[mythtv-users] mythmusic alternatives
st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 16:26:26 UTC 2007
Yes a MythSqueeze gets my vote! Slimserver is in place and has lots of
we've got SoftSqueeze already as a standalone client, MvpMC also implements
a Slimserver client
on the Hauppuage MVP it's an ideal fit!
Just need someone to integrate SoftSqueeze into Myth....
On 03/07/07, David Greaves <myth at dgreaves.com> wrote:
> Robert Longbottom wrote:
> > I've been using mythmusic for a while and it's okay, but I'd also like
> > find something better. In my opinion, what I want is a music playing
> > application that follows a server-client model. Let me explain;
> > You have a "music server" app running on your mythbox. This app has no
> > user interface, but it knows about your music collection, holds your
> > playlists, and can play music on your speakers. This app runs 24/7 in
> > background.
> Calliope - but this is 'wrong' a backend has no multimedia output (ie no
> > You then have multiple "frontends" - these front ends talk to the "music
> > server" backend. They can get lists of songs, start a song playing,
> > a song playing, get status info (what is playing, etc), they can manage
> > playlists. The idea here is that you have a "MythMusicFrontend" that is
> > nicely integrated with Myth, and a WebFrontend that allows you to
> > start/stop/manage playlists from a remote laptop / pda / whatever via
> > network.
> Slimserver + Sqeezeboxes
> You can use 'softsqueeze' as a client.
> Far more mythish.
> A Mythsqueeze client would be good and would 'fit'.
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