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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Any way to stream pandora (using desktop app) via encrypted tunnel?

So, here's the deal... I have Pandora One account, and using desktop app (which is written in Adobe Flex) to listen to my stations. Now, all is great, except streaming protocols are getting blocked at ...
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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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Stream a folder of music to a Squeezebox without installing Slimserver?

I've got a folder of MP3s and I'm near a friend's Squeezebox, which is connected to mysqueezebox.com. Is there a quick way I can play these MP3s on the Squeezebox without installing Slimserver? ...
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bypassing port blocked on domain firewall using another machine

I'd like to listen to online radio which runs on a port that is being blocked on our company's FW. (The radio changes its URL:port from time to time and I don't want to ask our admin to open another ...
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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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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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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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Software (other than iTunes) to stream music from an iTunes server

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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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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PC connected to TV via VGA & audio in, plays Youtube videos ok but lags when full screen

I managed to connect my PC running Windows XP SP3 to my LCD TV with VGA and audio in for the sound. Everything seems ok, there is no lag with the mouse or when watching videos on Youtube, iPlayer, ...
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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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FM Transmitter for the Home

After asking this question regarding piping music through my home I'm looking to buy an FM transmitter. I'd like to connect it to my home pc (ie. into the speaker port), and I'd then control the ...
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Recording a live streaming video

A live video screens on Waheguru Live every Saturday and I want to record the live broadcast. I need freeware only. I'm on Windows XP SP3 (32 Bit)
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VLC command line interface on Windows

Is there a command-line tool for VLC on Windows XP?
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linksys WRT350N dd-wrt: how can i give upload priority to slingbox?

i have the router WRT350N by Linksys I've installed dd-wrt v2.4 sp1 on it how can i configure it to give upload priority to slingbox ? The Slingbox is a TV streaming device that enables users to ...
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VLC stream with trickplay

The idea is to start a video stream from one computer and watch it on another with the ability to start/stop the stream. I think I could do this with VLC but i haven't been able to figure out how. ...
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Any workaround to bypass megavideo limit of 72 minutes? [closed]

I am sure , this question might be illegal to some users. But I have got some documentary links posted on megavideo video site and unable to watch it because of its limitations of 72 minutes per day. ...
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How to stream TV/Films/Music over the internet to various devices from a home server?

Set up: An always on old-ish laptop connected to a NAS which contains TV/Films/Music. I want to be able to stream on the fly the data on my NAS to various connected devices such as iphone or laptop. ...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10. When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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Can I Use ASUS RT-N14UHP Router to Stream 1080p Video In DLNA Mode smoothly? [closed]

I want to stream 1080p video with ASUS RT-N14UHP Router in DLNA mode from my mobile handset to my DLNA enabled TV. I want to buy ASUS RT-N14UHP Wirless N300 Router. Its data rate is 300Mbps and ...
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How does KeepVid resolve the direct url of a video page? [duplicate]

everyone. I know it is a liitle bit immoral, but I just want to know how some websites like KeepVid reslove the direct url of a video page.I googled a lot, but not find a good answer. In spare time, I ...
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Can you preload files with Plex

I am running Plex Server on my desktop, and I stream to my Windows Phone (WP 8.1) and Surface Pro 3 (W8.1) with it. However, it often happens that I am leaving my home for a bit to somewhere where ...
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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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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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Get network stream and forward it

I have a small problem with streaming from Raspberry Pi. I'm using raspberry Pi Camera and streaming output from it this way: raspivid -o - -t 0 -w 640 -h 480 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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Is it possible to pause/rewind in VLC's dummy interface?

I got it working what I initially wanted. I have a desktop computer, which I use as a "streaming server". I send all the VLC streaming commands to it, and my desktop computer sends the video to the ...
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Audio-in live net streaming in Win8.1 laptop fails

I cannot get any streamed / live sounds from eg BBC radios(any) / sports. It is OK on another PC: win7/64 on the same ISP, ethernet cable router shared, at the same time, in the same location. ISP ...
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stream byte arrays to a video using ffmpeg

This is what I am trying to do: I receive jpegs from an IP camera. If motion is detected I want to upload the jpeg still shot to my server. To save on bandwidth I save each jpeg to a file on my ...
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Automatically mount a network drive from a wireless USB adaptor

Here's the plan: I've got a Hi-fi music system that reads music from CDs, iPods, and USBs. All my music is stored on a NAS (ripped from my CDs) The NAS is conneted via Ethernet to my Wifi router ...
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How to stream video without a Gui?

I need to set up a computer to put video on several screens at the same time (for charity related stuff). To save as many resources as I can from the original computer (which is getting old), I have ...
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Gamestream accellerated VNC application?

Steam currently has it's in-home streaming solution in he beta install of the application. This tech lets you stream your game over a VNC-like protocol to local devices but uses hardware encoding on ...
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How do I view a midi device stream

I have a midi controller, and it creates two files on my ubuntu system /dev/dmmidi and /dev/midi1. I want to see the raw output of my midi device when I push buttons and move sliders. I've tried ...
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How to use FFMPEG to transcode mp4 video for http stream in Amazon S3?

I want to use FFMPEG to transcode my mp4 video for http streaming on Amazon S3 without downloading. However, with reference to this post, I still cannot get it streaming: ffmpeg -i input.avi -c:v ...
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Wowza Media Server: Do we really need it? [closed]

I have a dedicated server running a video website. All videos encoded to .mp4 format, and I use Jwplayer. MP4 format can be play on all browsers, andriod phones, windows phones, iPhones, iPads...etc ...
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Stream windows audio over network and send back mic sound

I am a little lost as to how I go about implementing this kind of setup... We use SIP Softphones in our office, I would like to be able to, from another computer on the network, listen into the call ...
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How do I find the video stream URL of my security DVR by myself?

I have this 8 channel DVR with the brand "ELEC" that streams video over the network. However, I can only connect to it using iPhone apps called vMyEye, Asee+, and other similar names. I want to use ...
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vlc streaming over the network (delay reduce)

My name is yeonho choi, I'm Korean. I am network streaming Desktop(Display) and Desktop(Display) over RTP, when I view the stream (even on the same machine) there is a delay of about 1.2 seconds. I ...
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FFMPEG - Stream discovered after head already parsed

I am trying to live transcode an RTMP stream to another RTMP HLS stream using the following command: ffmpeg -re -i rtmp://localhost/videochat/testing -c:v libx264 -c:a:0 libfaac -b:a:0 480k -f flv ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...