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Ubuntu 12.04 Installation Guide


For Ubuntu 12.05 , the ffmpeg should be installed from the terminal. Moreover, additional codecs and libraries should be installed to ensure flawless operation of Serviio. Recommend you do the following using Terminal:

Install missing codecs (including latest Lame):
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Install DVD playback libraries:
sudo apt-get install libdvdread4
sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list
sudo apt-get --quiet update
sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring
sudo apt-get --quiet update
sudo apt-get install libdvdcss2
Install ffmpeg:
sudo apt-get install libxine1-ffmpeg gxine mencoder mpeg2dec vorbis-tools id3v2 mpg321 mpg123 libflac++6 ffmpeg totem-mozilla icedax tagtool easytag id3tool lame nautilus-script-audio-convert libmad0 libjpeg-progs flac faac faad sox ffmpeg2theora libmpeg2-4 uudeview flac libmpeg3-1 mpeg3-utils mpegdemux liba52-0.7.4-dev libquicktime2
Install Gstreamer:
sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg gstreamer0.10-fluendo-mp3 gstreamer0.10-gnonlin gstreamer0.10-sdl gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly totem-plugins-extra gstreamer-dbus-media-service gstreamer-tools

1.Download Serviio (credit to forum member NOTOC)

wget http://download.serviio.org/releases/serviio-1.1-linux.tar.gz

2.Extract Serviio

tar xvf serviio-1.1-linux.tar.gz

3.Serviio as a Startup Applications

Add Serviio server as a startup application.

4.Enabling Remote Console Access From Windows (credit to forum member tvkdlna)

Edit C:\Program Files\Serviio\bin\ServiioConsole.exe.vmoptions adding:


Replacing XXX.XXX.X.XXX with the IP Address of the remote server