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Permissions and owner when drive moved from one server to another

I'm pretty sure this question is distribution and hardware neutral. I have a USB drive formatted ext4 with a directory (plus subs) configured for minidlna, owned root:minidlna with permissions 775. It ...
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Audio and Video Out of Sync when Streaming From Arch Linux MiniDLNA Server to Roku TV

Last week I switched over from Ubuntu 19.2 to Arch. On Ubuntu I was running a MiniDLNA server. I would use that to stream movies to my Roku TV. I don't ever recall having any problems with audio and ...
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External network display for playing media

On my Windows 10 computer I was able to right click a media file (video) and choose "Play To ..." and then select my Sony Tv which was plugged into the network. The video would then play with the ...
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Can't get ufw rules to allow dlna/upnp traffic between pc and stereo

I'm using pulseaudio-dlna+pavucontrol to direct sound output from my laptop (192.168.2.159) to my yamaha stereo (192.168.2.160) This only works when I disable ufw with sudo ufw disable I struggle to ...
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What is multicast snooping and why does it break UPnP/DLNA?

I have a server which, amongst other things, serves media over DLNA (UPnP) using mediatomb. Clients use Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP) to locate the server on the network. I found that the ...
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Cast to Kodi from "YouTube Cast" android application

Android's YouTube application finds my web connected (smart) TV and prompts me to cast a video to it, then the TV opens the YouTube app and plays the video. How can I have the same functionality to ...
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Remote DLNA / UPnP Media Client / Controller

I have a MiniDLNA + Bubble UPnP Server running at home and I would like to access it remotely from my PC at work. I can check that the server is properly accessible though the Bubble UPnP App for ...
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mpd to remote dlna

I currently use an mpd with 4 configured outputs, wired to speakers in the ceilings as home-made "multiroom" audio system. I would like to add wireless speakers, e.g. one like this. The question is: ...
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Check via Shell-script if server currently streams via dlna

Currently I'm running uShare to stream videos from my home-server via DLNA to the TV. On the server there is also running a bash-script which checks if a user is connected via ssh or Samba. If this is ...
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What changed between kernels 3.2 and 3.9 that affect MiniDLNA?

I'm using Debian testing, and I've problems with MiniDLNA on kernel > 3.2. The DLNA client works about 30 min, after that it lost the connection with the minidlna server and can't discover the server ...