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How to Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Private Streaming Music Se

Unread postPosted: 15 Sep 2017, 08:51
by JensenBreck
If you're sick of dealing with carrying around a massive library of music on your smartphone and you don't want to pay for a service like Google Music, the Raspberry Pi can work as a music server. With a little work, you can make all your MP3s available to you regardless of where you are. Here's how to set it up.

We're assuming you have a basic understanding of the Raspberry Pi, but if not, you can start here to get everything in order.

Raspberry Pi: If you're not sure where to buy one, check out our introduction to the Pi for more info.

A 4GB SD card: You'll need something to install the operating system onto. This page tells you which SD cards are compatible with the Pi.
Ethernet cable or Wi-Fi adapter: You'll need the internet to set up and run your music streaming service.