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==MPD+glurp==
 
==MPD+glurp==
  

Revision as of 13:10, 24 July 2005

MPD+glurp

Right

pacman -S mpd glurp

now edit mpd.conf.example to:

add your path to your music set sound output & user name ;-)


# MPD CONFIG FILE
# For a full description of all config parameters,
# Check the mpd man page, "man mpd".

##################### REQUIRED ###########################
port 			"6600"
music_directory 	"/<path to your music>"
playlist_directory 	"~/.mpd/playlists"
log_file 		"~/.mpd/mpd.log"
error_file 		"~/.mpd/mpd.error"
##########################################################

##########################################################
# EVERYTHING ELSE IS OPTIONAL
##########################################################

################# FILESYSTEM SETTINGS ####################
#
# If the names of files or directories are
# not correctly displayed then set the
# following to the filesystem coding.
#
#	Usually this is either:
#	ISO-8859-1 or UTF-8
#
# After changing the filesystem_charset
# you will need to recreate the db:
#	mpd --create-db
#
filesystem_charset "UTF-8"
#
##########################################################

#################### OPTIONAL FILES ######################
#
# Location of DB file
#
db_file		"~/.mpd/mpd.db"
#
# The state file (if set) will be a file
# for storing all current information
# (playlist, playing/paused, etc...) from
# the last MPD session. This will be used
# to recreate your last MPD session after
# restart.
#
state_file		"~/.mpd/mpdstate"
#
##########################################################


################### VOLUME MIXER #########################
#
# Examples:
# ALSA Mixer
mixer_type		"alsa"
mixer_device		"/dev/mixer"
mixer_control		"PCM"
#
# OSS Mixer
#mixer_type		"oss"
#mixer_device 		"/dev/mixer"
#mixer_control		"PCM"
#
# Software Mixer
#mixer_type		"software"
#
##########################################################


################## AUDIO OUTPUT ##########################
#
# OSS Audio Output
#ao_driver 		"oss"
#ao_driver_options 	"dsp=/dev/dsp"
#
# ALSA Audio Output
ao_driver		"alsa09"
ao_driver_options	"dev=hw:0,0"
#
# Set this if you have problems
# playing audio files.
# This will resample your music so
# that it comes out at the set rate.
#
#audio_output_format	"44100:16:2"
#
# You should not need mess with
# this value unless you know
# what you're doing.
#
#audio_write_size	"1024"
#
##########################################################

################# REPLAYGAIN #############################
#
# Use Replay Gain (album or title)
#	http://www.replaygain.org
#
#replaygain		"album"
#
# Sets the pre-amp used for files that have replaygain
# info.  Valid values are between -15 to 15 (in dB).
#
#replaygain_preamp	"0"
#
##########################################################


################ OUTPUT BUFFER SETTINGS ##################
#
# You should not need to mess with this
# unless you know what you're doing.
#
#audio_buffer_size	"2048"
#
# This means exactly what it says, it will
# buffer your file up to the percentage of
# the buffer before it begins playing.
#
#buffer_before_play 	"25%"
#
##########################################################


################### HTTP PROXY ###########################
#
# http_proxy_host	"proxy.isp.com"
# http_proxy_port	"8080"
# http_proxy_user	"user"
# http_proxy_password	"password"
#
##########################################################


################# SECURITY SETTINGS ######################
#
# It is encouraged to run MPD as
# non-superuser.  If you start mpd as root
# (for example, in an init script), set
# this value, then  mpd will drop root priveleges
# and runs as the user specified.
#
user 		"your-user-name-here"
#
# Set this value if you only have one
# address you want to allow connection to.
#
bind_to_address 	"localhost"
#
# If you want to setup MPD to use
# passwords set them here
#
#password 		"password1@read,add,control,admin"
#password 		"password2@read"
#
# Specify permissions used by default when no password is
# given by for a connection/client.
#
#default_permissions	"read,add,control,admin"
#
##########################################


################ MISCELLANEOUS OPTIONS ###################
#
# This setting exists as precaution against attacks.
#
#max_playlist_length 	"16384"
#
# Valid options are "default", "secure" or "verbose".
#log_level		"default"
#
#connection_timeout 	"60"
#
# This should be fine for 2-3 people using clients
# at the same time.
#
#max_connections 	"5"
#
# No need to change these unless you know better.
#
#max_command_list_size 	"2048"
#max_output_buffer_size "2048"
#
# This will make playlists compatible with normal music
# players.
#
#save_absolute_paths_in_playlists "no"
#
##########################################################

make any other changes you want to add using your favourite editor then save file as mpd.conf

start mpd as root with

/etc/rc.d/mpd start

as your normal user create database of you music

mpd --create-db

if all goes well you now start glurp

click connect to server icon (broken lead!) then add music tracks you wish to create a playlist

Adding more directories to MPD see http://mpd.wikicities.com/wiki/Using_Multiple_Directories_Under_Parent


Enjoy