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# 211614 4-Apr-2017 13:01

So we have a bunch on IT technicians that love to stream music from Youtube / spotify etc. Rather then them individually streaming and using up the bandwidth does anyone know if there is a service which allows say a media PC to have a music catalog? All the computers in the LAN can then connect and listen to music? Free option would be great otherwise happy to look into pay options as well. Thanks.


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  # 1756280 4-Apr-2017 13:08
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PLEX?

 

https://www.plex.tv/

 

 

 

User a Raspberry Pi 2/3 and an external USB hard drive.

 

 






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  # 1756332 4-Apr-2017 14:03
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Yeah I'd say plex as well.  You can play on devices (phones etc) computers.  But it does require a shared music library (unsure the legalities of this).

 

Not sure if you can proxy spotify to that it's using a local cache for all employees rather than going external

 

 





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  # 1756334 4-Apr-2017 14:05
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I've personally used SubSonic before - Has a great web interface and can also be used on a variety of third party mobile apps.

 

Highly worth the $12 a year upgrade for the Premium features but would recommend to try out the free version first. 





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  # 1756358 4-Apr-2017 15:00
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"Awesome Selfhosted" has a great list of open source apps that you could use: https://github.com/Kickball/awesome-selfhosted#audio-streaming

 

I'd probably choose Libresonic over Subsonic, it's still free and open source. I've also heard good things about koel but never used it myself.


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