[Icecast] Info on how to display <stream-name> instead of <mount-name> in a media player

0turn1 at gmail.com 0turn1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 14:29:21 UTC 2019

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,

This can be the way the metadata in the stream is being sent too. IDK
exactly but could have something to do with that. I know that you can write
custom metadata scripts using java and other code to have the stream window
open a certain sized window, image, album, artist, song name, etc, etc
Vielen Dank für deine/Ihre schnelle Rückantwort.

Mit freundlichem Gruß
Thank You
Scott Winterstein
+49 151 24404 398



On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:38 AM Damian <db76 at riseup.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I apologise if this question has been asked and discussed before. If so,
> please just refer me to the relevant thread, as I am having a hard time
> finding the answer.
> I have noticed that on most Shoutcast streams that I have listened to
> using iTunes, the stream-name is displayed above the artist - title
> information. The artist - title information then rotates with the url of
> the stream.
> I have noticed that with Icecast, the mount-name is displayed instead of
> the stream-name. I assume that this behaviour is by design, but that it can
> be overridden. I am wondering how to do this.
> I run two seperate streams on one instance of icecast, so, in my
> icecast.xml, I have set these parameters for both mounts.
> <mount type="normal">
>        <stream-name>MYRADIONAME</stream-name>
>         <mount-name>/MOUNTNAME</mount-name>
>         <public>1</public>
>         <max-listeners>50</max-listeners>
>     </mount>
> Any guidance will be greatly appreciated.
> D
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