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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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Recording audio to a pulseaudio stream / sink input, and playing from stream on demand

I am using CS42888 codec in order to record audio from Line Input. I read the thread Record a program's output with PulseAudio and got some ideas towards what I am trying to achieve. However, I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can't play any video or audio in any browser?

Suddenly, my Ubuntu 18.04 is not capable of streaming any media online through a browser (any browser). But I still can play any kind of video through VLC if I download them. I can also stream videos ...
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What is the stdout output in stream-redirection labs?

Inside the ‘stream-redirection’ folder there is a program called ‘program’. When you run this it will output to stdout and stderr. What is the stdout output? I have tried ./program, but it did not ...
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Stream voice from one computer to another

I am new to Linux. I want to stream a voice from one computer on a network to another computer on same network using my microphone. I am confused about what to do. Please help me to choose a one ...
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Is Using HBO Nordic Impossible with Ubuntu 18?

Flashplayer doesn't load videos on Firefox. I could only find solutions how to get it working with Ubuntu 16... I tried those solutions, them being hal-flash and pipelight, the former doesn't work and ...
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channel4.com videos won't play on Firefox 62.0 Ubuntu 18.04

I´m new to Ubuntu, and have got a problem streaming videos from www.channel4.com in the UK. Other sites work fine (BBC iPlayer, YouTube), but not Channel4. Does anyone have a relatively simple ...
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Streaming video on ubuntu 18

Update, i installed wine, took a long time on my i5-6200U, 8GB 2133 ram, 1TB wd hdd, but it is no where to be found. Can not start windows .exe or .com downloaded programs. (Perhaps that is a clue on ...
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MPD fails streams after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04.5

My apologies in advance if my reporting is not fully compliant with the standards - I'm a bit of a beginner in Linux. I've been using MPD (standard 0.19.xx) in Ubuntu for a while without any troubles,...
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Slow performance for streaming videos on Lubuntu 16.04

I'm using Lubuntu 16.04 in my Samsung N210 netbook to watch some online videos, but the streaming is really bad. I'm using Firefox latest version. Any clue if there is a way to improve that or ...
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Proxying website with live stream? [ubuntu 18.04]

One website having url http://www.kantipurtv.com/live streams fifa live for our university. But there are around 500 people living in hostel . And our bandwidth is not enough to provide full bandwidth ...
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Issues using acestream engine with Ubuntu 18.04 (not with snap)

I was trying to play acestream content on Ubuntu 18.04, however acestream has provided us with the engine upto Ubuntu 16 only. Here is the download link I then unpacked the tarball and installed the ...
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how do I get a smooth video stream?

I have motion server setup on a PC using a USB web cam, but the video quality is low, and the stream is laggy. Im just wondering how I can improve the streaming quality to remove the lag, while ...
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No sound in saved VLC stream

I'm tried to save stream using URL and it shows that there is audio track, but I don't hear anything. I used this: vlc your_input_file_or_stream_here --sout=file/ps:go.mpg
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unsupported codec: mp3

I've created a network with the mininet simulator on ubuntu 16.04lts. In this network, I want to transfer video between two hosts. I used vlc in my Sender host and I used ffmpeg in my Receiver host. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezing when streaming videos [duplicate]

I am having a problem in pinpointing this issue, but here is the info: Every once in a while, after some time, when I am watching streaming videos (Youtube, Udemy, Teachable, etc.) my laptop would ...
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Soundwire dropouts, can't understand the instruction

I'm using Soundwire program to stream sound from PC to my Android Phone, but I'm experiencing a lot of dropouts on low audio buffer size (8-16k) when watching YouTube. On 32k dropouts dissapear, but ...
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Will a flash player plugin be needed for internet video in 18.04?

I know some websites still ask for flash being installed, like for a chess playing site. But in Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 (at the date I am posting less than a week before becoming stable) without a ...
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Unable to capture screen with VLC on Ubuntu+KDE 17.10

I am trying to play screen in a VLC window. (To share-screen on chrome) When I try to capture screen with "Desktop" option it says: Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'screen:...
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Getting XMMS2 to connect to streaminig audio

I've decided to resurrect GKrellm on my Ubuntu 16.04 box as I liked the various options for monitoring and other things it does. I installed the GKrellmms plug-in as when previously running it I liked ...
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reverse proxy for streaming

am a newbie with basic knowledge & experience.. Need to use a virtual server/ip to be acting as a proxy server to fw all requests from end viewers to the actual stream source server. main concern ...
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Flash plugin not working in Ubuntu 16.04

I cannot play Amazon music library in Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit) with google chrome Version 64.0.3282.186 (Official Build) (64-bit). I have installed flashplugin-installer. I get the error message Adobe ...
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Can't watch 4OD (UK)

When I try to watch streaming video from 4OD, I get a message saying I have to update Flash. After going through the update process, I get a message saying my flash is already up to date. I used to ...
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.ts stream stops after every few seconds

I have a live .ts stream and I see that it is stopping after every few seconds in every player I have played. As a work around, I have enabled the Repeat Track option in the players but still it is ...
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Cast to Kodi-solution

I have a 16.04 box running Kodi (15.2+dfsg1-3ubuntu1), and would like to have a cast to Kodi-option. I'm aware that Kodi supports AirPlay, but support for this on Android phones, Windows and ...
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Up-to-date method to stream to Ubuntu from Terminal

I would like to stream from Ubuntu to Twitch in a lightweight manner from Terminal. I have tried https://gist.github.com/brodul/3178114 however I get a green screen when I go to my Twitch stream. ...
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Looking for ways to watch PS Vue on Ubuntu

PS Vue does not allow linux users to stream their content over any browsers. I know some people got Vue to work on Kodi, I am not one of them. Is there an way to get ROKU (which I know has a windows ...
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Is there a way to stream screen to localhost?

