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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ffmpeg HLS playlist not starting at the beginning

I'm attempting to take a 5-minute video file and produce a single-file HTTP Live Stream playlist and .ts file. The playlist file format can support byte-ranges instead of separate files as of iOS 5, ...
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Saving Live Video received through Netcat

I'm using the following command to stream a video which I receive through Netcat. nc -l -p 5001 | mplayer -fps 31 -cache 1024 - (On Windows CMD) This command opens the MPlayer and plays the live ...
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Location of streamed temporary file

I watch TV online on a Windows 7 machine in an Opera browser window; the stream runs through the VLC plugin. I notice that the longer I watch without any interruption, the less free space remains on ...
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Stream/record desktop, mic and system output

Im try to stream my desktop, and two audio: system output, and mic. Im using this command, but the audio from my system (hw:0,0) dont hear in output file... avconv \ -f alsa -i pulse \ -f alsa -i hw:...
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Determining Framerate of H.264 stream

I have encoded a video from Lagarith to H.264 using x264, and I might have inadvertently forgotten to write down it's framerate. The video stream itself isn't in any container (just a h264 file), so ...
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Stream Video from Android to Internet

I have an old Android phone (Droid 1) that I no longer use but, if possible, I'd like to set it up so that it streams a video feed to the internet. Something I can view in a browser. Obviously, it ...
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Stream Screen-Content over Network to DLNA TV

So i got this new TV that is DLNA compliant and can play video files and streams from the network. This works great already with files from a streaming server (Windows Server running Serviio) inside ...
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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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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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How to stream real-time audio between Macs

What I am wanting to do is create a home radio station that I can have my friends listen to on our speakers throughout the house. I will use Djay to DJ the station and I was wondering how to stream ...
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Streaming audio from microphone to network

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 ...
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Experiences using VLC for video-on-demand streaming? (VLM)

I'm considering my options for implementing a VOD service. Until recently my choices seemed to be either Wowza or Darwin, but now I discovered VLM, which looks really cool. I am going to stream MPEG4 ...
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Is there a way to stream via hardware from a PC to a laptop not in fullscreen?

Basically I have a PC with 2 HDMI ports video card and I want to mirror my PC display image to a laptop, but I still want to be able to use this laptop. I suppose the video stream should just run in ...
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Why does a radio stream not appear on a packet monitoring tool?

I am currently trying to find the URL to the audio stream for a webradio that only provides a flash player, that I would like to use with MusicBee's radio player. After using Wireshark to monitor my ...
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Streaming / Transcoding failed

I installed VLC, and works well apparently, on Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3, but when I streamed some video (.flv format) I get this error.- Streaming / Transcoding failed VLC could not open ...
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Cutting multi-bitrate MP4 files for Helix Server with FFmpeg

We are using Helix Server in order to distribute Video On Demand (with multi-bitrate) Content among our audience. This means that there is one MP4 file that contains multiple video streams and one ...
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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 ...
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using old laptop as connection to wireless tv

Fact A: I recently got an old laptop back from a friend (a lenovo X61, still quite a decent machine) who doesn't need it anymore. Fact B: Some of my friends are boasting about their Apple TV's, ...
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WebDav as MediaServer

I am wondering if makes sense, to use WebDav as a media server, to stream Movies (in the best case), but at least stream my Music. I have a 100MBit Internet connection with about 5MBit Upload, so in ...
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Create streaming server at home like Opera Unite

Opera Unite is discontinued, but it had some nice applications like media server. You could point a folder with movies and other users, who know some password and address could have watched all the ...
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Can I run iTunes as a Windows Service?

I'd like to run iTunes as a Windows service on my home dev server which runs Windows 2008 so that I can stream my collection to my AppleTV over my home network. Currently I have to log in to Windows ...
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Any way to stream Live TV from one PC to another in Windows Media Center?

I have one computer (my TV Server) that has a multi-tuner CableCARD in it, so I can watch/record Live TV in Windows Media Center. The problem is, I can only watch that on one TV. Is there any way I ...
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Stream computer screen to TV via network instead of a USB wireless link

I want to stream my computer screen (not just video or a limited amount of content) to my TV via the network. I know there are wireless devices that use USB to tranfer the screen to the TV. However, ...
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Can a Raid5 array be optimized using defragmenting or other maintenance tools?

