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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Apr 2nd 2014

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'ajjahn-mpd', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add ajjahn-mpd
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install ajjahn-mpd --version 0.1.0

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ajjahn/mpd — version 0.1.0 Apr 2nd 2014

Puppet MPD Module

Module for provisioning MPD (Music Playing Daemon)

Tested on Ubuntu 12.04, patches to support other operating systems are welcome.


Clone this repo to your Puppet modules directory

git clone git:// mpd


Tweak and add the following to your site manifest:

node '' {

  # Checkout 'manifests/server.pp' for more options.
  class {'mpd::server':
    music_directory => '/path/to/music',
    replaygain => "track",
    volume_normalization => "yes",
    auto_update => "yes",

  class {'mpd::client':
    volume => '100',
    repeat => 'on',
    random => 'off',
    single => 'off',
    consume => 'off',
    crossfade => '10',
    force_play => true,
    force_update => true,
    remove_duplicates => true,


Audio Outputs

You can add custom audio outputs via an array containing each element another nested, key/value pairs array definig the output's custom parameters. See MPD Audio Outputs Configuration.

Example audio_outputs for local PulseAudio:

class { 'mpd::server':
  audio_outputs => [ { 'name' => 'PulseAudio', 'type' => 'pulse', }, ],

Warning: There are issues specific to local PulseAudio output in MPD:


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


This module is released under the MIT license: