Which OS to run my plex media server?

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  • OpenMediaVault

    openmediavault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone t

    OpenMediaVault (OMV) is free. It is based on Debian and uses native Linux Software RAID (MD/RAID) by default. I believe there is a ZFS plug-in as well. Plex can be installed in a Docker container.

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