An audio player which runs as a daemon and can be controlled by clients locally or remotely.

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Can I tell mpd to add the currently playing song to a specific playlist?

I used to do this with spotify. I like to have topic or mood specific playlists, such as "gym" or "studying". So when listening to random music, and finding a song that I think would fit into one of ...
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'nc' using ~100% CPU when transferring a FIFO file

On the server which is always connected I’m using this in a crontab: @reboot nc -k -l 1337 < /tmp/fifo.fifo On the client which is not always on the network or switched on I’m using this ...
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mpd: no audio until the desktop mode activated via ssh

I have mpd installed on my ubuntu server where I also installed desktop. I leave the server in shell mode (ctrl+alt+f1). I often start playing music via ssh from iPad/iPhone. It works well but there ...
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Connect to mpd over Openvpn (without changing internet routing)

I would like to be able to connect to my home network and access my music there via mpd. I have a VPN network setup at home, so I can securely connect to machines in my home network from outside with ...
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mpd fails to open ALSA device where aplay succeeds

I am trying to set up an Raspberry Pi / Raspbian wheezy audio player using the onboard sound hardware via ALSA LADSPA plugins to stereo downmix and compress the audio. aplay, sox, mpg123, moc (cd ...
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Stop Kodi from starting its Pulseaudio instance

I have a computer (Intel NUC) wired to my hifi (jack) and my TV (HDMI). I have multiple softwares running on it: MPD and Kodi. I need to use Pulseaudio, because I sometime stream some audio from my ...
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Restrict MPD clients

Is there a way to restict MPD clients to limited actions such as only adding songs to the playlist? Background: I want to use MPD as a "jukebox" for a party, but guests should be prevented from ...
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How to get mpd to recognize music library?

I have arch running on my desktop and I'm trying to play music with mpd using ncmpcpp. They are both up and running, but the problem is when I open ncmpcpp it doesn't show my music. I copied the music ...
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Get the part of a line before the last slash

I'm trying to write a conky script that shows my MPD album art, a 'folder.jpg' in the album folder. My current plan is to use mpc -f %file%, which prints out the file name and path, and then cut out ...
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mpd to remote dlna

I currently use an mpd with 4 configured outputs, wired to speakers in the ceilings as home-made "multiroom" audio system. I would like to add wireless speakers, e.g. one like this. The question is: ...
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Failed to bind to '127.0.0.1:6600': Address already in use

I'm using ubuntu 12.10 for my MPI(message passing interface) configuration I have installed mpd after installation I have start mpd, it is started normally no error message display but when I'm trying ...
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Get music from subsonic to run in headless MPD

I share a subsonic server with several colleagues, together we have around 22k songs up there. Now I want to set up a MPD on something like a raspberry pi to listen to the music from subsonic. I want ...
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Installing mpd 0.17 or 0.16 on debian squeeze

How could I install mpd 0.17 or even 0.16 on debian squeeze? It's been suggested to me that I should use backports, but I did not quite understand what I should do in case of unmet dependencies. For ...
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mpd/mpc and NTFS mount

My music directory is kept on an NTFS mount as it was the simplest way to have it on both window and *nix machines. I am trying to get mpd/mpc to actually read the directory and getting no where. ...
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How to play the result of “mpc search”?

Example: $ mpc search title "when I was your man" Bruno Mars/Unorthodox Jukebox/06 Bruno Mars - When I Was Your Man.mp3 How do I play the song? I've tried piping it to mpc play but no luck. $ mpc ...
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Streaming music to a raspberry pi

I have a laptop and a raspberry pi connected to a soundsystem via the jack output. I'd like to have the output of the soundcard of my laptop redirected to the raspberry through my local network. I ...
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Stream system audio through mpd

I use mpd to stream music to my phone (connected to Hi-Fi) via http. Yet, this only works for songs in my mpd database. I oftentimes want to play stuff in my browser and would like that to be ...
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How to fix mpc timeout error

I'm using mpc/mpd on Raspbian (debian). Running MPD it starts: sudo mpd --no-daemon --stdout --verbose /etc/mpd.conf config: loading file /etc/mpd.conf path: path_set_fs_charset: fs charset is: ...
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mpd: no audio output with PulseAudio, no mixing with ALSA

I am trying to use mpd with PulseAudio output. Thus I wrote the following in /etc/mpd.conf: music_directory "/mnt/dados/Musicas" playlist_directory "~/.mpd/playlists" db_file "~/.mpd/mpd.db" log_file ...
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ncmpcpp character problem

This was really wired! All = became q on my xfce4-terminal app, what's wrong with it? Any ideas? %> set | grep LANG LANG=en_US.utf8 LANGUAGE=en_US.utf8
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Anyone know a dynamic lyric display application for mpd that works on Arch Linux?

I'm looking for a dynamic lyric display app, not like in sonata, static display in a tab, but dynamic ones, show corresponding lines as the music plays
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Audio quality issues with mpd

I have been using mpd for a long time now and absolutely love it. However, I recently added a few video files to the mpd database. Now I understand mpd won't play the video files, I don't want it to. ...
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complicated mpd/ssh setup howto?

I've recently acquired a raspberry pi and plan to use it as a home-computer and web/file-server. The setup I have a pretty big (3TB) HD hooked up to it that has all my music on it. I also have a ...