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stevecross
2016-06-05, 08:28
Good day all. Long gone is my original squeezebox setup, I now have a small pc with windows installed and my music stored on one drive. I have been using remote desktop from my laptop to access the music on my small pc and using windows media player, choosing my music and playing it back via my small pc through my dac to my amp. Is there a way to install some software on my remote pc and control this via my laptop without having to keep remoting in. Any help please

DJanGo
2016-06-05, 09:33
Hi,

why dint you share your library root directory on the PC and map/mount that share onto your other pc?

On Windows use net share on the lib pc and net use on the other.
If your not using more than 10 clients at the same time you can handle that with all "enduser" version of Winblows (for more than 10 you need a Server Version)

Jeff07971
2016-06-05, 09:58
Install LMS and squeezeplay on the "small PC" and control with laptop with a browser.

garym
2016-06-05, 10:06
Install LMS and squeezeplay on the "small PC" and control with laptop with a browser.

agree. Except I'd install LMS with "local player plugin" (squeezelite) instead of SqueezePlay, although it would work too. Then as Jeff says, you can control from any web browser on any computer running on your local network. Or use any LMS app on your android. No need for remote desktop with this setup.

Jeff07971
2016-06-05, 11:33
agree. Except I'd install LMS with "local player plugin" (squeezelite) instead of SqueezePlay, although it would work too. Then as Jeff says, you can control from any web browser on any computer running on your local network. Or use any LMS app on your android. No need for remote desktop with this setup.

Good Point.

Thought squeezeplay because of nice gui to use locally but if he wants remote only yes

garym
2016-06-05, 11:40
Good Point.

Thought squeezeplay because of nice gui to use locally but if he wants remote only yes

agree about the nice GUI. In fact, I use SqueezePlay on my laptop as the CONTROLLER for LMS that is running remotely on another computer. I prefer it for most purposes rather than accessing the remote LMS with a browser.

stevecross
2016-06-05, 21:37
Thanks guys, I will give your recommendations a go:o

stevecross
2016-06-06, 10:05
Guys, thanks got it working.

Thanks