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Are there any Linux MPD (music player daemon) player alternatives for a network music server / player [closed]

Are there any Linux MPD (music player daemon) player alternatives for a network music server / player [closed]

Are there any reasonable alternatives to MPD (music player daemon) as a remotely controlled music player? It should be controllable over the network and not require X server to run.

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Guest [Entry]

"I'm not recommending this, as I haven't tried it, but pita is a command-line client-server music player.

Update: According to the developer, it's meant to do much the same thing as MPD, and is not actively maintained. Also, it's Python instead of C, which is easier to extend, etc. They ""definitely try to solve the same problems in much the same way""."
Guest [Entry]

deejayd is another option, that was born of shortcomings in MPD and XMMS2. It's only got a few clients at the moment, a command-line one and a web interface. It's written in Python with GStreamer or Xine for media decoding, and uses JSON-RPC as the message format.
Guest [Entry]

Not sure if you knew this, but the latest MPD has support for libinotify, which apparently updates the DB automatically.
Guest [Entry]

I haven't tried this, either, but Audacious can be run headless and controlled by clients. Wikipedia