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5 Excellent Linux Media Servers for the Enterprise

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You can share your music, videos, and photos on your network via regular folder shares, but using a media server gives you additional functionality and lets you stream to more devices. A Linux media server has a home in the enterprise because it's a superior tool for storing, archiving, and sharing company multimedia presentations.
Here are five different media servers that you can run on Linux machines:

MediaTomb

MediaTomb is an open source UPnP media server, implementing the UPnP MediaServer V 1.0 specification, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It runs on x86, Alpha, ARM, MIPS, Sparc, and PowerPC with support for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and Mac OS X.

MediaTomb lets you watch or listen to your media from UPnP compatible media players and devices.

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