[SATLUG] Serving music

Geoff Edmonson w5omr at att.net
Sun May 22 07:32:23 CDT 2011


On 05/21/2011 11:16 PM, Don Wright wrote:
> Frank Huddleston wrote:
>
>> Greetings,
>>
>>     I'm trying to set up my own music server, and thought you(all) might
>> be able to give me some good suggestions.
> Icecast is designed along the "radio station" model of one or more
> streams of preselected content, each served to zero or more listeners.
> Icecast itself is a back-end server. The content comes from various
> front ends such as live audio, mp3 playlists etc. For the SATLUG demo at
> the PC Show I use ices2, set to generate a random stream from a large
> list of ripped music files.
>
> I think you want the "jukebox" model where each user chooses the content
> from a vast library. Have you looked at the VortexBox project?
> http://vortexbox.org/ It's under very active development and may be
> closer to what you want.  --Don
>

I did the same thing a while back with a recommended package called 
'Ampache'.

I don't know if it's still in development or not, but with security 
levels was the ability to download the song, instead of simply play it, 
or have it added to a playlist.




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