Questions tagged [streaming]

use this tag for questions relating to the streaming of content, either from your own server, or from the internet, including: video, music, etc.

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NFS problems: freezes

I've been stumped by recent problems I've been experiencing while streaming content from NFS shares on a CoreELEC box (Kodi 18.9). Until about 3 to 4 weeks ago, I was able to play content (HD or UHD) ...
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Video streaming works badly from any website

I was wondering why streaming videos in Chrome from any website (youtube, udemy, netflix, ...) doesn't go smoothly with a laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. I've found very old threads about video card ...
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20.10 => 21.04 update broke Gstreamer's plugins? (RTSP streams over VLC won't work, while i.e. mplayer plays them OK)

After updating to 21.04 (hirsute), my VLC broke as for the RTSP stream playback functionality. I suspect this to be related to my gstreamer plug-ins breaking down during the install. Running the RTSP ...
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How to stream a video file or do mirroring from Ubuntu to your TV?

On Windows, I can use airparrot to stream everywhere, on apple tv devices, and on smart tv devices. I can do mirroring and file streaming, I believe Windows 10 supports a built-in screen mirroring and ...
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Is it possible to use aptx when using my Pc as a Bluetooth sink/receiver?

Connecting my phone via Bluetooth to my pc and enabling a2dp streaming from my phone to my pc is easy to do. (Bluetooth 5.0) But there always is a average codec used making the loss of quality quite ...
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How to live stream(raw format/bytes) audio from pulseaudio sink to a local UDP server?

Im using tricks from following link and able to record audio into file Record a program's output with PulseAudio I have been tweaking commands and trying to stream bytes to a UDP server. This is ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop AUDIO - Windows server to Ubuntu and Android clients

What audio encoding does Chrome Remote Desktop use? It seems to be streaming audio quite smoothly but I want to know if it is audiophile quality. VLC Media Player, for instance, streams FLAC over HTTP ...
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Receiving and sending udp stream with one gst-launch-1.0 (gstreamer) command

On an Ubuntu 18.04 laptop, I can receive a stream with the following gst-launch-1.0 commands: The stream source (from a test brd that generates a test pattern): $ gst-launch-1.0 -e videotestsrc ! ...
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Connecting a wifi video camera

There are many inexpensive cameras that use WiFi to relay their camera video stream to phones and computers, which don't come with explicit documentation of the protocols that they use for streaming, ...
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Firefox on newly installed Ubuntu 20.10 does not stream videos

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.10, I was unable to stream video content through Firefox. Firefox showed blank screens or unhelpful messages.
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CLI application for playing an audio stream over Bluetooth

I have an Ubuntu base media server that I want to use to play an audio stream to my speakers over Bluetooth. I've installed a BT USB dongle and I've configured it to send sound to my Bluetooth ...
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Cache music streaming (Spotify) Location

I am characterizing traffic from streaming services, specifically Spotify. I notice that a song is streamed once, and then, if the song is replayed, only few traffic is generated. Hence, that song is ...
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How do I capture and stream all audio over local network from Lubuntu 18.04 PC to another Lubuntu 18.04 PC?

I find this very easy using VLC Media Player if the server PC is Windows-based and I have the Realtek HD 2.82 audio driver installed. However, with Lubuntu VLC does not show "Stereo Mix" as ...
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How to configure Kubuntu / KDE in order to be able to stream (not copy) files from a remote samba server?

I've recently moved from Windows to Linux. My first OS was Ubuntu and I've decided to try Kubuntu now. Everything is more or less the same exept an issue I've not been able to resolve: When I was on ...
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Push to another server based on incoming url

Playing around with nginx and wanted to know if there was a way to take an incoming RTMP stream and redirect it to another server based on the URL used. For example: rtmp://Ingress.foo.com/live/<...
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Correct pixel format/codec for desktop streaming as dummy webcam

I've loaded the v4l2loopback kernel module, then started to grab the desktop screen and send it to the dummy webcam device: ffmpeg -f x11grab -framerate 10 -video_size 1280x1024 -i :0.0 -vcodec ...
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Stream computer audio to iPhone?

Is there a way to stream content containing audio on my computer and have the sound play on my iPhone, without the use of bluetooth.
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Need Multiuser Xubuntu 20.04 VNC Server with mutiple users and access policies

i need to set up a VM in Proxmox (preferably Xubuntu 20.04) where i would need to stream data to multiple users which would have view-only access, with the option to manage each connection by granting ...
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When setting up VLC streaming server over SSL, I get an empty response after the handshake is done

I have a setup where I use cvlc on a ubuntu server to multiplex an rtsp stream into a mjpeg stream. This works perfectly fine, but as soon as I try to switch vlc to use my Let'sEncrypt certificates (...
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How to do a “silent movie”, share audio from browser with multiple headphones?

I would like to show an outdoor movie for a group of 10 people in my apartment's courtyard, but I can't allow open-air sound. Therefore, I wanted to set-up a "silent movie" (similar to a &...
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how to read video file (mp4,avi etc) and write it into v4l2_buffer?

