Setup MiniDLNA on Ubuntu

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DLNA allows you to play home network media on all compatible devices over the network. Last year I wrote a post on how to setup MiniDLNA, the free media server software in ubuntu 10.04. I also pointed out the limitations of MiniDLNA media server and why I moved away from … read more

Play Amazon Prime Videos on XBMC in Ubuntu

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XBMC is a great media player, very well suited for HPTCs. There are several XBMC addons that stream videos from the internet. In this post, I am doing to describe how to play Amazon Prime Videos on XBMC (both free and rented videos), running on a Ubuntu system. With the … read more

How to configure LG Bluray Player Samba Share?

Bluray Samba Share | Smarthomebeginner

I recently purchased the LG 42LE5400 LED-LCD 42 inch TV and the LG BD570 Network Bluray player basically to stream movies from my Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 Home Server. Recently, I described how to stream content from network server on these devices using MiniDLNA. In this post, I will describe … read more

Install MiniDLNA on Ubuntu

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There is an updated post describing installation of MiniDLNA on Ubuntu Server (12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin). DLNA allows you to play home network media on all compatible devices over the network. A DLNA server is a streaming video server that can stream content to other networked media players. MiniDLNA is … read more