[Icecast] Web Based scheduler like LiveSupport for icecast

Aaron Wolfe aawolfe at gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 21:29:45 PDT 2006

You might like my project called tunequeue, though it might be overkill or
too much effort to install.  It does provide a web interface to ices and
allows fairly complex scheduling.  It is perl with a mysql backend.


On 7/4/06, oDDskOOL <oddskool at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think what you want can be (easily ;) ) built around Ices, using perl
> or Python.
> I do something very similar with a simple perl script and ices. Ices can
> use a perl script as playlist, that's to say the script will be executed
> each time a track ends and ices is looking for the next one.
> So if you can write your demand on disk (with a simple CGI for example),
> the perl script can read it and play the track. Otherwise, you can do
> like i'm doing : read a playlist file from perl script (which file based
> on the system's clock) and select a track from it at random.
> For controling icecast, you can use signals (SIGHUP rereads playlist,
> SIGUSR1 goes to next track, ...) via a CGI ? (i'm not sure signals from
> CGIs is always possible).
> For simple authentication, .htpasswd will do.
> Cristian Alvarado wrote:
> > I've been scouring the web for a web based scheduler for use with
> > icecast.  Here is what I'm looking for:
> >
> > I want to be able to say "at X time, Y file/playlist will play"
> > I want to be able to control icecast from the web
> > I want to be able to lock control of this site with some form of
> > authentication
> > Preferably PHP, but ruby/rails would be good too.
> >
> > Any suggestions?
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