Question on recording of audio output of steaming websites from sound card in my Fedora Linux 11

JD jd1008 at
Sat Jul 17 17:18:00 UTC 2010

  On 07/17/2010 08:38 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-07-17 at 07:47 -0700, JD wrote:
>> Well, not meaning to be a devil's advocate,
>> someone had emailed me quiet a few years back that the
>> driver sends pcm data to sound card. So, it is possible to add
>> a shim to capture (i.e. copy) that pcm data.
> It may well be. I make no claim to be an expert, but the OP did say "the
> output from the sound card" rather than the PCM data being sent to the
> sound card. This leads me to think he isn't any more of an expert than I
> am, so he may have been mistaken in what he thinks he wants to do.
> Be that as it may, there are ways to capture streams from online sites,
> though they often need a bit of tweaking to get right, e.g. RealPlayer
> is one thing, Flash is another thing etc. etc.
> I guess a general-purpose "capture the PCM data" shim would be useful if
> it existed.
> poc
That's exactly what I mean.
What else would the driver send the sound card? TEXT???
I am talking about OUTPUT - that a shim can capture the output
PCM data.

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