This chapter will serve as an installation guide for the software that will be used to store streamed videos and to serve up both the audio and video files to any device on the network, either BB or computers or tablets/phones. However, first some "housekeeping" needs to be done to the packages that were installed in the last chapter. For this, we will do the following:
Set up the BeagleBone to have a static IP.
Start the VNC server as soon as the BeagleBone is powered on.
Set the time and date to their proper values and to automatically update via NTP time servers.
After the housekeeping, download and set up Samba for the BeagleBone. Samba is going to be used because it is easy to configure and maintain. This will be used to load the MP3 files into their proper shared directory and for the video streaming to store the video files for playback later.
Download and set up the DLNA server software for the BeagleBone. This will allow...