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Old 03-28-2010, 01:00 PM   #1
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Smile videos/music stream via Linux from Win machine


I was wondering if it is possible for me to open a file on my windows machine and just watch it on my Slackware machine? Usually on Windows if I navigate to that folder and open it, it streams the file over the network via VLC/Winamp/any media player. On Slackware when I try to do that, VLC throws an error, along with all the other programs I've tried. (I've got the windows share mounted)

I've got it figured out, but I am having terrible buffering issues. Any suggestions?

Last edited by Galib; 03-28-2010 at 01:11 PM. Reason: able to stream now
 
Old 03-28-2010, 02:47 PM   #2
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Hi,
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Originally Posted by Galib View Post
On Slackware when I try to do that, VLC throws an error, along with all the other programs I've tried. (I've got the windows share mounted)
Error... Seems seriously.
 
Old 03-28-2010, 07:52 PM   #3
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Sounds like network connection.
I have good results with XBMC (has its builtin SMB client so don't need to mount smb shares).
 
Old 04-01-2010, 12:05 PM   #4
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Thanks for the responses. I figured out how to to stream the items properly via a little bit of tinkering!

 
  


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