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    Lightbulb Streaming Audio

    I'm new to Linux and just had a brief question. I wanted to find out if Linux server software could be used to stream audio that would play on windows and mac media players?

    Thanks for any input

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    Linux Engineer RobinVossen's Avatar
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    Hope it helps =)
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    Linux Newbie PureGrain's Avatar
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    Shoutcast. Which has tons of resources for help out. I used it for a small internet radio stream and it was perfect. There are ways to manage your song lists and an ability to play music even if your upstream goes dead or off-air.
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    Trusted Penguin Dapper Dan's Avatar
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    Another vote for shoutcast.

    We've been using it for a few years now to stream our commercial broadcast radio station. With shoutcast you have two apps really. The "encoder" and the server. The first is called sc_trans_040 and the second is scserver. Set up the configuration files in both to talk to each other and you'll be streaming in no time.
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