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How about attaching a wireless to ethernet bridge to a router that is on a different subnet? check your ip address and notate(say it is 192.168.1.11) Add a wireless ethernet bridge(converts wireless to ethernet) Plug that into another router on a different subnet(say 10.0.0.1) Make sure router is on different channel the main wireless, or even different ...
Probably not. Public Wi-Fi networks are often configured to do "client isolation", which makes it act like separate Internet connections for each device rather than act as a shared LAN. Multicasts and broadcasts between clients are blocked, which blocks service discovery protocols.
I'd personally use an Icecast server and feed that from avconv. But then again I'm sort of biased as the Icecast maintainer. It would address your problem of a growing file, as Icecast only keeps a small (configurable) buffer in memory and by default doesn't write to any files. Also note that you should keep the keyframe interval fairly short. Then browsers ...
I found that a DLNA server is able to stream video files and can easily run on bananian linux. Here are the steps to install it: sudo apt-get install minidlna Open /etc/minidlna.confwith a text editor and add the directory where the video files are. In my case it has to be media_dir=V,/disk1 You just have to restart the minidlna service with: sudo ...
If you open this and observe the Network activity with Firefox web developer "Network" view, then you'll see lots of downloads of e.g. about 0.5 MB. Also some tiny files. The large files are of type video/f4f. This tells me, that this is a progressive download type of delivery. Possibly with switching to different bandwidth adaptive chunk sizes. Unless ...
You can use: YouTube-DL to download flash-based video. Don't misunderstand the name of the program, it works on many more sites than just YouTube. You can get it from that link or just install Python and in a command shell enter pip install youtube-dl and periodically pip install --upgrade youtube-dl to keep it up-to-date.
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