Daniel Ngu

DLNA

PS3 Media Server

Install PS3 Media Server
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$ sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:happy-neko/ps3mediaserver
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ps3mediaserver

Directory Structure

Directory Structure
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$ sudo mkdir -p /shares/stream        # stream directory
$ cd /shares
$ sudo groupadd stream
$ sudo chgrp stream stream
$ sudo chmod g+w,o-rx stream
$ sudo usermod -a -G stream daniel

ps3

Create ps3 Account
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$ sudo useradd -m -G stream -s /bin/bash ps3
$ sudo passwd ps3

Daemon

/etc/default/ps3mediaserver
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PMS_START="yes"
PMS_USER="ps3"
PMS_PROFILE="/home/$PMS_USER/.config/ps3mediaserver"

Config

/etc/samba/smb.conf
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[Stream]
comment = Stream
path = /shares/stream
browseable = yes
read only = no
valid users = daniel
/home/ps3/.config/ps3mediaserver/PMS.conf
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usecache = false
hide_empty_folders = true
folders = /shares/stream

Remove /home/ps3/.config/ps3mediaserver/WEB.conf

Reboot

Tip

Needed sometimes if media not playing, especially newly added.

Restart Daemon
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$ sudo service ps3mediaserver restart