Suggestions for streaming audio?
ibmalone at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 20:48:09 UTC 2006
Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> I may have the need to do some live audio streaming soon, so I am
> doing some preemtive research on the topic. The last time I did any of
> this was on Windows with Windows Encoder no less. I have since grown
> to hate Windows and would much rather do this in Linux. Since Fedora
> is my distro of choice I ask you guys:
> What is the status of audio streaming (and I suppose recording) on
> Linux? What are hardware requirements like? I would doubt that they
> would be high, but I rather not assume too much.
> The application would be for live audio of the classical music type, I
> have no preference yet of codec, but I am guessing that the avg.
> simultaneous connections once it is fully up and running would be at
> least 50, but I am just guessing at this point.
> Please let me know what your thoughts, and esp your experiences are.
I've never done it, but there's Icecast for Mp3 and Vorbis.
(In Extras, <http://www.icecast.org>)
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