How to install Subsonic
on openSUSE

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 openSUSE 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 can be installed from the command line on openSUSE Leap 42.3, Leap 15 and Tumbleweed.

You need first add the snappy repository from the terminal. Leap 15 users, for example, can do this with the following command:

Swap out openSUSE_Leap_15.0 for either openSUSE_Leap_42.3 or openSUSE_Tumbleweed if you’re using a different version of openSUSE.

With the repository added, import its GPG key:

Finally, upgrade the package cache to include the new snappy repository:

Snap can now be installed with the following:

You then need to either reboot, logout/login or source /etc/profile to have /snap/bin added to PATH. Additionally, enable and start both the snapd and the snapd.apparmor services with the following commands:

sudo systemctl enable snapd sudo systemctl start snapd

Tumbleweed users also need to run the following:

sudo systemctl enable snapd.apparmor sudo systemctl start snapd.apparmor

Install Subsonic

To install Subsonic, simply use the following command:

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