Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Airplay/Airtunes Support
- From: Sriram Ramkrishna <sri ramkrishna me>
- To: Christophe Fergeau <teuf gnome org>
- Cc: rhythmbox-devel gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Airplay/Airtunes Support
- Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:39:12 -0800
On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 6:46 AM, Christophe Fergeau <teuf gnome org>
2011/1/10 Craig Harding <craigwharding gmail com>:
> Pulseaudio does this AFAIK. I haven't tried these links below as I don'tYep, pulseaudio has support for airport express devices. However, I
> have an airport express but it seems to work for people that have it.
get really choppy sound with it, I hope you'll get a better experience
I think that's been pretty well documented. Supposedly moving to the new protocol will fix things.
There's a pulseaudio plugin in the work using this new protocol, but
> There is a known 5-6 second delay when starting/stopping music from your
> computer to the airport express. I believe someone is starting the
> documentation on the newer
> protocol: http://git.zx2c4.com/Airtunes2/about/
to alleviate this.
it's not ready yet.
So in general, I think you'll simply have to wait till they finish porting to the new protocol. Once we do, I really think a GNOME Journal article describing how to do this with Rhythmbox would be nice. How about one of you fine upstanding gentleman volunteer to write such a beast? :-)
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