"January 2008: the orignal 'Linux Audio Server Project' article
was first written back in 2004, talking only about the LIRC setup
with my headless server to use it as any other hifi element: stop,
play, pause, etc. I soon needed more functionality, which was easy
to implement, but which I never actually updated this article
"Most notably, I have set my audio server up such that upon the
press of a button on the remote, it will say the name of the
artist, album and title of the song that is being played. It can
even do that for the songs playing on the radio, all to the
astonishment of our guests. Aside that, it cuts short lots of silly
arguments I sometimes had with my wife about which song or artist
is on. I won't go so far as to say that this system is a saver of
relationships, but it sure is practical..."
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