Plex Updater wants to make changes....

itsjustmeee

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I use my Mac mini and Plex as a media server. I constantly get the “Plex updater wants to make changes. Type your password to allow this“ Which throws Plex off-line until I go in and put in my password. Is there anyway to disable this or have it update automatically?

thanks in advance for any help.
 

Ray2

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Ignore it and update when it’s convenient. It gives you a choice.

I ignore it for months at a time. Plex is correcting buggy code by updating to more buggy code. Been like since it was beta, perhaps it still is.
 

itsjustmeee

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The problem is that I have to address it because plex goes offline. Plex will not work in the background while that message is on the screen. I’d love to ignore it but that doesn’t appear to be an option .... unless there’s some setting on either Plex or my Mac mini that I’m missing.
 

Ray2

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I don’t know what to tell you. Whether it’s my ATV, opening up Plex Player on the Mac or opening up Plex Server on the Mac, I always have an option to ignore it, delay the install or press the red dot and dismiss the entire matter.
 

HDFan

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Is there anyway to disable this or have it update automatically?

Under settings/general:

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