How to install Subsonic
on Linux Mint

Subsonic

Subsonic

Terence Sambo (arub-islander)

Your complete, personal media streamer.

Summary

Subsonic is a media streaming and sharing platform created by Sindre Mehus (see https://www.subsonic.org).

This snap runs under full confinement, which means it will not be able to access files outside of it's 'home' folder. Normally this would make the app pretty useless, right? So to get around this issue somewhat the snap also consumes the removable-media interface. But it is not hooked up by default. So after installing the snap do:

 $ sudo snap connect subsonic-arubislander:removable-media

After that, anything mounted under /media will be accessible from the snap.

  • New since version 6.1.3+snap14 Introduction of configuration settings:

  • host: IP address for the service to listen on. Defaults to "0.0.0.0" to listen on all IP addresses.

  • port: What port the service should listen on. Defaults to "4040"
  • https-port: What port to use for https. Defaults to "0", for no https
  • context-path: The context path to use for the url of the service. Defaults to "/"
  • max-memory: Max amount of memory in MB that the java virtual machine is allowed to use. Defaults to "150"

Example:

To set the subsonic service to use a maximum of 450 MB and listen on URL: http://192.168.5.10:8080/subsonic do:

 $ snap set subsonic-arubislander host=192.168.1.10 port=8080 context-path="/subsonic" max-memory=450

The service needs to be restarted to pick up the new settings:

 $ snap restart subsonic-arubislander

Happy listening!

Details for Subsonic

License
Proprietary
Last updated
27 October 2019

Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install Subsonic

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install Subsonic

To install Subsonic, simply use the following command:

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