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 do bit-torrent streaming clients enforce chunk ordering?

I am curious as to how some bit-torrent clients can receive chunks in order, like streaming clients do. I've always known BT clients to receive data chunks randomly and sequencing not to be guaranteed....
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Streaming Games from PC to TV

Currently my PC (Running Windows 7) is in my bedroom, while my TV is in my living room. I was wondering if there was a way to play my Steam games on my TV? Some of the more obvious solutions are one ...
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How to make VLC server that can communicate with clients

I have VLC 2.0.8 in and I have recently discovered that I can stream movies by using it. So my plan is: - at home I have a computer with a list of 3 movies (for example). - when I am traveling, I ...
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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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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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Stream multiple displays using one VLC instance

Trying to figure out a way to start an instance of VLC from the command line to stream 3 displays on a Win7 box. We can start an instance of each one individually, and connect to each (though not at ...
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Why do these videos not work with Firefox anymore?

This is a pretty simple question, and I'm sorry for the little (or no) details I can provide regarding this question, but I'm curious and have no idea how to answer this question of mine. If it ...
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How to install SSL for Darwin Streaming Server on OS X Mountain Lion?

I downloaded Darwin Streaming Server and while I'm installing I want to enable SSL, but this requires that I have a valid streaming server SSL certificate installed. How can I install an SSL ...
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FFMPEG: Stream a file with original playing rate

I want to stream a file to the network using ffmpeg in it's original frame rate; so I can play the generated UDP stream using some receiver client such as VLC. I used this command: ffmpeg -i "...
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Download and Convert live stream video

I want to download live streaming video from some websites and it seems Internet Download Manager can handle the job. However, the video I want is just a small part of the live stream and the the ...
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I want to serve media across my LAN via HTTP with a nice interface

I've got a huge digital video library and a ton of devices I use to watch content. I want to be able to stream content from my library to my devices, and generally the easiest mechanism I've found is ...
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does Spotify play a local file if it exists?

If I have a local copy of a song, does Spotify still stream it or play the local copy? Or does it choose the one with higher quality of the two? By local copy, I mean a MP3 that I ripped from disc or ...
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How can I capture an Internet Radio Stream using Windows Media Player?

I have an internet radio stream that I need to capture: http://www2.mcot.net/radio/fm_1005.asx For some reason I cannot open in using VLC Media Player. But it opens just fine in Windows Media Player....
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VLC media player can't play an internet radio stream, but firefox and Window Media Player can

I am trying to connect to this online radio station (it is in Thai) using VLC: http://www2.mcot.net/radio/fm_1005.asx For some reason, when I connect using Firefox or IE (IE just dumps me over to ...
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FFmpeg constant bitrate

I want to convert some videos with FFmpeg to make them streamable. So I want to convert to a video format with a constant bitrate. Can anyone help me? I have tried a lot of options, like -maxrate, -...
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Create a stream file from online radio stream URL

I have an URL from an online radio stream. I use it in VLC to listen to it. However every time i want to listen to it I need to manually input it in the "Media -> Open Network Stream...". I want to ...
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podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access it ...
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How do I download this video from Google Video?

I have tried Orbit Downloader, but it can't seem to get it. I know Google Video have updated their methods so it's harder now. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3332918255822393647# I've read ...
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Re-stream shoutcast stream

Basically I want to 'Re-stream' a shoutcast stream. MP3 stream that is. Tried searching around but couldn't find a way to do this. (It's an internet radio where only some of my friends get it ...
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Internet radio on Ubuntu

Has anyone installed an internet radio client on Linux? I am trying to install a couple of them like gst123 and istreamer, but no breakthrough yet.
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mplayer timestamp not disappearing

I'm using Linux Mint 8 64bit with Google Chrome Unstable (same problem with beta). When a video is playing, the time elapsed and total time stay on the screen: Is there a way to make this ...
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is it possible to use a computers (would be) audio output as a stream?

I have two machines on a local area network (xp box and xubuntu box) and I want audio from both machines to be played from the same set of speakers. The problem is, the xubuntu machine doesn't have ...
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Streaming from a uPnP server to another computer over LAN

I set up MediaTomb on my ubuntu 9.10 computer and it streams to our ps3 perfectly. Now I am wondering what the easiest way to stream it to other desktops/laptops over our home network?
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Make a radio-streaming PC pretend to be a mass-storage USB device

I'm listening to a net radio on my PC I want the sound to go through my boombox cause it has nice speakers/amp The boombox has no "incoming" audio jack that just plays what comes over the wire However ...
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Advice on resizing 1280*720 for web audiences

Forgive my spelling, I'm posting this from my mobile. I've recently decided to record videos to help teach a visual language. My camera likes to boast it can record in 1280; its a cheap camera about £...
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Dowload size of Streaming Videos

I would like to know that if a website advertises a streaming download as say 100MB, would my download to my computer be 100MB ? Would there be streaming control packets that a service provider ...
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How can I stream a local screen capture remotely ( I own a web server )?

