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How to install LMS 7.9 nightly from Slim Devices repo on VB 2.3

1. Login to your VortexBox. Note: Many of these CMD Lines are long and you must click on the actual line and Arrow right to see all the Code.

2. Remove current version of LMS. Enter

rpm -e --nodeps logitechmediaserver logitechmediaserver-CPAN logitechmediaserver-vendor logitechmediaserver-firmware-ip3k

3. Restore the LMS server.prefs file:

cp -a /var/lib/squeezeboxserver/prefs/server.prefs.rpmsave /var/lib/squeezeboxserver/prefs/server.prefs 

4. Install LMS 7.9 from Slim Devices nightly repository. Enter

yum install 

This is the currently nightly version as of June 21, 2016. If you install on a later date, pick up the current RedHat RPM package from Copy and paste link to RedHat RPM in above “yum install” command.

5. Restart LMS:

systemctl start squeezeboxserver 

6. Check LMS status:

systemctl -l status squeezeboxserver 

7. If LMS is up and running, go to http://vortexbox-ip:9000 in your browser to get the LMS web page.

8. This version of LMS should have the “Don't Stop the Music” option on the LMS>Settings>Player pages.

NOTE: If MusicIP plugin isn't working, just select it on the Settings→Plugins page, restart LMS and do a rescan so that it picks up the songs.

Hat Tips to Forum Members Ron Olsen for Code and Treble101 for testing and finding MusicIP solution.

how_to_install_lms_7.9_nightly_from_slim_devices_repo_on_vb_2.3.1466657193.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/06/23 00:46 by ron