This recipe covers the installation of the Ampache server. It is a simple PHP-based web application. Once installed and set up, you can use a web interface to play your audio/video files or use any of the various popular streaming clients to stream content over the intranet or even the Internet.
We will be using Ubuntu Server 16.04, but you can choose to have any version of Ubuntu.
Additionally, we will need the Samba server. It will be used as shared network storage.
As always, access to a root account or an account with
sudo privileges will be required.
Ampache is a web application developed in PHP. We will start the installation with the LAMP stack. This recipe covers installation with the ...