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How do I record streaming audio with audacity?

I am new to Ubuntu and am just feeling my way around. The first few days have certainly been bumpy, and one of the issues I am facing is that I can't record streaming audio on Audacity .Even the user ...
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Unable to stream 24 bit audio to wireless DAC

My present installation is with Ubuntu 15.04, however this problem has been around for a few versions. My system runs on an ASUS P8Z77-v Deluxe motherboard ...
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HELP! Ubuntu 14.04 freezes, screen turns black, then restarts

I'm new to this site so if I've broken any rules, let me know. I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and whenever I use VLC to watch something (after like 3 episodes of CSI: Cyber), VLC freezes, starts to repeat ...
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webcam not working

I have a usb webcamera, which isnt working right. when i run cheese, or streamer, the light comes on, but I never get video or photo output. here is what dmesg says: [151626.040060] usb 1-4: new ...
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Delayed streaming music server

So I made a move halfway across the world and I am real happy I can still listen to my favorite music station back home, but the problem is the time difference is 12 hours so I am always listening in ...
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music plays for a while then stops

I have a song streaming from Firefox, it is 1 hour long. During that time, I will be doing other things. Formerly, it would stream until the end of the song. Now what seems to happen is the song ...
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VLC play video stream without X?

Is it possible to play video stream (from another pc) on Ubuntu minimal server via, in example, directfb using VLC?
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Recording a youtube live stream using vlc

I'm trying to set vlc to record a live stream on youtube using cron. Vlc records videos that aren't live streaming just fine, but when the stream is live vlc records at most only 24 seconds. Why ...
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How to run multiple instances of mpd?

There is no clear way how to run multiple instances of mpd. I have one instance now streaming my playlist over http and hearing the stream on other computer with vlc, but I need to stream 5 playlists ...
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Trying to stream different music to multiple computers with Ampache

I want to be able to stream at the same time different kinds of music (channels) to multiple computers or stream clients. So far, I have a lamp stack on Ubuntu and installed ampache there. Created a ...
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Can I stream media from a Windows partition?

I have Windows 7 installed on my desktop. I have 2 hard drives. My operating system is on one and the other is media storage (NTFS). My family regularly streams media (using PLEX) to multiple devices ...
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Access webcam on server

I have a couple of webcams connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 server by USB. Now I would like to access them from my client (Linux, Mac, Windows). What would be the best way to do that? Are there any ...
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How to autostart ngrok with Subsonic

I have Subsonic and ngrok installed and I want both of them to autostart. Subsonic does that by default while ngrok doesn't. But after I add ngrok to Startup Applications, Subsonic stops starting at ...
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Stream to stream conversion with icecast

Currently I am using icecast to relay any stream, but i want my output steam in mp3 format whatever is input stream. Like if input relaying stream is mp4 I want my icecast to give just mp3 format of ...
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can't watch flash content on ubuntu14.10

I am trying to watch Starz over the INTERNET on my laptop. Keep getting error message telling I need at least Adobe flash player v11.8. I have searched and searched, seems to be no such thing exists. ...
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How can I run a live stream as local radio?

I want to play a live stream (for example http://204.45.41.148/) with icecast2 server. I have successfully installed icecast2 and ices2. I want my users to connect to my server for listening this ...
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Installing Airstream issues: how do I enable?

Talk to me like I am 5... Very light user of my Ubuntu (Lubuntu) system, my Terminal installation and configuration knowledge is basic at best.. I want to stream music and video to my android using ...
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Use VPN on dedicated Server

I have a dedicated server and want to use it to capture some streams later tonight. Since I am streaming media from the server, it is a big annoyance to capture streams on my laptop and uploading ...
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Installation of Serviio on 14.4

I have little Linux experience and I am completely new to Ubuntu. I would like to install Serviio media server so that I can stream media from my PC to my TV. Serviio, however, is not available in ...
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I need help with A2DP in HP 6910p

I am a Linux n00b and I have been trying to use my Sony ST27a as A2DP source with this old HP 6910p. The phone streams music in Win7 with a different system. I have tried some suggestions from old ...
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Schedule to record video stream in VLC

I work at a school and have setup a workstation to broadcast/stream the morning announcements for the teachers and kiddos. Teachers in the classroom access this stream via Windows Media Player or ...
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How do I record stream with rtmpdump?

What I need is for somebody with experience in rtmpdump commands to translate how to use one of the streams. Here is how a stream info comes in provide list: <item> <title>TVR ...
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Default Sound Quality

I want to build-dep audio and video for vivid, which I am currently running. I would like to know the default app names for each build-dep as I want to improve sound quality.
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Configuring Pulseaudio for receive mode

I am working on a project where I'll be sending an RTP stream to Pulseaudio by means of a custom server running on windows. The receiving pulseaudio client is a linux system. I've already ...
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Capture line-in audio, stream to vps and rebroadcast for mobile device

I need do something like this: Capture from line-in ---stream---> vps ----stream---> 5-6 mobile devices Now I using icecast with burts off as server on vps and darkice to capture audio on my local ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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How do I DLNA stream from GNOME to an Xbox One?

