[icecast] streaming in stead of downloading

Stefan Neufeind stefan at neufeind.net
Sun Jun 15 10:32:26 UTC 2003

On 15 Jun 2003 at 12:20, Mathias Gygax wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 12:18:08PM +0200, Web-Host-Pro wrote:
> > I just installed icecast and iceS on  linux machine.  The problem is
> > that when i enter http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8000/test.ogg it askes if i
> > want to open or to save it, when i hit open, it starts downloading
> > the whole stream.
> try to open it with xmms or another stream-capable player.

Is there any way of avoiding downloading the stream? Afaik shoutcast 
does this by checking if you are using a browser (then download is 
not permitted) or a streaming application. Well, any such solution 
would be helpful to me since I don't want all dumb-users to be able 
to download a stream. Sure you can trick solutions like this by 
setting a user-agent via wget or something - but ...
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