How to Install

Mudar Noufal edited this page Jul 29, 2013 · 4 revisions

Default installation

  • Open Amarok
  • Go to Settings menu, then Configure Amarok
  • In the Scripts tab, press the Manage Scripts button
  • Search for Amarok Apollo WebUI, then press the Install button
  • The application is available on KDE-APPS.org

Manual installation

  • Download ZIP file from GitHub
  • Open a Terminal console, and go to your download location. Example: cd ~/Downloads;
  • Extract the ZIP file contents : unzip Amarok-Apollo-WebUI-master.zip;
  • Move into the newly-extracted directory: cd Amarok-Apollo-WebUI-master/
  • Move the source directory to the Amarok scripts directory: mv src/ ~/.kde/share/apps/amarok/scripts/amarok-apollo-webui. This is based on a regular Linux-Kubutunu installation, please adjust paths to your configuration if different.

Configuration

Default configuration values

  • Open Amarok
  • Go to Settings menu, then Amarok Apollo WebUI
  • You can modify the default configuration values if needed.
  • Authentication is enabled by default. Login values are user: foo password: bar67#
  • Default port is 8084

Testing

  • For a quick test, open your browser on the same computer that runs Amarok.
  • Go to http://localhost:8040/
  • If you see the Amarok Apollo WebUI homepage, then that's it!
  • Otherwise: something's gone wrong. Sorry!

Remote access from mobile device

  • Using your smartphone or tablet, connect to your WiFi.
  • The computer running Amarok must be on the same network.
  • Note the IP address of the computer running Amarok. It should be something like 192.168.1.2. Values vary according to router configurations!
  • On the mobile device, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.1.2:8084/ (replace adjust IP and port values if needed)
  • If you see the Amarok Apollo WebUI homepage, then that's it!
  • Otherwise: something's gone wrong. Sorry!
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