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Stream music to iTunes from Gentoo Linux
Authored by: darrell on Apr 12, '04 12:45:44PM

i found another easier way, without having to install packages.
just NFS mount the directory on the Gentoo(or any other OS) that contains the audio files. the under iTunes go File -> Add to Library and navigate to the mounted directory.



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Stream music to iTunes from Gentoo Linux
Authored by: plambert on Apr 12, '04 01:41:42PM

Using NFS is a splendid idea if the library on the server never changes, and if you do not have iTunes configured to keep your library organized. Otherwise, in the first case, you have to add files manually after they've been added to the server, and in the second case, your iTunes app will try to copy every file to your local drive.

So sure, it's a great alternative for people who have completely different needs than this hint addresses. :-)

Unfortunately, DAAPD doesn't work well with very very very large libraries. And it gets pretty large in the process. :-(



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Stream music to iTunes from Gentoo Linux
Authored by: atom on Jun 19, '04 12:10:24PM

nfs doesn't work too well with windows. i've used samba to do the same thing though.



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