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Stream from Video player to Chromecast

asked 2015-08-17 10:44:04 -0500

deshmukh gravatar image

Running Fedora Workstation 22.

How can I stream a video to a Chromecast?

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No idea but this seems to right for yoy https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials...

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-08-17 11:35:07 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-08-19 00:08:47 -0500

deshmukh gravatar image

Not a 'Fedora' solution. But this is what I did.

  1. Installed Chromium using copr
  2. Installed Videostream for Google Chromecast app
  3. Stream the video

And yes, it worked!

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answered 2018-06-07 01:45:34 -0500

Now VLC can cast local videos to chromecast, the update VLC version built is Nightly. Please see the link https://everything4comp.blogspot.com/...

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answered 2015-08-18 21:24:43 -0500

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updated 2015-08-18 21:25:31 -0500

Probably not the answer you're looking for but you could:

  1. Install the Chromecast app in Chrome
  2. upload the movie file to Google Drive
  3. Navigate to your Drive folder in Chrome and open the movie file which will display in a player app like on YouTube.
  4. Start Casting and enlarge the player to full screen.
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