lunedì 25 febbraio 2013

Streaming DVD iso with MediaTomb and VLC

Long time ago I backed up a couple of dvds as iso image files and now I'd like to watch them. My DLNA Player is a Sony BDP-S790: it can play video/music/photo files stored on another DLNA-compatible product (DLNA Server) via a network. I will use MediaTomb as DLNA server on Ubuntu 12.10 and VLC to stream video and audio data. VLC will not execute a real transcode saving your cpu: this is very useful, especially if your pc is quite old.

First of all I have to prepare the DLNA-compatible product (MediaTomb):