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Streaming divx movies to Xbox 360 with ushare

The Ubuntu repos have a upnp streaming server included in them called ushare. Install this:

# aptitude install ushare

And run it:

# ushare -x -c /directory/containing/media

-x: Xbox compliant profile
-c dir: Location of media

This works straight away, the problem is that even though the xbox can decode and play .avi files, it will not attempt to play them when streamed from ushare because of the mime type they are presented as. But we can recompile ushare to make it work

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