Subtitles (srt) on DSM-520 not working

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French Subtitles

Unread post by ccedard » Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:16 pm

I have the same problem with French subtitles, the SRT subtitles are systmaticaly hide when a special character is in the sentence.

I have no news of D-Link support team is anybody have news ?

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Re: Subtitles (srt) on DSM-520 not working

Unread post by aarfing » Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:53 am

No news, but I know that Synology recieved a DSM-520 in July 2007, with the promise that they would begin testing a short time thereafter :(

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Re: Subtitles (srt) on DSM-520 not working

Unread post by Gilles_ » Sun Apr 20, 2008 10:05 pm

If you really want to use your DSM-520 with movie and subtitles, you can use mediatomb. It's very easy to install and with the following lines in your config.xml :


in the server config part, it works like a charm. The documentation of Mediatomb tells you to use without the "http://www" but this won't work. You need to use the exact same line.

And if you need to support special character, you just need to save you *.srt file in UTF-8. Edit it with notepad, "Save as ..." and change the encoding to UTF-8. It took me a week-end to find this out but now it works, and I'm really happy ;-)

DSM-520 + Mediatomb on a DS107 = the perfect match.


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Re: Subtitles (srt) on DSM-520 not working

Unread post by CoolRat » Fri May 16, 2008 11:54 pm

Nice to hear there is a option out there to help with the subtitle problem. However Im not that good at linux, is it possible that you can make a guide on howto install Mediatomb.

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