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Distribution: Slackware64 14.2 with AlienBob's KDE5
DLNA server suggestions
I'm looking for a DLNA server to run with Slackware64 14.0. It won't be running full-time, just when I want to stream MP3s from my computer to my PS3 in the living room. I had been using mediatomb which worked fine, except that development seems to have stopped. The Slackbuild for it insists on having a separate mediatomb user which really doesn't seem to be useful/necessary to me. I don't really need transcoding or anything.
Last edited by marnold; 01-10-2013 at 09:35 AM.
I've had very few problems with minidlna, and it was very simple to setup.. I've got it running on a NAS which multiple computers, a PS3, a DVD player etc can all see through the wireless/switch. It works very well.
Occasionally I'll have to restart it or force it to rebuild it's database, (minidlna -R), but that's pretty rare.
I recommend mediatomb as well. If you have any .mkv video files, you'll have to use it with the PS3. You'll actually have to transcode it on the fly. I hate my PS3. I now use my RPi for media. I guess if you rip your stuff to the right format, you'll be ok though.