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minidlna is a media server aiming to be dlna/upnp compliant.


Use Flags

→ Information about USE flags
USE flag Default Recommended Description
netgear No Enable netgear branding
readynas No Enable readynas branding


Install net-misc/minidlna

root # emerge --ask net-misc/minidlna

To start immediately

root # rc-service minidlna start

To start at boot

root # rc-update add minidlna default


Configuration is controlled by /etc/minidlna.conf these settings should be changed.


#friendly_name=My DLNA Server

Port Forwarding

Minidlna uses port 1900 udp & 8200 tcp

Manual Database Rebuild

root # rc-service minidlna stop && minidlnad -R