Is there a way to listen to DLNA server music from Ubuntu?
It seems redundant to me to have full-scale library based music software on the computer while there is already library based solution in the media center I have.
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After much searching on the internet without any real help I found the answer myself.
In Ubuntu 14.10 the default media player Rhythmbox can be used as a music client to access DLNA server. The only problem is that not all necessary files are installed by default.
There are just few steps to take:
Tools -> Pluginsand make sure that "Grilo Media Browsing" (or similar) is enabled.
Here is how I configured Rhythmbox to work as a DNLA client in Ubuntu 20.04.
I believe the package "rhythmbox-plugins" is required, and it was already installed. I don't know if it was installed by default, or if I installed it sometime in the past.
By the way, the answer for Ubuntu 14.04 instructs you to go to the Tools->Plugins menu option, but in Ubuntu 20.04 there doesn't appear to a 'Plugins' option under 'Tools'.