forked-daapd [options]


forked-daapd is an RSP (Roku Streaming Protocol) and DAAP (Digital Audio Access Protocol) server. It allows you to share your music collection over the local network using the RSP protocol used by devices from Roku and/or the DAAP protocol also used by Apple's iTunes.


-d level

Log level (0-5).

-D dom,..,dom

Debug domains; available domains are: config, daap, db, httpd, main, mdns, misc, rsp, scan, xcode, event.

-c file

Use file as the configuration file.

-P file

Write PID to file.


Run in the foreground.

-b ffid

ffid to be broadcast in mDNS records.


Display version information.




forked-daapd was written by Julien BLACHE <[email protected]> as a fork/rewrite of mt-daapd. mt-daapd was written by Ron Pedde <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Rog\['e]rio Brito <[email protected]> and Julien BLACHE <[email protected]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).