Streaming is the process of continuously sending data from a server to a client host. Often used in video or audio transmission, live streaming is a time-critical process that makes high demands on the underlying network used to deliver the data.

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Linux: set up media server to stream video via the Internet?

How do I set up a media server in Linux which streams video over the internet? Is it easy to do this? I want a server that will actually encode video in real time to allow it to stream over sometimes ...
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Is it possible to play multiple audio streams from one “jukebox” to multiple Airport Express devices?

I have set up a Mac mini as a jukebox that streams audio to an Airport Express in another room in the house, using the AirPlay/AirTunes feature in iTunes. I control this with the iOS Remote app, and ...
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How do I record live BBC radio using `get_iplayer`?

I want to record the cricket from Five Live Sports Extra overnight so that I can listen to it tomorrow without a net connection. I have installed get_iplayer (and mplayer and ffmpeg and lame). I am ...
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Software to stream a home webcam

I am visiting my family for a few days and would like to setup a webcam at my apartment to stream video while I am gone. I found this question, but the answer isn't really what I was looking for. I ...
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Why is UPnP so slow?

So, I have a UPnP enabled TV (Samsung), a UPnP server (tried several), and a UPnP control point (right now, PlugPlayer on the iPhone). Using PlugPlayer to load up my library (just a few items for ...
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How can I stream video from my XP sp3 desktop to my win 7 laptop?

I would like to stream media from my XP sp3 desktop to my Win7 laptop. I currently have Windows Media Player 11 on both machines. The XP one is set up for the media sharing service as far as I can ...
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Stream Soundcard to Squeezebox

I'm looking for a way to transmit what's being played by my soundcard directly to my squeezebox. The goal is to be able to having anything music that's being played (whether it's from myspace or ...
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is there a good way to record something streamed using winamp?

If I have streaming audio/video files that are viewed through winamp, how could I save the stream? It can't be viewed in a browser.
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VLC tv card streaming

I'm trying to stream the output of my desktop's tv card to my laptop using vlc without success. I have on both pcs ArchLinux installed. I'm stuck here: $ cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0:norm=pal-nc:...
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How can I broadcast video using VLC?

I'd like to broadcast video, from my server to my client machines in the same lan. I found this tutorial online, but I can't seem to find the Channel menu he's talking about. I'm using VLC 1.1.4 The ...
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How to download Apple Keynotes?

I've tried the usual suspects like WellGet, NetXfer, wget with some referrer forgery and so on, but I never succeeded. So the problem is, I want to download the keynotes from Apple, like the current ...
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Troubles streaming NetFlix to PS3 through router

I just downloaded and installed the new NetFlix application for the PS3, but it turns out my router is blocking it for some reason. If I connect the PS3 directly to the cable modem, NetFlix works ...
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Streaming Media Server Software Recommendations?

I'm looking for some sort of streaming media service to try and set up a home-based radio/video site to stream over LAN and internet. Overlooking the potential issue of residential upload speed, I'm ...
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What's the minimum speed internet connection required to stream online video

I know it depends on the bitrate of the video, but in general if I want to watch youtube, hulu or netflix without constant interruptions is 1.5 Mbps good enough? is 3.0 Mbps good enough?
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Problems Receiving a Multicast stream - How to Debug?

Through my university I've got a multicast stream that I can watch (using VPN). I try to watch it using vlc, vlc udp://@233.121.29.1:1234 but nothing happens. When I try to double click to start it ...
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Play MMS stream with an embeded Flash player

I'm using VLC player to stream an MMS audio stream for a radio and I would like to incorporate a Flash player on the site to listen to the radio instead of letting Windows Media Player handle it. Is ...
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Recording streaming audio from online Flash and Silverlight sources

Is it possible to record streaming audio for a web site that uses a Flash Player or Silverlight player? I thought at times it might be nice to record the live radio and play it back later, but the ...
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How to view a stream not available in my country [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Is there any way I can view a stream not available to my country? Via some proxy maybe? I think it's based on the IP ...
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Boxee is very choppy on TV

Just got an HP Mini 311 and decided to try out Boxee. Hooked it up to the TV and attempted to watch the TV show 'Psych'. It said it was using USA as the source. Video was very very choppy, un-...
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Cheap internet radio player computer configuration

I need a device (or small computer) that does nothing but boot up and start playing a specific internet radio station (streaming MP3 at 128kbit over SHOUTcast), utilizing WiFi. The sound quality ...
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Sharing speakers between a Mac and PC running Windows 7 on LAN

I would like to be able to share speakers between my roommate's MacBook and my Windows 7 PC. Mostly for streaming music. I've tried VLC player for this, but it's kind of cumbersome because you can't ...
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Recording streaming audio track (m4v)

I'd like to rip the audio track from Joel's speech at Business on Software 2009, but didn't manage to find how to download the m4v file by looking through the log file when my browser plays the video. ...
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Viewing live streaming of security cameras attached to PC

How can I stream security cameras installed on my PC so that I can watch them anywhere the internet is available? I have standard security cameras and can watch up to all four of them at the same ...
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Simple webcam server [closed]

I am looking for a simple solution to turn a standard webcam on a Windows or Linux PC into a source for webcam images in a website hosted on another machine. Ideally it implements a minimal web server,...
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Stream PowerPoint as video

Are there any tools available to convert PowerPoint presentation into an video file and then broadcast it live in sync with someone changing slides manually? The goal is to broadcast presentation live ...
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Streaming low-latency video from a low-spec Linux box?

