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Mopidy is great - but it's clearly meant for someone who has their music collection stored locally. I was able to find an extension that supported youtube-music - but realistically it's not nearly as good an integration as the real client.

I know I'm the lone one out here for using Google services for stuff - but 🤷 - going solo is a time commitment I can't float for a while.

I think I'll just be on the lookout for Google to release a Home device with audio out to get the barn wired up.

Ironically - the one crappy collection of MP3s I do have will sit on that mac mini, and I'll probably listen to it through VLC over NFS for now.

I've got some other interesting ideas for that box in the meantime as well...

@funnylookinhat ever considered getting a Google Home (Max)? Or an Amazon Echo? Why do you want audio out instead of integrated speakers?

@RyuKurisu oh good question - because the barn is huge and I do _very loud things_ in there. It's already got a speaker system, so I'd like to take advantage of it.

@danslerush Whoah - Volumio looks really polished. I will check it out!

@danslerush Quick 10 minutes of tinkering doesn't look promising... they provide a .img file instead of a package or binary that I can run, and that .img file seems broken in it's current state (can't mount it). I'll try to write it to a USB this weekend and see what happens!

@funnylookinhat Yes, I usually used it with Etcher on an SD card, I don't think there's binaries, it's a one stand installation. But it works well, I used it with music stored in a NAS and some plug-ins

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