So, received my new iPad and thought I would post some guides on how to work around different problems I encountered.
Air Video on Ubuntu
So I found this lovely app that enabled me to live convert and stream my videos from my computer(s) to my iPad! So excited I took a closer look and found out that the server-software was only made for OSX and Windows. Luckily, the server software was made mostly in Java, which means a port to linux could easily be made.
Here is a guide on how to comile and install the required packages in Ubuntu: http://wiki.birth-online.de/know-how/hardware/apple-iphone/airvideo-server-linux
And here is a forum-post about the issue on providers website: http://www.inmethod.com/forum/posts/list/34.page
Another issue I encountered, was that the ahavi-daemon setup didn’t work – so I found a working one in the forum post. Create a file called /etc/avahi/services/airvideoserver.service – and add the following lines:
<?xml version=”1.0″ standalone=’no’?><!–*-nxml-*–><!DOCTYPE service-group SYSTEM “avahi-service.dtd”><!– $Id: airvideoserver.service 995 2010-04-12 15:06:53Z sam $ –><service-group><name replace-wildcards=”yes”>%h</name><service><type>_airvideoserver._tcp</type><port>45631</port></service></service-group>