Z. PG Editions

PlexGuide Editions

PG is comprised of four primary editions.  When your installing PG for the first time, it will prompt you for an edition.  Pay careful attention because once it’s set; your locked in.  It is recommended you uninstall PlexGuide to change editions.

Edition Prompt

NOTE:  If your advanced and just installed PG, you can exit plexguide and type:
rm -r /var/plexguide/pg.edition  – Be warned that if you have been using PG for awhile, go ahead and uninstall.

PG Edition: GCE Edition

This edition is advanced and does require PGBlitz.  The purpose is to use the free $300 credit from Google to help you build up your library.  You cannot deploy this edition on another box.  If you have a fast server and great bandwidth, you can accomplish this via the gsuite edition and pgblitz.  Before you utilize this edition, sign up for Google Drive first – [ Click Here ]

YOUR GCE GUIDE:

GCE – (Manual) Google Cloud Feeder Edition

NOTE:  This edition is intended to be a FEEDER (obtaining items and not to be a dedicated PLEX Server)

Whose It For?

  • New Users
  • Users wishing to complete their libraries in a hasty manner

PG Edition: GDrive

This is standard edition that PG focuses on.  Why? Because of the unlimited storage and the ability to use multiple mounts.  Before you utilize this edition, sign up for Google Drive first – [ Click Here ]

Whose It For?

  • Utilize Cloud
  • Unlimited Storage
  • Mount Same Mount To Multiple Servers
  • Decent Internet Home Connection

NOTE:  This can be used on a home server in a virtual machine or on a remote server!  You are not limited!  This allow you to utlize the same mount over and over again.

PG Edition: HD Solo

This is an edition for small time users.  This allows you to use the HD ONLY that PG is installed on.  This is great for users with a small library, just watch an burn shows, or just wish to start small.

NOTE:  You cannot use google drive with this edition.

Whose It For?

  • Home Users
  • Small VPS Users

NOTE:  Wanna switch to G-Suite later?  You can.  Just uninstall and drop items to /mnt/move for them to upload!

PG Edition: HD Multi

This is an edition for medium sized users.  This allows you to use the HD that PG is installed on, including other HD’s.  This does require you to format and mount your drives (PG cannot help you with that).  All you have to provide PG is the path for your other drives!

NOTE:  You cannot use google drive with this edition.

Whose It For?

  • Home Users
  • Dedicated Servers with multiple drives (recommend to just go GSuite Instead)

NOTE:  Wanna switch to G-Suite later?  You can.  Just uninstall and drop items to /mnt/move for them to upload!

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