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Old 08-15-2016, 04:18 PM   #1
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Squeezebox install questions


I run WattOS 9.

I downloaded the logitechmediaserver_7.7.5_all.deb with the "tar.gz" inside...
I extracted it into a newly created LOGI2 folder and looked around.

Every set of instructions tells me to "follow the install instructions" then goes on to the config.

My question is, what do you do with it once you have the thing unpacked?
There are no "install" files.

I am very much a newbie with this stuff, but follow directions very well.

At the end of extracting it, this is what I have in the "LOGI2" folder on the desktop:
conffiles debian-binary md5sums postrm prerm var
control etc postinst preinst usr

"postrm, prerm, posinst and preinst" are scripts. Even though the directions always call for a "INSTALL" file, there isn't one in here.

Trying to execute any of these does nothing.

Has anyone done this install?

What do you do once you have extracted the contents?
 
Old 08-15-2016, 04:23 PM   #2
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"postrm, prerm, posinst and preinst" are scripts
Exactly what are you doing to try to execute these scripts?
What type of script, bash? something else?
Are they made executable?
 
Old 08-15-2016, 05:28 PM   #3
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I have tried three or four different commands on them, including the "execute" on the GUI file utility that comes with WattOS



tar xfvfz <file>

To start with.

Then ./configure, "execute" from the GUI in WattOS.

There were variants of four or five more I found on the web, but my cache is dead.
Basically, no results.

The one I thought would be proper to run first is, "preinst"

This is the script from that file:
#!/bin/sh

# $Id$

# preinst script for Logitech Media Server

set -e
. /usr/share/debconf/confmodule

case "$1" in
configure)
# we're going to replace squeezeboxserver with logitechmediaserver
if [ -f /etc/init.d/squeezeboxserver ]; then
/etc/init.d/squeezeboxserver stop
fi

# move some Squeezebox Server leftovers
if [ -f /etc/default/squeezeboxserver ]; then
if [ -f /etc/default/logitechmediaserver ]; then
rm -f /etc/default/logitechmediaserver
fi
mv /etc/default/squeezeboxserver /etc/default/logitechmediaserver
fi

if [ -f /etc/logrotate.d/squeezeboxserver ]; then
if [ -f /etc/logrotate.d/logitechmediaserver ]; then
rm -f /etc/logrotate.d/logitechmediaserver
fi
mv /etc/logrotate.d/squeezeboxserver /etc/logrotate.d/logitechmediaserver
fi

;;

esac

# dh_installdeb will replace this with shell code automatically
# generated by other debhelper scripts.



exit 0
 
Old 08-15-2016, 08:11 PM   #4
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Sorry, I cut off much of my reply above. All those files are executable. (In the terminal session, they show green.)
They show as a 'shell script' in the GUI.
 
Old 08-16-2016, 11:48 AM   #5
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let's go back to step 0.
what exactly are you trying to install and why aren't you using your distro's repositories for that?
in other words, something like
Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install logitechmediaserver(*)
(*)actual package name may vary
 
Old 08-16-2016, 12:01 PM   #6
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Tried that first.
Through terminal and synaptic.
Opened up the package locations too.
Everything about Logitechmediaserver online says you have to do the tar.gz install...

(Is there a special repository I am not aware of? I surely would rather install it the way you suggest.)
 
Old 08-16-2016, 12:10 PM   #7
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I am trying to install the logitech media server.
It allows the logitech duet to see the FLAC files on my linux box.
"uemusiclibrary_10.0.5~1467273529_all.deb" is the name of the file I need to install.

http://downloads.slimdevices.com/nig...x.php?ver=10.0 is where it is located.

Thanks for the help. I am lost here.
 
  


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