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25073Re: UPnP client for streaming music into the slug

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  • chris.cox@btinternet.com
    Jun 9, 2012
      I've been using Twonkymedia for some years now. http://twonky.com/products/twonkylinux/default.aspx
      At times a bit slow but once streaming is OK. I pick it up on my xbox360
      Hope that helps

      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, DaylanDarby <DaylanDarby@...> wrote:
      > I also have a slug connected to a USB sound dongle (with the other USB
      > connected to a 1T music bearing disk). I also use mdp, but control
      > (vol+, vol-, next, toggle) it via scripts connected to icons on my main
      > Linux desktop.
      > If I understand what you are trying to do and wanted to do the same I
      > would just write some more scripts to have the slug scan the network (or
      > specific) devices for new music and copy or mount it and reconfigure mdp
      > to use the new music.
      > On 06/02/2012 02:32 AM, Harsh wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > Has anyone found a UPnP client that runs well off as slug for
      > > streaming music?
      > >
      > > For a bit of background, I have a slug connected to a USB sound dongle
      > > which plays music through an external amplifier. I currently just use
      > > mpd and remote control the music via lirc. But I would much rather use
      > > UPnP and stream media from my pc/phone/etc into the slug and out to
      > > the sound system. From what I read, minidlna allows the reverse
      > > (right?) so while it is interesting, its not what I'm looking for.
      > >
      > > I tried looking into xbmc but it looks like a gigantic package so am
      > > taking a stab at compiling a small headless version of it if possible
      > > (its still downloading from git). Does anyone know of any other UPnP
      > > client player I can use thats light on memory and works well with the
      > > slug?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > Harsh.
      > >
      > >
      > >
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