"So, you have a large collection of mp3 or ogg files and you
want to share it with your buddy in your working place? Or perhaps
you want to share it with your neighbour? Whoever you want to share
your collection with is not the matter that we want to discuss
here. If you are a Windows user you might often share your files,
perhaps including your music files via SMB protocol, just as simple
as right click, properties, sharing, checking several boxes and
it's ready to be shared. It might be different if you are UNIX or
perhaps simply Linux guys, you might share your collection via NFS.
You might think that it will be great running an FTP or HTTP server
to share it, but remember that the users still have to download it
to their own computers before they can listen. So, here's gnump3d
to help you share your collection. Gnump3d is a streaming server.
Although the name is using mp3, it can serve ogg, too, so don't
worry that you have convert all your mp3s to oggs because gnump3d
can serve it, too..."