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DEEJAYD.CONF

DEEJAYD.CONF

Section: [FIXME: manual] (5) Updated: June, 30th 2008
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NAME

deejayd.conf - Site-wide configuration file for deejayd, a media player daemon.  

DESCRIPTION

The file /etc/deejayd.conf is an INI like file which configures deejayd. The format looks like this :

[sectionname]
variable = value
othervariable = othervalue

[othersection]
foo = bar
 

GENERAL SECTION

This section defines the general section configuration values for all of deejayd components.

log

Log level. Possible values are error to log only errors, info to be more verbose and debug to log all messages.

activated_modes

Modes enabled. Available modes are : playlist for audio playlists, panel for audio panel mode like rhythmbox, webradio for streamed webradios, video for video directories playback, dvd for DVD playback. As an example :

activated_modes = playlist, panel, webradio, video

fullscreen

Fullscreen video. This is mainly a debugging configuration value and you want this to be set to yes if you use the video mode. Set this to no if you want to be able to control deejayd using some graphical client on the same display.

replaygain

Replaygain support, yes or no.

media_backend

The chosen media backend. Possible values are : auto for whichever works, trying first with Xine, xine for the Xine backend, gstreamer for the GStreamer backend.
 

NET SECTION

This section defines the net section configuration values. This defines all that relates to the TCP XML messaging interface to deejayd.

enabled

Remote control using XML messages, yes or no.

port

The numerical TCP port number to listen on for XML messages, yes or no.

bind_addresses

The hostname(s), the IP address(es) of the network ipv4 interface to listen on for XML messages, or all to listen on all available interfaces.

bind_addresses = localhost, 192.168.51.1, 10.2.3.4
 

WEBUI SECTION

This section defines the webui section configuration values. This defines all that relates to the HTTP web user interface to deejayd.

enabled

Remote control using the HTTP web ui, yes or no.

port

The numerical TCP port number to listen on for HTTP request. yes or no. You can then access the web ui by pointing your browser to http://deejayd-host:port/.

bind_addresses

The hostname(s), the IP address(es) of the network ipv4 interface to listen on for HTTP requests, or all to listen on all available interfaces.

bind_addresses = 192.168.51.2, 10.0.0.3

tmp_dir

This is a temporary directory used by the deejayd webui for caching. It should probably be located in /tmp. The only use case which would involve changing this would be for running multiple deejayd daemons running on the same host (with both webuis enabled).

refresh

Automatic refreshing time for the webui (in seconds). This is the delay after which your browser will be asked to reload the web ui state (song position, current song, etc). Set to 0 to disable this automatic reloading.
 

DATABASE SECTION

This section defines the database section configuration values. This defines all that relates to the internal media database used by deejayd.

db_type

Database backend used, among sqlite and mysql.

db_name

(SQLite only) The full path to the sqlite database file.

db_user

(MySQL only) The username to use to connect to the database.

db_password

(MySQL only) The password to use to connect to the database.

db_host

(MySQL only) The host to try to connect to to reach the database.

db_port

(MySQL only) The port to try to connect to to reach the database. Usually 3306.
 

MEDIADB SECTION

This section defines the mediadb section configuration values. This defines all that relates to the relationship between you media files and deejayd and its database.

Symlinked directories in both audio and video locations will be followed and watched if inotify is supported.

music_directory

The full path to the directory holding you music files.

video_directory

The full path to the directory holding you video files.

filesystem_charset

The character set to use to decode your filenames. This should probably be autodetected.
 

PANEL SECTION

This section defines the panel section configuration values. Those options configure the behaviour of the panel mode.

panel_tags

Music tags that are avilable for filtering in the panel mode. Available possibilities are : genre,artist,album which is the default, artist,album, genre,various_artist,album, various_artist,album. various_artist here is the same as artist, except compilation albums are grouped into a special "Various Artists" label.

As an example :

panel_tags = genre,artist,album
 

GSTREAMER SECTION

This section defines the gstreamer section configuration values. Those options are specific to the GStreamer backend.

audio_output

The output device to use. This is usually one among auto, alsa, oss, esd, etc.

alsa_card

Optionnaly, the alsa card to output to, e.g. hw:2. This is useful if you have more than one soundcard.
 

XINE SECTION

This section defines the xine section configuration values. Those options are specific to the Xine backend.

The Xine backend may be customised even more using de Xine configuration file used by deejayd. This is usually ~/.xine/config, ~ being to home directory of the user running deejayd. This should change to be /etc.

audio_output

The output device to use. This is usually one among auto, alsa, oss, etc.

software_mixer

Set to true to use xine software mixer yes or no.

video_output

The video driver to use. This is usually one among auto, xv, x, etc.

video_display

The X display to play the video to. Usually :0.0.

osd_support

On-screen display enabled yes or no.

osd_font_size

The On-screen display font size, an integer.
 

SEE ALSO

deejayd(1).  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Alexandre Rossi alexandre.rossi@gmail.com for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.  

COPYRIGHT


Copyright © 2008 Alexandre Rossi


 

Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
GENERAL SECTION
NET SECTION
WEBUI SECTION
DATABASE SECTION
MEDIADB SECTION
PANEL SECTION
GSTREAMER SECTION
XINE SECTION
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
COPYRIGHT

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