web controller for sonos !! runs on linux ..


well, sort of 😉 Just thought that I would share this with the community - I am running a sonos controller from my web browser under linux ! happy times

I just installed an extension called "arc welder" (https://developer.chrome.com/apps/getstarted_arc) into my chrome browser. Arc welder lets you run android apps in your chrome browser

and guess what ? the 5.3.1 apk of sonos controller for android works a treat

go forth, run your sonos controller under linux. at last.

All features of the android controller seem to work perfectly.

Julian

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6.0 with Google Chrome 46.0.2490.80 on ubuntu 15.10 x_64 works. only issue is all the cores of the cpu are maxed out.
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For those having problems, or a slightly simpler solution check out Sonos Controller for Chrome available from the webstore directly (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sonos-controller-for-chro/cojfokmeikpnickdpoopoockilamcmoc?hl=en-GB)

I have it running on Linux Mint 17.2/Chrome 48.0.2564.82

Source code also available https://github.com/pascalopitz/sonos-controller-for-chrome

Nice work Pascal Opitz!

-paul
I bold a sonos controller for Ubuntu phone, touch and desktop for release >= 15.10. The controller doesn't handle services like Spotify, deezer etc... It handles only radios and share music index. It is licensed under GPLv3

http://janbar.github.io/noson-app/index.html
@janbar thanks for sharing I'm going to check it out
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@janbar

Is there a way to install your controller on an rpm based distro (opensuse)?
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The controller has dependencies with ubuntu-ui-toolkit, ubuntu-thumbnailler and icons theme provided by Ubuntu. The reason is the controller works for convergent platform from Ubuntu including phone, touch pad, and desktop. It could be possible to make rpm for them because all have their source code opened. Maybe someone will do that. For instance the easy way is to run an Ubuntu platform.
Convergent UI allow application to support desktop screen or phone screen
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For those having problems, or a slightly simpler solution check out Sonos Controller for Chrome available from the webstore directly (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sonos-controller-for-chro/cojfokmeikpnickdpoopoockilamcmoc?hl=en-GB)

I have it running on Linux Mint 17.2/Chrome 48.0.2564.82

Source code also available https://github.com/pascalopitz/sonos-controller-for-chrome

Nice work Pascal Opitz!

-paul


FANTASTIC!! ... Finally, I get to have a Sonos Controller on my Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3. Running just as described above. At last!! .. and Sonos: Why does it take a member of the public to do this? .. You should have sorted out a Controller for Linux a long time ago.
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Guys, with Chrome announcing the wind down of Chrome Apps and many issues being reported on chrome books, I have decided to move to an Electron app for Linux only. You can grab the .deb file from the github project page. http://pascalopitz.github.io/unoffical-sonos-controller-for-linux/
Thanks for posting this pascalo. I recently installed Ubuntu as my main OS for personal use and was hoping to find a good Sonos controller solution. I just installed your latest build and it's solid and works well. Happy to help test any streaming services. It seems like Spotify and Soundcloud both basically work right now but there are some bugs with updating the queue (seems to only work after a fresh launch of the software). Thanks for your hard work and for sharing this with the community!
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I just tried the AppImage version of this that supports a lot of different Linux distributions and it installed on my OpenSuse with no problems and the parts I've tried so far are working great.

Supported distributions: https://appimage.org/

The spouse may well try using our Sonos gear again, she can't do touch screens and doesn't have Windows or a Apple to use.
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If anyone is still looking for a controller that works on Linux, I’m working on a controller for the web browser. Install process is very simple. The goal is for it to be the best controller out there for the desktop or tablet.

Check it out here:
https://github.com/Villarrealized/sonos-web