How to install Subsonic on centos 7

To install Subsonic on centos 7
Subsonic is a media server for Streaming Media files over Network. It is a web-based music streamer, podcast receiver, and jukebox that is used to enjoy music from anywhere. It also provides a facility to share music files and folders. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of subsonic on centos 7.

Install apache and java
For JAVA installation

yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel

Download the subsonic rpm package by using wget command.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# wget
--2018-09-04 02:46:46--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 62785948 (60M) [application/x-redhat-package-manager]
Saving to: ‘subsonic-6.1.3.rpm’

100%[============================================================>] 62,785,948   816KB/s   in 67s    

2018-09-04 02:47:53 (920 KB/s) - ‘subsonic-6.1.3.rpm’ saved [62785948/62785948]

Install the subsonic package run the following command.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# yum install subsonic-6.1.3.rpm 
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Examining subsonic-6.1.3.rpm: subsonic-6.1.3-e408c9.i386
Marking subsonic-6.1.3.rpm to be installed
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package subsonic.i386 0:6.1.3-e408c9 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

  Installing : subsonic-6.1.3-e408c9.i386                                                         1/1 
Starting subsonic (via systemctl):  [  OK  ]
  Verifying  : subsonic-6.1.3-e408c9.i386                                                         1/1 

  subsonic.i386 0:6.1.3-e408c9                                                                        


Check the status of subsonic run the following command.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# systemctl status subsonic.service 
● subsonic.service - LSB: Subsonic daemon
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/rc.d/init.d/subsonic; bad; vendor preset: disabled)
   Active: active (exited) since Tue 2018-09-04 02:50:38 IST; 35s ago
     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
  Process: 51022 ExecStart=/etc/rc.d/init.d/subsonic start (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)

Sep 04 02:50:37 linuxhelp1 systemd[1]: Starting LSB: Subsonic daemon...
Sep 04 02:50:37 linuxhelp1 subsonic[51022]: Starting subsonic ...
Sep 04 02:50:38 linuxhelp1 su[51028]: (to root) root on none
Sep 04 02:50:38 linuxhelp1 subsonic[51022]: Started Subsonic [PID 51037, /var/subsonic/subsonic_...og]
Sep 04 02:50:38 linuxhelp1 systemd[1]: Started LSB: Subsonic daemon.
Hint: Some lines were ellipsized, use -l to show in full.

Entry to the host file.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# vim /etc/hosts
<Give your ip>   <Give your domain name>

Open a browser and type your server IP address or hostname. URL

Login page of subsonic. Here the default username and password “admin”.

The subsonic application has been launched. If you want to change the password just clicks change administrator password.


With this, the method to install Subsonic on Centos 7 comes to an end.

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