Hey friends. What's the quickest way for me to get a headless linux box to be able to play audio (say, from Youtube Music?) on a pair of speakers?
I was thinking about setting up a chromecast target - but seems like all of the solutions I've found require installing Chrome (which would just open a whole can of depends I don't need).
I'm way out of the media game - so you might be thinking "surely he's thought of ______" - I assure you, I have not! Send any and all suggestions!
This seems like the best solution so far: https://mopidy.com/
I think I can combine that with an mpd client running on the same machine to essentially control what comes out of the mac mini's audio port.
@wizzwizz4 That would be great - and it looks like you can do something like this:
vlc --intf dummy <stream>
But when I go to install VLC I of course get all sorts of X / Gnome / Etc. packages for a total install of 1.2GB - not what I was hoping. :)
@wizzwizz4 Scratch that - package `vlc-bin` seems to be on the right track! I'll post progress later today...
@funnylookinhat I remembered there is a project for the Raspberry Pi that seemed to fit the bill for what you are looking for, but I can't remember the name 🤔
@RyuKurisu I thought so too - and I've been googling around and it seems there _were_ a lot of projects, but most of them are no longer maintained or won't work with official google SDKs.
After I found this thread I stopped trying to figure out how to make that work: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=284031
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