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

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minidlna + OpenVPN = Can't see DLNA server on VPN

I've got OpenVPN (tunnel, not bridged) and minidlna servers running on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. Each one works individually (as in the VPN works, I can connect and browse samba shares and internet traffic ...
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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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How to debug missing DLNA connection

I am not sure this is the best place to ask this question, but I am stuck and hope to get some hints from the knowledgeable community. I am having hard time making my DLNA home audio system work. ...
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minidlna not present at netstat

I installed and run minidlna, logs correct, but in netstat | grep dlna I see empty, for netstat | grep 8200 too (it's default port). I am under Xubuntu 14.04.2 i386, minidlna version is 1.1.2 ...
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How to setup OpenWRT to enable access to DLNA servers across subnets

I have two routers, LAN to WAN. Primary router runs OpenWRT, other is an ASUS RT-N66U. I now have a RaspberryPi on the network with MiniDLNA. Unfortunately, the TV connected to the ASUS router ...
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Windows Media player Streaming doesn't open all video files on TV?

I stream video from my PC to my Samsung Smart TV. But not all videos seems to be supported. I have 2 video files that are mp4: The first I can stream it fine & watch the video, The second says ...
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How to play DTS audio file in Sony Bluray player?

I have a Sony Bluray Player Model: BDV-E3200 (Asian). I have 5.1ch audio files with .dts extension (DTS format) in my PC. How to play the .dts audio files on the bluray player? I have these methods ...
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DLNA server implementation without indexing

I find indexing requirement of DLNA server cumbersome enough to stay away from widely using it. Does anyone have the knowledge of implementations that work directly on filesystem? Or at least wise ...
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DLNA with windows media player

Good morning, I have a "digicorder" from telenet (dc-ad2100) which I want to connect to my PC. I have the digicorder connected through an ethernet cable to the same network my PC is connected ...
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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 device (such as NASes) specifications mention both (e.g., Iomega StorCenter) or only DLNA (e.g., Netgear ...
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'Play to' feature on Windows 7: how to support more formats?

So, I can use 'Play to' on .m2ts (presumable decoded) or .avi to send it to smart tv; guessing it's done with Windows Media Player. However, I want to support .mkv playback out of the box; what ...
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Route Windows 8 sound to DLNA device

Is that possible? Maybe some drivers exist that add DLNA device as Windows sound card? One possibility that I found: http://www.dbpoweramp.com/asset-upnp-dlna.htm It says: PC Sound Card Streaming ...
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does DLNA support 4K resolution video?

Does DLAN support 4K resolution video? If yes, which version of DLNA is it? My Sony Bravia tv set doesn`t support 4K playback through DLNA i.e. from NAS server. I can only play such file from USB hard ...
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Why do I have multiple media servers on windows server 2012?

Background I have recently installed Windows Server Essentials Media Pack to enable media streaming via my home network. I'm using Windows Server 2012 R2. However I now have 3 media servers on my ...
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Accessing NAS-created shares from a Pioneer X-HM71

I've created several shares on my Netgear ReadyNAS 102. It's not clear to me whether the problem lies on NAS side or the player's, but here's what's happening: Pioneer clearly states it supports DLNA ...
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Windows 7 screen turns on when network-connected DLNA devices (receiver, TV) turn on/off

NOTE, the devices are NOT connected through HDMI. Only LAN connected! Problem Whenever I turn the TV and/or receiver on/off the computer "activates". The computer will wake up from standby and/or ...
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Is it possible to stream Windows desktop apps to a DLNA TV?

Is there any way (hardware or software) to stream the actual Windows desktop to a DLNA TV? I know you can stream certain media files (and this is working fine) but I would need to stream normal ...
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UPnP/DLNA device discovery not working

I'm having trouble discovering UPnP/DLNA devices on my network. Discovery seems to be unreliable; I've tried several UPnP device listing applications both on Windows PCs and Android devices. Often, ...
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Subtitle issues with Plex/Divx DLNA streaming

so today i started using Divx to stream MKV files to my smart tv. it works. but i had an issue with the subtitles. sometimes a line is skipped. last letter is deleted. or this string [/i] is ...
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Problems with subtitles with Windows Media Player and DLNA

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but this is super frustrating. Trying to get subtitles to play on my Samsung LED TV via DLNA (TV and computer on same network). TV sees the files and ...
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How can I completely remove Serviio DLNA Server from Windows 7?

