Plex Home Theatre on Debian Wheezy

Plex Home Theatre on Wheezy requires packages from 2 additional repos, and a specific Ubuntu font package. The following instructions illustrate this:

  • Add repos:

sudo apt-get install curl

sudo curl | sudo apt-key add -

echo "deb wheezy main non-free" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/deb-multimedia.list

echo "deb wheezy main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plex.list

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install deb-multimedia-keyring
(press Y to confirm)

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

cd /tmp && { curl -O ; cd -; }

sudo dpkg -i /tmp/ttf-ubuntu-font-family_0.80-0ubuntu2_all.deb

  • Install Plex Home Theatre

sudo apt-get install plexhometheater