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       rygel.conf - Rygel configuration file





       rygel reads its configuration values from the file
       $XDG_CONFIG_DIR/rygel.conf or a file given on command line with the
       --config option. If that file does not exist it uses the file

       Most of the options may be overriden by commandline arguments or
       envronment variables. See rygel(1) for details on those.


       Lists in the configuration files are separated by a semicolon (;).
       Boolean values may be either true or false.

           Enable/disable UPnP sharing of the media files. If set to false,
           rygel will still offer HTTP proxy URLs for its media files but not
           actively advertise them via UPnP.

           Set the network-interface rygel listens on.

           Set the listen-port.

           Set to true to enable transcoding in general.

           Set to true to enable transcoding to MP3.

           Set to true to enable transcoding to MPEG2 in TS container.

           Set to true to enable transcoding to Linear PCM.

           Set to true to enable transcoding to WMV.

           Set to true to enable transcoding to AAC.

           Set to true to enable transcoding to AVC.

           Comma-separated list of DOMAIN:LEVEL pairs, allowing to set the log
           level individually for each domain, where DOMAIN is eiher "*",
           "rygel" or the name of a plugin. Allowed log levels are 1=critical,
           2=error, 3=warning, 4=message/info, 5=debug.

           Set the plugin search path.

           Allow uploading of media files via UPnP.

           Allow remote media file deletion via UPnP.

           If allow-upload is true, use this folder to store uploaded videos.
           It defaults to @VIDEOS@ which expands to the default directory for
           video files (usually $HOME/Videos).

           If allow-upload is true, use this folder to store uploaded music
           files. It defaults to @MUSIC@ which expands to the default
           directory for music files (usually $HOME/Music).

           If allow-upload is true, use this folder to store uploaded
           pictures. It defaults to @PICTURES@ which expands to the default
           directory for picture files (usually $HOME/Pictures).

           Semicolon-separated list of device user-agents (or parts thereof)
           which need a forced downgrade to MediaServer:1 and/or

               Only use this parameter if you know what your're doing or are
               being told to do so; overriding the default value might cause
               incompatibilites. If you find that adding your device here
               enables its usage with Rygel, please file an IOP bug[1] so we
               can include it into the default configuration.

       Sections for plugins are denoted with [PluginName] and can contain
       options specific to a plugin (see below) as well these common options:

           Title of the device implemented by this plugin. There are some
           variables which will be replaced by rygel.  @REALNAME@ will be
           subsituted by the user's real name, @USERNAME@ by the user's login
           id and @HOSTNAME@ by the name of the machine rygel runs on.

           You can individually enable or disable plugins by setting this to
           true or false.


       The tracker plugin uses the centralized database of meta information
       from the tracker project. See the tracker project website[2] for more
       information about tracker.

           Enable or disable sharing of all pictures in the Tracker database.

           Enable or disable sharing of all videos in the Tracker database.

           Enable or disable sharing of all music in the Tracker database.


       The MediaExport plugin is an alternative to the tracker-backed media
       export. It extracts meta-data by itself and stores it in a SQLite[3]
       database in $XDG_CACHE_DIR/rygel/media-export.db on UNIX platforms.

           If both plugins, Tracker as well as MediaExport are enabled,
           MediaExport will disable itself in favour of the Tracker plugin.

       There are several options supported by this plugin:

           A list of URIS to expose via UPnP. May be files, folders or
           anything supported by GVFS. If left emtpy it defaults to export the
           user's music, video and picture folders as defined per XDG special
           user directories spec. These default folders can be referenced by
           @MUSIC@, @PICTURES@ and @VIDEOS@. Locations can be entered as
           either fully escaped URIS or normal paths.

               If you enter a normal path that contains whitespace there is no
               need to escape them with either a backslash or putting the
               string in quotes.

           Example 1. Possible values for uris

           uris=@MUSIC@;/home/user/My Pictures;file:///home/user/My%20Videos

           A list of filename extensions. If this option is omitted or empty,
           every file will be analyzed for meta-data. The extensions are

           Set to false if you do not care about duration or any other
           meta-data like artist. This speeds up the initial crawl of the
           media a lot. Use it to quickly share some files via UPnP. Make sure
           to define an include-filter, otherwise you will end up with a lot
           of files exposed which the client cannot display anyway.

           Set to false if you don't want to have new files picked up
           automatically by rygel.


       The Playbin plugin implements a media renderer (Digtal Media Renderer,
       DMR in DLNA terms). This plugin was known as GstRenderer.

       This plugin has no special options.


       The ZDF Mediathek[4] is an online archive of broadcasts from the second
       german television. This plugin can be used to subscribes to the RSS
       feeds of this service and expose the broadcasts via UPnP.

           A list of broadcast ids. How to get the broadcast ids from the web
           site is described in the file README.Mediathek (in german only).

           Time in seconds after which the plugin checks for new content. The
           default interval is 1800 seconds (30 minutes), the minimum interval
           10 minutes.

           The mediathek usually offers the videos in two formats, WMV and
           H.264. Possible values here are wmv and mp4. The default video
           format is wmv.

               Proxying of general RTSP in rygel as used by the H.264 streams
               is currently not working very well. Please enable mp4 only if
               your renderer can handle RTSP by itself.


       The GstLaunch plugin allows to expose GStreamer pipelines using the
       same syntax as the gst-launch utilty. You can configure several items
       in this plugins.

           A list of of identifiers for the pipelines to be exposed.

           Title of the device represented by this pipeline. Identifier is the
           identifier as set in launch-items

           Mime-type of the pipeline.

           Definition of the pipeline in gst-launch syntax. For some examples
           on writing pipelines see gst-launch(1).

       An example configuration is available in the distributed configuration
       file /etc/rygel.conf.


       The External plugin is an consumer of the MediaServer2 DBus interface
       specification[5]. This allows external programs to share their data via
       UPnP by implementing this DBus specification. The plugin picks up any
       implementation of this interface on the session bus and exposes the
       presented media via UPnP. Known implementors of this spec are
       gnome-dvb-daemon[6], Rhythmbox[7] and Grilo[8] via the grilo-ms2

       You can disable the whole functionality by setting enabled=false in the
       [External] section of the configuration file.

       Individual peers may be enabled or disabled by creating sections
       corresponding to the D-Bus names of the peer:


       This plugin has no additional options.


       The MPRIS plugin is a consumer of the MPRIS2 DBus interface
       specification[9]. The implementation conforms to version 2.0 of the

       rygel exposes media players that implement the provider side of this
       DBus specification as DLNA Digital Media Renderers (DMR) similar to the
       Playbin plugin. This means that you can easily turn your media player
       into a DMR by implementing this DBus specification.

       Players that implement this spec and are known to work with rygel are
       Banshee[10], Rhythmbox[7] and Totem[11]

       You can disable the whole functionality by setting enabled=false in the
       [MRPIS] section of the configuration file.

       The configuration of this plugin is special. Plugin configuration is
       not done on the plugin but rather per peer that is found providing the
       MPRIS2 interface. See the following example to set the title for
       Banshee on MPRIS:

           title=@REALNAME@'s Banshee on @HOSTNAME@

       This plugin has no additional options.


       rygel(1), README.Mediathek, gst-launch(1)


       Jens Georg <>
           Wrote this manpage.


        1. file an IOP bug

        2. tracker project website

        3. SQLite

        4. ZDF Mediathek

        5. MediaServer2 DBus interface specification

        6. gnome-dvb-daemon

        7. Rhythmbox

        8. Grilo

        9. MPRIS2 DBus interface specification

       10. Banshee

       11. Totem