i want to share a AVI file which capacity is 1 GB and my os is linux ubuntu 12.10 via a wireless Router by the name of TP-link . i want to share this file and at least 10 computer capable to play the file simultaneously

can every one help me to share this file consider that i share it via samba and appache2 but i cant stream or play more then one or two computer

thanks in advance

  • I would suggest you that you should share it Peer-to-peer askubuntu.com/questions/294916/…, it will use your & other pc network bandwidth as well... – Qasim May 25 '13 at 5:33
  • What bitrate is that video encoded? 10 clients may eat up your bandwith. – Takkat May 25 '13 at 6:49

You could use Network File System (NFS) to share a directory and place the file in it. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo

  • AVI file which capacity is 1 GB via a wireless Router & share this file and at least 10 computer capable to play the file simultaneously, ********* Are you sure about NFS ? ************** – Qasim May 25 '13 at 6:33
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    I have streamed a video file on 2-3 devices and it has worked, not sure about 10. Yes, I would agree with P2P for 10. – Max May 25 '13 at 6:42
  • no i didn't share via NFS plz guide me step by step if possible – farhad May 25 '13 at 8:23

A possible solution for your needs is a media streaming solution like this project. Have you calculated the bandwidth needs for what you are trying to do? A high quality mpeg-4 stream can reach 4MBp/s per channel. Multiplying this by 10 leaves precious little room for anything else on a standard WiFi channel.

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