[icecast] I am new - how to set client

Christopher G djmoguta at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 20 14:57:12 PST 2003



You need the Oddcast plugin for WinAmp 2/5.
http://www.oddsock.org/tools/oddcastv2_wa2/

>From: "Nestor" <nestorflorez at earthlink.net>
>Reply-To: icecast at xiph.org
>To: <icecast at xiph.org>
>Subject: Re: [icecast] I am new - how to set client Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 
>13:59:43 -0800
>
>Thanks Josephus for your advice.
>
>That is the reason why I have joined this group...to learn.
>I have never done anything with streaming, but we must start somewhere.
>I do work with the web as a programmer.
>
>As I mentioned before, I do have winamp 5 and I have the server running
>
>I still do not know how to tie up winamp on my client machine to the
>server machine.
>
>Does some one have aworking copy of a icecast.xml.  I am using the default
>because so far
>I am only using in my internal network.
>
>I have read the config instructions 3 tiems and I am missing something,
>perhaps to obvious
>hopefully, I will get over that hurdle soon.
>
>ServerSide - I have icecast Beta version 3
>SourceSide - I do not know what you mean but I have
>              winamp on both my client and server machines.
>ClientSide - I have winamp version 5
>
>Livestream, playlist, script - I want to be able to do livestream from my
>cdrom
>
>BTW, I have been looking for "How to" and Iam still looking.  One of the
>"How to"
>in the list really points to a porno site.
>
>I think I am just missing how to tell my winamp on my server or client
>machines
>to send the stream to my icecast server.
>
>learning more and more!
>
>Thanks again,
>
>Nestor :-)
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Josephus"
>
>first of all you need to learn how icecast works, what id does, etc...
>
>ServerSide u need:
>-icecast for example :)
>
>SourceSide u need:
>-winamp, ices, or any other suitable util (not tested shoutcast source with
>icecast)
>
>ClientSide everybody needs:
>-some_stream_player (eg. winamp)
>
>BTW, what u need to know here is that icecast only streams stuffs to
>multiple directions, from multiple mountpoints
>
>With the source stuff you can stream to icecast
>generally 3 types of them: - livestream - playlist - script(or external
>program) based input
>
>And to answer to your question NO You dont have to dl icecast to your
>"client" machine.
>And next time you should really care about the docs, howtos, etcs hanging
>around the web
>
>Josephus
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Nestor" <nestorflorez at earthlink.net>
>To: <icecast at xiph.org>
>Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2003 8:11 PM
>Subject: [icecast] I am new - how to set client
>
> >
> > I am running apache server and listening to port 8000
> >
> > I am reading the docs and I do not know how to get the client to listen.
> > I have the serve running on 1 machine and when I access the site from 
>the
> > client machine
> > all I get is the XML file and on top of the page it says:
> >
> > This XML file does not appear to have any style information
> > associated with it. The document tree is shown below.
> >
> > I do not know what to do to set the client. DO I need to download 
>ICECAST
> > on the client machine?
> >
> > I have winamp, real audio and Microsoft player on the client
> >
> > Can I set my mount point to be my cd-rom player?
> >
> >
> > I keep looking at the docs and it talks about setting the client
> > but what do I have to do to set client
> >
> > Thanks for any info,
> >
> > Nestor :-)
> >
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