[vox-tech] uPnP can work in this case?
yihai2004 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 22:17:30 PST 2008
That's really cool. Thanks to both - I'll try it tomorrow myself. :-)
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Richard Burkhart
<richard at khanfusion.net> wrote:
> Nick Schmalenberger wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:19:02PM -0500, Hai Yi wrote:
>>> Hello there:
>>> I have two computers one is ubuntu, the other is Windows vista. I
>>> installed synergy so that I can share the two OSes with one set of
>>> keyboard and mouse.
>>> Now I have a lot of Video / audio files on Windows but my speakers are
>>> hooked up with my Ubuntu. Every time I need to ssh files to Ubuntu to
>>> watch/listen them.
>>> if I want to play those files out from the speakers but don't want to
>>> transfer them, I have the feeling that uPnP is the answer. But which
>>> one should be the server, or client?
>>> Anyone can point me a direction that I can follow?
>>> Thanks a lot!
>> How about making a shared folder on Windows to mount with smbfs
>> in Linux? It also looks like mplayer can play files directly with
>> smb so you don't have to mount it:
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> I've done this in both directions - linux grabbing a windows share, and
> windows grabbing a linux share. Had occasional hiccups in the music
> when network traffic in the office got excessive, but it generally worked.
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