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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How to use VLC as a DVR (split-screen)?

Is there any way to make VLC tune into multiple sources/streams and display them as a single split screen? My Main goal is to then take this single screen and multicast it on my office network. If ...
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Is it possible to increase the audio volume on a streamed video?

Is it possible to increase the audio volume on a streamed video? Playback from files is fine, I am always able to increase past 100% using VLC but playback from streamed source, such as iPlayer, is ...
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Streaming content from Surface 2 to Xbox 360

I recently watched this YouTube video where I learnt some cool things about what my tablet is capable of. However, when I went home to try them, the result was somewhat anticlimactic. Firstly ...
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How to use VLC to stream webcam to server then server to viewers

I am able to stream my PC webcam using VLC directly to viewers. However, my home bandwidth is limited. To be able to accommodate more viewers, I want to stream my webcam to an external server so that ...
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Streaming, Virtual Audio Cable and Gamecom 780

I'm streaming various games and I used VAC to direct the sound from Skype to the headphones so the FFSplit only picks up Line 1. Worked wonders. Now though, I moved onto the Gamecom 780's which use ...
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Stream from Windows Media Player to linux

I'm trying to setup my Pi running Debian Wheezy to play music coming from any computer on the network using the Play to feature of the Windows Media player. The Pi is running headless, so a terminal ...
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pipe unlimited curl stdout into chunked files

I've got an HTTP-endpoint that serves an unlimited stream of events. Now I'd like to record that stream using curl, but splitting the recorded files at the same time - preferably based on the line ...
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ffmepg always get broken video streaming from rtsp protocol

I'm trying to capture rtsp streaming from Ip Camera by the command ffmpeg -t 10 -i rtsp://172.19.1.42/live.sdp -ss 00:00:02.500 -c:v copy download.mp4 However I always get the broken streaming, ...
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How to stream video from VLC with subtitles overlayed?

I am trying to stream a video with VLC with subtitles overlayed on my local network. The command I am using without success: vlc -vvv myvideo.mkv :sub-file=mysub.srt :file-caching=300 ...
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Tell mplayer to keep listening to audio stream that pauses

I am using mplayer to stream audio coming from an MPD instance that is configured to output via HTTP: mplayer http://<stream-URL>:<port> The stream is controlled by an MPD client ...
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How to stream m3u8 and record mp3 on VLC?

I'm trying to stream an m3u8 playlist and save it as mp3, using VLC (I'm on 2.1.2, which is the latest). However, VLC refuses to stream altogether when I set output as "Audio - MP3". I've tried ...
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Stream videos from a server with “youtube-like” compression

I would like to host some videos on a site for a small audience (under 50 people), and don't want to use a site like YouTube or Vimeo, however I would like to have the same kind of load speeds for the ...
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How to stream /dev/video0 with VLC remotely?

I am trying to stream composite a/v to HTTP. The following command works for me but the problem with it is that I need to press PLAY once VLC GUI pops up. This command only works on host PC and not ...
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Netflix (Silverlight) Crashing after 30 seconds

For some reason Silverlight is crashing when I watch Netflix. It plays about 30 seconds then just stops, about 30 seconds later I get an alert saying the plugin stopped responding. I have tried: ...
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Stream audio from Surface RT to Windows 8.1 PC

I would like to play music on my Surface RT, but have the audio streamed to and actually played on my Win8.1 PC (it has better speakers than the surface, naturally). With Surface Pro I could have done ...
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Getting an audio file from a streaming PHP script in an HTML5 video tag

I'm trying to download the raw audio file from a specific site. The page contains the following HTML: <html> <body> <video controls="" autoplay="" name="media"> ...
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How do I improve the quality of my FFsplit Twitch stream?

I've recently changed the software I use to stream to Twitch from Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder 3.2 with ManyCam to just FFsplit. In doing a few test streams, viewers reported lag in the stream. In ...
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streaming video to the internet

I want to stream my webcam live over the internet. It is mounted on a windows 7 desktop and connects to the internet over an ADSL connection. I am able to stream successfully within my home/office LAN ...
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how to save m3u8 stream

I want to save a m3u-stream. The content of the m3u8 files looks like this: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-ALLOW-CACHE:NO #EXT-X-VERSION:3 #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=756617,CODECS="avc1.77.31, ...
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YouTube can't see Chromecast after setup

I successfully paired my Chromecast to my Android devices. My Android devices are synced with my Google account, and I would have expected immediate access via Youtube on logged-in PC browsers. ...
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How can I play audio and video streaming in Firefox?

I've seen couple of sites that stream audio to my browser like SoundCloud and Grooveshark, but Firefox doesn't reproduce them in Linux. How can I reproduce these streams? The console gets filled with ...
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M3U8 hangs after a few seconds

I have a small experimental clip below : http://d3fnzeq4kk32oq.cloudfront.net/802/test_1.m3u8 The problem I am facing is that after a few seconds, the video hangs. I would appreciate if someone is ...
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getting webcam frame from 2 different computers

I want to receive real-time recording from 2 computer webcams to my laptop via internet. I'm using Debian. Which is the simplest way?
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How can I achieve maximum sustained sequential disk write performance?

I need data write rates of ~1 GB/sec sustained for ~1 hour. Data is coming in over this PCIe x4 frame grabber. I need to stream its full bandwidth to disk. I don't have experience with RAID, but as ...
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How to watch live youtube stream using vlc?

