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I would like to use my pi to stream the audio from my pc to my stereo. I am using the method described here.

Unfortunately, my computer does not detect the pi.

Some details about my installation:

It was recommended to make pulseaudio start on boot by adding it to /etc/default/pulseaudio. This file did not exist, so I created it. I also added it to the /home/pi/.bashrc.

The answer states that you have to whitelist some ip adresses, by adding the following commands to /etc/pulse/system.pa

load-module module-native-protocol-tcp auth-ip-acl=127.0.0.1;192.168.1.0/24

Is the second address (192.168.1.0/24) the local ip address? The address of the computer streaming the audio? I added my adress here (got it using ifconfig). Also, what is the /24?

  • The method described here isn't available. What is /home/pi.bashrc? Seems there is a typo. – Ingo Apr 28 at 21:10
  • I can not open the link. Seems to be broken. And you are right. The file is /home/pi/.bashrc. – User12547645 Apr 29 at 12:24
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The link does not work. Anyways if you want rpi to behave as a media server check Kodi, Kodi is an os as raspbian and can be used stream/play content on rpi using a desktop/android/ios.

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