[sf-lug] linux media (music) player with web server control

Rigel Christian rigelc at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 14:05:18 PDT 2010

ampache with MPD integration is how i do this.

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Mike Higashi <mhigashi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Michael Shiloh
> <michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have been unable to find a music player that supports web control. I have
>> found many that will stream the media via a web page, but that's not what I
>> want. I want to select the music to play, and then have it play on the
>> server.
>> I did find a plugin for Exaile that is supposed to do this, however it's
>> buggy, lacks full support for Exaile, and doesn't look like it's in
>> development or maintenance.
>> Anyone know of a solution to my need?
> A no-extra-software-required solution:
> a) turn on X11 forwarding in the sshd_config on the media player
> b) ssh into the media player from your laptop
> c) launch the media application from within the ssh session
> d) have the gui frontend forwarded to your laptop
> But it might be better to use a media player with client/server support.
> I don't use a central music server, so I have no recommendations,
> but here are a few for you to look at:
> Music Player Daemon (in early alpha):
> http://mpd.wikia.com/wiki/Music_Player_Daemon_Wiki
> XMMS2 (in "developer release" stage)
> http://xmms2.org/wiki/Main_Page
> MediaTomb (has Web UI support)
> http://mediatomb.cc/
> Mike
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