__/ [ cristi ] on Saturday 20 May 2006 10:54 \__
> I am tired of having the missus giving me a bollocking every time I upgrade
> the linux distro and she can't find her mp3s or whatever else in the same
> place etc as my pc is in the living room and is easier to access than her
> having to switch on her laptop so I decided to start building a low power
> PC with a Via Eden 533 mhz to act as a file server for the entire house
> where I will also be moving my web server also. I don't intend to tweak
> this computer once it is setup and running. I will be hiding it under a
> desk and will only be connecting a set of speakers to it and the network
> cable. I would also like to set it up so it will play MP3s and allow us to
> control what it is playing and the playlist via a web browser from the
> other computers.
> Can anyone recommend a program that will do that or any other low power PC
> components combination other than Via?
Have a look at the following recent articles:
Also, I suspect that among Amarok's addons (or built in plug-ins/scripts)
this can be achieved at ease. I know about browser-based playlist
controller, which _does_exist.
Hope it helps,
Roy S. Schestowitz
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