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

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 16:11:47 PDT 2010

thanks, I'll give it a look.

Says streaming. IIRC I looked at this awhile ago, and while I could 
control it remotely, it insisted on sending the audio to the controlling 

I don't want it to come out of  my laptop, I want it to come out of the 
audio system I have plugged into my server.

On 08/02/2010 02:05 PM, Rigel Christian wrote:
> 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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