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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Peer-to-peer video chat application?

I use Skype to video chat with my parents, but Skype video quality is very poor on my network. However, connecting directly to the other person's webcam works great. I am looking for a P2P video chat ...
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Why are the video and audio out-of-sync when I watch YouTube?

I have a 2-year old MacBook that works perfectly. I'm running Snow Leopard and I use Safari as my web browser. Whenever I watch videos on YouTube, the audio and video are out-of-sync. At the start of ...
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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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streaming MKV files from windows home server

I recently installed WHS 2011 and setup streaming and successfully have streamed movies and music but i noticed that i cannot find any of my MKV files. I realize that microsoft stated that MKV is not ...
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How to Capture .mp4 using Osprey PCI-X 440 card

I am using Osprey PCI-X 440 card purchased from http://www.viewcast.com. Now i want to capture .mp4 file from live streaming using this device. can anyone please help me how can i achieve it? Thanks ...
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What is the best way to organise media sharing amongst multiple devices on a home network?

I have a home network consisting of the following devices: Windows 2000 Server - for file sharing Asus RT-N56U Router - supports USB external HDD Synology DiskStation DS212j - NAS - ordered but ...
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Streaming media from linux server - low footprint is crucial

I recently pre-ordered the Raspberry Pi. http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs For those of you who don't know it, it's a machine with 256 mb ram and a 700 MHz processor for $35. I plan to run linux on an ...
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Reduce the disk space required while streaming

My plan is that I'm going to use a 8GB SD-card for my Raspberry PI. The PI itself will not store much more then the actual OS and its components, but will instead gather all required files from ...
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How to open an iPhone compatible M3U file on Windows?

This is how the M3U file looks like: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=1400000 http://maskedip/http_livestr.str?r=true&id=mbit-test&k=testkey ...
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How to Stream Music from one system to another via Wifi

just tried out Microsoft's Mouse without Borders and found it really handy , as I am able to work on my Laptop while running other applications on my PC. Would be really awesome , if I could have all ...
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Stream music via M3U file in LAN in realtime

What I want to do is to setup a "sort of" radio in my college LAN in which, when I play music in any of the media player installed in my computer, I can share the same to other PCs on LAN via just an ...
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Remote Desktop or Streaming Software/Services that Supports Gaming

I've simply been amazed by the quality and speed of Onlive, as this technology has the potential of making hardware requirements irrelevant to the average user. However, at the moment Onlive is only ...
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Recording a http asx video stream on Ubuntu/Linux command line

I've read several of the other questions here and other pages on the web, but so far nothing I've tried has worked. The video I'm trying to cache for offline viewing is this lecture: ...
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Stream video from my Windows VPS?

I run a Linux distro on my laptop and I have access to a remote Windows 7 desktop as a VPS. I have movies on that VPS. How would I go about streaming them?
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Linux equivalent of MS StreamingVideoDownloader

is there something on Linux like this : http://www.binarymark.com/Products/StreamingVideoDownloader/default.aspx ? When we start to play a video file in a browser, the software start to save & ...
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Low-latency streaming using ffmpeg

Recently, I'm trying to stream a remote desktop using ffmpeg. The goal is to being able to send what is shown on one of the computer's screen to another computer while being able to choose settings ...
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Does a SATA III controller for PCI-e 1.0 (x16) exist?

I'm trying to hunt around for a solution to a disk issue I have with my home server. Basically, I started to use it to stream video (going from a virtual host, it now does alot more). I see alot of ...
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What exactly distinguishes a “streaming” container format for audio/video data?

Some AV container formats (like MPEG-4 part 14 and Matroska) are supposed to be "streaming-ready" or "streaming file formats", while others like AVI are not. What does that actually mean? Does that ...
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Streaming audio over SSH.

I do most of my work over ssh on a remote linux server where I also keep most of my files. I'd like to be able to hear any sounds that normally would be on the PC speaker. Is there a way to have sound ...
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How can I get the URL of the bare audio stream played by a browser?

I have some internet radio stations which I can listen to inside a browser; but to play them in media players like VLC I need the URL of the actual audio stream. How can I get my browser (chrome or ...
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Problems trying to watch HD videos from a mac

I was wondering if anybody might be able to help with this. I am using a Mac Book Air, running MacOSX Lion and originally when I restore it to factory setting I can watch videos, say for example from ...
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Router unable to stream files

I am having some problems with my home network. I have a server and client, with the server having a lot of movies on it, and it is supposed to stream to the client though a normal network share. ...
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Stream Screen-Content over Network to DLNA TV

So i got this new TV that is DLNA compliant and can play video files and streams from the network. This works great already with files from a streaming server (Windows Server running Serviio) inside ...
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Best method to stream multimedia content from Linux to iPhone/iPod/iPad?

