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Date:      Mon, 23 Mar 2009 16:29:36 -0700
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>, FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
Subject:   Re: networked audio
Message-ID:  <20090323232936.GB16759@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <20090323230142.3ec088b2.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:01:42PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:54:06 -0700, Gary Kline <kline@thought.org> wrote:
> > Be great to have some
> > 	utimate setup (*sigh...*). 
> 
> You'll never have. At the moment you've setup something, just
> after bringing it home from the shop, it will be considered
> outdated, and there's already something new on the way that's
> completely incompatible with everything you have. :-)
> 
> 
> 
> > For now, what Wojciech suggested
> > 	works, but since most of my ~/Music files are ogg format, mpg123
> > 	may not be sufficient.
> 
> How about ogg123 then? Same use.
> 
> 	% cat oggfiles | rsh -l username remote.computer.name "ogg123 -"
> 
> 
> 
> > 	``locate xmms2'' found audio/gxmms2; under construction!
> 
> Check /usr/ports/audio/xmms2, found out by
> 
> 	% cd /usr/ports
> 	% make search name=xmms2


	I thought you were kidding about the ogg123, but no! Is there a 
	wav123, an au123, &c? :_)  wait, I just checked and there *is* a
	flac123.  ....  i'll be [bleeped].  

	ANyway, re xmms2, it's built (I had it but since there was no
	front end and since i really didn't want to spejnt days messing
	with it, I never used it.  I've got gxmms2 working on my linux
	desktopk, but it only works locally.  How do I use [gx]mms2 
	to go over the wire to the audio-server I'm building, show me the
	playlist here and play thru my better speakers?

	I had imagined something like:

	%  xmms2 -r zen:/home/kline/Music/ 

	where the -r would indicate "remote" ... 


> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Polytropon
> >From Magdeburg, Germany
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> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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