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Rave Gloves
November 15th, 2009, 01:35 AM
I was not sure about this one, can you stream content from a laptop with ubuntu on it to a Ps3? I know windows can do it. Is there any programs that can do it?

D3mon_Spawn
November 15th, 2009, 01:39 AM
well with windows you use windows media player...maybe try running windows media player through wine. Can't guarantee this will work, but its just a thought.

Rave Gloves
November 15th, 2009, 01:43 AM
Dont you need to set up some kind of server so your ps3 can "partner" with your laptop? Im sure it will allready be set up in windows but im not sure about ubuntu.

Rave Gloves
November 15th, 2009, 04:38 AM
Im going to bump this, i want to watch movies that are on my laptop on my ps3, without burning disks and all that.

sandyd
November 15th, 2009, 04:46 AM
Im going to bump this, i want to watch movies that are on my laptop on my ps3, without burning disks and all that.
try the vlc streaming server.

SushiR
November 15th, 2009, 04:52 AM
You can use ps3mediaserver (http://code.google.com/p/ps3mediaserver/) or media tomb (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MediaTomb)

phishie
November 15th, 2009, 04:52 AM
You can easily do this using mediatomb.

sudo apt-get install mediatomb

Just add the files/ folders you want to be streamed though mediatomb's web controls, then you could start streaming it though the ps3. Almost no configurations required. ;)

Ewingo401
November 15th, 2009, 05:10 AM
+1 for media tomb. Its crazy easy to get up and running.

chriscross93
November 15th, 2009, 05:48 AM
+1 for media tomb. There really is no configuration required. What you are doing is setting up your computer to be a UPnP server (PS3 is the client). This will also work for any other devices on your network, or the over the internet if you open the port. Here is a guide that uses a PS3, how convenient...

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/columns/upnp_mediatomb_ps3_and_me

coldReactive
November 15th, 2009, 06:29 AM
+1 for media tomb. There really is no configuration required. What you are doing is setting up your computer to be a UPnP server (PS3 is the client). This will also work for any other devices on your network, or the over the internet if you open the port. Here is a guide that uses a PS3, how convenient...

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/columns/upnp_mediatomb_ps3_and_me

Got a link on how to start it as a daemon so that we don't have to manually start it?

renkinjutsu
November 15th, 2009, 06:41 AM
You can use ps3mediaserver (http://code.google.com/p/ps3mediaserver/) or media tomb (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MediaTomb)

plus 1 for ps3mediaserver.. It's what i use, but you'll need to install mplayer/mencoder to do the decode/encode the videos for streaming


also, plus 1 for hugh laurie