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This question has been asked before but was misunderstood. Just like the asker in the other thread, my goal is not to install flash in my browser so I can hear flash-based radio in the browser. My goal is to extract the real media url so I can listen to that radio in players like audacious.

To back this up with an example: How do I listen to these stations on audacious?

I've tried looking in etherape and in the source of the page to find the actual streaming url, but I think they hide it deliberately.

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You need a plugin for your browser that allows to analyze the objects on a web page. I had success with abusing AdBlock(plus). – guntbert Jan 20 '13 at 22:04
I've tried that, with the result that I see an url with a proprietary adobe format rtmp: The url looks like this: rtmp:// This url can't be understood. What surprises me, the ALSA plug in container can forward the music to the speakers, so how is this rtmp url translated. Confusing... – Axaes Xandal Feb 3 '13 at 18:09

I can only answer for in particular - they've added a page with "Internet Radio Device Links" that lists URLs that can be plugged in to various media players.

Link to that page:

I imagined you have already used a URL sniffer/snooper to get the "Wowza" URL mentioned in your original reply.

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Jabba Laci made this script to extract station URLs. I don't understand it (if you do please explain it) but he used to get urls seen here.

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