Autostart OpenHome Media Player at Boot time on Raspberry PI

The OpenHome .org Player for Raspberry PI is easy to download and install from

The player is normally started from the command line using


The OpenHome Media Player can be made to start with the operating system at boot time after the network has started.

Using the following commands.

Create/edit the oh.service file using:

sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/oh.service

Add the following to oh.service file

Description=OpenHome Player



Initialise the service using

sudo systemctl daemon-reload

Start service with

sudo systemctl start oh.service

Enable the service to start after a  reboot

sudo systemctl enable oh.service

Thanks to the OpenHome forum post for this information here: