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Bruce Hartley
2003-12-26, 12:16
I have just obtained a squeezebox and have to tell you all that it is great.
* took only a few minutes to get up and running on my network.
* User interface is very intuitive (well for me anyway)

Have a few questions though, that I hope you guys can answer.

1. Does someone have a pronto ccf that contains all the codes for the
squeezebox (both from the normal remote and for extended functions)
I have tried using Prontoutil and IR panels to create the codes but am
having a little difficulty.
Some of the ccfs on the site seem to have codes that won't control the
squeezebox at all (are these slimp3 codes?)

2. Is there an email plugin that works on the latest server version? (I get
a version not found error)

3. Is there a trick to make the pacman screensaver work, doesn't seem to
appear on mine?

Thanks,
Bruce.

Bruce Hartley
2003-12-26, 15:22
"Felix Mueller" <fcm4711 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com> wrote in
message news:20031226220708.22915.qmail (AT) web14521 (DOT) mail.yahoo.com...

> 2) kdf has an email checker plugin. Did you try that?
> http://www.deane-freeman.com/slimserver
>
Yes, but on further reading, it appears it will only work on unix type o/s,
I use winXP.

> 3) I wrote the pacman screensaver. It's not (yet)
> part of the standard distribution. You can find
> it here:
> http://www.gwendesign.com/slimserver/development.htm

Could have sworn that was exactly what I did before, however downloaded it
again and it works fine.
Thanks!!

kdf
2003-12-26, 15:57
Quoting Bruce Hartley <Bruce (AT) Seahunt4pl (DOT) co.uk>:

>
> "Felix Mueller" <fcm4711 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com> wrote in
> message news:20031226220708.22915.qmail (AT) web14521 (DOT) mail.yahoo.com...
>
> > 2) kdf has an email checker plugin. Did you try that?
> > http://www.deane-freeman.com/slimserver
> >
> Yes, but on further reading, it appears it will only work on unix type o/s,
> I use winXP.

It wont work native on WinXP, but if you install ActiveState Perl, download the
Net::POP3 module from cpan.org, run the perl version of the server (instead of
the compiled version, then it should work. You can look into something like
firedaemon in order to run the perl install a as service.

-kdf

dean
2003-12-26, 17:11
On Dec 26, 2003, at 2:57 PM, kdf wrote:
>>> 2) kdf has an email checker plugin. Did you try that?
>>> http://www.deane-freeman.com/slimserver
>>>
>> Yes, but on further reading, it appears it will only work on unix
>> type o/s,
>> I use winXP.
>
> It wont work native on WinXP, but if you install ActiveState Perl,
> download the
> Net::POP3 module from cpan.org, run the perl version of the server
> (instead of
> the compiled version, then it should work. You can look into something
> like
> firedaemon in order to run the perl install a as service.

That seemed like a silly restriction to me.

So, starting with the 2003-12-27 nightly build, you should be able to
drop modules (CPAN or otherwise) right into the plugins folder. This
should make it possible for plugin authors to create a bundle of files
and not require folks to install modules by hand.

For example, Kevin could update his Email plugin to include these three
files (and a folder) to contain all the necessary stuff:

Email.pm
Net/POP3.pm
Net/Cmd.pm

(You could also put the contents of those three files all into one
file, but that might not be convenient for everybody.)

-dean

dean
2003-12-26, 17:11
On Dec 26, 2003, at 2:57 PM, kdf wrote:
>>> 2) kdf has an email checker plugin. Did you try that?
>>> http://www.deane-freeman.com/slimserver
>>>
>> Yes, but on further reading, it appears it will only work on unix
>> type o/s,
>> I use winXP.
>
> It wont work native on WinXP, but if you install ActiveState Perl,
> download the
> Net::POP3 module from cpan.org, run the perl version of the server
> (instead of
> the compiled version, then it should work. You can look into something
> like
> firedaemon in order to run the perl install a as service.

That seemed like a silly restriction to me.

So, starting with the 2003-12-27 nightly build, you should be able to
drop modules (CPAN or otherwise) right into the plugins folder. This
should make it possible for plugin authors to create a bundle of files
and not require folks to install modules by hand.

For example, Kevin could update his Email plugin to include these three
files (and a folder) to contain all the necessary stuff:

Email.pm
Net/POP3.pm
Net/Cmd.pm

(You could also put the contents of those three files all into one
file, but that might not be convenient for everybody.)

-dean

Bruce Hartley
2003-12-27, 07:12
am i oversimplifying or are you saying that if I

a) download the 27th nightly
b) create a "net" folder inside plugins
c) drop in the "cmd.pm" and "pop3.pm" files into the net folder
d) download the email.pm module into the plugins folder

it should work?

Or would the email.pm file need to be modified in some way?

Thanks,
Bruce.

"dean blackketter" <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com> wrote in
message news:35ECAA34-3801-11D8-ADD5-000393DB3CFA (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com...
>
> On Dec 26, 2003, at 2:57 PM, kdf wrote:
> >>> 2) kdf has an email checker plugin. Did you try that?
> >>> http://www.deane-freeman.com/slimserver
> >>>
> >> Yes, but on further reading, it appears it will only work on unix
> >> type o/s,
> >> I use winXP.
> >
> > It wont work native on WinXP, but if you install ActiveState Perl,
> > download the
> > Net::POP3 module from cpan.org, run the perl version of the server
> > (instead of
> > the compiled version, then it should work. You can look into something
> > like
> > firedaemon in order to run the perl install a as service.
>
> That seemed like a silly restriction to me.
>
> So, starting with the 2003-12-27 nightly build, you should be able to
> drop modules (CPAN or otherwise) right into the plugins folder. This
> should make it possible for plugin authors to create a bundle of files
> and not require folks to install modules by hand.
>
> For example, Kevin could update his Email plugin to include these three
> files (and a folder) to contain all the necessary stuff:
>
> Email.pm
> Net/POP3.pm
> Net/Cmd.pm
>
> (You could also put the contents of those three files all into one
> file, but that might not be convenient for everybody.)
>
> -dean