Gnump3d Media Server

In most cases Gnump3d is used as a home music mp3 server, so you can listen to your mp3s from any computer, which is great but not exactly what it will be used for in a corporate environment. However, Gnump3d can be useful in many other ways. It streams in mp3 and ogg format. Any video presentation saved in ogg format, or audio instructional notes in mp3, can be well categorized, updated and made accessible to the company. In this manner it can definitely be useful. Here is how to install and configure Gnump3d Media Server:

1. Open Smart and search for gnump3d, the install it.


2. Now open a terminal and become su, then open gnump3d.conf file with your favorite editor. You can find it at /etc/gnump3d/gnump3d.conf

gedit /etc/gnump3d/gnump3d.conf

3, By default multimedia files location is /var/music.If you want to change this to /home/music using the following steps

Search for the following line

root = /var/music

Replace with the following line

root = /home/music

Find this line

user = gnump3d

Replace with the following line

user = root

Save and exit file

Restart gnump3d service using the following command

/etc/init.d/gnump3d restart


4. Now open your browser to http://localhost:8888/

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