[Icecast] Simple source on Debian

Spam Catcher spamcatcher447 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 19:21:11 UTC 2015

Oh, never mind. I found an older version of Ices that supports mp3

On 6/9/15, Spam Catcher <spamcatcher447 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there.
> Thanks for the tip about Ices2. Do you know if it's possible to make
> it work with mp3 files? I only ask because there are several people
> who stream using my server, and they use mp3. I'm trying to create
> fallback streams, but in order for that to work, I'd have to get them
> to switch to ogg or find a way to make Ices work with mp3.
> Thanks
> On 6/9/15, José Luis Artuch <artuch at speedy.com.ar> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> El lun, 08-06-2015 a las 20:44 -0400, Spam Catcher escribió:
>>> Hello everyone.
>>> I just joined this list, and I was wondering if any of you might have
>>> any suggestions. I'm looking for a source that will run on Debian,
>>> that would simply send mp3 files I have in a folder to my Icecast2
>>> server in a random order. I do not require anything special, like
>>> random ads, scheduling support, etc.
>>> I've given Liquidsoap a try, but it seems to be far too complex for my
>>> understanding at the moment. I'd have to write a script just to
>>> randomly rotate through a folder of music.
>>> I've also tried IceGenerator, but I can't get it to install. After
>>> running configure, it says that I'm missing the Libshout2 library. I
>>> have Libshout3 installed, but can't find a copy of Libshout2.
>>> Does anyone have any ideas for  another source I might be able to use?
>>> Thank you for reading.
>> The simplest way I know is Ices2 + Bash script.
>> apt-get install ices2 vorbis-tools
>> and make a script to build a random list of songs stored in a folder.
>> José Luis
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