Posts Tagged ‘upnp streaming’

Perfect MythTV Frontend on Windows 7 / Vista or Mac Using XBMC

Perfect MythTV Frontend on Windows 7 / Vista or Mac Using XBMC

This is incredible! XBMC+MythTV rock!! I have been trying all kinds of crazy solutions to be able to stream Live TV over the LAN. MythTV does offer an easy way out, but then you are stuck with Ubuntu at all times. Not that I have any issues with that, but I do indulge myself...

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Stream Multimedia from Linux Box (Enable UPnP on Ubuntu 10.04)

Stream Multimedia from Linux Box (Enable UPnP on Ubuntu 10.04)

Earlier I had discussed how to steam multimedia from a windows PC to *nix machines. Now I am going to talk about the reverse scenario, e.g. I have a MythTV linux box setup using Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (would work for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick too) and I want to share my media library and TV...

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Master Backend Server and Single Frontend MythTV Setup On a Ubuntu 10.04 Box

Master Backend Server and Single Frontend MythTV Setup On a Ubuntu 10.04 Box

MythTV is a great PVR (Personal Video Recorder) software which allows you to turn your computer into a TV server and all you need is a TV Tuner card that is supported in Linux. MythTV not only does allow you to watch and record TV on the computer where you install your TV tuner...

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TVersity Like App (UPnP Server) for Linux (Ubuntu)

While TVersity is a great UPnP server with on the fly encoding capability, it is only meant for Windows platform. This doesn’t make my *nix friends very happy. But not to worry there are plenty of apps from the open source community as well. Here are a few good ones: 1. MediaTomb: It is...

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Access or Stream Windows 7 Multimedia Share to Linux

Access or Stream Windows 7 Multimedia Share to Linux

Windows 7 samba style sharing is tricky to get to work, but it is not essential if you just want to enjoy your media collection, which is residing on a Windows machine, from a Linux machine running XBMC or XBMC live which is again based on Ubuntu. For this sharing a server-client sharing scenario...

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Stream Media to Any Device on Your Network with TVersity

Stream Media to Any Device on Your Network with TVersity

Windows 7 has good inbuilt UPnP capabilities as long as you try to stream your music and video to XBOX or another Windows Media Player or Dedicated clients like XBMC or GeeXboX. But if you want to stream your media (musiv, video, pictures) to PSP or iPod touch/iPhone or Blackberry or PSP or Wii...

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GeeXboX Free Media Center (HTPC) Software for Old PCs and Macs

GeeXboX Free Media Center (HTPC) Software for Old PCs and Macs

I have earlier raved about the capabilities of XBMC, clearly it well suited for Media Center purposes and it’s sleek interface, configurability and support for low end systems sets it apart. However, if you have a really old system (older than 5 years), then it is possible that XBMCs graphic accelerated interface won’t be...

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XBMC on Ubuntu vs XBMC Live: Wireless Network and IR Remote

I have seen this question asked in several forums and I personally had to deal with it during my tete-a-tete with XBMC. Usually XBMC live is the way to go, if you are going to run it on a HTPC desktop, especially an old one. XBMC live comes configured with support for most generic...

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