I recently set up a Linux server to play around with an host all my media. What is the best method to allow streaming of that content to an iPhone/iPod/iPad?
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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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VLC streaming testbench

Has anyone tried streaming media with VLC as server? I want to deploy VLC as streaming server, but my department didn't had a nice experience with VLC streaming. My question is has anyone tried VLC ...
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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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Streaming Desktop using FFMPEG in windows

How to stream Desktop using FFMPEG in windows?? I have tried ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -i dummy and after that this to stream ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="Chicony USB 2.0 Camera" -r 30 ...
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Any way to stream Live TV from one PC to another in Windows Media Center?

I have one computer (my TV Server) that has a multi-tuner CableCARD in it, so I can watch/record Live TV in Windows Media Center. The problem is, I can only watch that on one TV. Is there any way I ...
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How can I stream music through VoiP?

What I want is: Stream a music through Teamspeak/Skype/Mumble... while I can talk also. Using Stereo mix is not an option. If I use that, I can't speak, and everyone will just hear themselves. OS: ...
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How to play .qtch files?

So I have qtch files that apparently were created with QT 7+ because they can't be played (with QT 7+ or VLC) just by renaming their extension (as fileinfo.com says). Any solution out there ?
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How can I redirect audio over network?

I'm using an Ubuntu box, I need to redirect all audio stream from my local sound card over my network. This audio stream has to be played on a remote computer. How can I do it?
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Stream computer screen to TV via network instead of a USB wireless link

I want to stream my computer screen (not just video or a limited amount of content) to my TV via the network. I know there are wireless devices that use USB to tranfer the screen to the TV. However, ...
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How to save each video watched on a streaming site? [closed]

We all watch many streaming videos such as YouTube, Videobb, or others. Is there any software or application that automatically capture the video while I am watching it?
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What are the minimum specs required for a PC to stream HD movie files?

I want to stream hi-def (non flash-based) movies from my future minimum spec PC to my network-ready HDTV. What I want to know is: When streaming from a computer (local wifi network), is the ...
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How to stream the PC desktop to a phone with VLC?

I got this famous handy VLC player. I want to stream my PC screen over RTSP to my phone. Here are the details: My PC is connected to a DSL router via ethernet LAN cable, which has a built-in WiFi ...
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Streaming live audio (radio) cuts out after a couple of seconds-minutes

I am unable to listen to live streaming internet radio for more than a couple of minutes - often seconds. Such sites include http://trancefm.com http://absoluteradio.co.uk http://bbc.co.uk/radio1 ...
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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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Windows: downloading of a wmv file (is it stream)?

Win7/x64. I saw a website that containing a report. http://www.dunatv.hu/gazdasag/varga_istvan_szerint_milliardok_hianyoznak.html It is uses Windows Media Player plugin that I installed under ...
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Upgraded RAM Leading to Memory(?) Issues In Windows 7

I was super excited to upgrade my computer from 4GB to 8GB, so much so, I made a pretty amateur mistake: I swapped out the memory while my computer was asleep, and not shut down. Now, I'm not sure ...
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Live DLNA Streaming on Mac OS X

I have the DLNA server mediatomb installed on my Mac. What I would like to do now is to capture my Mac's screen and to stream it live through mediatomb. Is there any software able to do it?
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Stream contents of a single window

I've been using VLC to stream my desktop over the network and it's great. However, I would like to stream only the contents of a specific window (like Alt + PrintScren works for screenshots). Is ...
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Is it possible to immediately save any streaming video (without having to download it) once it's fully buffered?

I do notice that it seems to save the entire video buffer for YouTube videos to my hard drive (I used resource manager to find out where): in the cache folder on Chrome But what about videos other ...
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How to stream movies from LG Network Storage N2B1D to iPad, iPhone, Mac and TV?

I'm the owner of a brand new LG Network Storage N2B1D. I want to stream movies (or images) through a local network. For now, I can browse files with a Mac or iPhone/iPad but I can't read content. ...
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Stream desktop using VLC

I've been looking for a simple Desktop streaming solution via VLC. The only post of concern I could find was http://ifoundthesolution.blogspot.com/2008/02/screencasting-using-vlc.html, which is pretty ...
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What's the best Windows service to record / stream images from a webcam?

I have a machine running Windows 7 Home Premium with a pair of webcams attached. I need to take a snapshot once every 5 mins or so from each camera and allow streaming of the live feed over a ...
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Is there a way to stream wirelessly from a laptop to a TV?

I heard of such a thing like a box or a media player such thing that can connect wirelessly to stream movies from my laptop? Is there such a thing that can do it? How is the latency on it? I have ...
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Choppy video in all browsers

I recently defragged and ran the hard disk error checking provided with windows xp on. Since then when I watch streamed videos such as youtube the video is really choppy. I am running windows XP and ...
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How do I play an RTMP stream in VLC?

I'm trying to get this stream playing on VLC. Here are the SWF flash variables: ...
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AWK CSV stream editing, merge third columns for identical first columns when second column >= 0

I'm on Windows and have only heard of linuxes awk etc so I can only imagine that this is possible without actual scripting: I have data like .. 162 42 A single serving 162 62 of ...