Is there a way to stream the live output of the soundcard from our 12.04.1 LTS amd64 desktop to a DLNA-compliant external device in our network? Selecting media content in shared directories using Rygel, miniDLNA, and uShare is always fine - but so far we completely failed to get a live audio stream to a client via DLNA.
Pulseaudio claims to have a DLNA/UPnP media server that together with Rygel is supposed to do just this. But we were unable to get it running.
In 12.04 LTS we can select the local audio device, or our GST-Launch stream in the DLNA client but Rygel displays the following message and the client states it reached the end of the playlist:
(rygel:7380): Rygel-WARNING **: rygel-http-request.vala:97: Invalid seek request
There was no way to listen to live audio streams on the client.
Only after a distribution upgrade to 14.04 LTS we were able to select a live stream on our DLNA renderers from settings nicely outlined in below answer. Still, we needed to select an established stream after we started rygel and were unable to push a new stream to our UPnP devices. Audio metadata were not transmitted.
Are there any other alternatives for sending the audio of our soundcard as live stream to a DLNA client?