Digital Living Network Alliance is an organization which manages a set of guidelines/standards for multimedia streaming.

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Does DLNA do streaming the way AirPlay does?

Everyone says how DLNA and AirPlay are similar things. As far as I understood, this is simply not true - AirPlay lets an audio stream travel wirelessly to an AirPlay "receiver" which reproduces it, ...
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DLNA Windows 7 Networking Wireless, Wired

My Configuration is Windows 7 Ultimate. I've got a Nokia Seimens Wireless router/modem which connects to the SONY Bravia TV (EX520) and my laptop connects to the wireless.. I've also got a computer ...
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Why should I choose a DLNA NAS over a PC?

Background: I have a Dell Inspiron Zino HD that faithfully serves as my HTPC, running Windows 7 Media Center. I have a HD Home Run, connected via its Ethernet port, for watching local TV. The Zino is ...
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What is needed to stream media from a Humax HDR to Windows Media Centre?

I believe it should be possible to stream media from my Humax HDR-FoxT2 to Windows Media Center, or at the very least, Windows Media Player. Other people have said that it should "just work", although ...
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How can I access my home media from the internet?

At home all my media (audio, video, photos, etc...) are on an external drive. This external drive is plugged into a router (which happens to have a USB slot) and is exposed to my home network via ...
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How can I stream a game through VLC to my TV?

Is there a viable solution that can stream live input from PC games such as Left 4 Dead to the TV, possibly using DLNA? I've found a lot of streaming hard- and software, but they're all about sharing ...
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Access media collection with metadata over DLNA

I've got a big media collection on my main PC, and would like to be able to watch it on different devices (TV, laptop), without having to manually copy files around. A good way to do this seems to be ...
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DLNA hardware player paired with router

I have a powerfull router (ASUS RT-N66) with built-in DLNA server (minidlna) with no transcoding functionality. My Philips TV could play about 60-70% files directly from router's DLNA server. So I ...
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SSDP Discovery service unexpectedly stops

I discovered this problem as my UPnP device (a Sony Bravia tv) constantly lost connection with the Windows Media Player sharing server (used as the DLNA media server for the Sony TV and apparently ...
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Fast DLNA sharing server

I'm using AllShare software for my Samsung TV. The problem is, my media library is very large, and after adding something, Allshare PC application needs to be updated. Updates goes very slow: ...
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Is it possible to push multimedia content on DLNA TV from Linux?

On Windows I loved the "Play To" function included in Windows Media Player to push content to my Samsung TV. But now that I am on Linux I don't know how to do the same thing. I found how to setup a ...
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How to force Windows 7 to update the DLNA shares?

I am using my Windows 7 to share content via DLNA to my Google-TV. Frequently it doesn't update what it is sharing. At first I thought it was a codec problem, but then the media appeared a couple days ...
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How can I connect DLNA devices through NAT?

I have a Windows 7 PC running Serviio as a DLNA server. I have a Samsung I9100G running Skifta as a DLNA renderer (client). My network topology: At the moment, I can connect and watch my videos ...
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How to effectively share music, photos and video around the house?

I have a large external drive with all my media (video, photos, music, etc...) connected to a MacMini. The MacMini is running PS3 Media Server (essentially a DLNA server), which allows DLNA compliant ...
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How do you add new folders to be shared from Windows Media Player 12 via DLNA?

I'm using Windows Media Player 12 as a DLNA server in Windows 7. When I add new files to my %USERPROFILE%\Videos directory, they show up on my DLNA clients just fine. However, I've tried adding ...
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Stream Screen-Content over Network to DLNA TV

So i got this new TV that is DLNA compliant and can play video files and streams from the network. This works great already with files from a streaming server (Windows Server running Serviio) inside ...
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Desktop w/Blu-Ray in one room, DLNA-compatible TV in another — streaming?

My TV supports DLNA streaming. I have a Blu-Ray drive in my desktop computer and I'd like to stream Blu-Ray movies directly to my TV. Is this even possible, and if so, does any Blu-Ray software ...
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Play movie from Windows Media to a DLNA TV: “failed to retrieve media information from media server”

I have three movie files in my Windows Media Player library. All three of them play fine on the computer. If I choose "Play To" and select my Sony Bravia TV, one of them works fine, but the other two ...
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How do I hook a wirelessly connected DLNA TV to my desktop computer?

I have a Sony LCD TV that is DLNA certified and I want to be able to access the music files from my desktop computer and play them through me television. The two are on opposite ends of the house ...
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Is it possible to run FreeNAS on a Sheevaplug?

I recently acquired a Sheevaplug (this spec) and would like to use it for: Storage for my home network Sharing media with home media devices like my TVs Is it possible to use FreeNAS on the ...
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Problems streaming media to Samsung TV from NAS, possibly due to DLNA issues

I have been experiencing problems with my IT-entertainment setup at home lately, and haven't managed to sort it out on my own. Basically I have the following setup: an iMac desktop computer a Drobo ...
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DTS to AC3 conversion for LG TV using mediatomb DLNA server

I want to convert a MKV video file containing DTS audio to a stream with AC3 audio. I want to pass this resulting stream to mediatomb's transcoding feature. Mediatomb will transfer the stream via DLNA ...
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Live DLNA Streaming on Mac OS X

I have the DLNA server mediatomb installed on my Mac. What I would like to do now is to capture my Mac's screen and to stream it live through mediatomb. Is there any software able to do it?
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Live screencasting from a Windows PC to a DLNA-enabled TV - possible?

