[icecast] xmms and icecast2

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Sat May 29 14:23:19 UTC 2004

On Sat, 2004-05-29 at 13:51, adam wrote:
> > > Does anyone have any ideas how i stream the output from xmms (noxmms) to
> > > icecast without the xmms gui?
> >
> > If you don't mind the transcoding aspect (ie if source material is high
> > bitrate) and you have a soundcard then use xmms as you would normally
> > and set capture on PCM, wav or mix (depending on the soundcard settings)
> > in the mixer and encode with ices2 (for ogg) or darkice (for mp3) using
> > live input for sending to icecast.
> thanks karl...this had crossed my mind...any ideas how it could be done
> _without_ a soundcard?

not sure, there are sound servers like esd or jack which may be useful,
or maybe use the ALSA dummy driver


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