MPD – Music Player Daemon

From MPDs site: Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by its network protocol. And it does what it says, perfectly. It’s fast, it’s simple to setup and use. In comparison to LMS it’s limited in features (e.g. can’t serve files to clients) but makes up with speed and straightforwardness.  (more…)

Torrent Client (Transmission)

RPi consumes only a few watts of power so it seems to be ideal torrent client platform – it can run for days and slowly (or not) download the content from internet. Setting up Torrent client is very easy. Here is how to do it… (more…)

Multimedia file server (DLNA/UPnP)

Have you ever wanted to watch movies, listen to the music or watching your picture collection on your TV or smartphone without a need to connect your laptop to the tv set? Maybe you have PS3 and you always dreamt of having access to those resources with PS3? (more…)