listen to stream with xmms or mplayer
littleguru at sympatico.ca
Sat Aug 7 12:56:08 UTC 2004
Thanks steven ,
It works in that way .
Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
>On Fri, 6 Aug 2004 12:33:52 -0700 (PDT)
>netmask <netmask at enZotech.net> wrote:
>>>this is a month I want to listen to following site , but I can't :
>>>the stream is pls type and mozila try to open audio/x-scpls helper
>>>and it can't.
>>>any thing I missed , I have xmms and mplayer and both working fine .
>>Go into XMMS, click on +URL (bottom left)
>>and put in the following address:
>>Then click on it in your play list.. does it work? That's all the PLS
>>file is.. is a pointer to that server..
>Hello, Everyone :)
>Because I wanted to try to help the person that started this thread, I
>tried the above quoted advice, and I am listening to the stream that the
>original poster had wanted to listen to. I must say, I really like it
>But anyway, I am running XMMS from the official XMMS tarball. Other
>than that, I am running Fedora Core 2, all offical updates installed.
>Also, I installed EVERY package when I installed.
>I wish I could help the original poster, but all I can say is don't give
>up! I am listening to the stream that you wanted to listen to :)
>Message to the original poster:
>This is what I did to get the stream you wanted running:
>1. Opened up xmms
>2. Make sure that the playlist is open.
>3. At the bottom of the playlist is a button that looks something like
>Click on that, and move your cursor till it highlights:
> URL" and release your mouse button.
>4. A box will pop up that has the title: "Enter URL to add:" at the top.
> Paste the following in that box:
>5. Click "Ok"
>A line like this then appeared in my playlist:
>"1. SALSASTREAM.COM - Best Salsa Collection in t..."
>I double clicked on that line, and I've been listening to salsa ever
>since. I must say that I'm looking forward to listening to it when my
>wife wakes up, since I figured out real quick that Salsa must sound real
>good at a healthy volume :)
>I hope this helped :)
>Steven P. Ulrick
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