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

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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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Error while setting up MPD & Sonata…I am stumped

I've tried and tried and re-tried installing MPD and Sonata on ubuntuGNOME 14.04 following this guide and this one. The last time I tried, I got to the stage where the user starts mpd by typing 'MPD' ...
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MPD YouTube stream buffering

I have modified greasemonkey youtube script, adding button to play audio using MPD on dedicated box. It works OK. I have used classic mpc add `youtube-dl --prefer-insecure -f140 -g $1` type command. ...
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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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Errors running mpd on ubuntu 13.10

I installed mpd as a user service following the instructions here: http://gmpc.wikia.com/wiki/MPD_INSTALL_USER_SERVICE_UBUNTU. When I try to run mpd, I get the following errors: Cannot create thread ...
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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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Location of installed mpich-mpd-bin

I had install mpich2 from Ubuntu repository by doing: (script 1) sudo apt-get install mpich2 I am glad that I found the default location for installed mpiexec, mpicc, mpif90, etc. Meanwhile, where ...
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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 ...
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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 ...