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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 ...