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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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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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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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 rtsp://mafreebox.freebox.fr/fbxtv_pub/...
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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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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 [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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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. I'...
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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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TV showing 1080P When my computer says it streams 4k (UHD)

So i've bought an LG 43UF680V And it's amazing, but here comes my problem: I have an ASUS X555UJ and in specs it can stream 4k throught HDMI. My screen size says it is 4k, but the tv info panel says ...
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Streaming 4k videos from ubuntu server via DLNA

I am running an ubuntu server in my LAN. Streaming videos and music was done with mediatomb but it looks like the server denied sending UHD videos. I also tried MiniDLNA but ended up with the same ...
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FFMPEG Trying to restream a RTSP stream to HTTP

I have been trying top cobble something together to take a RTSP feed from a IP camera and re transmit it in HTTP. I am trying to get the feed in to my home automation app which does not support ...
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Low Latency Audio Streaming

I'm trying to stream audio from a microphone using FFmpeg over a network to VLC, but I haven't been able to get the latency below about half a second, which is unacceptable for my purpose. I've been ...
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How to prioritize an application's network interface use?

We have a OSX.10 MacPro that runs AFP (apple file protocol) file sharing services (client version, NOT server) on a gigabit network with approximately 20 machines. A regular need is 1 or several ...
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FFMPEG realtime streaming using a remote m3u8

I've been doing a long term research to do DRM solution for my client and we are almost there, here is what we'd like to achieve and please accept my lack of understanding, Im well new to FFMPEG and ...
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VLC Media Player Desktop Streaming Optimization

I need to stream my Desktop over HTTP using VLC Media Player. My requirement is to achieve the streaming delay less than 1s. Now I am achieving delay of about 3-5 seconds. What Options(...
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Use pipe viewer when streaming directory through tar

I am currently streaming a directory over SSH after compressing it through tar: tar cz /path/to/foo | pv | ssh HOSTNAME 'tar xmz && some-cool-command' The issue is that pv doesn't know the ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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Youtube live stream mac software app event broadcasting template [closed]

I used xSplit on Windows for live broadcasting to Youtube witch allowed me to create PRIVATE or Unlisted live event inside the app. Once it authorized and event is set its easy to start/stop next ...
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When I play a live stream youtube video in VLC the resolution drops?

When i am playing any regular video in VLC from youtube the quality remains the same. But when I put in a url for a livestream youtube link the quality drop down to to 480p. Is there a way to maintain ...
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Stream audio/video over RTSP with VLC?

I have a camera module (noIR) and USB mic attached to my raspberry pi. I'm trying to setup a RTSP streaming video/audio so I can observe the feed from another system on my network. So far, I've been ...
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Adding videos to MiniDLNA Raspberry using LAN

I have a Raspberry with MiniDLNA, it acts as a dlna server through my local network. I have connected an external HDD to the Raspberry, which contains all my videos. Everything works well, without ...
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Motion RTSP streaming from Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to get streaming from raspberry pi camera to my motion server. Raspberry pi (10.10.84.2) has VLC for RTSP and is run like this: raspivid -o - -t 0 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#...
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Stream Desktop on demand with VLC

I have set successfully desktop broadcast stream through DLNA with Serviio and VLC. But problem is when VLC broadcast desktop, even if I don´t watch on TV and It take inconsiderable part of PC ...
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RTMP WriteN error using NVENC while libx264 works fine via ffmpeg

I am trying to run some transcoding tests to figure out how well ffmpeg works on some GPU servers we have. From my desktop I am sending up an RTMP stream via OBS to a media server system we have ...
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nginx HLS vod capability to stop and track streams

I need to be able to stream VOD, but videos will be tracked per minute, so I need to constantly maintain information of how much minutes user has, and when he spend minutes, I need to terminate his ...
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How to stream a complex video to YouTube using ffmpeg?

I have a video that I'd like to stream live on YouTube using ffmpeg. The video has no audio, but rather busy visuals (lots of rapidly changing colors). I'm trying to stream at 720p, but whenever I ...
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ffmpeg equivalent for -movflags faststart for audio

I have several video and audio files on my server that I wish to stream. I have converted all video files to mp4 and audio files to aac. Now I am streaming both type of files but it seems audio ...
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bandwith issue with remote gaming in local network

The question is similar but not identical to this one. I've got a powerful gaming PC, which is a little noisy. While playing competetive FPS and such, this isn't much of a problem due my headphones ...
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Downsampling and streaming video over a LAN (WiFi)

I have a Linux file server at home, and I'd like to watch video stored on it on my desktop. A very simple solution comes very close: use any old HTTP server to serve up the files, and view them in ...