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jahonix
2017-07-20, 04:06
We currently use LMS on a bigger QNAP in the office (some employers and me) and on a small QNAP for the family at home.

I now plan on setting up a separate LMS VM on our Hyper-V environment in the office. This is triggered by the Spotify-plugin removal amongst other things. Which base OS would you recommend for this?

If that's done then I'll like to move our home installation to a Docker on our FreeNAS. Any thoughts here?

Nearly forgot: on both installs we'd like to install AirPlay capabilities as well! IIRC this limits us to a linux/unix based host OS, right?

d6jg
2017-07-20, 11:35
We currently use LMS on a bigger QNAP in the office (some employers and me) and on a small QNAP for the family at home.

I now plan on setting up a separate LMS VM on our Hyper-V environment in the office. This is triggered by the Spotify-plugin removal amongst other things. Which base OS would you recommend for this?

If that's done then I'll like to move our home installation to a Docker on our FreeNAS. Any thoughts here?

Nearly forgot: on both installs we'd like to install AirPlay capabilities as well! IIRC this limits us to a linux/unix based host OS, right?

Vortexbox 2.4 is fairly minimal and will do what you want

jahonix
2017-07-20, 16:43
Thanks, I know this distro and used it on dedicated HW in the past.
With ripping and file renaming/tagging capabiilities (and Samba etc) I find it a bit fat here.

Anything against Ubuntu with current LMS?
Or does Damn Small Linux (DSL) work with LMS? File storage will be on an external share anyways.

epoch1970
2017-07-21, 03:44
LMS can run on piCorePlayer, that is piCore, that is Tiny Core Linux.
Use the OS you want that runs well on your host, LMS should run.
Especially if "ubuntu" matches your definition of a svelte system :)

Mnyb
2017-07-21, 05:02
Ubuntu should work. I use linux mint 18 it to works very well and is small enough i run that in esxi