I uninstalled Serviio DLNA Server from Windows 7, because I prefer the DLNA server built into my router. But now any DLNA clients I use still recognize this as an available server in the list of ...
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Windows 8 DLNA streaming of MKV files

I have a Samsung TV that is capable of playing MKV files. The Windows DLNA Play To menu that appears when you right-click a media file does not support MKV files, but a simple trick has been to change ...
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Stream video from HTTP server via android device to a DLNA renderer

I have an android device and a DLNA renderer (an LG HDTV) on the same LAN. My TV can't stream HTTP video, so I want to open an HTTP video stream on the android device and forward the stream to the TV ...
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Link to a media resource (audio, video) located on a personal streaming server

I have a mediatomb DLNA server up and running. My question is : is it possible to get the link to a specific media resource and then later use some media player (I don't know which ) to play the ...
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Bad work Zyxel Keenetic Giga II DLNA & Xbox360

have 1) Zyxel Keenetic Giga II with HDD 2) Xbox 360 On the router via DLNA share media content to network Problem: The console does not see music via DLNA from the router, although the same movies ...
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Is there a simple command line UPnP AV Control Point?

I am looking to implement a Glorified Internet Picture Frame at work. The goal is to show a 4k picture on our wonderful 4k television, with all pixels intact, from a network-accessible source which is ...
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DLNA over SSTP VPN

On my network, I have an SSTP VPN hosted on windows server 2008, and minidlna hosted from Ubuntu Server 14.04 ... When I connect my client to the VPN (From outside the LAN), everything works fine, ...
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How to make playlists for DLNA players?

One thing I noticed when I setup my DLNA server (minidlna on Debian) is that the protocol supports creating playlists. I would like to take advantage of it. My questions: What format does the ...
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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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Does DLNA software exist for the full display?

I'm new to DLNA. I know that I can use the "Play To" feature to send movies over DLNA to my SmartTV. Does software exist to send the whole display over DLNA for screen mirroring?
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How do I stream my iTunes playlists through Twonky Media Server?

I have a NAS (WD MyBook Live) shipped with Twonky Media Server 5.1.9 who actually works pretty well, but it doesn't show my iTunes (10.7) playlists (the iTunes library is stored on it, under the ...
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DLNA Server in Windows 8

How do I use the built-in DLNA server in Windows 8 to replace something like TVersity? I pose this question with multiple parts: How is it enabled? How do I add my folders? How do enable sorting, ...
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Media players cannot access DLNA server

I have Serviio setup as a DLNA server. No firewall is in place, and it works fine to my Smart TV. Trying to access it from Windows Media Player, yet it doesn't appear at all, even using an Xbox ...
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DLNA server outside LAN

I have a Sony Bravia HDTV that automatically detects my NAS as a media server, enabling playback of video files. However, is it possible for a remote server running windows with external static IP to ...
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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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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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Can I use a DLNA BluRay player as an external BD drive for my Windows 7 laptop?

I have a DLNA enabled Samsung BluRay player. It is connected to my home network and I am able to stream media from my Win 7 computer to the TV via the player. However, I'd like to use this player as ...
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Server Software to stream Webcam to DLNA Digital Media Renderer

Idea I'm curious if it is possible to stream a webcam to an DLNA Digital Media Renderer... Here's the idea: We have a webcam attached to a small server running a DLNA Digital Media Server (DMS) ...
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How can I connect my Denon AVR-1913 Audio Video Receiver to Windows 8.1 XBox Music App?

I have a Denon Audio Video Receiver hooked up to my WiFi network. I can "see" it from my Windows Phone, and from Windows Media Player. If I use the Denon controls, I can see my music collection on ...
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How to share infrastructure between different local networks?

I am new here so please be patient. :) I have the following infrastructure and would like to share things between these subnets but don't really know how to do that. (I am just a programmer) The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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UPnP / DLNA Render on Linux

I have a NAS serving as DLNA server, now sometimes, laid back as I as I am, I'd like playing a movie on my Linux Desktop and control it via DLNA App from my phone. I tried VLC and other media players ...
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Force network traffic to a particular router

I have just had BT Infinity installed and it seems that the BT Home Hub has problems with my DLNA server (PS3 Media Server). This seems to be a known issue judging by the number of posts I have found ...
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Play To does not appear on context menu

It's weird, I have 2 pc connected to the same network, both win 8, from my laptop I can right click on any media file and I always can see the menu called "play to" to stream the content to my TV, and ...
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XMBC is DLNA or UPNP

I cannot understand the implementation of XMBC, can it control all internet connected TVs? I know that it has DLNA/UPNP implemented but is it something more than that? Is it only for some specific ...