I want to stream my desktop to Sony Bravia Tv in local area network. There is no Linux way to stream desktop to smart tv on LAN. However I found a workaround, If there is a stream on localhost like ...
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Ethernet and Wi-Fi simultaneously, help configuring

I'm trying to connect my Ubuntu laptop to two separate routers. Local Wi-Fi connection - to which is connected one device that streams video via UDP unicast to my laptops IP local address, for ...
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Webcam Optimization Program w/ OBS — White Balance, Auto Exposure, Etc.

I broadcast live feeds daily and unfortunately have to use Windows 10 with XSplit Broadcaster because this enables me to tweak settings such as auto exposure (biggie here), white balance, and so on. ...
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Stream all audio FROM my android phone TO pulseaudio

I have seen a lot of apps and solutions online to receive audio from a desktop to an android phone. I also know how to stream audio from one desktop to another, using paprefs and pavucontrol. What I ...
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Acestream/Sopcast on Ubuntu 17.04/17.10

I was trying to use acestream/sopcast on Ubuntu 17.04/17.10 but have no luck in getting it installed. I tried the steps mentioned on the below post which is for 16.04 LTS, however I was not ...
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Streaming issue due to missing Adobe components in 16.04

I know there are a couple of threads on hotstar.com not working in Ubuntu. I reached them and found the issue to be missing Adobe elements support with Ubuntu We use Adobe Flash Player and Adobe ...
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Hotstar.com not working on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hotstar.com is more like Indian Netflix. It's a video streaming service and have apps as well as web versions. hotstar.com open on Firefox, Chromium and Google Chrome in Ubuntu. We are able to browse ...
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One-Panel-Button Web Radio (on/off) fpr xfce. How-to?

After looking at about some 50 posts about web radios I think my issue had not been asked yet. Do you still know those shabby old transistor radios playing in some corner or window sill in offices or ...
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HBO Go Termination of NPAPI plugin support [closed]

I'm at a loss. HBO GO hasn't ever been consistent for me or anyone I know (16.04). Are there solutions to streaming HBO GO without using HBO Now? I've tried the Firefox route to no avail.
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Miracast with Miraclecast with Ubuntu 17.04

I am trying configure and use Miracast on my XPS 15 with Ubuntu 17.04. I came across this project https://github.com/albfan/miraclecast. I have followed the building steps and installed it. Now the ...
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Use command line to stream RTSP of IPCAM via VLC

I use shell script to display IPCAMS. for one set of cams I use successfully cvlc -vvv --network-caching $cache rtsp://192.168.3.$port:554 --zoom $zoom where $port, $cache and $zoom are script ...
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Reducing Buffering when Streaming

I use kubuntu 14.04 under 1 GB RAM. When streaming video's, I often get the buffering circle with delays and stoppage. I realise that I need more RAM, but is there a method to reduce the buffering? ...
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Streaming Radio Stations on Ubuntu 16.04, and Firefox

When I go to a radio station's web site, and click on "Listen" the icon changes from > to the pause || but these is no sound, and the counter ( 0.00) does not change. I can go to Utube and get video ...
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Stream music from phone or windows to local Ubuntu machine

So I have found similar questions to this one, but I can't find one that's trying to achieve what I want. So my setup has a linux machine in a closet connected to an amplifier that's connected to my ...
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Streaming videos from ubuntu-server

How can I stream mp4 videos the simplest way? I just want a simple way to stream some series to my laptop or phone while I am at home. The videos are all on my ubuntu server. I tried using minidlna ...
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Cannot play DRM content in browsers (honestly, I've looked)

Okay, before you guys say it's been answered and besiege me with links, I promise I've spent a TON of time searching: honestly I've looked, I've tried everything on every post I've found. I hopped in ...
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Problem streaning media from netbook using samba

I am trying to use my netbook as a media server. I have set up Samba on both my laptop and netbook identically. The laptop streams media fine to the netbook and an Android tablet. The netbook and its ...
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How do I install Silverlight on Opera browser on Ubuntu 16.04?

I still can't watch Netflix in Opera. I've tried following these guides, with no avail: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/easily-enable-silverlight-watch-netflix-linux/ 16.04 64bit Chromium and Opera don&#...
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how can I mirror desktop AND audio with chromecast? (xubuntu 16.04)

I have a google chromecast device connected to my tv, and xubuntu 16.04 fresh installed on my Toshiba portege z930-169. I installed google chrome. I can mirror a tab of chrome or chose to mirror ...
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A method to send Ubuntu's [16.04] audio over WiFi to an iOS [10.2] device?

I wanted to know whether there was currently a method to stream a system's audio to an iPhone via WiFi? I've noticed that this seems to be possible more easily for Ubuntu -> Android but didn't seem ...
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Streaming audio server no audio

I'm setting up a streaming audio server using Liquidsoap on Ubuntu server 16.04.1. The issue that I'm having is that the audio will not play unless I log on to the console of the server. I can SSH in ...
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Streaming web videos

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus k35u laptop. I can stream YouTube videos but not videos on motor-trend OnDemand and cannot watch videos in full screen on anything. The video pauses a lot or the sound ...
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Netflix Streaming Error Code: F7121-1331-P7 In Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox 50.1.0

I recently was able to starting watching Netflix natively on Ubuntu 16.04 after Firefox 49 brought support for Widevine CDM late last year. All I had to do was spoof my user agent to say I'm using ...
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How can I stream video from my webcam with sound from my microphone using vlc?

I can stream video from my webcam using vlc v4l2:// :v4l2-dev=/dev/video0 --sout="#transcode{vcodec=theo,vb=256}:standard{access=http,mux=ogg,dst=:1234}" -I dummy, but how can I add the sound from ...