Author: Chris Malton Date: To: Rob Malpass via Hampshire Subject: Re: [Hampshire] Minidlna
I am running minidlna on a Raspi for streaming media and it works well.
I will see if I can dig out the config when I get home tonight.
On 15/10/17 10:30, Rob Malpass via Hampshire wrote: >
> Hi all
> Has anyone had any success running minidlna? For the life of me, I
> can’t see what I’m doing wrong. It’s installed and according to
> sudo services minidlna status
> it seems to be running ok but I can’t see it either on the server’s
> file manager (which is Xenial) or on any (Windows) clients.
> Disconcertingly, it doesn’t even appear to be building a database or
> logging to anywhere. I have faffed at length with /etc/minidlna.conf
> but to no avail. Apparently you can either run it as yourself, and
> ensure minidlna.conf is pointing at directories that you have write
> permission to. The alternative (and default) is for it to run as a
> (non-logging in) user called minidlna. In this case, said user
> minidlna must have write permissions to all directories specified in
> minidlna.conf. Not wanting the hassle of chmod hierarchies, I went
> for the former option and specified it as such user=myname in
> Is there a winning formula out there? The reason I’m trying to set
> this up is I rather fancy  and sadly it only works with dlna.
> https://www.sevenoakssoundandvision.co.uk/p-15794-marantz-m-cr611-music-streaming-cd-dab-system-ex-speakers.aspx?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIg9D5wqjy1gIVwT8bCh2TOAfNEAQYASABEgIld_D_BwE >
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