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Thread: Media Server help

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

    Media Server help

    I have on pc with Ubuntu 9.04 server and other with Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop.
    I want to be able to watch Videos or/and Music from my Ubuntu Server on my PS3 or Xbox 360 and On my Ubuntu. I have tried to go to places>Network>Name of Server and then the opening pops up and a min later I get Failed to retrieve share list from server. I installed vlc heard that you need it to send videos

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Williams Lake
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: Media Server help

    You need samba installed on the server, so that the other computers and devices on the network can see it. HAve a look at this howto.

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