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I have my Xbox 360 playing content from my ubuntu 10.04 PC using minidlna application.

What software could I install on my laptop to play the same content from my PC?

Totem does not appear to have a browse option.

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See also How can I Push/Stream media to my Ubuntu box from a DNLA device for something similar, but trying to control it from the media server (e.g. a phone) and use the Ubuntu box as the equivalent of a DNLP enabled TV –  nealmcb Aug 20 '11 at 23:10
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You need to install the package totem-plugins-extra. You can find it in the Software Centre or just use:

sudo apt-get install totem-plugins-extra

from the command line.

Now open Totem, go to Edit -> Plugin, check that the coherence plugin is installed.

In the dropbox of the sidebar select Coherence DLNA/UPnP Client. You should be able to browse your server from there.

You can find more info in the totem plug-ins webpage.

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