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Streaming music from Ubuntu Server 14 over VPN

Apologies if this has been asked already - I've been searching around and haven't found anything too helpful for what I'm looking to do. I'm looking to have my Ubuntu Server(14) host my music and ...
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How to automount 2TB external to specific location?

I have a 2TB external that I want to automount to one location (so that it can be used as a media server). http://linuxconfig.org/automatically-mount-usb-external-drive-with-autofs Explains it quite ...
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Ubuntu Server Running Behind ASUS Router Can't Reach Network (dhcp issue?)

Running a Ubuntu server through my home network, and it's also utilizing a dyndns, which I presume (yes, I'm 'tech dumb') is configured on the server. The settings were fine on various routers, until ...
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Plex not detecting media on Amazon S3 mounted with S3QL

So I have had a Plex server for a while now, and it has been running on a Dell Poweredge 2850 and Dell Powervault 220s. Ever since this server has been running, our power bill has been way more than ...
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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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Will ubuntu media stream like windows?

I have many wireless devices and am in process of building an ubuntu media tower, i am wondering if i can stream from my pc to other devices like windows? Thanks in advance !
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Using an external hard drive as a server along with using wifi to connect to that server

I have an External Seagate 1TB hard drive that I would like to use as a Media server. It will be connected via USB. How would I go about using it as a NAS to where it can be accessed from other ...
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DLNA Media Server and external subtitles

I'm looking DLNA Media Server with the features above: Support most extended video formats. Reproduce external subtitles in client side. Open source or freeware software. USE CASE: DLNA Media ...
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Cannot install PS3 Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot install the PS3 Media Server onto Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to run the recommended commands I get the following error message. "The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Remote Access Media Library

I have a very large media library on my home computer (12.10) that I want to access on my laptop (13.04) from work/wherever I am. It's too big to keep a second a copy on my laptop via some sort of ...
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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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Stream media from Ubuntu 12.04 to Xbox One [duplicate]

Not sure if this is an Ubuntu question, but I've posted in Xbox forums too, so hopefully I'll get some help! As the title says, I'm looking for a way to stream media from my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to my ...
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Home Microserver using Ubuntu: about the mediaserver

I see this optic is quite popular ([1], [2]) so I'm hopeful to get nice feedback on what I'm trying to do. I'm buying an HP Microserver with 4x 2TB, and I currently have two computers. I'd like this ...
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System Recovery

I am putting together a media and print server using Ubuntu 12.04 server. I have two hard drives in the computer (8 and 120 GB). Presently, the server software is running on the larger drive. How ...
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Distributed drive on a mixed OS network

I'm building a Ubuntu home server and I was going to add a NAS to it when I realized the PCs on the network had 6TB of unused storage space so instead I want to combine that space into one virtual ...
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Load data from ubuntu to router's UPnP DLNA server

I set up a mini-DLNA server on my router with dd-wrt. I have a bunch of music and other media files I would like to be able to stream from my router-attached USB drive to my stereo and Android ...
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Plex Media Server: Won't find media External Hard Drive

I am attempting to turn an older PC into a home media server with Ubuntu 12.04 using Plex Media Server. I have a newer WD 2 TB external USB HD with all of my media on it. I can not for the life of ...
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DVB-C Card on a server

I'm setting up a Ubuntu "server" (old PC, Athlon X2) for the entire house. Mainly it's supposed to be a File- and Media-Server which can be done without a GUI. There's a connection for cable TV in ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Media Server for iTunes / iPhone / VLC / Audio & Video & Photos

Which uPnP Media Server running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 Can do the following things: Stream movies to the iPhone VLC.app or Gplayer.app Stream music to iPhone over the internet Stream music to ...
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Having trouble locating files that are filling up disk space

I'm still getting used to Linux and I finally had my media server up and running but now my boot partition is full and mediatomb is longer sharing files (I think the issues are related since they ...
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List stored files using HTTP

I'm new to ubuntu and linux based OS:s and I wonder if someone know a program or a way to list all the files in a folder on my server when Im using a webrowser and visiting the Ubuntu server. Almost ...
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Moving to Linux [closed]

The family PC is riding off into the sun. I want to replace it with a Linux solution. I'm looking at Ubuntu and openSUSE. I want to end up with a solution where anyone in my family can access their ...
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Files are locked on ubuntu when copied from my mac or pc

I have installed ubuntu on my old computer, fresh install etc. etc. hope to use it as a central store for media, backups as well as use xbmc on it to play stuff on my TV. Problem i am getting at the ...
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PS3 Media Server not opening?

This is my first time posting on the forums but I've tried everthing and cannot find an answer anywhere. My problm is that I am unable to run PS3 Media Server (PMS) on Ubuntu 12.10. I run the 32 bit ...
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How to setup audio streaming server? [closed]

I need to set up a live audio streaming server on a machine running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (It will be for conference purpose, voice not music). I would like to do it through HTTP. I need only one feed ...
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Streaming music to Marantz M-CR603

Our stereo installation supports, according to the box, streaming over AirPlay (although the normal RAOP stuff doesn't seem to work on it. I think it's something called Airport Express), DLNA and ...
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Setting Plex media server on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop?

