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Question: DLNA-Receiver Video/Pictures

Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:58 pm

Hello all,

I'm trying to stream the audio/pictures/video to rpi through DLNA (using BubbleUPnP-App).
(i.e. I want to control the rpi-output from the smartphone).

I installed gmediarender incl. gstreamer, but I only can stream the music (as many examples here and in internet describe), but video and pictures don't work.

Is somebody familiar with this software? Or maybe there is a more suitable software?

Test code from here displays an error:

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$ gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! videoconvert ! autovideosink
Setting pipeline to PAUSED ...
Pipeline is PREROLLING ...
WARNING: from element /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstAutoVideoSink:autovideosink0: Could not initialise Xv output
Additional debug info:
xvimagesink.c(1760): gst_xv_image_sink_open (): /GstXvImageSink:autovideosink0-actual-sink-xvimage:
Could not open display (null)
Pipeline is PREROLLED ...
Setting pipeline to PLAYING ...
New clock: GstSystemClock
^Chandling interrupt.
Interrupt: Stopping pipeline ...
Execution ended after 0:00:08.173813601
Setting pipeline to PAUSED ...
Setting pipeline to READY ...
Setting pipeline to NULL ...
Freeing pipeline ...
I'm using RPi ZERO W with RASPBIAN STRETCH LITE and raspberrypi-ui-mods.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Question: DLNA-Receiver Video/Pictures

Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:04 am

You need to use a specific videosink that works on the Pi. The "XV" X11 extension that is chosen does not exist in standard X11 server on the Pi.

I see some references to "mmalvideosink" on the net but I'm not sure that is included in the standard gstreamer package or something you need to compile yourself.

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