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rpedde
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@foging wrote:

Not getting any closer, but, when i did >sudo mt-daapd -f I got:

Starting rendezvous daemon
*** WARNING *** The programme ‘mt-daapd’ uses the HOWL compatiblity layer of Avahi.
*** WARNING *** Please fix your application to use the native API of Avahi!
*** WARNING *** For more information see
Starting signal handler
Signal handler started
Initializing database
Starting web server from /usr/share/mt-daapd/admin-root on port 3689
Registering rendezvous names
Serving 14543 songs. Startup complete in 3 seconds

This makes no sense to ne, I thought I was using just Avahi, not HOWL? Am I just completely daft or have I installed HOWL in my sleep? Suggest I wanted mt-daapd to stop using HOWL and just use Avahi, how would I go about?

p.s. Installed mt-daapd via apt-get install mt-daapd

Avahi has a howl compatibility mode. That’s what this is using. Its still using avahi, but mt-daapd thinks its using howl. Sometime after 1376 native avahi bindings were added.

So this is normal, and nothing to worry about.