Control VLC via a browser

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1) Start vlc on the server with vlc -I dummy --extraintf http

2) If you want to bind vlc to a specific host or port use --http-host host:port

3) Open your favorite webbrowser on the client

4) Load vlc http interface from browser with http://host:port (will default to hostname:8080)

5) Add the files to be streamed to the playlist like /home/file.mpg

6) Add streaming destination in the sout field udp://<linux client>:1234

7) Open vlc on the client, with vlc udp://@:1234