Is it possible for now to watch live youtube video streams using vlc? I just don't want to use flash player. I know that vlc can play youtube videos using link for the page where that video is ...
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VLC playing vid over samba stuttering?

This is sort of an open ended question, so any recommendations will be appreciated I have a ubuntu box as my main server and I stream video on my mac since I can't carry my server box upstairs This ...
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Is it possible to have network-attached monitors?

I'm a recently graduated EE trying to learn IT infrastructure stuff that wasn't even glancingly taught during undergrad, so apologies in advance if this question is silly. I'm concepting ideas for a ...
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Something is downloading in background Linux

My laptop boots normally to LinuxMint and immediately I like to open gnome-system-monitor but the shock is that something is downloading (the problem has been out 2 days ago) and nothing I run yet! I ...
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How to connect a router with cables to a PC in order to stream data from the PC to wireless clients? [closed]

My setup includes: Cisco router An i-7 PC running windows A laptop with high speed wifi nic, which I want to check its throughput. I would like to run an FTP server on the PC. I would like to have ...
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Need personal music collection streaming solution [closed]

I used to use Opera and it's built in media server feature for some time and it both worked and looked really well. It's dead now and i'm in search of a decent audio streaming solution (Windows 8) to ...
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Stream microphone through PC over

I have a microphone hooked up to a Windows 7 PC. I need to broadcast this microphone live across my local network to Android/iPhone devices connected by wi-fi. I can't seem to find a method to get ...
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How do I calculate maximum video size to be streamed smoothly on a limited bandwidth

I mean, I'm gonna put up a video on my website, but the target audience will probably have slow internet connections (500kbps to 2mbps). So my video editor allows me to tweak the video's quality in ...
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Streaming media from a download link

There often discussions and many facilities available to download streaming media (eg Youtube, Vimeo, etc), however is there a way it can stream a download link? Currently, my internet connection is ...
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Play VLC stream without interface

I would like to use VLC to play an Internet radio stream without starting the GUI. Is that possible? I have explored the command line documentation for VLC a bit and I did not came to any solution. ...
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How to host my own cloud so that videos are viewable via desktop web browser?

I want to host my own cloud storage solution, something like Dropbox but entirely dependent on my own central machine. This way things are more secure if setup correctly, and there are artificial ...
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live stream with ffmpeg and IP camera

I'm reading a live stream from a DKSEG IP camera, but the results are not good at all ... Here is the command line used for this : ./ffmpeg -i ...
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VLC internet multicast

I want to stream video using VLC so everyone can connect to my pc and watch it. Is there any way to do it? As I understand I can multicast video only in my network (but I need it to be available from ...
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Can't stream videos even though I have fast internet

For some reason, despite having an internet connection that should easily handle it, I seem to be unable to stream HD videos from beginning to end. Specifically, I usually attempt to stream videos ...
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Streaming Video From Server Using VLC CLI

Currently, I have a server with a bunch of home movies on it. These home movies are anywhere from 720p to 1080p. The bit rate of these videos is too high for me to stream via a simple "open the http ...
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ffmpeg to remote ffserver

I'm trying to set up a live audio feed from my camera to a webserver. I'm currently using a D-SRL to capture Video/Audio via Firewire then using dvgrab on Ubuntu running ffmpeg. My Machine (Example ...
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pipe webcam video stream data for processing

I found that in linux you can use video4linux2 and ffmpeg to read the data from /dev/video0 and grab the video from webcam. ffmpeg output the data to a video file, which has a limited length. My ...
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Stream video from PC camera to the internet

I want to stream securely (with password) video and sound from my computer to several clients (browser and/or phone apps). What are my options? Currently I am doing this with Dropcam from one ...
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How to merge 2 mp4 files with 1 atom?

I'm merging two mp4 files for video streaming. the problem is, the merged file contains two atoms, 1 atom from each file and that is a problem when it comes to streaming. the client needs to wait ...
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Mirroring laptop screen to TV wirelessly

I have a HP DV6 laptop and a SAMSUNG UE46F6505 smart TV. How can I connect/mirror my laptop to the TV wirelessly without an HDMI cable? Both the laptop and TV are connected the wireless router. I ...
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Microphone issue in audio streaming using FFMPEG

I executed the command ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -i dummy to find out that the audio device is Realtek HD Audio Input. But executing the command ffmpeg -f dshow -i ...
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MP4 takes too long to start

I'm converting my video to H.264 / MP4 with ffmpeg. I then move the moov atom to the start of the file with qt-faststart, so I can stream the video. Everything works fine with small videos of 5–10 ...
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Start Recording an Audio Stream at a specific time for a specific duration from command line

There is a radio station I listen to which plays some remixed dance music songs at a specific time each day however I am not always able to tune in everyday at those times to listen, however I quite ...
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Extracting jpeg images from mjpeg stream on terminal

I'm trying to extract jpeg images from an mjpeg stream. I've done a search and found a few sources, but those were extracting jpeg images from a mjpeg file, such as this one here. In my case, I don't ...
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What hardware is important for streaming PC games? [closed]

I'm planning on building a streaming computer. I'm wondering what to keep in mind when putting this computer together. What hardware is most important for streaming of PC games? I will use XSplit as ...
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saving track titles of internet radio stream to file

Every modern program for listening to internet radio streams is capable of displaying the title and artist of the track that is being played (assuming that the radio stream is broadcasting the title ...