We're looking to buy some LCD monitors to be used as dashboard displays in the development offices around here at work. Primarily they will display information from a PC directly connected via HDMI or ...
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Any network TVs that support “Windows Network Projector” (an RDP protocol)? [closed]

Any televisions that support Windows Network Projector protocol? I was thinking about how cool it would be to just click and run a slideshow or presentation on a TV without needing to pull out a ...
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How to connect DLNA-ready TV to PC?

I have DLNA ready Samsung TV at home. I've tested it with my router. Everything goes well. Is it possible to connect the TV directly to a PC via ethernet cable? If so, how can configure the PC to ...
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UPNP/DLNA music player for Windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a UPNP/DLNA Client for Windows. The server is MediaTomb on a Ubuntu box. The clients are Windows (any, XP and up). I'm looking for a simplistic music player program but failed to ...
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do I need to install drivers for a computer which is going to access a NAS attached disk with foreign file system?

I will get straight to the point here, the NAS can read and write to ext4 external USB disks. I will mainly be accessing the NAS through my Mac and Windows 7 laptops through afp,ftp and smb protocols. ...
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Can't get Bonjour working in home network

I've expanded my home network. Now I have a WAG120N DSL router and TL-WR841N router. WAG120N is "master" (connected to internet and DHCP server for TL) while TL is used for the rest of the clients. ...
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How to share my media over the internet?

I have a significant media library (video, audio, photos, etc...). It's all sitting on a 2TB external drive connected to a MacMini. The MacMini shares the media to devices within my house via a DLNA ...
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Good DLNA Server for Logitech Revue with DVD-ISO support?

I'm looking for a good DLNA server to serve my media files on Linux to a Logitech Revue on the same network. I'm currently using minidlna which works great without a hitch, but it lacks support for ...
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How do I get my desktop (windows 7) on my DLNA TV? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live screencasting from a Windows PC to a DLNA-enabled TV - possible? It looks like the world+dog is writing wrappers around vlc and ffmpeg to provide a DLNA server, but ...
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How can you configure the uPnP server on windows home server?

I'm currently helping my parents with their home network set up while I'm home. I have a Synology NAS device which supports a uPnP server. I have a few MPEG-4 movies stored on the box, and simply ...
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What is the difference between DLNA and UPNP?

Can someone tell me the what is the difference between DLNA and UPNP? I can see that some devices' (such as NASes) specifications mention both (e.g. Iomega StorCenter) or only DLNA (e.g. Netgear ...
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How to serve media across home network?

I'm looking to share my media across my home network. Router fully supports running a DLNA server, but I don't know if it'd be better to run the server from my main server computer instead of from the ...
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Viewing DLNA servers' contents from Windows

I have a Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ acting as a DLNA server. I also have a WDTV Live box, plugged in to my TV, acting as a client. The problem is that the WDTV isn't picking up on a couple of folders that ...
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Sony Playstation 3 PS3 Won't see Media Server

I'm kind of lost, not really sure what to do so if anyone can input me on this I'd highly appreciate it. (I'm getting to the point where I'm about to do something stupid). I recently purchased a new ...
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How to play movie with subtitles using DLNA server?

Is there possibility to play a movie with subtitles using DLNA server? Or only solution is to hard-code subtitles into a movie?
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Send picture/video to TV via Linux

My TV is DLNA-enabled. On Windows 7, I can right click and play on my TV. Is there such a thing for Linux? Using FC.
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Codec and format problems with DLNA Server

I use the Windows build in DLNA server controlled with the Windows Media Player under Windows Vista. This is working. The problem is that the Sony Bravia TV does not list all videos which I have ...
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Why is UPnP so slow?

So, I have a UPnP enabled TV (Samsung), a UPnP server (tried several), and a UPnP control point (right now, PlugPlayer on the iPhone). Using PlugPlayer to load up my library (just a few items for ...
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Recommendations for a DLNA media server on Windows Vista? [closed]

Which software software can you recommended to run a DLNA media server on Windows? I am using Windows Vista. It can be open source or commercial software. I want see videos with the TV device that ...
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upnp/dlna servers on windows

What is the best DLNA server on Windows? I'm using WMP right now but its not able to play mkv's and I would rather use VLC so I was wondering if thats possible? Any other suggestions welcome, I'm ...
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How do I connect VLC to a known DLNA server?

I have VLC on my Mac and would like to connect to a DLNA server on my LAN but the server isn't showing up in VLC's UPnP auto-discovery UI. Given the IP address of the server how can I point VLC to it ...
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Feasible to use a laptop as a Digital Media Receiver/Extender?

Since the price of many dedicated hardware Digital Media Extenders is only slightly lower than that of a cheap laptop, is there any reason you couldn't use a laptop as a Digital Media Extender? I'm ...
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Streaming to PS3 with NAS and built-in dlna server?

With consumer-grade hardware, is it possible to successfully stream 1080p mp4 videos to a PS3? I have a linksys router that can only do 10/100. The PS3 is wired to it with cat5e cable, and the PS3 ...
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Is Windows Home Server DLNA compatible out of the box?

I'm planning to add a DLNA compatible DVD/Blue-ray player to my home theater setup. I also have my Windows Home Server with a lot of videos and photos. Can a DLNA DVD player connect to my Windows Home ...
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Linux DLNA Server

I have just recently set up a DLNA server on my GNU/Linux desktop at home. I am using PS3 Media Server to do the job. I like it a lot so far, but I was curious about whether or not it is the best ...
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One codec to rule them all

I am streaming videos in my house via Windows Media Player Streaming, which is basically DLNA. So theoretically any DLNA compliant device can pick up the stream. However, I've quickly found that ...
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DLNA/UPNP server with tag support?

I'm looking for a DLNA server that allows tagging media and then browsing by those tags. I have a large media library (music, videos, photos) on a server and I use my PS3 to view it. Let's say I have ...