I have a Lian Li Ex-50 Raid Array setup to be 4x 2TB WD Black in a Raid5 formatted to HFS+ (journaled). The raid array is a hardware raid running through a Sil3132 chipset (SATA2 via eSata connection)...
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“Mount” Audio CD with Ubuntu

I want to share music in my local network with UPnP. The program i use on my Ubuntu 10.10 homeserver takes a path to a folder containing the music and i want to insert an audio cd which should be ...
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Sharing speakers between Windows notebook and Ubuntu PC, over wifi

I'm having an Ubuntu running PC with audio system (speakers, volume regulator) connected directly to it's sound card. I'm looking for a solution to share the audio from windows-running notebook to ...
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How to stream my media via vlc using udp streaming method?

I would like to know how to stream my media via vlc using udp streaming method?
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play rtsp url via Darwin Streaming Server?

I am trying to play RTSP url via Darwin streaming server . they play their own mp4 files as provided in the setup; but not any other which is specified in the /movies folder.Can you tell me how to ...
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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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What music streaming app fits my needs on Ubuntu?

I'm looking for an application to stream Internet radio on Ubuntu. I like listening to Radio Paradise while I work. Right now, I'm using Amarok. "Movie Player" sometimes refuses to open the stream, ...
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Setup Windows Media Player 11 to stream from TVersity

I've got TVersity installed on a Windows 2003 server box (work had an extra license that they donated to let me install at home to get some practice setting up/administering a domain etc.) I found ...
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Is it possible to stream from my Mac to my Wii?

I've got a lot of ripped movies and TV shows backed-up on an external drive connected to an iMac. The original media is now in storage (loft) to keep them safe. I'd like to stream my this media from ...
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Transcoding media server streaming to the iPhone

I have a huge collection of videos in different formats, but with one thing in common: They are not playable on an iPhone (or iPod Touch). Instead of complaining about Apple's IMHO broken world view ("...
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Streaming line-in to IP

I would like to run some sort of background service that streams my line-in audio to my home network. I would like it to maintain the original quality as close as possible. How should I go about ...
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Why does Google Chrome automatically play MP4 videos (and is that a good thing?)

I am working on a home media server running nginx. I navigated to one of the .mp4 files I have to test it and it started streaming just by clicking on it. Is this... performance-wise... the best ...
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Stream a windowed application to another Windows PC on the LAN network?

I need to stream a single windowed application on a Windows 7 PC to another Windows PC, so that the other Windows PC can see that application and, preferably, interact with it. But all I want it to ...
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Capturing TS video stream gives Invalid timestamps and Invalid DTS error messages

I'm capturing a video stream using ffmpeg -i "http://streaming_url.com/playlist.m3u8" -acodec copy -vcodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc "out_put_file.mp4". The m3u8-file links a list of .ts-files. ffmpeg ...
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Add module to nginx after installation

Hi i did install nginx with this command on centos 6 sudo yum install nginx and it work but i need to compile wit rtmp module so How can I find the path to make some changes ./configure --add-...
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ffmpeg does not work but VLC does

I am trying to read a streaming (http://150.161.93.174:8080/stream) using ffmpeg The streaming works perfectly when I try it in VLC. But in ffmpeg I get an error: http://150.161.93.174:8080/stream: ...
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avconv stream video from USB webcam without delay

I need to stream video from USB webcam. I am using avconv, but it has delay min 5s. Is possible to stream in real time without delay? avconv -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -f mpegts ...
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How can I analyze a video streaming over HDMI? [closed]

I want to detect a marker in a video which is streaming over HDMI. A marker is just a combination of 3 characters like "abc" through which I want to decide whether to stream the video or not. I have ...
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Create an icecast2 URL for OGG

I have made an DarkIce server following the answer on this question: Stream sound card output to icecast2 via darkice. And it works fine on players that support. In the Icecast2 Status I have a link ...
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dmenu alternative that supports input streaming

I have a list of 1.8k songs in audacious and it took a while for the audtool to retrieve this list, as such audtool --playlist-display | dmenu will be delayed for about 1 second before the dmenu ...
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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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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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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 "http://192.168.0.29/videostream.asf?user=admin&pwd=...
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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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How to stream desktop through audio jack (3.5) using dsp

Is it possible to stream my desktop over audio system? I mean some kind of cat /dev/fb0 > /dev/dsp? Or to pulse-code my desktop using built-in soundcard and to stream it over optical spdif audio-...
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Why are YouTube videos having so much trouble?

I am getting sick and tired of this. Youtube, in my browser, Google Chrome 26.0.14.1065, on my MacBook Pro, is running so slowly. I am at the point where I can download a 10 min video before it loads ...