Hi Martin, are you trying this from VLC or from the browser address box?
I am copying the URL from the browser (when it fails to play and gives the error) into VLC as a network stream.
I am not using MediaTomb on my Foxsat. If I need something that works, then I have Samba installed and get at media files that way!
Yes, got it. (copying local network url from address bar and pasting it into VLC network stream dialogue box)
Doesn't work for me that way either
Hi ...... that link is to a local address on your LAN so is not accessible
Clearly. I just posted it so others could see the form of the URL in case that gave any clues.
URLs involved with these failures are always going to be on our local networks so will never be available for others to test directly. I guess it will remain a succession of 'have you tried this?', followed by reporting back on success or failure.
Just17, We have custom software with a web interface installed on our satellite receivers.
The custom software includes Twonky or Mediatomb (Martin is using Samba instead)
You can access the receiver's webif over your LAN and play the recorded files either in VLC (which works fine) or in the browser's plugin window (which doesn't work in Linux, but does in Windows)
I've tried setting FF to use Totem's embedded player, which should work for MPEG video, but also doesn't.
The files are H264 Mpeg with Mpeg audio, but they have a .ts extension, I'm wondering whether changing the file extension will allow totem to "see" them.