Looking for musicplayer other than vlc that can handle upnp streaming

The mounts in /etc/fstab are mounted by root so the creds in your home directory are not the right place.

Also, that would quite insecure.

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ok thanks, that explains everything

so i need to install full samba package? cifs-utils are already installed

Kodi would be my choice for such a scenario. :wink:

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kodi is quite nice, but too extensive :wink:

cifs-utils should be enough.

seem enough.
I did it as you pointed out but when mounting the drive under dolphin it gives me the following error message: bad option uid=username.
i am sure i have chosen the correct username and password

This should be your username in Linux. The creds file gets your username for the share.

this is how my fstab looks

//router_ip/FRITZBox/3xt1/ /mnt/FRITZBox/3xt1/ cifs x-systemd.automount,x-systemd.idle-timeout=1min,rw,uid=username,gid=username,credentials=/etc/samba/private/credfile.cred,iocharset=utf8,vers=2.0 0 0

3xt1 is my external drive on my router

You need to replace username with your actual Linux username.

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i see. i must have been a little confused. everything works like a charm

Thanks a lot for your support @dalto !



This is the way!


The only other music player that supports upnp besides VLC is Rhythmbox.

You have to install a plugin to enable this support, and open a port in firewalld/

The plugin is Grilo. Once installed Grilo must be enabled in the Rhythmbox configuration. Go to TOOLSPlugins and check Grilo.

Go to this post for how to change firewalld



thanks @Pudge , but i don’t really like the interface and the whole layout. rhythmbox and grilo is a term i understand.

i know the pinned thread. that’s how i set my firewalld a while ago.

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that’s how i set it up. i was just a little confused about fstab. luckily everything is working now


You seem so pleased that I might have to look into this when I get some spare time.


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very pleased.cantata and also strwawberry has unrestricted access to the external hard drive on the router.
i just didn’t know which way to go to get to the destination./mnt is really the easiest way. feel free to try this

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the only thing i have to change at the end of my fstab was vers=2 into vers=1

//router_ip/FRITZBox/3xt1/ /mnt/FRITZBox/3xt1/ cifs x-systemd.automount,x-systemd.idle-timeout=1min,rw,uid=username,gid=username,credentials=/etc/samba/private/credfile.cred,iocharset=utf8,vers=1.0 0 0

EDIT: this has to do with the file permission

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I have never tried Cantata. I will have to try it locally and see what it offers, and if I like it I will try the above.



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youre welcome.
i like cantata so much. really nice layout, you can easyly search and favourite your radio stations and its a really nice mpd-client.

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