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DLNA client via browser?

Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:32 am

Hi all,
i have some questions for you.

For some years I've been using raspberry as my audio streaming server.
This is my situation:
1 - on my raspberry i've installed minidlna server (i'm using it only for mp3/flac files)
2 - my renderer is my Marantz hifi
3 - using Android app BubbleUpnp i can select my music from the raspberry and i can listen it from my hifi.

Here are my maybe stupid questions :)

1 - is there an equivalent app for Ipad ( something like BubbleUpnp)
2 - if I did not want to use any apps ... is there a way to manage my music catalogue, select music and send to my hifi using a browser interface? in this way i can avoid using any sort of app (Android or Ios)

sorry for too many questions and for my english.


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Re: DLNA client via browser?

Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:24 pm

Switch over to Plex Media server on your Raspberry pi, it has a web interface. Kodi also has a web interface, but Plex is a little easier to use in regards to managing your library.
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Re: DLNA client via browser?

Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:45 pm

Install piCoreplayer on the RPi. Use its menu to install Logitech Media Server. In LMS install Philippe's UPnP/DLNA bridge plugin.

Control from a browser.

(If you have any Chromecasts, also install Philippe's Castbridge plugin.)

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