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We have AirPlay speakers on our network, that can only be controlled using iTunes for Windows. As I'm booted into Ubuntu, I'd like to be able to control the music being played. Is there any way to do this other than getting a VirtualBox to boot Windows?

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Trying out with 12.04 and airbubble on a mb511 plus.google.com/u/0/107901537226351854008/posts/a5vamM8WYPQ As you can see pulseaudio recognizes the droid but I got no sound out of it. –  user151819 Aug 12 '12 at 10:31

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If you enable Make discoverable Apple AirTunes sound devices available locally in the PulseAudio Preferences (System > Preferences > PulseAudio Preferences), you can select AirPlay speakers like any other sound output device!

If you can't click on check-box then install missing module:

sudo apt-get install pulseaudio-module-raop
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I have tried this solution but it doesn't worked out on Ubuntu 12.04 (my AirTunes speaker is a Freebox 6, maybe that's why it didn't work as they use Shareplay and not AirPlay). Anyway, just to complete, you need "sudo apt-get install pulseaudio-module-raop" to have the box clickable. –  Damien Jun 25 '12 at 14:08
Just got this working with AppleTV and box with airplay/airfoil speakers. This answer should be accepted @stevenmc –  Jonas G. Drange Aug 20 '12 at 17:16
I know this is old, but it came up for me in Google trying to solve this issue. I had to install the raop module as above, and then restart pulseaudio for this to work, with the commands pulseaudio -k and pulseaudio --start. –  Dave Child Jan 16 '14 at 10:13
And for the dummies like me, don't forget install PulseAudio Preferences, of course. –  Agmenor Mar 22 '14 at 20:09
And if you're wondering what's the package name for Pulseaudio Preferences it is paprefs –  s3v3n Jun 28 '14 at 16:22

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