I just installed the Plex media server from the Ubuntu Software Center, and opened the web interface. I want to stream my video , movies and music to my ps3 . I do lots of scratched and applied same ...
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Dedicated server in the cloud as media server with Raspberry Pi at home

I have an hosted server on OVH, it's running my small website, owncloud to backup my photos, and a lot of mp4/h264 and avi/xvid. I would like to use it as a media server to stream video to my ...
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Can't see home media server on 12.04 lts [duplicate]

Fair warning, Im a beginner at Unbuntu. I am running my home media server off of my old Windows desktop with Windows XP using Serviio and all the devices in my house can see it (XBOX, PS3, Smart TVs, ...
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What are some good alternatives to PS3 Media Server?

I've typically ran PS3 Media Server for a few years now to serve and transcode Video to multiple devices. It's great at transcoding videos for each device specifically. In my experience, PS3 Media ...
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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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Ubuntu Android Shared Folders

I have installed samba on ubuntu and shared a folder by right clicking on it and sharing it from it sharing option. I have an app on Android that manages the files and it asks me for IP Adress and ...
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Video server for PS3

I am trying to get my Ubuntu desktop to be able to share videos so my PS3 can watch them over my network. I would like a folder,or something similar that I can share as a media center so all of the ...
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Media service on ubuntu

I have a ubuntu desktop on my home network which has a lot of files that i'd like to play on my tv. I have a logitec reveue (google tv) which is capable of streaming media on the lan. So, I'm ...
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Media server (Mediatomb) accessible over internet

I currently have a server installed with Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 (first time using Linux) which I would like to configure as a media server. Additionaly, I have installed Samba, OpenSSH, Webmin and ...
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Need assist - Converting Windows Media Server to Ubuntu

I found this guide but have a few questions: http://dagolav.prestegarden.com/installing-ubuntu-on-the-hp-mediasmart-ex490/ I'm not a Linux guru yet, fairly new. I want to convert this sweet little ...
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MP4 files show up but won't stream to xbox 360

I set up a basic media server to stream to my 360 using uShare. Here are the instructions I used: http://linuxexpresso.wordpress.com/2011/01/02/howto-ubuntu-upnp-server-to-xbox-360/. I can stream ...
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Ps3MediaServer and Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to install ps3mediaserver in Ubuntu 12.10, but it isn't possible. When I try, I get this: ps3mediaserver : Depend: ps3mediaserver-multiarch I tried to install ps3mediaserver-multiarch, ...
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Which media server for these requirements

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 server edition and am looking for a media centre server daemon that meets the following requiments: upnp/dlna streams photo audio and video transcode video from h264 mkvs on ...
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What are ways of sharing music on ubuntu externally?

I setup a DAAP server on my server at home, mapped to my router. In ubuntu I have a variety of clients that support DAAP. In windows I couldn't find clients or easy ways of connecting to my DAAP ...
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Plex media server doesn't run after fresh install

After adding the ppa and apt-getting plexmediaserver, it briefly said something like "running media server". Then disappeared. root@host:/etc# ps aux |grep -i plex root 8757 0.0 0.3 4192 ...
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Sharing between new install and Windows 7 boxes not working, either direction. Printers & folders

I don't seem to be able to share between my Ubuntu (fresh install) and any of my Windows machines. I tried using this guide: How to Share Folders in Ubuntu & Access them from Windows 7. The ...
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Can I use Ubuntu as a wireless media server which performs all decoding/processing server-side?

I want to setup UBUNTU 12.04 desktop as Home media server. I have window 7 netbook and UBUNTU 12.04lts laptop even a samsun galaxy note tablet (android). Two desktop in other room with dualboot win7 ...
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Which version of Ubuntu is best for home media server and NAS?

I have an HP microserver with 2GB ram and AMD N40L processor. I want to know what Ubuntu version will be best for and home media centre and also NAS?
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Plex won't enter my home directory or other partitions

I just installed the Plex media server from the Ubuntu Software Center, and opened the web interface. I wanted to start by adding a collection. When it gave me a file browser, I wanted to go to ...
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Can I connect to iTunes music shares using Amarok?

The Amarok manual claims: Amarok automatically shows the tracks from the server in the Media Sources -> Local Music pane and no further configuration is required. But Amarok did not ...
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2 TB Hard Drives and RAID 5 in home server

I recently converted my home media server from Windows Server 2008 to Ubuntu 11.10. Right now, there is a single WD20EARS 2 TB hard drive formatted as NTFS that's about to run out of space. I'd like ...
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MythTV + File Storage in one box

I would like to build a headless Ubuntu server to work as (backup) file server + work as MythTV backend server recording and sharing TV in Home network. It should have flexible hard drive handling to ...
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get error on boot - fresh install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error out of disk, grub rescue I just loaded Ubuntu 11.10 as a fresh install. I am getting a error "HD0 out of disk", press any key to continue". The system seems to ...