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Getting Started

Lyrion Music Server is a fully open source server software to power a wide range of audio players. With the help of many plugins, Lyrion Music Server can stream not only your local music collection, but content from many music services and internet radio stations to your players.

Download and install Logitech Media Server v8.5.0

Warning

Please note that the 64-bit version still is somewhat experimental. It's recommended to uninstall an existing 32-bit version before installing the 64-bit version. Unless you tell the uninstaller to delete everything, the data should survive the upgrade.

Windows 32-bit (70 MB) Windows 64-bit (16 MB)

Then double click the downloaded package to launch the installation process in a familiar installation assistant.

Note

The 64-bit version does not provide a control panel or tray icon. It must be started/stopped using the Windows service manager.

Easy install using piCorePlayer

If you want to have an easily installed LMS on a Raspberry Pi and don't want to go the full Linux route as outlined below, you can use piCorePlayer. See the "Beginner's guide...".

Installation on Raspberry Pi OS

If you prefer to run your LMS on a full Linux system, or in parallel to other applications, use this method.

Raspberry Pi OS (31 MB)

Then install using your operating system's package manager dpkg (after installing a dependency):

sudo apt install libcrypt-openssl-rsa-perl
sudo dpkg -i logitechmediaserver_x.y.z_*.deb

Debian / Ubuntu x86_64 (24 MB) Debian / Ubuntu - ARM (31 MB)

For Debian/Ubuntu you first need to install the necessary Perl dependencies:

sudo apt install libcrypt-openssl-rsa-perl

Then install using your operating system's package manager dpkg:

sudo dpkg -i logitechmediaserver_x.y.z_*.deb

RedHat / Fedora (86 MB)

Install using rpm:

sudo rpm -i logitechmediaserver-x.y.z-1.noarch.rpm

Apple macOS (43 MB)

Then double click the downloaded package to launch the installation process in the macOS installer.

Note

Sometimes macOS would refuse to open the installer, because the authenticity of the developer can't be confirmed. If that happens to you, open the installer using a right mouse click (or control-click), then "Open". You might have to do this twice, as first time you'd still be rejected. But the second time around you should be able to launch it anyway.

See lmscommunity/logitechmediaserver on Docker hub.

For Docker on Synology NAS see the Beginner's Docker Guide on Synology.

You can find more packages for more platforms on https://downloads.lyrion.org/.

Configure

Now you should be able to browse to http://yourserver:9000 (replace "yourserver" with localhost if you are at the same system as your new installation or with the hostname or IP address of that system if using a different device) and begin configuring the Lyrion Music Server.

Congrats, you're ready to Free your Music!