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Revision as of 11:08, 1 February 2011

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Ampache

Amarok is able to play music from an Ampache media server. Ampache needs an Apache server to work.

Ampache Client

Activate the Ampache service using Settings -> Configure Amarok... -> Internet Services.

Click on the wrench icon to open the configuration dialog



Configure the service with the data entered on the server:

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Now the Ampache service should appear in Media Sources -> Internet<menuchoice>.<br /> <br /> [[File:remotecollections_ampache_client2.png|center|300px]]<br />

=== Ampache Server ===

On '''Debian'''-based distributions like '''Ubuntu''' you can install '''Ampache''' using {{Input|1=sudo apt-get install ampache}} You need to tell the '''Apache''' server where it can find the '''Ampache''' files. Create the file ''/etc/apache2/conf.d/ampache'' with the following content:<br /> {{Input|1= Alias /music "/usr/share/ampache/www/" <directory />

   DirectoryIndex index.php index.html
   Options Indexes MultiViews
   AllowOverride None
   Order allow,deny
   Allow from all

</directory> }} Restart '''Apache''' with the command {{Input|1=/etc/init.d/apache2 restart}} so you can access '''Ampache'''<nowiki>'s</nowiki> web interface using http://localhost/music/. You get the following page:<br /> <br /> [[File:remotecollections_ampache_installation.png|center|250px]]<br /> <br /> Choose your language and click <menuchoice>Start configuration to configure Ampache. Enter the configuration of your MySQL database:

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Click Insert Database to create the user and database. You will get an error message because there is already a configuration file which is empty. Just enter your MySQL configuration again and click Write Config and you will get a configuration file as download.

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Save this file to /usr/share/ampache/www/config/ampache.cfg.php and overwrite the existing (empty) configuration. After you clicked Continue to Step 3 you can create the initial account to manage Ampache.

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Log into your newly created account:

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And you will get the web interface:

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Click on Add a Catalog in the Admin on the left to create a new catalog of music.

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Create a new guest account using Admin -> Add User:

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Now you need to allow guest access on your server. Open the configuration in /usr/share/ampache/www/config/ampache.cfg.php and remove the ';' character before auto_user = "guest". Restart Apache and the server configuration is finished.


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