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Old 03-20-2006, 11:10 PM   #1
h2gofast
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searching for app that will stream mp3 to shoutcast along with mp3 metadata


title says it all, i've tried darkice, muse-streamer, sc_trans_linux, and they all connect to the server but are not sending track data or metadata, so the server doesn't dish out to listeners. I'm about to try winamp in wine or something. I've searched and tried a number of angles but can't get them to work with this particular server. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-22-2006, 10:11 AM   #2
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I experimented hugely with mp3 streaming when I migrated to Linux.

I am currently using VLC and Gnump3d for my streaming needs, but my intended target is me - so it makes it fairly simple.

VLC, as far as I can get, won't stream the metadata, though I once read somewhere that it could, if hacked properly, but it was certainly beyond my scope, and I could never find the thread again when I felt like the challenge. It may be worth a bit of effort, if you're interested, because VLC is a server, too, so you wouldn't necessarily need shoutcast.

Gnump3d's drawback is that it serves streams, but not in a broadcast sense, ie. whoever connects isn't fed a common stream; from what I've been able to comprehend, you're just making your music library available to your listeners.

A while back, I had XMMS connected to an icecast server via oddcastv2 xmms plugin, available here:

http://www.oddsock.org

IIRC it configured similar to how winamp and foobar2000 configured for icecast.

The site is now pushing its Oddcastv3 - Jack, in lieu of the xmms plugin. I have to deduce that it works well, but I can't vouch for it because, for the moment, I'm content with the setup I have.

hth,


cheers,
 
Old 03-22-2006, 04:49 PM   #3
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ices0 turned out to be the only one that would work. I'm streaming to an icecast2 server. The way it's setup, I have to be able to send metadata (song title and artist). I'm assuming ices2 would work as well but ices2 can only work with ogg files and i'm not converting my mp3 collection to ogg.
This seems to be one of the gaps in linux. I'm looking into writing some documentation for the process of setting this up. If you have any notes from your attempts, could you post them?
 
Old 01-10-2007, 03:41 AM   #4
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SomaFM VLC -Music player

HI All
I thought I would give SomaFM a listen and guess what.
Nothing on my Ubuntu system plays it!


Doh!!!!
As I was writting this I thought I'll just try a bit more and it works!!!

Grove salad is now chillin' the room.

Cheers
All
Bob
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