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How I got the AirPlay server working - Carpi Project pt. 3

Continuing off from the last part, I will be detailing what steps I took to get the Airplay server working using the Shairport Sync project. Like before, we will be loosely following the guide in the INSTALL.md file. This is continued from the same project as the last post, just split into multiple parts for the sake of brevity.

June 13th, 2018.

First, update and upgrade the system, improving audio drivers, as well as downloading the latest package lists.
sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get upgradesudo rpi-update
It is also advised to update the audio drivers. The guide also includes information on updating the audio drivers, which I have done. However, you can do that by
sudo nano /boot/config.txtand then appending to the bottom of the file at /boot/config.txt
audio_pwm_mode = 2
In addition, the Raspberry Pi has a feature that automatically causes the WiFi card to go to sleep after a duration of time. However, we do not want the WiFi card to go to sleep, so we can execute the following command …