Play Audio on Headless Server?
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Jul 18 09:36:12 MDT 2007
On 18 Jul 2007, at 09:14, Kimball Larsen wrote:
> Ok, so everyone will probably get sick of all my questions this
> week, but I've been tossed into a bit of unfamiliar territory (I'm
> a programmer, not a sysadmin) this week with setting up a new
> server here at work. One of the functions they need this server to
> do is to play our hold music for the phone system. The old server
> that this is replacing simply played music out of itunes (yes, the
> old server is a mac mini) and an audio cable connects the mac to
> the phone system.
> So, the new server is headless, and I don't have X installed at
> all. What sort of solutions are there out there that I can use to
> just start music playing out of a pre-defined playlist when the
> system boots and just have it play continuously forever?
If you are not using a Mac anymore and just using Linux you could use
the mplayer command line version. I am not sure of the configurations.
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