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Old 09-04-2007, 07:27 PM   #1
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transcode an AVI into an MPEG-2 and stream it over the LAN


hi

I have VLC 0.8.6c installed on linux.
howto transcode an AVI into an MPEG-2 and stream it over the LAN using http port ?

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Old 09-05-2007, 06:21 AM   #2
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I do it like this:
On my linux (192.168.1.1):
Open file (advanced)
Select the avi, then in advanced options-> parameters
Click http, put the adress 192.168.1.1 Port 8080 (*)
Transcoding options: choose your codecs
Click ok
click ok

Then on my client:
mplayer http://192.168.1.1:8080


(*) If you want to put port 80 which is a priviledge port and not openable by a user, then you need to launch vlc as root!

I use this method for streaming to my pda.
 
  


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