[Icecast] Icecast install under Windows

Jack Elliott 541 848 7021 thatjackelliott at kpov.org
Thu May 14 09:36:38 PDT 2015


Oh dear.

Okay, can anyone suggest how to install Icecast under Windows as a 
service, and to be able to bring up some kind of console to start/stop it?

I can launch Icecast using the installed .bat file, but it's clunky.

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

On 05/14/2015 09:21 AM, Ross Levis wrote:
> <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
> http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/icecast/icecast_win32_2.4.1.exe
>
> 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
> shown.
>
> 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
> Radio Audio geek
>
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