Pluto VideoLan, if I enable the software on the Core and the MD's I see the Downloading Pluto VideoLan Server, plugin, client etc but it fails to download. After a while it pops up a failed to download message. When the orbiter loads, a message that says something along the lines of "There are some devices on this media director that did not start correctly...."
If I load up KDE on the Core and check under the multimedia menu I can see that "VLC Media Player" is there and it loads. But on MCE it definitely does not work as I have tried the follow me feature and I can only show the media on one MD at a time. BTW this problem existed for me even before the updates.
I have reinstalled and reinstalled this system time and time again (the MD5 hashes are fine)
Any help with be most welcome
Well under lmce-0704 VLC is broken when selected from Web Admin. I would leave it un-ticked in Web Admin's Wizard -> Devices -> Media Directors -> your MD Software Modules (and leave Xine selected).
To make media play on multiple MD concurrently just set some Media playing. Then go to the Media Floorplan in the Orbiter, high light the playing Media in the Media list, then click on each Media Director in the Media Director list and the media will stream to all selected Media Directors concurrently. This works well for DVD's (you may need to use chapter change a few times to get them all in sync) and slightly less well for CD's or ripped Audio in that the first track in your Audio track list will play fine but when the next track is commences playing the Media Plugin gets confused and playback will fail after a few seconds. This last problem is being worked on now and should be fixed in the LMCE-0710 ;-)
Anyway hope the above helps you