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bevege
2006-01-22, 10:20
I've used squeezebox for a while to stream music to my computer at work. I showed my brother-in-law and he wants to set up a server.

My question is, if the server has a sound card can you just listen to the music right off the server? For example just plugin the sound card directly into a stereo and control the music via the web interface.

My server is in the basement so I never even thought about this.

Thanks!

Bryan

snarlydwarf
2006-01-22, 10:29
yes and no: you would have to use Softsqueeze to actually play music on the server.

stinkingpig
2006-01-22, 15:11
bevege wrote:
> I've used squeezebox for a while to stream music to my computer at work.
> I showed my brother-in-law and he wants to set up a server.
>
> My question is, if the server has a sound card can you just listen to
> the music right off the server? For example just plugin the sound card
> directly into a stereo and control the music via the web interface.
>
> My server is in the basement so I never even thought about this.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Bryan
>
>
>
you'll need a software player on the computer to do that.

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JJZolx
2006-01-22, 21:27
I've used squeezebox for a while to stream music to my computer at work. I showed my brother-in-law and he wants to set up a server.

My question is, if the server has a sound card can you just listen to the music right off the server? For example just plugin the sound card directly into a stereo and control the music via the web interface.

My server is in the basement so I never even thought about this.
You'd have to use Softsqueeze, but I can't understand why anyone would you want to do this except maybe to synch Softsqueeze with a hardware Squeezebox elsewhere. For playback on the same machine you can use foobar or WinAmp or any of a 100 other music managers that are much better than the SlimServer interface.

bevege
2006-01-22, 23:21
Good point! The only problem is that he doesn't have X-Windows installed, it's a clarkconnect box. Does anyone know of a good command line or even better, web based mp3 player? I can do some searching but would like to hear from you all.

I just thought slimserver would be cool because then he could also listen to music remotely. I think his main goal is to listen at his house though.

Thanks everyone!

stinkingpig
2006-01-22, 23:44
bevege wrote:
> Good point! The only problem is that he doesn't have X-Windows
> installed, it's a clarkconnect box. Does anyone know of a good command
> line or even better, web based mp3 player? I can do some searching but
> would like to hear from you all.
>
> I just thought slimserver would be cool because then he could also
> listen to music remotely. I think his main goal is to listen at his
> house though.
>
> Thanks everyone!
>
>
>
I seem to recall that softsqueeze has a headless mode, or you can try
one of the cli ones. Look on this page:
http://wiki.slimdevices.com/index.cgi?PluginPlayers

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mherger
2006-01-23, 00:25
> Good point! The only problem is that he doesn't have X-Windows
> installed, it's a clarkconnect box. Does anyone know of a good command
> line or even better, web based mp3 player?

I've been using slimp3slave for quite a while. While it only plays mp3 and
is not as responsive to commands as is softsqueeze, it run quite happily
on my box. Until I got one more SB ;-).

http://ex-parrot.com/~pdw/slimp3slave/

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mherger
2006-01-23, 00:38
> I've been using slimp3slave for quite a while.

Oh, and Richard (the author of softsqueeze) has quietly started
developping "squeezeslave":

http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=19836

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