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Lovelace forked daapd card

A lovelace card for Home Assistant to control a forked daapd instance.

This card allow you to control your forked daapd instance through Home Assistant. The following controls are available: master volume, play/pause, next/previous, on/off, output selection, individual output volume.

Preview

Requirements

  • Forked daapd built with websocket support.
  • Forked daapd setup as an media_player (mpd component) in Home Assistant

Install

Simple install

  • Copy forked-daapd-card.js into your config/www ”folder.
  • Add a reference to the forked-daapd-card.js inside your ui-lovelace.yaml.
resources:
  - url: /local/forked-daapd-card.js?v=0.0.2
    type: module

Install using git

  • Clone this repository into your config/www folder using git.
git clone https://github.com/kalkih/forked-daapd-card.git
  • Add a reference to the card in your ui-lovelace.yaml.
resources:
  - url: /local/forked-daapd-card/forked-daapd-card.js?v=0.0.2
    type: module

Updating

  • Locate your forked-daapd-card.js in config/www or wherever you ended up storing it.
  • Replace it with the latest version of forked-daapd-card.js.
  • Add the new version number to the end of the cards reference url in your ui-lovelace.yaml like below.
resources:
  - url: /local/forked-daapd-card.js?v=0.0.2
    type: module

If you went the git clone route, just run git pull from inside your config/www/forked-daapd-card/ directory, to get the latest version of the code. Then add the new version number to the end of the card reference url in your ui-lovelace.yaml like below.

resources:
  - url: /local/forked-daapd-card/forked-daapd-card.js?v=0.0.2
    type: module

Using the card

Options

Name Type Default Since Description
type string required v0.0.1 custom:forked-daapd-card.
entity string required v0.0.1 The entity_id of your forked-daapd media_player (mpd) in home assistant.
ip string required v0.0.1 Set the IP address of your forked-daapd server.
port number 3689 v0.0.1 Set the port of your forked-daapd server.
ws_port number 3688 v0.0.1 Set the websocket port of your forked-daapd server.
name string optional v0.0.1 Set a custom friendly_name which is displayed beside the icon.
icon string optional v0.0.1 set a custom icon from any of the available mdi icons.
outputs list optional v0.0.1 If you want to only show specific outputs, include the id of each one in the list.
  • You can find the outputs ids by accessing http://<forked-daapd-ip>:<port>/api/outputs

Example usage

Normal

- type: "custom:forked-daapd-card"
  entity: media_player.multiroom_audio
  ip: "192.168.1.5"
  name: Multiroom

Show only specified outputs

- type: "custom:forked-daapd-card"
  entity: media_player.multiroom_audio
  ip: "192.168.1.5"
  name: Multiroom
  outputs:
    - "225176710053082"
    - "962995053492"
    - "24918234768"

Getting errors?

Make sure you have javascript_version: latest in your configuration.yaml under frontend:.

Make sure you have the latest versions of forked-daapd-card.js.

If you have issues after updating the card, try clearing your browser cache.

License

This project is under the MIT license.