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jarle

Joined: 23 Feb 2009
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PostPosted: Mon 23 Feb 2009, 12:54    Post_subject:  MPD (Music Player Daemon) Server on Puppy
Sub_title: How to install..
 

Hi everyone!

I am quite new as a Puppy-user and are now trying to figure out how
to get MPD (server) working in Puppy. I have tried to download and compile MPD, but without success. I have also tried a PUP I found here on the forum, but it just complained about a missing libshout.so.3 it didn't find (even if it is there and the paths are OK).

The reason why I want MPD-server is that I want to control this from another server with Ampache and stream mp3s from it.

Does anyone know how to install a working MPD-serer in Puppy?

Thanks in advance.
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brymway

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PostPosted: Mon 23 Feb 2009, 18:07    Post_subject:  

Look here for your needed lib, load it up and try compiling again.
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=24599

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Taavi

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PostPosted: Mon 23 Feb 2009, 18:50    Post_subject:  

This works for me in Puppy 4.12. Mpd.conf file is in /etc.

Here's a little front end for it too if someone wants to try. And three plugins to it. If I remember right those plugins needed glib to work but gmpc itself didn't.

I made these some time ago for learning to compile and these are the first pets I have compiled ever. So if they work I'm happy and if they don't I'll keep practicing.
gmpc-coveramazon-0.17.0.pet
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Filename  gmpc-coveramazon-0.17.0.pet 
Filesize  7.12 KB 
Downloaded  712 Time(s) 
gmpc-last-fm-0.17.0.pet
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Filename  gmpc-last-fm-0.17.0.pet 
Filesize  7.41 KB 
Downloaded  705 Time(s) 
gmpc-lyrics-0.17.0.pet
Description 
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Filename  gmpc-lyrics-0.17.0.pet 
Filesize  10.73 KB 
Downloaded  661 Time(s) 
gmpc-0.17.0.pet
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Filename  gmpc-0.17.0.pet 
Filesize  577.45 KB 
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mpd-0.14-i486.pet
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jarle

Joined: 23 Feb 2009
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PostPosted: Mon 23 Feb 2009, 19:42    Post_subject: MPD  

Thanks!

Taavi, I tried your PUP. It worked like a charm Smile

I am now using puppy on a small thin client connected to the stereo.
and controlling mpd within Puppy from Ampache with all my mp3s on it.
(Streaming from Ampache to Puppy-box).

Perfect!
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trapster


Joined: 28 Nov 2005
Posts: 2004
Location: Maine, USA

PostPosted: Tue 24 Feb 2009, 13:15    Post_subject:  

Here are files that I use for my puppy music server, accessed anywhere thru a browser.

If you use firefox, don't forget to try the minion plugin.

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Frugal install: Puppeee4.31 + 1.0, Puppy4.10 + Lupu52
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qcjn


Joined: 27 Dec 2008
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PostPosted: Sun 08 Mar 2009, 14:43    Post_subject: Can't start mpd
Sub_title: i don't know how to start mpd in puppy ?
 

in ubuntu i make sudo /etc/init.d/mpd start

but under puppy doesn't work ?

so naturally i can't connect gmpc ? right ?

i made the mpd --create-db
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trapster


Joined: 28 Nov 2005
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Location: Maine, USA

PostPosted: Sun 08 Mar 2009, 15:40    Post_subject:  

Does it start with mpd in a console?
You can put the command mpd in /etc/rc.d/rc.local

Does mpc play work in a console?

I believe you also need to load a playlist with mpc load playlistname

I use this to create a playlist using .ogg files. Just replace .ogg with .mp3 if needed. Create a script and place this in your music directory. It creates a playlist called all.m3u. You can then use mpc load all

create-playlist
Code:
#!/bin/sh
find /mnt/sda4/ogg | grep .ogg > all.m3u
cp all.m3u /var/lib/mpd/playlists/all.m3u


This is a script I put into /root/Startup. I named it startmpd
(I could only get mpc to start by repeating the mpc play command in the script.)

