How to install xmdp
on CentOS


Claudio Matsuoka (cmatsuoka)

An MDP clone using libxmp

xmdp is a clone of the Future Crew MusicDiskPlayer (released in 1993 with the Journey 1/2 and Chaotic Mind musicdisks) using libxmp to render module data. Besides being a music disk player, it can also be used to play stand-alone module files.

Musicdisk modules and metadata are not included and must be downloaded separately.

Details for xmdp

Last updated
27 June 2019

Enable snaps on CentOS and install xmdp

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 CentOS 7.6+, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6+, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install xmdp

To install xmdp, simply use the following command:

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