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I have the following problem:

I want to stream the audio I record with one machine to another machine in the same network. It seems that vlc is the best shot at the moment. I was able to stream a music file via vlc but streaming the audio from the microphone the same doesn't work.

EDIT If I enable play locally the captured sound is played. Even streaming to another instance of VLC on the same machine doesn't work.

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Did you try the "capture device" on the emitting VLC, and it doesn't work, or do you want explanations on this one? – Gnoupi Feb 1 '10 at 14:48

Look at the pulseaudio. It should be installed in ubuntu by default. It can act as audio server. More details here: PulseAudio

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You could use a shoutcast server.

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