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Lambchop
2011-10-26, 11:46
Hi, Is it possible to scrobble to Last.fm from the Touch server?
I have seen this question raised several times but I have not seen a positive answer yet.

When connected to Touch (USB)server, if I go to settings > advanced > Last.fm audiscrobbler the only option is "do not scrobble".
How can I add my account to this menu to allow the server to scrobble?

I have logged on to mysqeezebox.com but there is no option to add it there either.

I have no problems scrobbling form my touch when it is connected to my pc library
Cheers
Colm

garym
2011-10-26, 12:43
Hi, Is it possible to scrobble to Last.fm from the Touch server?
I have seen this question raised several times but I have not seen a positive answer yet.

When connected to Touch (USB)server, if I go to settings > advanced > Last.fm audiscrobbler the only option is "do not scrobble".
How can I add my account to this menu to allow the server to scrobble?

I have logged on to mysqeezebox.com but there is no option to add it there either.

I have no problems scrobbling form my touch when it is connected to my pc library
Cheers
Colm

add the last.fm app from app gallery at mysb.com and when you look at players on mysqueezebox.com you'll see the option to scrobble that player. edit: obviously this only deals with the mysb.com side. I'm not sure about how to setup scrobbling on TinySbS in ToUCH as it has no webGUI to get to settings. maybe it is not possible.

Lambchop
2011-10-27, 11:35
Thanks Garym
When I connect to mysqueezebox.com, Last.fm is not in the list of apps available.
I also checked "My Apps" to see if I had already had it there but I didn't.
Is Last.fm App no longer available?

Mnyb
2011-10-27, 12:41
Last fm is not avaible in all countries on a squeezebox .

Lambchop
2011-10-27, 13:28
But is the Scrobbling part of Last.fm not freely available? I can already use this on my other squeezeboxes including the Touch when it is connected to my pc library.

I am not looking to set up a Last.fm subscription but to scrobble my played tracks to Last.fm when I use the Touch server (USB)

I have "scrobbled" for over 4 years now (66000+ tracks)
I've recently started using the Touch (USB) as a server which I can attach my other squeezeboxes to and I don't need to run my pc at all.
I can leave this on 24/7 without feeling that I am contributing to global warming.
Brilliant, apart from the frustrating bit that the tracks played do not scrobble to Last.fm
As garym pointed out, it just may not be possible to do

Mnyb
2011-10-27, 13:55
i also used last fm from the " wrong " country :-/

the server onboard Touch does run any plugins, so you can't use the third party scrobbling either.
or the server plugin from logitech ?

they started to use geo ip a while back , so playing is not possible I used the old trick of setting my mysqueezebox.com country to GB and it worked before but not now, but maybe the scrobbling still works.
I sort of loosed interest in last fm due to this.

Lambchop
2011-10-27, 14:28
Thanks MyNb.
I am beginning to feel that I will have to go back to using my pc for longer periods.

One last question before I begin to sound like I am obsessed with this!!
In the settings > advanced > Squeezebox information > Plugin Modules there is a Last.fm Audiscrobbler v1.0 listed.
What is this and could it maybe help me in any way?

garym
2011-10-27, 14:38
Yes you should definitely install this plugin. Sorry, I assumed you had this. Not sure why you don't see last.fm in your app gallery but it could be your country.

Ps. I'm a big fan of using SbS on a computer, NAS, etc that is on 24/7. Too many low power use options for this now not to be a good option for many folks. Your "computer" could be the size of a paperback book sitting next to your router without the need for a monitor or keyboard.

garym
2011-10-27, 14:40
In the settings you mention, make sure your lastfm credentials are entered.

Lambchop
2011-10-27, 15:09
No luck
When I go to applet installer, audiscrobbler is not listed as one of the plug-in's I can install.
I've tried the reinstall-all option in that menu but nothing changed when it restarted.
In the menu, settings>advanced>Last.fm audiscrobbler is still visible but not editable

When you say to make sure I have added my credentials, I can't work out how I can do that. Any suggestions?

garym
2011-10-27, 15:20
No luck
When I go to applet installer, audiscrobbler is not listed as one of the plug-in's I can install.
I've tried the reinstall-all option in that menu but nothing changed when it restarted.
In the menu, settings>advanced>Last.fm audiscrobbler is still visible but not editable

When you say to make sure I have added my credentials, I can't work out how I can do that. Any suggestions?

I guess I'm really confused at this point.

1. In SbS>Settings>plugins tab, you can install a PLUGIN (not an applet). This is called last.fm audioscrobbler (v. 1.0). Once this is installed, you click to the right of the plugin on settings > Plugins tab and enter your last.fm account name and password. And within SbS > Settings > Player tab you can set each player to scrobble or not.

2. In mysqueezebox.com, there is a last.fm app in "app gallery" (at least for me). I can add this to "my apps". I'm not even sure if this is what gives me last.fm scrobbling in mysb.com because I rarely ever use mysb.com. But within mysb.com, if I look at players, there is an option to scrobble or not for each player, and I just assumed this is because I've added the app for last.fm to "my apps". I could be wrong about this.

3. I have no knowledge about any applets related to last.fm. They may very well exist, but I haven't had to use them to get scrobbling with last.fm. But again, I use SbS on 24/7. Likewise, I don't know how any of this works or doesn't work with using "tinySbS" within the Touch itself. I view tinySbS as a stripped down server and I suspect many things don't work with TinySbS by design. last.fm scrobbling may be one of these. I don't really know.

Good luck. I do like my scrobbling too. Fun to see what I play over time (or what I played at our party for 7 hours last Friday night, on random play..., which looks interesting in the cold light of day on Saturday....)

Lambchop
2011-10-27, 16:05
Apologies for the confusion, I am doing a great job confusing myself too.
I found this on the Mysqueezebox.com website under What's new

Player menus have changed
If you’re an existing Squeezebox user you may have noticed that some of your player menus have changed. We’ve eliminated the Music Services category and introduced the App Gallery and My Apps. Go to the App Gallery to see the entire list of music and other services. If you have previously entered login credentials for a service, you don’t need to do a thing—just go to My Apps and select the service you want to use.

As I cannot choose Last.fm from the App Gallery or MyApps, I think I may be be right in thinking that I will not be able to adjust my credentials because I can't install the service. As both MyNb and you have said, Last.fm (service)is unavailable in certain countries, Ireland obviousley being one.

I have searched TinySbS but I cannot find a Plug-in tab in any of the menu's. I've looked in every menu and sub menu for it.
I assumed that the applelet installer was just a different name for the plug-in installer.

I agree about the scrobbling, I find it fascinating to see how I fell in love with some artists, played them to death and then fell out of love with them. And then do it all again six months later.