Wanted - lightweight program to play internet radio audio streams - especially BBC
basroufs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 10:12:16 UTC 2012
Hello Chris and Everybody
2012/3/27 Chris Green <cl at isbd.net>
> I'm having very little luck in finding a reasonably lightweight program
> to listen to live radio streams, in particular the ones from the BBC.
> I don't want/need any form of playlist, GUI, etc. I just want to be able
> to feed an audio stream URL into the program and get to listen to the
> live broadcast.
With BBC I have similar bad experiences.
> I don't want to have to run a browser to drive it either, ideally I want
> a command line (i.e. no GUI, no need for X) program but maybe that's
> being a bit too hopeful.
> The BBC provides its live streams as .asx amd .sdp files/URLs, there are
> alternative sources streaming some of them as .pls streams.
.pls streams work well in Amarok and VLC. Where did you find them?
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