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DistroWatch.com: Daphile


Last Update: 2017-11-18 18:12 UTC

Daphile is a minimal operating system for running a digital audio player on a headless computer. The operating system and media manager can be controlled remotely using a web-based interface.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 198 (38), 6 months: 235 (30), 3 months: 215 (32), 4 weeks: 212 (32), 1 week: 216 (32)

Average visitor rating: 9.38/10 from 8 review(s).

Daphile Summary
Distribution Daphile
Home Page http://www.daphile.com/
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User Forums --
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://www.daphile.com/download/FAQ.txthttp://www.daphile.com/download/DaphileInstallation.pdf
Screenshots http://www.daphile.com/DistroWatch Gallery
Download Mirrors http://www.daphile.com/#download
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Feature 17.09
Release Date 2017-09-21
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 195-195
Free Download ISO
Installation --
Default Desktop WebUI
Package Management --
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64
Init Software --
Journaled File Systems ext4
Asian Language Support  
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Version: 17.09
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-10-22
Votes: 1

It would be nice to have ssh available. However I do like it a lot!!! Having access to my Tidal account is truly what knocks it out of the park.....Great software!

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Version: 17.09
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-08-03
Votes: 1

a little bit tricky to install. after that just a dream. and running on old irons you just can´t get rid off.

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Version: 17.09
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-02-12
Votes: 2

Daphile is easy to use even for the novice, it's stable, it works flawlessly and the sound it produces is magical especially for high-def and DSD recordings. I run it on an ITX mini computer with 4GB memory which I keep running 24x7; I have a 2 terabyte external drive attached to it with the music files. I also use Pandora and Spotify via Daphile plugins. I have an external cd/dvd attached which I use for ripping CDs. I use the built in CD ripper and the built in backup function to backup music to a NAS (I could have set Daphile up to read the music directly from the NAS but I like having the music files directly attached to the mini-PC instead of going over a network). I use my laptop PC and/or tablet or phone (using Orange Squeeze) as my interface with Daphile. I take the USB output from the Daphile mini- ITX and run it thought a Benchmark DAC for my main stereo. Sweet! I also can play music through a Squeezebox radio or Boom. I have used Daphile since it's beginnings coming to it after Logitech dropped support for Squeezebox and since I have never even thought of going to something else like Sonos. I'm not sure I understand the reviewers issues. For me Daphile just works and performs beautifully with no fuss. Bravo to the developer Kimmo!

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