For a robotics project, I have a really low-spec Linux box (76MB ram, 729MHz processor, relatively good video card...yes, we're talking about a Nintendo Wii here) which I want to use to stream video ...
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Software (other than iTunes) to stream music from an iTunes server [closed]

I have purchased a networked hard drive (ReadyNAS) that I have put all of my MP3s onto. This NAS has a built-in iTunes streaming server. What media applications, other than iTunes, can I use to ...
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How to stream audio from my pc to an iphone via an URL (not using apps)

I saw some sites who give you a link that when you access it from your iphone you can hear audio stream, how can i do that from my server? Thanks!
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Suggestion for live video stream aggregation/switching/forwarding/management software? [closed]

I'm looking for a software or system that can receive video streams from a number of cameras via a network (RTMP or similar protocol), present a visual overview of all video streams and allow me to ...
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LAN version of OnLive/Gaikai

I'm patiently following news about OnLive and Gaikai type solutions, especially their (slooooow) way to Europe/Germany. I currently own a pretty beefy PC for almost games-only. But as many people my ...
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Technologies for Streaming Audio Over a Wifi Network?

What technologies (hardware/software) are available for streaming audio in realtime (with some latency, of course) over a Wifi network? Although I'm using mostly Macs, I would like something that any ...
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How linux command “:>” works?

I use command ":>file.log" to truncate file.log to zero length. I got it from the internet, but I do not understand how it works. I think that it copies some stream to a file, but I can't manage to ...
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Is there a way to pipe audio between these two networked computers?

I have an old machine running Windows 98 and a brand new machine running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. I would like to pipe the audio from the Win98 box to the Ubuntu box. Basically, I need an audio driver ...
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vlc to stream webcam with no delay

I'm trying to get VLC to show my webcam in realtime: vlc -I dummy v4l2:///dev/video0 does the trick for the most part, except there's almost a second delay between an action (say, me turning my ...
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Watch videos from a remote computer on the LAN on ubuntu

I want to watch the videos on a friends computer on the LAN without having to download it. Both of us are running ubuntu. Now one way is to ssh to his computer, cd to the directory where the video is ...
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how to use time out in mplayer?

I am trying to save audio using mplayer from a live http stream. saving audio is successful. If there is no live stream playing it does not exit automatically. Is there any way to set timeout if ...
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How can I listen to FM Radio streaming without connecting to the internet?

Many phones has the functionality to listen to FM radio without connecting to the internet. Just wondering that how can I do this on a computer? Please give me some advices, thanks a lot. For a ...
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Possible to capture and re-broadcast as RTMP?

I may have a need coming up soon to capture a live video broadcast stream and re-broadcast it as an RTMP stream for playback in Flash Player. Is this possible? I'm seeing posts online from 2005 to ...
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how can i realize a video-wall on 3-9pc with vlc

i have to create a videowall, from 3 to 9 monitor. every monitor as a pc. actually, i stream from a server 9 movies with different istances of VLC, but i could also play on every machine the relative ...
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Kubuntu solution for analysing/recording streamed flash audio?

I have a Kubuntu system which I stream amateur radio sound to via a flash interface. I want to be able to record the sound that the flash player is making at the press of a button. I also need the ...
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Streaming problems between XBOX360 and Windows 7

Can I get the optional media update for 360 without xbox live?
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Record video streaming from a server while viewed via Windows Media Player

I'm watching video from one server via Windows Media Player, is it possible to record this video while I'm watching it? I tried with download master but it doesn't work.
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Best way to “stream” music / video to my HDTV from my pc?

My requirement is simple: I have a laptop and a desktop at home that I often use for various media (music, videos etc.) and I want to know what the best (quickest, most seamless, best quality etc) ...
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What contributes to smooth online video streaming?

I had a general question about streaming videos online; in particular, on YouTube. What really is required to smoothly stream videos at 360p or 480p? Then for that HD goodness, what really allows a ...
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Internet Radio Station for University

I am trying to help my University Student Radio station rethink the setup of the way they stream music, but I have some questions regarding the use of Ubuntu to stream music. Currently, the radio ...
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Improving sound quality with remote ESD server

I'm investigating low-budget ways to get audio from my PC (Ubuntu) to HiFi without wires. I'm currently testing a setup where Asus WL-500gP wireless router runs ESD daemon and has attached USB ...
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Is there a media player that allows me to group together radio streams which are just mirrors of the same station?

I find it really annoying that for some radio stations, which have two or more servers to cope with the network load, there is not one single entry in amaroks playlist but two or more entries. This ...
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URIs for QuickTime X

Apple lets you Stream video over HTTP with their new tech, but is there a URI scheme to open the .m3u8 files from a browser in Quicktime X? (ie. Open as a URL, rather than downloading and attempting ...
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Can VLC stream a YouTube video?

Is it possible to stream a particular YouTube video's content with VLC? The scenario is that you could paste a YouTube URL into a VLC dialog, and then have VLC stream the video as if it were a local ...
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Tools to automate recording streaming radio

Are there any tools that can automate recording online streaming radio? I've been using Total Recorder which has the following useful features: Handy scheduler Supports creating recording templates, ...