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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Streaming your Linux desktop to a dynamic image in a browser window for anyone to see

I am trying to share the contents of a web page viewed on one computer and make it available to many computers in a simple to consume format via a browser. I would like to avoid java or other things ...
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Troubleshoot home network congestion

I have a home network consisting of 1 wireless router connected to the internet, and then a number of clients directly connected to it on both ethernet and wireless, as illustrated below: All ...
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Convert audio-track-id from an m3u playlist to ffmpeg stream id

I have an m3u playlist with the following format: ... #EXTINF:0,10115 - Only Rai #EXTVLCOPT:ts-es-id-pid #EXTVLCOPT:no-video #EXTVLCOPT:audio-track-id=1008 ...
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Streaming A/V: who gets multiplexed and encoded, where and when?

I was perusing the list of VLC's supported video/audio formats and I realized that I actually know very little about streaming media. When a streaming media feed contains both audio and video, how do ...
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Does SSD write when streaming remote content?

I host all my files on a NAS device. I would like to know if I built an HTPC with a small SSD, will it write a lot on disk? I was under the impression that with enough RAM the disk would only read at ...
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Audio stream from secondary computer

What is the simplest/best way to get the audio from my desktop to output on my laptop? I have two computers at work, a laptop and a desktop. While I'm at work I have to use both machines ...
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How to test the Throughput of a particular consumer router/computer-router-device Path

Often the throughput of home routers is becoming more important than in times past, given that more and more people are streaming video/audio from Network Attached Storage, or the like. When doing so, ...
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Stream video file in debian?

I want to do share some videos I've made with friends on IRC, and it would be easiest if I could just stream it so we can all watch at the same time and critique parts of it in real time. Has anyone ...
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davfs2 (mount.davfs) alternatives that support streaming?

mount.davfs (from davfs2) allows one to mount a WebDAV server into the local filesystem. However, even if you want to read only one byte from a file, davfs2 will block until it downloads the whole ...
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Is MPD right for remote streaming in this scenario?

I have an always-on Linux (Ubuntu) server at home, on which I could store all my music (I just have to move it from my desktop). What I want to achieve is to be able to listen to my music from work, ...
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Using VLC to stream secondary monitor and webcam?

Is there anyway to stream the secondary monitor (extended monitor only) and also stream the correct webcam in my PC? Also , the stream should output it as a JPEG files or other standard image files at ...
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jtvlc didn't generate the vlc.sdp file

Hi I'm trying to stream the video from my computer to justin.tv but I don't know what is the exactly the problem I never success to get the vlc.sdp file at where I located in the xxx.bat file here is ...
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TV tuner + video streaming over VNC

I have a dell precision laptop, with Nvidia graphics card. I am able to watch TV on it using a TV tuner card. I installed TightVNCserver on it, and am able to connect to it locally through a second ...
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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 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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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 [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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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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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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Finding details of flash stream using Firebug, to record

I can find some of the details of a Flash stream using Firebug, but I want to know exactly which details I need in order to capture the stream. It gets details such as a url ending in: ...
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Using Huawei's Airsharing to stream to VLC

My Huawei Android phone comes with a feature called AirSharing which allows me to stream my phone's screen over DLNA. Seeing as VLC supports DLNA (I think), I installed it onto my mac, however I can't ...
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Streaming to Sony NS510 from a windows 10 pc over the LAN

I have a Sony NS510 wireless speaker and in windows 7 i was able to stream music from my windows pc to it via the "windows digital controller" application. It is still available in Windows 10, however ...