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hpr1277 :: Icecast 102

How to run Icecast - part 2

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Hosted by Klaatu on 2013-06-25 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Icecast, MPD, BUTT, ncmpcpp, gmpc. (Be the first).
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Duration: 00:36:59


Klaatu talks about how to feed Icecast with different sources like MPD and BUTT, and how to use the front-ends ncmpcpp and gmpc.

Here are the simple and ugly shell scripts that Klaatu uses to manage his Icecast streaming station. They aren't quite finished products yet but they'll give you an idea of how one might realistically manage an internet radio station from the shell:

Klaatu is indebted to Delwin, The Last Known God, and Ruji for their help on this episode.


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