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Re: [vox-tech] uPnP can work in this case?
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Re: [vox-tech] uPnP can work in this case?



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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