Questions tagged [upnp]

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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Should ufw default configuration allowing mDNS and UPnP for service discovery be changed?

The default configuration files of ufw in Ubuntu 18.04 ( /etc/ufw/before.rules and /etc/ufw/before6.ruls ) accept service discovery for UPnP and mDNS. File /etc/ufw/before.rules ... # allow MULTICAST ...
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QBittorrent in ubuntu 22.04 is not opening ports

I don't know if this is happening to anyone else and might be a bug. I was using Kubuntu 21.10 until yesterday and QBittorrent was correctly using UPnP to do the port forwarding, however since I ...
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21.04 Prevent sleep while sharing media (UPnP/DLNA)

21.04 has built in support for sharing media using UPnP (aka DLNA) in Settings > Share. If the machine goes to sleep while someone accesses this media the stream is broken for the client when e.g. ...
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Why does Transmission no longer open a port with Upnp enabled?

Transmission was working well until about a week ago, and then quit opening a port. Upnp is enabled in both the router and Transmission. All ports show stealth mode by grc. Had a friend check ...
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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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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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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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How to forward port with UPnP?

I want to forward port at work, but when i run upnpc -a 192.168.8.80 45444 45444 TCP I get an error List of UPNP devices found on the network : desc: http://192.168.15.34:5000/ssdp/desc-DSM-eth0....
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UFW blocking upnp port mapping

I'm attempting to use portmapper-2.1.1 (https://github.com/kaklakariada/portmapper) to get a upnp mapping to my ubuntu 16.04LTS machine. I've got UFW configured to allow all outgoing and block ...
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I want Ubuntu to be a Miracast host, and the video coming in to be available as /dev/videoX

Are there any projects that are capable of being a Miracast host, and that make the video available through video4linux (/dev/videoX)?
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How do I get reliable UPnP MediaRenderer discover with Kodi 16.1 on Xubuntu 16.04.1?

I have a HTPC with a fully patched installation of Xubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. Installing Kodi from the Ubuntu repo installs Kodi version 15.2; with this version I can reliably discover the Kodi ...
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Can't connect to my default gateway on Ubuntu 16.04

I need to access my router's web interface (default: 192.168.0.1, pinged and confirmed) to enable UPnP. But I can't connect to it. $ route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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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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netstat -a command listing info like :::30179, :::www

The netstat -a command lists info like this: tcp 0 0 :::30179 :::* LISTEN tcp 0 0 :::www :::* LISTEN tcp ...
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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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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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How to setup automatic port forwarding server

what can I use as automatic port forwarding on a Linux server ? I am ONLY interested in something like upnp (so, stations with things like uTorrent can open a port automatically), this days any small ...
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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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How does Ubuntu detect a smartphone without any drivers?

The smartphone in this context is a Samsung Galaxy S i9000. Before when I've tried to transfer files to and from a computer running windows I've always needed drivers for the smartphone to be ...
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to 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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