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 (it came with the talktalk broadband). It looks like a picture frame you find it if you live in the UK.

Just want to ask if it can be fixed or if it is a router problem. Do I need to configure anything in ushare?

  • I have a similar problem with ushare, as it crashes as soon as i enable DLNA and restart it. There is a bug filed on launchpad . But i dont have the solution for that, for now. – cholt45 Apr 16 '12 at 11:21

After installation we need to configure ushare to meet our network settings. This can be done using the ushare configuration assistant

sudo dpkg-reconfigure ushare

We can also set configuration options in /etc/ushare.conf. For streaming to an XBox 360 make sure this file contains the following lines:

USHARE_ENABLE_XBOX=yes # for Xbox360 support
USHARE_ENABLE_DLNA=no # only needed for Playstation 3

The ushare service can then be started or stopped with

sudo service ushare start # stop for terminating

or by running ushare from the command line

ushare -D --name=<name_of_my_stream> --content=<path_to_mediafiles>

I use rygel to share media with the Xbox, no configuration required, just start it and it "just works". Very reliable and just an apt-get install ... away. https://live.gnome.org/Rygel


Personally I'd not recommend ushare since its development has been discontinued:


I use minidlna which is actively maintained and is small and lightweight:


Minidlna is in the repositories and can be configured for the xbox 360

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