Questions tagged [dlna]

Digital Living Network Alliance is an organization which manages a set of guidelines/standards to enable sharing of digital media between multimedia devices, including multimedia streaming.

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How can I share my Audio CD by DLNA in Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 on my PC to which is connected USB CD/DVD drive. I share some files trough SMB and DLNA (minidlna) to other devices in my network. For hard drives or even Data CD everything works ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 screen sharing — what do I run on Roku to view it?

If I enable the built-in screen sharing on Ubuntu 20.04 (or any other version with built-in screen sharing), how can I view that share from a Roku device? Do I need to run some app on the Roku? What ...
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How to solve alike “linking CXX executable” issues

My attempts to compile to get Gerbera, a popular DLNA server running proved futile. The dependencies seem to be alright. The documentation doesn't mention any make flags needed. So when I try to make, ...
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Can't get DLNA media server to appear on Xbox One from Ubuntu Server

So I recently installed a home server to practice remote access, media file share etc... Currently SSH or Samba service work perfectly through out all devices in the network, however I wish to view a ...
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minidlna.conf path to a different drive

can someone please tell me what is wrong with how I configured the path o a second HDD in my minidlna.conf? I get the following: [2020/06/25 17:11:27] minidlna.c:623: fatal: Media directory entry not ...
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File names do not show in shared files using Ubuntu 20.04 Media Sharing

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and enabled Media Sharing. My TV and other devices see the shared media and plays them well when I try. However, I cannot see the filename, only some stuff which I ...
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Replacement for pulseaudio-dlna on Ubuntu 20.04 to stream music through DLNA

I would like to start music stream to DLNA receiver from Ubuntu 20.04. I have created DLNA server already through Settings/Sharing/Media Sharing and I'm able to connect to it and play media files ...
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How to use Ubuntu 19.10's integrated DLNA server without GUI?

I have a NAS running Ubuntu Server 18.04 with minidlna. Minidlna has been unmaintained for a long time and now it kind of sucks. I read that 19.10 has an integrated dlna server, but I couldn't find ...
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Control point for DLNA renderer and Minimserver library?

At home I've got a Raspberry Pi running Minimserver, with a 4 TB hard drive connected, as a music server. In the family room I have a Google Chromecast Audio hooked up to my old audio receiver (...
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How to fix rygel upnp service discovery?

I'm trying to use Rygel as a dlna/upnp server and renderer on a ubuntu laptop. It is not able to see anything on the network, and no other dlna software discovers it. There are other working dlna / ...
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Why does my Minidlna server not work

I installed minidlna to play local media files over my home network. I symlinked my ~/Videos/ folder to /var/lib/minidlna/Videos, and DLNA peers on the network can see what files are available, but ...
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How to disable rygel server

After clean install of Ubuntu 19.10 I have noticed that there is running rygel server: $ sudo netstat --listening -tpn Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address ...
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Ubuntu 19.10: How to share media to your TV, games consoles, etc without installing a third-party client?

How is it possible to share media to your TV, games consoles, etc without installing a third-party client (e.g. DLNA/UPnP client Rygel) in Ubuntu 19.10?
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Stream audio to Ubuntu via DLNA

I'd like to know if there is a way to stream audio from my Android to my computer speaker system via my LAN (DLNA/UPnP). I discovered an app called AirAudio that can connect to a device so now I just ...
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How to play a movie from Ubuntu desktop on Kodi?

I can play (share) a movie from my Android phone to Kodi on a Raspberry PI with, for example, the Android app: Yatse. I think that is using a DLNA server on the Kodi and using Android as DLNA client ...
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Which firewall ports have to be open for a DLNA client running on Ubuntu?

Which firewall ports have to be open for a DLNA client running on Ubuntu? I have found incoming restrictive rules to be a show stopper for the DLNA discovery service on a client machine running ...
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How to serve video to Roku Media Player?

I'd like to watch videos saved on my Ubuntu computer on my Roku. I've tried using Rygel and MiniDLNA for this purpose. With Rygel, Roku Media Player will discover the videos but won't play them. With ...
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DLNA-client for Ubuntu Touch

Is there a DLNA client for Ubuntu touch? Or can there be one installed for the 'Desktop Apps'? Thanks for suggestions. :-) Peter
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Does anyone have a good suggestion for replacing djmount? [duplicate]

djmount is outdated, it seems like nobody is maintaining it, some of the bugs will never be fixed, is there any app can replace it?
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How to set up a DLNA server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've tried a few DLNA servers (including MiniDLNA, uShare, MediaTomb, Rygel), but none of these works as expected. The problem with MiniDLNA is that most of the shared content simply didn't appear on ...
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Chromecast Audio/PulseAudio-DLNA Lag

I successfully connected a Chromecast audio unit using Pulseaudio-DLNA to my Dell Inspiron 13 7348 running Kubuntu 16.04. However, there is always a 2-5 second lag from when I press to play a sound to ...
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Vlc not finding any UPnP devices

I have a minidlna server running in my home and everything worked fine when i updated to ubuntu 16.04 my vlc stopped finding my server. I ran VLC via terminal and got this error when clicking on the ...
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DLNA server that writes popular rating and play counts to ID3?

