Package Details: subsonic 6.1.5-1

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Package Base: subsonic
Description: A free, web-based media streamer and jukebox.
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Licenses: custom
Conflicts: subsonic
Submitter: robertfoster
Maintainer: robertfoster
Last Packager: robertfoster
Votes: 70
Popularity: 0.000002
First Submitted: 2010-03-26 16:48
Last Updated: 2018-12-10 16:36

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billyburly commented on 2015-01-07 16:54

The change in subsonic home directory does not bring across the file. You need to manually copy it over `cp /var/subsonic/ /var/lib/subsonic`. Otherwise you will loose any settings (in my case, my license and LDAP setting).

twiggers commented on 2014-12-31 15:02

My new subsonic-beta package allows to run subsonic as its own user. I've also fixed the dependencies, as libcups doesn't appear to be needed (which would also be weird, why need a printing lib).

ejstacey commented on 2014-07-29 07:34

FYI, this works with both the armv6h and armv7h architectures, if you want to add them to the 'arch' array.

springer commented on 2014-03-11 19:53

I was not able to use the Subsonic jukebox mode (playing music through the servers audio interface) with only jre7-openjdk-headless installed. Installing jre7-openjdk and restarting the subsonic service fixed the problem.
Can anyone check if that behavior is reproducible?

I don't know if this is a bug in jre7-openjdk-headless, Subsonic, or my own configuration.

To check that audio from my headless is working I tried aplay. It worked.
possibly related:
Using jre7-openjdk pulseaudio is definitely not required.

If this is not the right place for this report please forgive me and point me in the right direction.

menollo commented on 2014-01-29 10:29

# Maintainer: M0Rf30 <>
# Contributors : hoban
# Contributors : Nrm

pkgdesc="A free, web-based media streamer and jukebox."
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
depends=('jre7-openjdk-headless' 'libcups')

package() {
cd ${srcdir}
mkdir -p $pkgdir/var/subsonic
mkdir -p $pkgdir/usr/lib/systemd/system
cp * $pkgdir/var/subsonic
rm $pkgdir/var/subsonic/{subsonic.bat,${pkgname}-${pkgver}-standalone.tar.gz}
cp $srcdir/subsonic.service $pkgdir/usr/lib/systemd/system
chmod +x $pkgdir/var/subsonic/


justin8 commented on 2013-09-17 07:51

Came here to say that it should be depending on headless java. probably not on openjdk-headless 'java-runtime-headless' so that it will work for those crazies that use oracle jdk ;)

It's been 3 months since this was last mentioned. If no-one is currently maintaining it I can take over.

justin8 commented on 2013-09-17 07:50

Came here to say that it should be depending on headless java. probably not on openjdk-headless 'java-runtime-headless' so that it will work for those crazies that use oracle jdk ;)

tmoore commented on 2013-08-24 01:45

Is this still maintained? I use subsonic as well and already manage the plexmediaserver aur. I can watch this as well if you like.

Anonymous comment on 2013-06-01 04:08

Today I was migrating my Subsonic server to a fresh ArchLinux box and ran into problems with cover art thumbnails -- no thumbnails would display. After some troubleshooting, I determined that libcups is a dependency for Subsonic. Once I installed libcups everything worked fine and Subsonic stopped throwing errors.

Maybe this got missed in the dependencies list because it is a common package.

Alternately, I noticed that jre7-openjdk-headless could be used since Subsonic explicitly invokes java with the headless option. ArchLinux does link jre7-openjdk-headless to libcups.

Hopefully this saves someone all the time I spent figuring that out. :)

Nrm commented on 2012-10-30 16:55

I've made an update with systemd support here