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I have a machine with Ubuntu installed and simple speakers connected to this machine via cable. I want to be able to cast music on this machine via my iPhone. Is it possible? What software should I use?

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    askubuntu.com/questions/583624/…
    – Rinzwind
    May 30 '17 at 12:58
  • @Rinzwind As i understood the question in the link is about airplay-powered speakers and the problem is about to cast from ubuntu to speakers. I have different problem: i have simple speakers which connected to ubuntu mahine with cable and i want cast from iphone to this ubuntu machine.
    – mirt
    May 30 '17 at 13:38
  • Simply pairing your Ubuntu machine and iPhone over Bluetooth does the trick.
    – Fazil
    Jun 17 '17 at 20:17
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Another alternative would be Shairplay:

https://github.com/juhovh/shairplay

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you can use this open source software

https://github.com/abrasive/shairport

./configure
make
./shairport -a 'My Shairport Name'
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    Shairport is no longer maintained since July 2014. Do you know other opensource alternatives ?
    – SebMa
    Feb 27 '19 at 22:42
  • shairport-sync is the currently maintained fork of shairport
    – pfych
    Dec 29 '19 at 12:35

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