Airtime for Broadcasters

Expert install

These quick install steps are suitable for experienced GNU/Linux system administrators. For a more detailed explanation, please read the chapter Automated installation in this book.

1. Edit the repositories file for your server:

$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

For Ubuntu Lucid servers, use the Sourcefabric repository:

deb http://apt.sourcefabric.org/ lucid main

and enable the multiverse repository if you need MP3 encoding support:

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid multiverse

For Debian Squeeze servers, use the Sourcefabric repository:

deb http://apt.sourcefabric.org/ squeeze main

and enable the Debian Multimedia repository if you need MP3 encoding support:

deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org squeeze main non-free

2. Install the Sourcefabric package signing key. Also install the Debian Multimedia key if you are running Squeeze:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sourcefabric-keyring
$ sudo apt-get install debian-multimedia-keyring

3. Install the database management system:

$ sudo apt-get install postgresql

4. Install the streaming media server (optional):

$ sudo apt-get install icecast2

5. Remove PulseAudio:

$ sudo apt-get purge pulseaudio

6. Install Airtime:

$ sudo apt-get install airtime

Refer to the Configuration chapter for configuration options. Now you should be able to log in to the Airtime administration interface, as shown in the Getting started chapter.