Digital Living Network Alliance is an organization which manages a set of guidelines/standards to enable sharing of digital media between multimedia devices, including multimedia streaming.

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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, ...
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Securing mini-dlna?

I've been trying to setup a DLNA service to share my media from my PC to my laptop and occasionally my phone and tablet. After a lot of messing around I found mini-dlna which works well, the problem ...
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Mirror Ubuntu desktop onto PS3 via wifi (DLNA etc)

I'm looking to mirror my Ubuntu destop onto my TV by using my PS3. All done via wifi. Similar to the 'AirPlay Mirroring' in Mac OS X Mountain Lion. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop and Rhythmbox

Ubuntu newbie just installing 13.10 desktop. Does the version of Rhythmbox included with 13.10 natively support DLNA such that I can send music to my whole-house receiver. If not natively, is ...
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How can I upload media with MiniDLNA media server or are there any DLNA servers that allow this?

I have been enjoying the MiniDLNA server on my Ubuntu box for a while now. It works very well with XBox and a cheap Magnavox Blue-ray player that I bought. Now I am wanting to start uploading media ...
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My TV cannot connect to Media Server Service on Windows7 (DNLA)

Thanks to this article Sharing Connection to other PCs (Via Wired Ethernet) I am able to connect my TV to the internet. But my TV is not able to connect to WMS Windows Media Server running on other ...
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Installing Mediatomb or other DLNA Server to play files on Samsung series 5 LED TV

Need help installing a DLNA server so as to play video files through the ethernet port on Samsung Series 5 LED TV. Most of the links recommended Mediatomb, but I am unable to edit the config file in ...
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Setting up windows-like “play to TV” on ubuntu

I am wondering what is the easiest way to achieve it on ubuntu. What do I want: -open player -choose to play file on TV -play whole playlist I have 12.04 ubuntu and samsung UN 40B7000.
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How to stream web media content to my smart TV via DLNA?

I want to stream a cloud based media to my tv .. I've installed DLNA server on my ubuntu pc but i want to share web content without downloading it to my pc. Is that possible ?
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Can rhythmbox play media on my DLNA TV?

I have rygel configured as DLNA server and it autostarts with my session --> Cool On my TV I can browse/play the music, but the interface with the remote is horrible. --> Not cool So the question ...
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Can I compute lenght of mkv/avi movie and jump to the middle via cli in vlc?

It is possible in headless MEDIATOMB/VLC streaming server to compute somehow lenght of movie and jump via command line to the middle of this movie? In mediatomb when I'm using transcode it is ...
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DLNA issue with Banshee

I'm having some issue when trying to access to a media server via Banshee (or XBMC or Rhythmbox). What happens is that I see only part of my media collection and it doesn't update when I add more ...
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How can I play media/video files via UPnP/DLNA from command line (DMC/DMP)

I am looking for something like gupnp-av-cp (or any other UPnP capable program/player/conntroller), but from the command line. I would like to pass it a renderer and the URI of the file/resource. It ...
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Amarok does not recognize minidlna server

I have installed minidlna on a Raspberrypi with an external hard drive. Everything seems fine. Playstation 3 recognizes the DLNA service. But when I try to find it with Amarok 2.5.0 on Linux Mint 13 ...
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Is there a work around to get PlayOn media server to work on ubuntu?

Recently, a Netflix on Ubuntu solution was posted at Is there a way to stream Netflix? Is there a similar solution for PlayOn media server? PlayOn (not playonlinux) is a media server that lets you ...
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fast forward/reverse or jump to specific time in video minidlna streamed content to TV

I am successfully using minidlna to stream content between my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and a Samsung SMART TV with AllShare system. The only problem I see is that there is no way to jump to a specific ...
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Stream iptv channels to tv

My provider give me a m3u playlist with iptv channels. I want to see them on TV with DLNA support. I use minidlna to see video files from Ubuntu PC on that TV. But iptv channels aren't files. How to ...
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Linux media smart tv integration

From my Windows laptop I am able to right click on a video file and choose 'Play To -> Sony Bravia'. This then connects to the tv and instructs it to play the media file. I assume, this essentially ...
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Adding alternative media source folders to Rygel

I recently setup Rygel on my laptop to play my media collection from a Raspberry Pi running XBMC. It works well so far, however, I cannot seem to find a way to add any other folder to the index apart ...
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DLNA/UPnP servers not working

I had been using Rygel, Mediatomb and XBMC as DLNA servers on Ubuntu 12.04. They were all working fine, until they stopped. I cannot detect any of the servers on my other devices even though the UPnP ...
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Stream from Pulseaudio to Philips Fidelio

I've been trying to figure out how to configure a Philips Fidelio 5000 to receive the audio from my laptop. I searched on google and I found that I can set up rygel to create a new device in the ...
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Prevent minidlna to read nfo files

Is there a way to stop minidlna reading nfo files? Why? Because it don't do a good job at reading NFO files. I've TV shows with NFO files in XBMC-format. Sometimes the filename is shown and sometimes ...
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Playing movies on TV

I have a notebook under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and two Sony TVs with built-in WiFi modules. How can I play videos I have on my notebook's hard drive to TV? I easily do so with my Android smartphone using KX ...
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how do I cast browser pages on my tv through dlna?

I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 with ubuntu 12.04, Serviio 1.3.1 as a dlna server ( which works very well), Samsung UE40C6510. I would like to be able to cast what I see on my broswer ( full page of it) ...
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stream audio to DLNA renderer in ubuntu

I made small raspberry pi project using gmediarenderer. from here my raspberry pi si showing p as a DLNA uPnp device on windows player and my android phones. I want to use ubuntu (any good player) to ...
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Serviio doesn't show media content - 13.10

I've recently updated to 13.10 and before I used Serviio a lot. However, now I can't access media through my Samsung TV while Serviio is on. It detects Serviio and it's default folders, but no content ...