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Introduction

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Howto: Network Sound Server for Gentoo Linux

For sending Music or other Sounds over a Network I uns PulseAudio on my Server. So I can play e.g. Music from a mobile device and the Sound is transported over WLAN playing on my Sound-System connected to the Server.

If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:

Required software

The required software has to be installed with the following command(s):
emerge media-sound/pulseaudio

Changes in /etc/conf.d/pulseaudio

File permissions:
Owner: root
Group: root
Permissions: -rw-r--r--

Click here for a download of the complete file: /etc/conf.d/pulseaudio

Changed on 06.11.15
Issued by olli
Beginning line 9

Enable System Wide Startup for PulseAudio

PULSEAUDIO_SHOULD_NOT_GO_SYSTEMWIDE=1

Changes in /etc/portage/profile/use.mask

File permissions:
Owner: root
Group: root
Permissions: -rw-r--r--

Click here for a download of the complete file: /etc/portage/profile/use.mask

Changed on 06.11.15
Issued by olli
Beginning line 1

Enable System wide PulseAudio for init-Scripts

-system-wide

Changes in /etc/pulse/system.pa

File permissions:
Owner: root
Group: root
Permissions: -rw-r--r--

Click here for a download of the complete file: /etc/pulse/system.pa

Changed on 06.11.15
Issued by olli
Beginning line 58

Listen on Server

load-module module-native-protocol-tcp auth-ip-acl=0.0.0.0/0
#load-module module-alsa-sink

Setting up services

For starting the new service after system reboot you should add it to a runlevel with the following command(s):

rc-update add pulseaudio default

Please send a feedback to: doc<at>gabosh.net

Howto listing
File Index

Here you can find the official Gentoo Linux Forums where you can find a lot of answers.

Here a link to the official Gentoo Linux Homepage.

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