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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
1answer
11k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

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?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
720 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
834 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ?
0
votes
2answers
896 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
10k views

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, ...
1
vote
3answers
199 views

How to save each video watched on a streaming site?

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?
2
votes
1answer
10k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
883 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
284 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
846 views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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?
6
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
688 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
457 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
137 views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
57k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
580 views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
15k views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
241 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
3k views

Linux based alternative for “PC Share Manager” for SAMSUNG TVs

I have 2 samsung LED TV-s and I am trying to get my linux server at home to stream my media to the TVs. I am looking for a solution for DLNA media streaming on a linux server to samsung LED TV, there ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Can a Raid5 array be optimized using defragmenting or other maintenance tools?

I have a Lian Li Ex-50 Raid Array setup to be 4x 2TB WD Black in a Raid5 formatted to HFS+ (journaled). The raid array is a hardware raid running through a Sil3132 chipset (SATA2 via eSata ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I stream the same music to multiple computers?

Is there a way to stream the same playlist on multiple computers at the same time? I want to be able to sync what's playing on multiple computers (for parties etc).
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How can I capture an Internet Radio Stream using Windows Media Player?

I have an internet radio stream that I need to capture: http://www2.mcot.net/radio/fm_1005.asx For some reason I cannot open in using VLC Media Player. But it opens just fine in Windows Media ...
1
vote
2answers
8k views

VLC media player can't play an internet radio stream, but firefox and Window Media Player can

I am trying to connect to this online radio station (it is in Thai) using VLC: http://www2.mcot.net/radio/fm_1005.asx For some reason, when I connect using Firefox or IE (IE just dumps me over to ...
0
votes
1answer
803 views

HD Antennas and streaming/recording OTA

Within the next few months, I'm attempting to pull the plug on cable. I've been trying to figure out HD antennas and streaming OTA (over-the-air) and it seems that the path isn't very clear on how to ...
0
votes
2answers
194 views

Able to write on stdout but not in a file

I want to keep a trace of the URL I visit, so I use a command line like this: tcpdump -ien1 -v -X 'tcp port 80' | sed -nl 's/^.0x[0-9a-f]{4}:.{43}(.)$/\1/p' |perl break.pl |perl -pe ...
1
vote
1answer
580 views

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, ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I control the streaming frame rate of ffmpeg?

I am using ffmpeg to stream video: ffmpeg -i $file -f mpegts udp://hostname:port On another machine, I am using VLC to play the output stream. The problem I have is that VLC is playing the stream ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Record Java Streaming Video

Is there a way to record streaming video in Java? Perhaps a way without using a recorder that just records everything on screen? An example might be something like a Saba Centra presentation, a ...
3
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I stream media from my desktop to other PCs on my home LAN?

I know that this is a basic question, and I'm aware of a similar one, but that answer does not appear to be evergreen - it's a simple link which says that VLC can do it, with no other explanation of ...
1
vote
1answer
529 views

How can I download an episode of BBC Radio One (Flash based radio)

I want to download the full audio of the following program: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b012qmh7 Is there any program, extension or method that I can use to download said flash audio stream? ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Two FFMPEG commands simultaneoulsy

I want to multicast two videos to two different ports of a multicast address. I am able to send one video to one port at a time. But I want a command where both the videos are sent to the ports at the ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Create a stream file from online radio stream URL

I have an URL from an online radio stream. I use it in VLC to listen to it. However every time i want to listen to it I need to manually input it in the "Media -> Open Network Stream...". I want to ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Android 2.1: H.264 video is not playing through RTSP, only audio

I'm using Wowza Media Server for video streaming to mobile devices and have troubles with RTSP-streaming to Android 2.1. I tried their test .mov file and it works. But when I try to play my own .mp4 ...
1
vote
1answer
211 views

podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access ...
11
votes
1answer
1k views

Baby monitor with netbook and smartphone

We're shopping for a baby monitor, but it seems like a waste to pay $150 for something when we already have both cameras/microphones (netbook with built-in webcam is the most mobile one) and remote ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
328 views

mplayer can't read from streamripper relay

To use the same bandwidth for ripping and playing a stream I start a relay when ripping with streamripper : $ streamripper -r link2stream And to play it : $ vlc http://localhost:8000 With vlc ...
3
votes
3answers
475 views

Record tracks names played on online radio

I often listen to di.fm online radio (url is http://scfire-dtc-aa06.stream.aol.com:80/stream/1035 ) with vlc player. Streaming is a mp3 over http. I want to record all track names that are played on ...
0
votes
0answers
672 views

How to play Streaming videos on VLC player?

I have got some http://.sdp, http://.3gp and http://*.mp4 files which can connect to internet and streams videos. Now I want to stream the videos using VLC player. How to do this ?