New add-on as of Core Update 126.

Shairport Sync is an AirPlay audio player – it plays audio streamed from iTunes, iOS, Apple TV and macOS devices and AirPlay sources such as Quicktime Player.


Shairport can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

pakfire install shairport


There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.

To obtain a list of possible options:
shairport-sync -h

The output is similar to this:

[root@ipfire ~]# shairport-sync -h
Usage: shairport-sync [options...]
  or:  shairport-sync [options...] -- [audio output-specific options]

  -h, --help              show this help.
  -d, --daemon            daemonise.
  -j, --justDaemoniseNoPIDFile            daemonise without a PID file.
  -V, --version           show version information.
  . . .
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Older Revisions • August 15, 2019 at 9:45 pm • Jon