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Hey, I'm running XBMC on a Ubuntu 10.10 with kernel 2.6.35-28 without Pulseaudio, powered by an 2.6GHz Dual Core Processor (Athlon 64 X2 5000) over an ALC889A Sound chipset and Radeon HD3200 with 256mb shared.

So, on the only notebook I have here that's running Windows 7 Home Premium, I can right-click a Music/Video/Image and select "Play on.." and select the XBMC Media Center, and it'll play the media over-the-air, so does controlling which music is playing, which image is showing up, etc etc.

SO, I couldn't find the same option on the other machines (Ubuntu Maverick). It looks pretty cool to control the music playing from virtually anywhere (my cheapo media center wireless keyboard doesn't work too far, 5 meters is the limit) or to scare the hell out of people on the living room.

What do you guys suggest? I wish a easy click-and-play feature like on Windows, but a more extensive one will do the trick.
PC: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 | 3GB DDR2 800 | GeForce GT220 1GB | 320GB HDD SATA II | Realtek ALC889A | Samsung SyncMaster P2250 21,5" LCD
Netbook: HP Pavilion dm1 | AMD Fusion E-350 1.6GHz | Radeon HD6310 | 4GB DDR3 | 11,5" LED
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Any DLNA client will be able to do it. Right now I use Android Phone to play media on the phone on my XBMC HTPC.
The normal XBMC log IS NOT a debug log, to enable debug logging you must toggle it on under XBMC Settings - System or in advancedsettings.xml. Use XBMC Debug Log Addon to retrieve it.
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I don't get it. How should I setup the DLNA Server? I've installed MediaTomb on my netbook to try send the files to the XMBC, but I don't know how to do such thing.

If I'm supposed to install it on the Media Center PC, why the Windows O.S. can play files without any modification to the Media Center?
PC: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 | 3GB DDR2 800 | GeForce GT220 1GB | 320GB HDD SATA II | Realtek ALC889A | Samsung SyncMaster P2250 21,5" LCD
Netbook: HP Pavilion dm1 | AMD Fusion E-350 1.6GHz | Radeon HD6310 | 4GB DDR3 | 11,5" LED
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so?
PC: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 | 3GB DDR2 800 | GeForce GT220 1GB | 320GB HDD SATA II | Realtek ALC889A | Samsung SyncMaster P2250 21,5" LCD
Netbook: HP Pavilion dm1 | AMD Fusion E-350 1.6GHz | Radeon HD6310 | 4GB DDR3 | 11,5" LED
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anyone?
PC: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 | 3GB DDR2 800 | GeForce GT220 1GB | 320GB HDD SATA II | Realtek ALC889A | Samsung SyncMaster P2250 21,5" LCD
Netbook: HP Pavilion dm1 | AMD Fusion E-350 1.6GHz | Radeon HD6310 | 4GB DDR3 | 11,5" LED
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