Archive for the ‘ Media ’ Category

How to Stream Video to an Ipad over LAN

My first priority once I got my Ipad was to set it up to play video streamed from my local network – I have a server with nearly a terabyte of ripped movies and TV shows. I found two ways to pull it off.

Stream Video from SMB Shares

This is the easy way to stream video to your Ipad. My files are stored on an Ubuntu computer, but this should work just as well with Windows. All you have to do is make sure that your videos are shared and publicly accessible.

Video playback with ExPlayer HD

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High Resolution Widescreen Desktop Wallpapers

It’s hard to find desktop wallpaper that works for a dual-monitor setup these days, so here are a few panoramic photos I took that work pretty well.

Widescreen Ubuntu with Wallpaper
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