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12. MPD/MPC Hardware Controls

Warren Gay

(1)St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Raspberry Pi computers are attractive for embedded styled solutions due to their small size and low cost. This chapter will draw on earlier chapters to allow you to build a stand-alone embedded music player box.

To expedite the software effort, the MPD/MPC software will be used, which is easily installed on your Pi. The Music Player Daemon (MPD) component is the process that runs in the background to stream the music. The companion command-line control program mpc gives you control of it. Using this combined with a small LCD display, rotary control, and a digital volume control, you ...

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