I like Kodi, but it has no feature to write play counts and ratings to ID3 frames into files. So I'm looking for some streaming server which is able to write that. For connectivity reasons the server ...
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DLNA Play-To on Script

Is there a way to push content to a DLNA capable TV via script on a loop. We have a situation where TVs in a public place keep getting turned off by people walking by. Would like to be able to push ...
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Streaming video content from handheld devices (android, ios) to Ubuntu

I'd like to receive media content from various devices to an Ubuntu desktop. I've seen some Totem plugin were available in the past for using it as a DLNA receiver, but I cannot find them anymore. The ...
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Stream a local mp3 file to a remote UPnP-client without a UPnP-server

I have a nice hardware UPnP streaming client (Phillips NP2900) here in my room. I want to play music from my PC (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) on that remote device. But I don't want to setup a complete UPnP-...
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Rygel showing deleted default folders

I have Rygel installed and configured on my home server, and have nothing in the default /user/Music;Videos;Pictures folders, so I would like to stop Rygel from searching and displaying them. I've ...
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How to sort files with minidlna?

How to sort files in numerical order eg: 01abc.mp3 02abc.mp3 03abc.mp3 With minidlna files are sort by names, digits are ignored.
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Minidlna server only appearing after restart

I've got minidlna running, and it seems to be working perfectly, with one catch. The television can't see it when searching for servers. After starting the television and unsuccessfully searching, I ...
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pulseaudio-dlna not working with mpd and ROCKI devices

Note: I rewrote this question because the signal-to-noise ratio was approaching 0. Just installed pulseaudio-dnla on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 system to create pulse sinks for my ROCKIs so I can stream audio ...
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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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DLNA server with playback progress control

I'm relatively new to using Linux on desktop and there are just a few things that I miss from Windows. One of them is Samsung AllShare. This is a DLNA server wich provides "play to", progress bar and ...
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Making a network-visible dlna renderer

I need a type of DLNA renderer software on my computer that allows access by UPnP AV-Controllers on the local network. It shall function like most TVs do, so I can let it run unattended and start ...
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xbmc / kodi what ports to open on firewall so I can see files via upnp

I'm running xbmc / kodi 14.0 on my ubuntu 14.04 machine and I'm trying to view / watch my files located on my Kodi ubuntu machine from my nexus 7 tablet. I'm using bubbleupnp onmy tablet which can ...
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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 default ...
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DLNA client for music

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 ...
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How to reduce streaming latency Pulseaudio output using Rygel?

I followed this procedure to stream my Pulseaudio output into a dlna device (A Samsung TV) with Rygel. It's working, but, I have a latency around 40 seconds. I'm on Ubuntu 14.10. Here, is my ~/....
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ubuntu stream microphone to dlna in near real time

I want to use 14.04 to stream LineIn or microphone out to my cinema-theather, I used this tips: http://oliversmith.io/technology/2012/01/10/streaming-audio-from-ubuntu-linux-to-a-dlna-player-blu-ray-...
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How do I DLNA stream from GNOME to an Xbox One?

Say I have some video files in various formats that I want to stream to my Xbox One. Under Windows, I can choose the Xbox as a “playback device” from the file’s context-menu in Explorer. As far as I ...
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Restrict the client access to a Plex Media Server to user specified IP addresses

To play videos from my computer on my television I am using Plex Media Server. Unfortunately, with Plex Media Server running, any device on my LAN can access this DLNA server. I want to restrict the ...
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MediaTomb enable/show up subtitles?

How to make subtitles(sub, srt) to show up on video streamed by MediaTomb to Panasonic TV?
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Can I compute lenght of mkv/avi movie and jump to the middle via cli in vlc?

It is possible in headless MEDIATOMB/VLC streaming server to compute somehow lenght of movie and jump via command line to the middle of this movie? In mediatomb when I'm using transcode it is ...
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Stream iptv channels to tv

My provider give me a m3u playlist with iptv channels. I want to see them on TV with DLNA support. I use minidlna to see video files from Ubuntu PC on that TV. But iptv channels aren't files. How to ...
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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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Installing Mediatomb or other DLNA Server to play files on Samsung series 5 LED TV

Need help installing a DLNA server so as to play video files through the ethernet port on Samsung Series 5 LED TV. Most of the links recommended Mediatomb, but I am unable to edit the config file in ...
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How to stream web media content to my smart TV via DLNA?

I want to stream a cloud based media to my tv .. I've installed DLNA server on my ubuntu pc but i want to share web content without downloading it to my pc. Is that possible ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 startup difficulty [duplicate]

I installed Universal Media Server 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04 desktop. What I want to do is, to launch it during startup. How to add this into startup? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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Audio over ethernet

I am not sure whether this is the right place for asking this question, but anyway I would like to give it a try. I want to transport audio over ethernet. I want to do a simple experiment with it. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop and Rhythmbox

Ubuntu newbie just installing 13.10 desktop. Does the version of Rhythmbox included with 13.10 natively support DLNA such that I can send music to my whole-house receiver. If not natively, is ...
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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 ...