[mythtv-users] alternatives to mythmusic?
andrew at abassett.org
Sun Mar 5 17:25:36 UTC 2006
Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> On Saturday 04 March 2006 9:21 pm, Gabe Rubin wrote:
>> I just set up a new backend/frontend that has completely digital
>> outputs (sound and video). I have my music from my desktop computer
>> mounted via samba to the mythbox. Playing music via myth is no
>> problem as intended, but with several thousand music files, it is very
>> difficult to navigate with a remote.
>> Is ther any alternative out there? Preferably something I can control
>> from my desktop? My windows box is not connected to my receiver via
>> digital (it is analog) and I get a nasty ground hum. I would prefer
>> to use the mythbox and control it from a remote computer, even if it
>> means not using mythmusic.
> mp3act has a jukebox mode which will play on the local machine. I have it
> installed on my Gentoo/MythTV box, and I have it streaming, but jukebox
> mode isn't working for me right now. No time to debug. Maybe later. :(
> I also have gnump3d installed. gnump3d doesn't have a jukebox mode, but it
> is capable of downsampling, which I don't believe mp3act can do.
> Seems to me like a web based solution would be best.
At the ACM at UIUC office we run Tunez [http://tunez.sourceforge.net/]. It
was written by a former member and is great because we require multiple
user support so different people can vote for what they what to hear.
The last release on sourceforge is from 2004, which is still pretty good
IMHO. I run this at my apartment, and everyone can queue up what they
want. Tunez just calls mpg123, or you can use icecast v1 or v2.
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