[maemo-users] [maemo-users] question on the media center software.

From: Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Date: Wed Dec 20 20:07:24 EET 2006
Klaasjan Brand wrote:
> On 12/20/06, *James Sparenberg* <james at linuxrebel.org 
> <mailto:james at linuxrebel.org>> wrote:
>     Does anyone know what Linux package could be used to replace the
>     windows
>     component of media streamer.... If none no problem I'll just need
>     to install
>     icecast.  Thanks.
> You need an UPNP server to  use mediastreamer, like twonkyvision 
> (payware) or ushare (which had a problem causing mediastreamer not to 
> find it, but may be fixed by now...)
I use gmediaserver (http://www.gnu.org/software/gmediaserver/). I hear 
it has limitations on number of items. Install is simple though on 
Debian/Ubuntu (apt-get).I also have a MythTV install at home and my 
Nokia MediaStreamer finds it, so I suppose MythTV must be doing uPNP...


Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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