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I'm trying to use Firebug to get the stream URL of this site, so I can play it using VLC. Does anyone know how to? Thanks.

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I installed "Adblock Plus" to eliminate a lot of the ads so it would be easier to go through. Then, in Firebug, I looked under the "Net" section and then under "Flash", but none of those seem to be it. – John Dec 14 '12 at 22:45

I encourage you to use their website, as you probably get the service for free thanks to their adverts.

However, for educational purposes, you can use the browser's built-in network analyzer (I use Google Chrome) or wireshark to get the URL:

A full list of URL's can be found in the xml file:

Anyhow, my VLC doesn't seem to connect whilst Totem works perfectly fine, and I can download the stream as well.

For a more detailed answer, see:

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Welcome to Super User. Great first post! :) – jmort253 Dec 15 '12 at 5:00

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