[Icecast-dev] Icecast 2.4 beta3 release

Thomas Ruecker thomas.ruecker at tieto.com
Sun May 12 02:40:49 PDT 2013

Another update:

Builds are now also available for Debian 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 as
openSuse OBS now has those targets.

enjoy, provide feedback!


On 14 April 2013 12:49, "Thomas B. Rücker" <thomas at ruecker.fi> wrote:
> Hi,
> quick update. Stephan was so nice and added Icecast win32 builds to his
> RoarAudio CI sytem.
> I took this opportunity and put together a 2.4 beta3 archive for windows:
> http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/icecast/icecast_win32_2.4_beta3.zip
> As this is a beta release please discuss it on the icecast-dev at xiph.org
> mailing list. (Please do NOT cross-post to both lists, do not reply to
> the icecast at xiph.org mailing list!)
> Due to the fact, that we're no longer building using VS6, but are using
> mingw32 there is currently no graphical user-interface. It wasn't very
> useful anyway. Most of the information is available through the web
> interface too.
> To get up and running, those steps are required:
> - unpack the zip file
> - in "etc/icecast.xml" change the "admin-password" and "source-password"
> values
> - doubleclick "icecast.bat"
> You should now see a black window telling you that Icecast is starting.
> You can now open http://localhost:8000 in your web-browser to see the
> web interface. Leave the window open to keep Icecast running!
> If you get Windows error messages saying that it prevented icecast to
> run, you might need to right click on the "icecast.bat", chose
> "properties" and then click "Unblock".
> Also depending on Windows version and active firewall you might get a
> pop-up message and will need to confirm, that you want to give Icecast
> access to your local network AND the Internet.
> If you notice any problems while running Icecast, please let us know!
> Cheers
> Thomas
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