So I just installed MPD together with MPC and NCMPCPP but I can't get it to work. There is 1 song in the database, according to NCMPCPP (Show server info) but there are no Artists or Albums. I downloaded a song from YouTube using youtube-dl-mp3, but it doesn't show up. When I run mpc play it says volume:100% repeat: off random: off single: off consume: off (I don't know if this is right or not), and when I run mpc current after that I get no output. No song is playing. Here is my mpd.conf file:

db_file "~/.config/mpd/database"
log_file "~/.config/mpd/mpd.log"
music_directory "~/Music"
auto_update "yes"
bind_to_address ""
audio_output {
    type "alsa"
    name "HD-Audio Generic"
    device "plug:dmix"

I'm not 100% sure "HD-Audio Generic" is correct, I got it from alsamixer (where it says Card: <sound_card> at the top).


Okay, so I found the solution: mpc add "$(mpc ls)". I completely forgot to run this command - my bad.

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