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    Media streaming

    I'm hoping to setup a media server streaming audio, video and pictures.

    I've not been asked for this and therefore I have no budget.

    How are you doing it? If you are that is.

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    Plex

    Alternatively people like xbmc (which Plex was forked from) personally I love the server / client architecture of Plex - and it tends to just work.

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    I use Plex mainly at home btw. But I know there are people on here who have used it in schools.

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    Do you know if it scales well with multiple users?

    Windows or Linux as the OS?

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    I only really run it at home with 7-8 clients and not all at once. Never had an issue though on a single band wireless router and a gigabit network.

    My server runs on windows OS. But there are mac and Linux versions. Clients on most devices or web browser.

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    Personally I found plex to be really buggy, especially on mobile devices, at home I use Mediabrowser as it does everything XBMC does but with a client server model. Also Mediabrowser is free, plex tries to be free but then charges a plex pass subscription for 'early access' (in other words timely) bug fixes and features.

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    Thanks for your input.

    Do you run mediabrowser at home only?

    It seems to support ios for free (we have over 100 iPads)

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    Yeah only at home I'm afraid, inthe same league as Plex though

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