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Logitech Media Server

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Logitech Media Server is the server software that powers audio players from Logitech (formerly known as SlimDevices), including Squeezebox 3rd Generation, Squeezebox Boom, Squeezebox Receiver, Transporter, Squeezebox2, Squeezebox and SLIMP3.

Logitech Media Server is the new name for Squeezebox Server, starting with version 7.7. Before it was known as Squeezebox Server (version 7.4 to 7.6) and SlimServer (before 7.4)

Logitech Media Server is Open Source Software and written in Perl. Logitech Media Server runs on pretty much any platform that Perl runs on, including Linux, Mac OSX, Solaris and Windows.


Getting Started

1. Beginners Guide

  • Beginners Guide - start here if you want a good overview and getting started guide

2. Installation Guides

Also see Category:Installation Guide Pages

Installing to a Computer or Laptop

The most common solution is to install Squeezebox Server to your personal computer or a computer that you've chosen as your music server. Choose the guide below according to your operating system:

Installing to a NAS Device

You can also install Squeezebox Server onto a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device. A NAS is essentially a drive-box containing disk drives, a controller, and some in-built software (called firmware). Squeezebox Server can often be installed such a NAS device, which is certainly the coolest option. It's recommended that you check the compatibility of a particular device before purchasing one if you intend to use it as your Squeezebox Server.

3. Post Installation

4. Troubleshooting

5. Bugs

Filing bugs is a great way to participate in the open source process!

Thanks for your help!

6. Wishlist

Some users have started a Wishlist for hardware and software features. Got a great idea? Post it here.


Server Development

Archived Specifications

More Help?

Squeezebox Server 7.4