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!

@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...

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