To install PMS on Ubuntu 13.10 do the following:
1. Download it from http://www.ps3mediaserver.org/
2. Extract it anywhere you like
3. Install Java (via terminal by typing sudo apt-get install default-jdk
4. Run PMS.sh via Terminal (sudo sh /path_to_file/PMS.sh
--- this file is located in the folder where you extracted the PMS server downloaded from http://www.ps3mediaserver.org/
If you are unable to play videos, run the following command: sudo apt-get install mencoder ffmpeg mplayer vlc
Edit: If you have Java installed, then you can skip step 3.