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Old 12-29-2011, 08:04 AM   #1
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Media server for playing Hulu (etc) on PS3?

I have a Linux server (Scientific 6.1) currently running Mediatomb, serving media files to my PS3 for watching on a television. Can anyone suggest a way to stream online services like Hulu (non-plus) and maybe Youtube to the PS3? It sounds like there's a program called PlayOn that would do this but it is Windows-only. I would be open to a program that would run on my existing Linux system, whether it is a plugin to Mediatomb or a different program. Hulu is the main service in which I am interested, but I am open to others too.

Google turned up Boxee, but I'm not clear on whether this can do streaming server stuff.

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I might be tempted to install playon in xp then copy the whole install and registry to wine on the server.

It may be that vnc or such would be best.
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boxee can certainly do streaming but i think boxee doesn't do hulu
because of some media cat fight thing
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Tempting to try boxee if it does streaming, even if Hulu isn't included. I will probably give it a try. Appreciate the input above.


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