

Please view this for extra info...
Idea Incorporated! New Ansible Backup Coming Soon
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New backup script coming soon in Ansible format. Proof of concept worked out well. Will build out menus soon and then work the restore piece. It requires the newest update (it doesn't mess with your old backup). Also, we will ensure it does not mess with your old backup. The new menu will have the old menu option incase :D

Note, location of...

Working On SSL Wildcards for PG Subdomains

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So checking with Traefik, tons of developers are working on V2 for Traefik. Once developed, late Jan, early Feb; we will add support to PlexGuide. The SSL has been somewhat a headache due to rate limits and etc. A wild card SSL basically generates one certificate and results in handling all of your subdomains. If you have no idea what this is; just smile. If you know; cheer. If you dealt...
Info Heimdall Added to PG Applications
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Heimdall has been added to the PlexGuide Applicaiton suite. Run the lastest update and you'll find it under PROGRAMS > UI Organizers! Thanks to @pentaganos for an awesome suggestion. We hope that KodeStar's project continues to grow! Use port 1111 for the program and wait for up to a minute to see the program launch!

Visit their project at...
YouTube Video 101 Crash Course - NZBs & NewsGroups
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Attached is a video in where we talk about the following, what are NZBs, how they work, hey the work with Sonarr and NZBGET (real time demo), a bit of history, and work-data flow. I hope this helps you and provides a much deeper understanding!
ON YOUTUBE - Please thumbs up (y) the video, subscribe, and share if you like it. [COLOR=rgb(97, 189...
YouTube Video PlexGuide v3 Install - RClone, UnionFS & PlexDrive
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Good Evening Team,

I updated the install to the latest V3 video! In this video, not only do I show you to configure PlexDrive, UnionFS, and RClone; but show you how some of the coding works and some other aspects of linux to assist you! ON YOUTUBE - Please thumbs up (y) the video, subscribe, and share if you like it. It...

YouTube Video VMware Fusion (MAC) - Quick 101

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Good Evening Team! Made another video in how to configure VMWare Fusion (MAC) so you can run emulators yourself for testing Plex Guide! This will help futher enable you to test! It was a quick put together video. You'll see what mistakes I made to resolve common issues!

YouTube Link: ...

YouTube Video Ansible & Docker - Quick 101 Video Demo

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A Quick 101 demo on Docker & Ansible. This is just to give you an idea of how it works!

[ Click Here ] for the YouTube Video!

YouTube Video Unencrypted RClone - Configuration

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Check out the latest video to learn about how to configure RClone; using the unencrypted method:

[ Click Here ] for the YouTube Video!

YouTube Video PlexDrive Configuration Instructions

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This is a quick video on how PlexDrive works. If you have any suggestions or questions, please feel to reach us or comment below. Please subscribe and like the video and help us grow. For the wiki page, visit here:

YouTube Video Encrypted RClone - Configuration

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The video is made to assist those in installing the encrypted version of RClone. The video can also be found again in the instructions of the RClone Encryption. Main install instructions are located here:

YouTube Video Quick 101 Live Demo - Docker & Portainer

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Attached below is quick video on how Docker and Portainer works; through the use of PlexGuide. Not using PlexGuide, it's ok? The general demonstration assists you in understand how portainer and docker work for you! I hope this quick helps provide understanding to you! If you like it subscribe and like it on youtube lol :D

Info Ombi failing to start
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There was an issue with one of the recent Ombi images, if your ombi wasn't booting properly, this is why;

The lastest image resolves this, if you were affected by this simply delete the container and image in portainer and reinstall it via plexguide.
Plex vs Emby
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It's time to talk about Plex versus Emby. It's been quite awhile since I last deployed Emby to see how well it worked against Plex and I am glad I did.

Shared Users: Emby had a 15 device limitation tied to the account. In the past, this was not the case. Since Emby is a far second distant second place away from Plex, for Emby to enforce a 15...

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