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"Music Player Daemon (MPD) is based on the client-server architecture. The daemon stays in background and actually plays the tracks while the client(ncmpc) is used to control the playlist, sounds etc. The real advantage of mpd over other console based players like cmus, moc, etc is that it allows remote access, that is, the daemon can run in one computer while the client connects to it from a remote computer to control it. Combined with icecast, mpd can be converted into a audio streaming server..."

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