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how to make The best Home media server? [on hold]

I have a 3000 GHz CPU with 2m cache, 6GB of ram, 2GB AMD VGA, 500 GB HDD. Will this make a good home media server? and a backup center too? Which OS (Destro) is best for this to work? What apps ...
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My freshly installed Ubuntu Server 15.04 can't connect to filezilla (Plex Mediaserver)

Just re-installed ubuntu server on a new hard drive in my mediaserver for Plex. I used to connect the server to FileZilla to upload files but now it wont connect, and I get this error. Status: ...
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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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PC stuck in boot loop (no OS yet)

I don't see this problem elsewhere, so apologies if this is a duplicate post; also, although I have installed Ubuntu on all my PCs, I'm intending to install Open Media Vault on this and use it as a ...
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How to fix error i/o?

How to fix i/o this error? error message keep popping like screenshoot above Please see the error screen shoot above. this how it happen : when i do rsync some files suddenly port 22 close, then i ...
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How to install and/or run Universal Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed UMS onto my Ubuntu box according to the manual here. All commands worked fine except two: 1) I was unable to install ffmpeg package which is absent in this version of Ubuntu. I have ...
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how to open/change config file of tvmobili in terminal

I must make some changes in my config file for my media server; tvmobili but I don't know where to find it, what commands must I use?
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how to make a nautilus context menu script to play media files in local LCD TV

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 32 bit OS and Sony Bravia LCD TV. I want to play media files through LAN. I tried many UPNP servers but none of them provide an easy way to play media files in smart tv. Actually ...
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Stream music from ubuntu to XBMC

Hi guys I want to stream music from Ubuntu to OpenELEC. I want something that looks like this picture on Ubuntu 14.04.
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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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Starting forked-daapd service from GIT Install

So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux so I'm sure that I'm missing something obvious. I installed/configured forked-dapd from the GIT Source https://github.com/ejurgensen/forked-daapd and followed the ...
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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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Samba performance on ubuntu server 14.10

I have a desktop machine with ubuntu server installed which I am converting to a docker repo + media server(using samba -no amahi/firefly etc bloatware). Earlier I was using windows 8.1 and while ...
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Issue Finding Data Drtive/Files

My son built a media server for me (OS on SSdrive and data on 4 2TB drives. Worked well and then needed to replace MB. When repaired, I restarted with only the SSdrive to make sure it was operating ...
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Installing Server with existing data on drives

I have a Windows 7 HTPC which I'm planning on turning into a headless Home server using Ubuntu server as its OS. I'd like to use LVM. My current set-up is 1x64gb ssd as the boot drive and 2xSATA ...
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Can't access Plex from outside my network

My firewall is configured to port forward traffic to 32400. When I log into mydomain.com:32400/web I am taken to my account and I can see my Plex server in the left pane. However I get the error: ...
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How to specify multiple media_dir in MiniDLNA

I would like to specify multiple media_dir path as below : minidlna.conf media_dir="/path/to/Videos1/" media_dir="/path/to/Videos2/" media_dir="/path/to/Musics1/" media_dir="/path/to/Musics2/" By ...
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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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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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How to Setup Mediagoblin on Ubuntu

Mediagoblin is a free software media publishing program that can be used to share content on a website. How do you install Mediagoblin in Ubuntu? The instructions on the website result in error ...
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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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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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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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Problems streaming UPNP/DLNA from Ubuntu machine

I've set up both mediatomb and minidlna on my ubuntu 10.04 PC. They both stream media perfectly to my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy) and Google TV (Logitech Revue) using UPNP. Yet my laptop (Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Home Server equivalent

What Windows Home Server equivalents are available for Ubuntu? I am specifically looking for file sharing, backups, media streaming etc... Obviously Ubuntu can do all of these out of the box, but I ...
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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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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 ...