ODROID-XU4 Plex Media Server Installation

Plex can be thought of as a DIY (do-it-yourself) Netflix. Whereas Netflix, for instance, lets you stream content from its servers, Plex allows you to take your (legally obtained) digitized media such as movies, TV shows, music files, and pictures, then access them on compatible client devices like phones, tablets, smart TVs, and streaming devices.  ▶


How to Install Emby on the ODROID-XU4

With a small form factor and low price point, development boards are excellent network-attached storage (NAS) devices. One of my favorite home server hardware options for a do-it-yourself (DIY) NAS is the ODROID-XU4. In this article, I can show how one can install Emby Media Server on the ODROID-XU4 treating it as DIY Odroid NAS!  ▶


The Best ODROID-XU4 Media Server Software Options

While the Raspberry Pi is a popular single-board computer (SBC), the ODROID-XU4 is a solid competitor. Maintaining a small form factor, the ODROID-XU4 packs quite a performance punch. Powerful yet energy-efficient, with an ARM big.LITTLE processor, the ODROID-XU4 features the Samsung Exynos Cortex-A15 2GHz and Cortex-A7 octa-core CPUs.  ▶