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== Packaging ==
 
== Packaging ==
  
If you have hardware, consider [http://cpprojects.blogspot.com/2013/07/small-build-big-execuition.html Small Build, Big Execuition] for ideas on the final packaging.
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Just about everything needed is in the repo, including the needed node modules.<b>
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You will need to manually install PIANOBAR, NPM, and NODEJS.
  
 
== Installation Instructions ==
 
== Installation Instructions ==

Revision as of 03:19, 12 November 2013

thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder


Team members: Eric Ames, David Cooper

00 Executive Summary
00 Installation Instructions 
00 User Instructions
00 Highlights
00 Theory of Operation
00 Work Breakdown
00 Future Work
00 Conclusions
00 Demo
00 Late

Score:  0/100


Executive Summary

This project will focus on creating a music server hosted on the BeagleBone. The server will contain a number of MP3 files which will be playable from the Beagle via either direct access or network accessed from another computer. Currently we also plan to include an option to stream Pandora, rate songs, skip songs, and a graphical browser interface.

WORKING Currently the web browser works, and allows playback of songs through the beagle. It is also possible to request the current playlist. A Playlist is automatically generated upon server creation, and automatically seeks out mounted memory under /mnt/server_media.

TODO 1) Allow playable HD video? To be seen if the Beagle supports this. 2) Allow custom playlist creation by selecting specific songs in the browser GUI. 3) Allow uploading/downloading of songs from the mounted flash drive. 4) Enable pandora streaming by using pianobar, or some similar radio-stream service.

Opt1) Create a visually attractive GUI. Opt2) Add client-side streaming of music as an option.

Packaging

Just about everything needed is in the repo, including the needed node modules. You will need to manually install PIANOBAR, NPM, and NODEJS.

Installation Instructions

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User Instructions

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Highlights

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Theory of Operation

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Work Breakdown

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Network access: TBF

Online streaming: TBF

Interface: TBF

Future Work

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Conclusions

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thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder