Music Player Daemon [MPD] - flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music

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mpd & gmpc problem

I have two computers, both running Ubuntu, one 15.10, the other 16.04. The 15.10 machine has mpd (version 0.19.10 from the repository) installed on it, this computer is to act as the music server. ...
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Using /usr/local/bin/mpd instead of /usr/bin/mpd

I want to run a patched mpd installed in /usr/local/bin. Usually it's started by: sudo service mpd start. Changing the: DAEMON=/usr/bin/mpd to DAEMON=/usr/local/bin/mpd in /etc/init.d/mpd has no ...
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ncmpcpp can't find my music

I finally got ncmpcpp and MPD to work, but ncmpcpp won't find my music. I've restarted MPD multiple times, installed mpc and run mpc update, pressed U inside ncmpcpp, restarted my machine, tried with ...
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Since I installed 14.04 I'm missing app indicator for sonata

I don't know if there ever was an app-indicator for Sonata. I had Linux Mint before. Does anyone knows how to restore / install it on Ubuntu 14 (unity)? As an alternative, is there a good (slim, ...
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USB soundcard with MPD - only outputs static

I used to have a Muse Mini DAC USB soundcard on my Media Player Daemon machine, but now need to switch to using a Native Instruments Audio2DJ USB soundcard instead. aplay some_wav_file.wav works fine ...
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MPD ERROR: Failed to open audio output after re-installing

Having MPD v.0.19 and Ubuntu 15.04 for quite some time now I wanted to check out the latest version 0.20 thus downloaded it and followed the instructions to compile it on my own. Unfortunately this ...
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mpd - pulse and/or alsa problem

What am I doing? I'm trying to get mpd working for the first time so I can stream my audio on multiple Linux devices. My mpd.conf file shows: music_directory "/home/john-mcbride/.mpd/music" ...
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pulseaudio-dlna not working with mpd and ROCKI devices

Note: I rewrote this question because the signal-to-noise ratio was approaching 0. Just installed pulseaudio-dnla on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 system to create pulse sinks for my ROCKIs so I can stream audio ...
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I can't for the life of me figure out how to customize color in ncmpcpp

I finally was able to get ncmpcpp setup on my new eOS install (after giving up out of frustration on a previous install) and I love it. I really want to change to colors though and I know this is ...
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ncmpcpp stops highlighting current song

Hi I'm recently working around with ncmpcpp and I've configured it pretty nicely to what I want. Unfortunately on playlist view, after 3-4 seconds it will stop highlighting the currently played song, ...
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mpd crashes on database update

Mpd (latest version from repositories, Ubuntu 14.10) crashes when refreshing the database. At first it crashed on every m4a file, even with the necessary libraries (libmad0) installed and up to date. ...
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MPD with pulseaudio

I have recently made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 and once again I am left with trouble with MPD. I think I had managed to fix it last time, but I am not sure how. My issue is to be able to use an ...
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“Failed to open audio output” error when trying to send audio from mpd to pulseaudio

When I try to play mpd through pulseaudio, mpd.log reports: pulse_output: Failed to enable "Pink ROCKI" [pulse]: pa_context_connect() has failed: Connection refused Pulse seems to be working ...
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What is the most robust web frontend for MPD for Linaro/Ubuntu 14.xx?

I've built a headless server instance with linaro on a Radxa rock connected to speakers, and am currently trying out rompr. Does MPD offer any other "streaming" jukebox style frontend options for ...
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mpd/ncmpcpp music database synchronization with iPod Classic (possible)?

Is there any option/possibility, to synchronize my mpd/ncmpcpp music database as it is organized natively through ncmpcpp (mainly playlists) with an iPod Classic. Can someone please shed some light ...
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MPD deletes previous played song from playlist

Whenever I use mpc next or any other player (ncmpcpp) MPD will play the next song and will remove the previous song from the playlist (generated by mpc add /). My mpd.conf is located at /etc/mpd.conf ...
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Can someone help me with my ncmpcpp and mpd

Okay, so im running ubuntu 13.10 and my mpd was working fine yesterday and now its not working. So ncmpcpp says volume is at 100% and so does mpc but its playing no sound you can find my dot files ...
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My ncmpcpp and mpd won't work

For some reason it won't dectect my music and it says Volume N/A and it won't let me change it. You can find my dotfiles here. Yes I am running them locally and let me know if you need some ...
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mpdboot and mpdtrace gives Alarm Clock as a result

I try to execute mpdboot -n 2 -f /home/user/mpd.hosts and then mpdtrace However, both of them gives strange result as Alarm clock Can somebody tell me what is wrong with that, please Thanks ...
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mpd: Failed to read mixer for 'My ALSA Device': no such mixer control: PCM

I had mpd/mpc running on my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS headless, X-less server. I decided to switch out the songs; I moved the old songs out of the /Music directory, moved the new songs in, and ran mpc ...
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mpd httpd streaming not working

I have installed mpd and configured it to work flawlessly with gmpc locally. I also use mpdroid on my phone and I want to stream music from my library to the phone. The music control from mpdroid ...
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MPD to play music to single channel of my multi-channel card?

I installed an Ubuntu 12-04 LTS server for a special background music application of mine, where I am using the server with an Asus Xonar DS sound card. The installation is successful, the MPD is ...
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Is there a way to search an MPD library with the music lens?

I use MPD, along with the GUI client Sonata to play all my music. It works quite well, but none of my music shows up in the music lens (since I don't use Banshee or Rhythmbox, it's just empty). Has ...
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mpd listening on port 6600

I find on netstat that mpd is listening on port 6600. I play all my media files on VLC. I don't remember installing this, and its not in my startup applications. Is mpd even needed?
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Mpd wont update my library, using external drive?

using ncmpc++ ver 0.5.6 on ubuntu 12.04 <<- Epic AwesomeWM so thats why im using the terminal music playa! Anyway I edited the mpd.conf in /etc/mpd.conf under the music library I put /media/...
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mplayer can't play audio from cron while ncmpcpp is playing simultaneously

I have set up a script, which executes an mplayer command, in order to play audio in crontab. It will be executed in a special set time, but this script can not play audio when ncmpcpp (a front-end ...
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mpd conflicting with other applications — taking control of pulse?

Simple explanation If mpd is playing and sound attempts to play through another application, x, sound from x will not be output. If sound from another application, x, is playing and mpd then ...
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Flash Breaking Pulseaudio?

Since posting this question, it has been revealed that the problem was with mpd — not Flash. Here is the question I posted in an attempt to find a fix. Every time a Flash object with sound (such as a ...