startmpd
Code:
#!/bin/sh

mpd
sleep 2
mpc load all
sleep 2
mpc random on
sleep 2
mpc repeat on
sleep 2
mpc play
sleep 2
mpc play
sleep 2
mpc play
sleep 2
rxvt -g 110x38 -e ncmpc -c


I also have the following in /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
Code:
export MPD_PORT=8001
export MPD_HOST=localhost


After I add songs to my directory (/mnt/sda4/ogg), I run this script:
Code:
mpd --create-db
mpc update
cd /mnt/sda4/ogg
./create-playlist
mpc load all

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qcjn


Joined: 27 Dec 2008
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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 15:35    Post_subject: Problem with gmpc version 17 in puppy  

ok, first i m using puppy 4.1

i've installed the gmpc v.17 from the pet, and it had some bugs.

installed ncmpc, worked perfectly.

intalled gmpc 13 from deb, was working. Old but working.

So since it worked from deb, might as well install gmpc version 17 from deb, with all the dependencies. Same problem as the .pet

didn't know how to uninstall it, so reinstall the pet and uninstall with package manager, like i did the first time. it worked.

reinstall deb gmpc v 13. it doesn't work. Command bash not found

So now i don't know what to do ??

Installing deb= download to / and extract to / with xarchive.
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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 15:36    Post_subject: other thing  

ncmpc still works perfectly.
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PostPosted: Thu 12 Mar 2009, 02:44    Post_subject:  

Looks like we made a pretty mess there qcjn,
Quote:
Installing deb= download to / and extract to / with xarchive.


You don't have to download to /, you can download wherever you want, it's important to extract to / Wink

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qcjn


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PostPosted: Wed 25 Mar 2009, 18:27    Post_subject: dejan555 Found another mpd client  

This one is called glurp...It works good
glurp_0.11.6-4_i386.pet
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aragon

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PostPosted: Thu 26 Mar 2009, 05:30    Post_subject:  

hi qcjn,

to your problems with the 0.17 Version:

newer versions of gmpc need more actual versions of gtk and glib (to compile) than puppy has. as taavi mentioned, the gmpc-last-fm-0.17.0.pet seems to work stable, but the add-ons won't.

you could also look at this post:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=22949

i think gmpc 0.15.1 was the latest version that could be compiled is puppy. so this one would be fine.

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PostPosted: Thu 26 Mar 2009, 18:16    Post_subject:  

mpd 0.14
glurp 0.11.6
icecast2 2.3.2
+ dependencies,
all in one pet! 5.68 MB
Get it here

Thanks to qcjn for help with mpd & icecast configuration!

First run:

Open /etc/mpd.conf in geany
Edit your music folder path
Save

Open terminal, type:
Code:

# mpd --create-db
# mpd
# glurp &
# echo > /root/spot/access.log
# echo > /root/spot/error.log
# chmod -R 777 /root/spot/
# su spot
# cd ~
# icecast2 -c icecast.xml &
# exit
# exit


You can open browser and point it to localhost:8000 to see if it works
every new run:
Code:

# mpd
# glurp &
# su spot
# cd ~
# icecast2 -c icecast.xml &
# exit
# exit


Tested on 4.1 LiveCD
Enjoy!

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PostPosted: Wed 05 Aug 2009, 15:18    Post_subject:  

Here's MPD 0.15.1 pet, this mpd version has built-in httpd server which means you don't need icecast to stream out!
Example configuration file is in /usr/share/doc/mpd/ copy it to /etc/mpd.conf and configure before running mpd

Download: mpd-0.15.1-i486.pet 139 KB

ncmpcpp 0.3.5 CLI client: ncmpcpp-0.3.5-i486.pet 247 KB

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aragon

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PostPosted: Wed 05 Aug 2009, 15:47    Post_subject:  

dejan555 wrote:
Here's MPD 0.15.1 pet, this mpd version has built-in httpd server which means you don't need icecast to stream out!

very interesting news!

did you no/test if it able to play local and stream to http at the same time (as before with icecast)?
i use this setup to have music in different rooms or inside/outside on parties. mpd laptop is connected to hifi and streams parallel to my noxon2. allways works nice...

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