[ubuntu-uk] What's the best...

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 16:50:36 GMT 2010

On 17 December 2010 16:35, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:

> On 17 December 2010 16:26, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Media server - it depends on what's going to be at the other end: for
> other
> > computers try Firefly Media Server (might be in the repo as mt-daapd). It
> > shares media over DAAP, which is the sharing protocol in iTunes. It works
> > with said iTunes and Rhythmbox among other things. If it's something like
> > a PS3 then Mediatomb, Tversity or PS3 Media Server - all are UPnP
> systems,
> > with Tversity being the easiest to use.
> >
> Can they run together? Or does it use a specific port so it's one or other?
DAAP is different from UPnP so you can run them together. DAAP works in
association with avahi for that magical 'I can see my music collection
everywhere' trick.


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