UPnP is a suite of protocols used to discover and access services on the local network. It is commonly used to set up port forwarding on routers, and as the underlying protocol used to access DLNA/UPnP media servers.

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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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Is Enabling UPnP in Transmission Worth the Security Risk?

I'm wondering if enabling UPnP so that Transmission can select a random port on start worth the security risk. I am not asking if having a listening port is worth the risk but instead is it worth the ...
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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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send music to upnp device from PC

I have a new Arcam AirDAC (http://www.arcam.co.uk/products,rSeries,Wireless-DACs,airdac.htm) attached to my stereo which has upnp support. I would like to send audio from my 14.04 PC to the box ...
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'Enable/Disable UPnP' tick box in Skype is'nt there

On Ubuntu I have installed Skype. I wan't to get the UPnP tick box to appear so that I can disable it on Skype. I think that UPnP might be causing my Skype some problems if it's on. How do I disable ...
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configuration for ufw to allow upnp between desktop and xbox360

I am really stuck with this question. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 I cannot enable UFW to allow a connection between my desktop and Xbox 360 stream media when UFW is enbaled. The connection and streaming ...
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How do i connect to a bubbleupnp server using my ubuntu desktop?

So I have a headless ubuntu machine somewhere on the globe with minidnla installed and I can connect to it using the bubbleupnp app on my Android phone and render the tracks on my mobile which is ...
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Possible problems using wifi dongle + wired connetion together?

Because my internet provider modem isnt allowing network sharing for media servers and 300+mb/s (for wired connection) wireless routers are quite expensive. I added usb dongle to my PC. So now I ...
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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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UPnP in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I use qBittorrent and a Tenda R502 router. I enabled UPnP in the router and also in qBittorrent but I still don't have direct incoming connections (there is a little yellow sign, which must be green). ...
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Using Ubuntu desktop as Upnp DMC (Digital Media Controler)

I've just tested Rygel, but as I understand, Rygel is a server. What I am looking for, is to choose the music on my computer (using Rhythmbox for example) and the file (or the stream ?) is send via ...
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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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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 ...
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Make ubutu recognize devices automatically without user interaction all the time

my wife and I would like to know if there is a script or a command or a driver or an app (or combination) that makes ubuntu Behave/emulate Windows UPnP; specifically, we would like all our devices to: ...
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MediaTomb UI Not working… I've done all the configuration.xml?

I'm running ubuntu server 12.04 and have recently installed mediatomb. A fter following instruction and changed the configuration.xml accordingly I haven't been able to accesses the web interface... I ...
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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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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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UPNP - How to configure GUFW

I have a TP-LINK TD-W8968 router with a mediaserver (UPNP/DLNA) port. The port has a USB stick with media content. I can access this content via XBMC and Totem/Movie player without any hassle. But ...
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How do I turn off upnp?

Hi I am trying to figure out how to remove/turnoff this service: Upnp, I don't like having it on because I feel it may pose a security risk on my machine. I cannot find any guides or recipes on how to ...
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Maintained UPnP server on 13.04?

I'm looking to create a UPnP server on my 13.04 server installation. I've done some searching and installing but nothing seems to fit the criteria for me. I'm just wondering if there are any still ...
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Can Dragon Video play upnp videos?

I have Plex and minidlna streaming videos via upnp and wondering if there is a way to play my videos on Dragon Video player? If not, is there a better KDE Application to stream videos?
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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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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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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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How do I set up live audio streams to a DLNA compliant device?

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 ...
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DLNA Server/Control Point like Windows Media Player

Yes, I know that most questions ending with "like Windows" are odd, but this one really bothers me ;) If you ever used some DLNA renderer (in my case DLNA-enabled loudspeakers) you probably know the ...
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Stream VOB files from DvD rips over my network

Ive got some ripped dvd's in VOB format on my server. I want to stream these to another device I.e. another pc with VLC across my network. How?
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How to enable UPnP coherence plugin in rhythmbox 2.95?

In Ubuntu 10.10 I was using the rhythmbox-plugin-coherence package and I was happy to stream music from Rhythmbox to our internet radio box. But in 11.10 (64Bit) I can not find the package anymore, ...
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How to enable Grilo UPnP plugin in rhythmbox?

The newest version of rhythmbox (2.95) should have a Grilo UPnP plugin, but I can't find it in Rhythmbox and it is not enabled or available by default. I installed rhythmbox 2.95 according to this ...
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UPnP with ushare to an xbox 360 arcade

I am looking for sharing things like a folder with ushare. I got the program running with xbox to play the music but it crashes through a song. Does anyone know how to fix it? My router is echolife ...
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Remote Desktop Viewer can't connect to “found” computers [closed]

I use Remote Desktop Viewer to connect from my Laptop (Ubuntu 11.04) to my PC (Ubuntu 10.04). But I can only connect if I type the PC's address directly. If I use the Find option (UPnP?), to search ...
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How do I fix UPnP Port Forwarding on Ubuntu using miniupnp?

From what I understand, Transmission bittorrent client uses the miniupnp library to do it's UPnP port forwarding of routers, however on Ubuntu upnpc (a test client of the miniupnp library) doesn't ...
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UPNP Server for IP Web Cam

I have a IP webcam and I want to serve the stream by a upnp server. What I need to do is simply; define a upnp device with the source url of IP web cam. Can you suggest such tool or script to do so ? ...
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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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Why is mediatomb not compiled with javascript support?

I've been using mediatomb for a while and when I've decided to present files and folders in a custom way, I figured out that mediatomb in ubuntu 11.4 (server) was not compiled with javascript. Has ...
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UPNP Media server?

I am looking for a simple UPNP media server software. This does not have to be a full system. All I want is for my xbox 360 to be able to play music off my laptop. I want it to pick up all media in ...
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How can I Push/Stream media to my Ubuntu box from a DNLA device

I would like to use my Ubuntu box as the equivalent of a DNLP enabled TV. I would like to be able to from my phone, send video to the computer's monitor. so basically the opposite of using vlc to ...
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ushare doesn't like the fact that eth0 is down even though I am using wlan0

I'm trying to use ushare to share my music collection with my Xbox. I am using the following command line: ushare -i wlan0 -x -c ~/Music/ But I get the following as an error: Interface eth0 is ...
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Why can't RhythmBox/Coherence see PS3 Media Server?

By PS3 Media server, I mean the package, rather than an actual PS3. It's a uPnp server. My XBox can see it and stream from it, but the Coherence plug-in of RhythmBox does not seem to be able to. I ...
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Is there a working uPnP client/server combo?

I have videos stored on one machine; I'd like to watch them on another machine. Both are running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. So far I've tried MediaTomb, MythTV, and python-coherence. None of the clients ...