radio stations

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Fri Jul 16 04:29:46 UTC 2010


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 05:16:31PM -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/15/2010 12:31 AM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 11:52:03PM +0200, Frank wrote:
> >> 
> >> What about VLC Media Player ?
> >> 
> >> www.videolan.org
> >> 
> >> VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and
> >> framework, that plays most multimedias files as well as DVD, Audio CD,
> >> VCD, and various streaming protocols.
> >> 
> >> It is simple to use, yet very powerful and extendable.
> >> - Simple, Powerful and Fast
> >> - Plays everything, Files, Discs and Streams
> >> - Completely Free
> > 
> > Worked great in 8.04 but it's a POS for me in 10.04. Rhythymbox is the
> > only thing that works. Streaming fm is the only thing I use it for.
> 
> Works w/o issues here (10.04).
> 
> For streaming radio try:
> streamtuner (uses audacious by can be modified)
> http://www.nongnu.org/streamtuner/
> $ apt-cache policy streamtuner
> streamtuner:
>   Installed: 0.99.99-15ubuntu2
>   Candidate: 0.99.99-15ubuntu2
>   Version table:
>  *** 0.99.99-15ubuntu2 0
>         500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/universe Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> Best part is that is ability to browse Xiph.org
> http://dir.xiph.org/
> which pretty much rocks IMO.

        .........snip..........

Thanks for the streamtuner tip. That's something I need to explore some.

Just figured out how to get vlc working. Creating a playlist seems to be
somewhat different than the one in 8.04 (don't know the rev).

-- 
Bob Holtzman
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"If you think you're getting free lunch,
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