I have a VPS Debian server and I would like to stream my screen capture I have locally, so friends could watch what I'm viewing basically. How can I do this? I suspect I would need to have VLC sort of ...
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How do I configure FFserver+FFmpeg to fetch a live stream in one format and output it in another?

I've got an IP camera on a 3G modem. I need to fetch its stream from a landline server and re-stream it. Right now the only cheap option seems to be FFserver (but feel free to suggest others), but I'...
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Sirius Satellite Radio Streaming via XBOX 360

Anyone have any luck with this? I've found a number of articles which point to an application uSirius which is apparently discontinued (bought out by Apple or something it looks like) but it is ...
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VLC Desktop mode spanning multiple monitors

I have recently found out that VLC had a desktop mode and well i saw that some people was using this to have the ISS Livestream as their desktop background. VLC was started inside Desktop Mode and ...
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“Proxy” for streaming video

I am investigating playing live streamed video at an event venue, to a large number of Wifi connected devices. Set up would be: Camera -> PC -> cloud streaming server (like Wowza) -> wifi AP -> ...
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Data usage from within my router accessing contents via WAN IP

I'm using a domain, example.com, which has a WAN IP (as an example) 23.24.25.26. I want to create a plex server with IP 192.168.1.23 on the computer and use example.com to access it. If I access my ...
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View port 8080 output from own computer

I'm following the tutorial here to learn how to stream video between computers. http://rtcl.kaist.ac.kr/~bkkim/lecture/designlab/DesignLab_RoboCam_Lab6_C.pdf After installing the recommended ...
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Streaming with OBS to Twitch results in a small (5 - 20) ping increase [closed]

First time posting here, but I couldn't find a question that was similar to this. Previously when I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would go from 34 to 60 - 180. However, after I ...
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ffmpeg concatenate dynamic chunks (on-the fly)

The ffmpeg docs for concat lists the following way ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output The mylist.txt file contains file like file '/path/to/file1' file '/path/to/file2' file '/...
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If I'm streaming video: I'm the server or the client?

If I'm streaming video from my phone to Periscope's servers: is my phone being a server and listening on a random port or I'm just sending my stream? For example: VLC makes your device a streaming ...
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How to connect two computers wirelessly

I want to connect my Raspberry on which I installed archlinux arm, wirelessly to my computer. With this connection I want to stream a live video from the Raspberry Pi. Raspberry<------Wireless ...
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ffmpeg using -re and -ss together

I'm using ffmpeg to livestream a video file to an RTMP server. I'm using the -re option to ensure the video is streamed at the proper rate to the live source. Occasionally I want to stream the video ...
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Audio streaming bandwith

I am trying to understand the bandwidth consumed by hosting a Audio Streaming server and Web Site that will host the stream. Server A: will host the IceCast server & Media Server B: will ...
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Streaming is much slower than Downloading

I have a media server at home that I use to distribute media to players in the house. I have recently set up a VPN so that I can access my media remotely, but I have noticed something odd. If I move ...
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How to use VLC to watch a file (while it is being modified) on a SSH server (using sftp or smth else)?

I'm using my ssh server to record videos and I'd like to be able to watch them (on a PC using Windows 7 or 8) during the recording. I can of course transfer the file when I'm done and watch it, but I ...
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Not able to stream video from my Defender SN500-4CH security system [closed]

I have a Defender SN500-4CH v1.0 security system. For some reason I am not able to see the broadcast on it when I connect it to the world. It would ask me to login, so I put the correct user name and ...
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VNC/Steam game Streaming service with a Windows server with no monitor plugged in is only 640x480 resolution

VNC, Steam Streaming, and Windows 7 desktop only seem to support 640x480 resolution when there is no monitor plugged in. Is there an application that can "spoof" a monitor being plugged in? I'd like ...
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Combine three live audio streams into one live audio stream

I have three live audio feeds which I want to rebroadcast as one combined audio stream. I would like to listen to all three of these live audio feeds at once, but my home connection is limited by data ...
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Video continuously pausing when home streamed to iPhone with Bluetooth headphones

I have my itunes library on home sharing to share my movie collection across my devices so I can watch either on my iPhone or apple tv. Streaming to my apple tv is perfect but streaming to my iPhone ...
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How to get the streaming wizard option in VLC - Windows?

In MAC-OSX, the streaming wizard option is enabled by default in VLC. However, in windows, I dont' see that option. As I googled, I got to know that the VLC uses QT in Linux and Windows. Thus, it ...
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Can you help finding this flowplayer stream link? etvonline.tv

http://www.etvonline.tv/tc/digitalplay.html?video=knz12-0009-tal02 I tried to use URL Snooper, but Those results are not playable on VLC. Any help is great. Thanks in advance.
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Massive loss in quality with ffmpeg rtmp push

I've been streaming successfully with nginx-rtmp for a little while. Using the inbuilt push directive works great but to push to variable stream names I have to switch to using ffmpeg. Even when I ...
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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: Un-...
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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, mp4a.40....