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hpr2019 :: a pi project and an owncloud project

A short episode where I describe a couple of geeky projects I've been working on

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Hosted by Matt McGraw (g33kdad) on Thursday 2016-04-28 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Raspberry Pi,RuneAudio,MPD,Music Player Daemon,ownCloud,PiMusicBox,PicFrame.

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HPR - A couple of Projects I've been working on

  1. Intro

    • Please record a show!!!!!
    • Couple of Projects
  2. Pi Project

    • Love of Music
    • Digital, of course and webradio
    • Sonos, other proprietary solutions
    • Got a Pi2 for XMas
    • Pi Music Box
    • RuneAudio
    • Arch Based
    • underlying tech is MPD
    • flash SD Card
    • boot with network cable attached
    • add music and webradios to library
    • .pls and .m3u files
  3. PhotoFrame Project

    • proprietary items
    • tablet/smart phone lying around
    • ownCloud
    • update for my parents on the road

Links and other Goodies

Pi Project
Capital Public Radio
Samsung Shape
Rune Audio
Music Player Daemon
USB Audio Dongle (amazon link... NOT an affiliate link)

PicFrame Project
Kindle Fire HD 6
PicFrame Android App

Contact Info
Matt McGraw - matty at the strangeland dot net
Stay-At-Home G33k Dad ~ Fatherhood in the digital age

The following link includes a photo of the RPi in the bookshelf with the stereo as well as a screenshot of the Rune Audio app running on my Android phone.

Show Transcript

Automatically generated using whisper

whisper --model tiny --language en hpr2019.wav

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Comment #1 posted on 2016-04-23T19:36:00Z by Matt (g33kdad)

Some photos

The following link includes a photo of the RPi in the bookshelf with the stereo as well as a screenshot of the Rune Audio app running on my Android phone.


Comment #2 posted on 2016-04-30T11:57:11Z by Jonathan Kulp

Muttonchop too

Thanks I really enjoyed this episode. I actually do something similar with one of my Raspberry Pis but I use Jezra's muttonchop audio server ( and control the audio either from my phone, tablet, or laptop. Mutton-chop has a web interface so you just need a browser on your remote device to control everything. I hook the Pi into a 1972 Marantz receiver. Like you, I found that I needed to get a USB audio interface b/c onboard audio was awful. I got a little dongle off of Amazon for about 8 or $10 and it sounds tremendous. Incidentally one of my favorite streaming stations is JazzStream: Capitol Public Radio (Sacramento)

Comment #3 posted on 2016-05-08T04:00:41Z by Matt (g33kdad)

Thanks, John

Thanks, John! I bet the Marantz sounds great! My dad had one when I was a kid.


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