I am using uvc_gadget with raspberry pi and its being detected as a UVC camera on the host pc. I am able to stream pi camera perfectly fine as mentioned in the link here https://gist.github.com/...
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Watching twitch HD stream uses 100% CPU on Firefox/Chrome

My laptop lags whenever I watch twitch stream on 720p or higher, video stutters and the laptop become impossible to use until I exit the twitch page. Watching in 480p or less is fine. The laptop is ...
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18.04 LTS crashes when attempting Facebook Live streaming

I am on an HP latop using Intel HD Graphics - no NVIDA. The Xorg log shows that it tries to load 'fbdev' and fails to do so. The crash is apparently due to a "segmentation fault" at a ...
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Streaming Games in discord Ubuntu version

I want to stream dota 2 game via discord app in my ubuntu 20.02 . the problem is , Im using headphones to hear game sound . Discord will not stream game sound when headphone is connected . How can i ...
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Trying to stream the output of audio playing on Kodi/Ubuntu 18.04 to Icecast

I have kodi (installed from the repos) as a mediaplayer on top of Ubuntu AMD64 18.04, and would like to stream whatever audio is being played on it to an icecast stream on my LAN, so that individual ...
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Miracast on Ubuntu mate 20.04 [duplicate]

Does anybody know how i can use miracast on ubuntu mate 20.04 to stream from my laptop to my smart tv.
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Nginx socket() failed (97: Address family not supported by protocol) and push stream failed

I use nginx with the rtmp module and I use push to send the rtmp stream to my stream server. I don't send the stream directly to the stream server because I first check if the stream key is the right ...
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How do I start streaming to Twitch from consoles on 20.04 - Basics?

I would like to migrate my streaming setup from my windows laptop to my Ubuntu desktop. But I'm a super-noob when it comes to Ubuntu, so when I see a lot of threads here it's just alphabet soup. Thus, ...
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Open Amazon Prime Video and autoplay from terminal

I am trying to ssh to a machine I have connected to my TV, and then open and auto play an Amazon Prime video. I am able to open the the video with firefox --display=:0 https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/...
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Streaming display over network (NDI alternative)

Setting up a live stream for a church. 2 computers, 1 for sound and 1 for the presentation/videos/etc. Trying to find a linux solution to streaming the presentation software export (that goes to the ...
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Where Audacious store recorded live audio stream?

Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, Audacious 3.6.2 Where Audacious store recorded live audio stream?
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How to stream several different pygame windows at the same time?

I am trying to do a comment driven live stream on several platforms at the same time. I am using pygame for the visualization by constantly saving an image of the game window using GTK and GDK, then ...
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Binge.com.au video streams not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and have subscribed to the new Binge.com.au video streaming service offered by Foxtel. When trying to stream via Ubuntu, it freezes at 20% buffer. I have tried multiple ...
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live video not streaming in ubuntu 20.04lts

This error shows when i watch online video . The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.
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Slow Internet Slows the Entire Machine - How to Troubleshoot?

I've noticed that whenever I'm watching YouTube or streaming Netflix, if the video begins to buffer, my entire computer slows down and often stops working altogether for a short period of time. This ...
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Radio streaming lost after delete Pulse Audio

I was badly advised and I uninstalled Pulse Audio. I lost all sound on my 18.04 PC After some effort I reinstalled following the Ubuntu Sound Troubleshooting site. However now I can no longer stream ...
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Capture a video stream

I have set up a Raspberry Pi with a camera module to stream a video like a surveillance camera. I would like to capture that stream to a video file with another device on the network running 19.04. ...
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Use webcam from laptop on desktop pc

I want to use the webcam on my laptop as video device on my pc to use it for video conferencing etc. So I not just want to stream the video. I actually want to "stream" the entire device over network....
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Ubuntu 18.04 Webcam streaming problem

I am required to run some video processing algorithms on IP camera stream. I don't have an IP Camera so my idea is to use a webcam as an IP cam for RTSP streaming, which the client machines can ...
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Can’t stream BBCIplayer content

Just downloaded Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. Complete novice. Play DRM-controlled content is ticked. Autoplay settings are set to “allow audio and video” Privacy Badger set to Disable Privacy Badger for this ...
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Webcam Renaming

I'm running Ubuntu 18 and I've got a dual webcam setup for Zoom. They're both Logitech c615 cameras and the fact that the system is giving them the same default name is confusing. I'd like to change ...
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Play streaming radio through Rhythmbox

http://prasarbharati.gov.in/playersource.php?channel=168 The link above is the official All India Radio (AIR) station / Akaashvani streaming radio channel. They have around 1000 channels based on ...
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CBS All Access Streaming Issues [duplicate]

[EDIT]: I've ported this over the the Linux & Unix SE - since, I really don't know if the issue is Ubuntu specific or a general Linux/*nix issue. Here's the URL: https://unix.stackexchange.com/...
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How to run Popcorn Time as simple user

I just installed Popcorn Time following this tutorial. When I run it as main user (the one who can use sudo privileges) without sudo, it works perfectly. But when another user tries to run it from ...
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Stream to Discord using OBS?

I would like to know if it's possible to stream video on discord using OBS instead of the built in screen share module in discord. Any tips?
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ITV.com no longer works from Ubuntu

Since the beginning of the year (2020) I can't get onto the ITV.com site without it saying my browser settings need updating. The screen that takes me to says I need to change my DRM settings to ...
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How to use Ubuntu and YouTube on a handheld device to protect from death threats? [closed]

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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Gstreamer stuck at setting pipeline to paused

I am currently trying to run gstreamer on ubuntu but there are some errors I face. When I try to run a simple pipeline, like the video test pipeline gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! autovideosink it ...
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Trouble displaying RTMP stream on webpage. (Linux Ubuntu, Nginx)

I have setup an RTMP server on Linux Ubuntu 18.04 LTS using Nginx. I am able to stream successfully from OBS to the RTMP server and I am able to view the stream via VLC Media Player on a completely ...
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Streaming a video using FFMPEG

I am using a 1080p video and 720p video using FFMPEG but the clarity of the video which is streamed is not matched with resolution of the video.so how should i give the parameters like frame per sec, ...

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