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!

Follow

I also started a thread related to this in the past, but I wasn't clear about the headless part... but I am crawling through those responses as well and will try some things out! Thanks again to everyone who suggested there!

This seems like the best solution so far: 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.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Fosstodon

Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.