Running Mopidy

To start Mopidy, simply open a terminal and run:


For a complete reference to the Mopidy commands and their command line options, see mopidy command.

When Mopidy says MPD server running at []:6600 it’s ready to accept connections by any MPD client. Check out our non-exhaustive MPD clients list to find recommended clients.

Stopping Mopidy

To stop Mopidy, press CTRL+C in the terminal where you started Mopidy.

Mopidy will also shut down properly if you send it the TERM signal, e.g. by using pkill:

pkill mopidy

Init scripts