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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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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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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My ffmpeg stops streaming after a few seconds

I am using ffmpeg. I type this in a DOS Prompt: ffmpeg.exe -i rtsp://admin:admin@192.168.0.8:554/video_1 -an -f image2pipe -vf fps=fps=6 -qscale 0 - It works but then just stops. So, I amended ...
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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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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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Stream videos in LAN websites [closed]

I have many video clips as well as movies stored in my windows PC[ windows 7 ultimate 64 bit]. I am thinking of building a website in my WLAN( I use TP-LINK TL-WN721N usb adapter to create a LAN). I ...
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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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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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Is it possible to record live streams with ffmpeg in an audio file with embedded timestamps?

I would like to record the daily programme of an IceCast radio channel (maybe a 24 hour stream), and then select my favourite programmes by embedded timestamps - if possible - according to the daily ...
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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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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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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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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 ...