Say I have some video files in various formats that I want to stream to my Xbox One. Under Windows, I can choose the Xbox as a “playback device” from the file’s context-menu in Explorer. As far as I ...
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Icecast2 streams microphone input instead of sound card output

I'm trying to set up my laptop (14.04 32 bit) to broadcast the music it is playing (using Clementine) to my local wireless network. That way I can listen to my music everywhere on this network using ...
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Google play movies on ubuntu 14.10

Has anyone got google play movies working in firefox choromium or chrome. There are some old guides around which mention installing hal this does not seem to be an option any more so what are the ...
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Streaming music from Ubuntu Server 14 over VPN

Apologies if this has been asked already - I've been searching around and haven't found anything too helpful for what I'm looking to do. I'm looking to have my Ubuntu Server(14) host my music and ...
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Glitch free solution to stream sound output from an ubuntu machine to another (14.10 both)

I have this setup: laptop with wifi-AC -> AC capable router -> laptop with AC (directional antenna) -> hi-fi speakers. I don't have any network problems, everything is really fast and I can ...
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Zoneminder not showing display from Webcam

I have a webcam. I can stream using mjpg-streamer at http://localhost:8080/?action=stream. I have added a monitor in zoneminder which have the following details: Source Type: Remote Function: Monitor ...
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Can I output an icecast stream to an mp3 file on my dlna server?

is it possible to put the output of an icecast stream to an mp3 file on my dlna server? So it will be, source (spotify) - icecast - dlna - hifi system.
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How to play rtsp streams in ubuntu?

More specifically, the question is how to play rtsp streams from addresses that have a question mark in them. I.E: rtsp://some.server.name:554/video_file.wmv?authstring=sOm3StrIN2==&param=3 I ...
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which player can handle DAB+ radio?

I'm using the USB stick LV5TDLx sold by NotOnly, which can receive DVB-T, DAB and FM radio. The device uses the Realtek RTL2832U driver, included in the linux kernel. This driver should support both ...
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how to stream webcam usinng ffmpeg [closed]

Im trying to stream a webcam on my server. I followed this tutorial, but http://www.area536.com/projects/streaming-video/ I get this long terminal output, which ends by saying [http @ 0x9c982a0] ...
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Pulseaudio-Streaming: Videos hang

I've got a problem with pulseaudio streaming and videos. The configuration: Server with soundsystem: Mini-PC with Intel Celeron J1900, 5.1 Audio and GBit Ethernet running Xubuntu 14.04. Client ...
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Building a server for plexconnect/minecraft/flac streaming with hp proliant n40l

I've bought a hp proliant n40l, which I am going to use as the server in our house instead of an old atom single core nas. First priority is to have Plexconnect installed which will stream to an apple ...
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Music service with offline support on ubuntu phone?

Will a music service such as Grooveshark/Deezer/Spotify be available with offline support (paid subscription)? I know a webapp of Grooveshark exists, but Grooveshark says it will not offer offline ...
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Video Stream Not Being Rendered Properly v4l2loopback WebcamStudio

What steps will reproduce the problem? Setup an Image/webcamfeed/video v4l2loopback option try streaming it What is the expected output? The Image/video/webcam feed What do you see instead? Don't ...
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Is there a linux supporting straming service like Netflix? [duplicate]

I understand that Netflix cannot be streamed on an Ubuntu computer, but is there a an alternative streaming service that can? I've read about Redbox but this appears to be US only. Any ideas for a UK ...
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Update VLC source code, on which ACE Player HD is based?

I use ACE Player HD for watching online videos from torrents, but the version for Ubuntu is based on some obsolete version of VLC which is very buggy (e.g. green screen while watching mkv files). ...
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Error playing video from TeckNet webcam

I bought this TeckNet C016 webcam and I'm having trouble getting it to work. Before buying it, I checked to see if anyone else was using it with Linux and there were positive results. When I plug the ...
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Stream audio from youtube

I just want to stream (whitout downloading) a youtube video. Is there an easy way to do this with python or exists a script to do that? Or i must download in a temporany file the video, convert it and ...
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Flumotion worker falied to start

I was trying to start Flumotion using Flumotion streaming server administration wizard. But it failed with the following error message: couldn't start worker The command that failed was: ...
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Why does the Spotify client render certain pages completely black?

Spotify starts up fine, but when navigating to certain sections of the app, instead of the expected content a black square is displayed. What is causing this issue and how can it be resolved?
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Streaming from PC to media player

My biggest concern is that I have Philips media player HMP5000 and I don't know if I'll be able to stream movies from my pc with Linux Ubuntu? I want to have only one OS on pc..
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Stream iptv channels to tv

My provider give me a m3u playlist with iptv channels. I want to see them on TV with DLNA support. I use minidlna to see video files from Ubuntu PC on that TV. But iptv channels aren't files. How to ...
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Change stream format of command line sp-sc (Sopcast) utility

I am using the command line version of Sopcast under Ubuntu 14.04. I am using it like sp-sc sop://address port port. This takes the P2P stream and re-transmits it as an live ASF stream. I usually open ...
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Streaming to Twitch on Linux?

One of my daughters wants to join the legions of people streaming to Twitch. However, we all have Ubuntu laptops. I've done some research and there seems to be a lot of discussion about it with ...