[Icecast] Icecast install under Windows

Ross Levis ross at stationplaylist.com
Thu May 14 09:21:41 PDT 2015

<Rant>Most if not all of the developers don't use the operating system 90%
of the population use and don't really care. It works on Linux.</Rant>

I too would like to see a proper GUI with proper installers. It would get a
lot more users that way.

-----Original Message-----
From: icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On Behalf
Of Jack Elliott 541 848 7021
Sent: Friday, 15 May 2015 3:43 a.m.
To: icecast at xiph.org
Subject: [Icecast] Icecast install under Windows

Windows 7, Icecast 2.4.1

Installer downloaded from

Referring to http://en.flossmanuals.net/icecast/windows/

The installation process goes as described, but doesn't offer the "Create a
desktop icon" option.

Nor am I offered the option to "Install Icecast as a Windows service" as

I can't "start Icecast by clicking on the handy icon" because of no icon.
Because of that, I can't start the final window as shown on the document.
(Start server, etc.)

I tried installing Icecast twice, same results.

that Jack Elliott
541 848 7021
Producer Wednesday Point, Host, The Sunday Classics KPOV 88.9, High Desert
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