[ale] Linux distro for internet radio station
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 09:47:48 EDT 2010
Wow! Great link list!
On Sep 18, 2010 10:32 PM, "Ron Frazier" <atllinuxenthinfo at c3energy.com>
> I was looking into doing a podcast myself for a while. Turns out I just
> don't have the time. Some of the following links might be helpful. These
> are only a few of the links you could explore.
> This is more oriented toward end users, but might provide good related
> http://www.twit.tv/floss133 - LinuxMCE
> Leo Laporte is the king of Internet Radio. You might want to learn how he
> does things.
> For general information, where they may talk about podcasting technology
> occasionally, listen to:
> This Week In Tech - http://www.twit.tv/twit
> The Tech Guy - http://www.twit.tv/ttg
> Home Theater Geeks - http://www.twit.tv/htg
> FLOSS Weekly - (Free Libre and Open Source Software) - They talk about
> specific Open Source programs, some of which might be of use for your
> http://www.twit.tv/floss135 - Webcam studio - Streaming (Haven't heard
> myself yet.)
> http://www.twit.tv/floss86 - Ardour - Digital Audio Workstation
> http://www.twit.tv/floss68 - Lumiera - Video Editing
> http://www.twit.tv/floss42 - Audacity - Audio Editing
> Sourcetrunk - Another Open Source Software podcast. He also loves to
> explore new types of beer on the air.
> http://www.sourcetrunk.com/podcasts/sourcetrunk_059.mp3 - Episode about
> Check Borders, Barnes & Noble, Amazon for numerous books on Podcasting,
> Netcasting, and possibly Audio / Video Streaming. Here are some titles,
> but they may be a bit dated.
> How to Do Everything with Podcasting
> Podcasting Hacks: Tips and Tools for Blogging Out Loud
> Podcasting Bible
> Tricks of the Podcasting Masters
> Here's somewhere you could store files to be streamed. Be aware of
> bandwidth limitations and charges, not only for what you stream, but for
> your RSS feeds. Let's say you generate a 1 hour show which is a 50 MB MP3
> file. If it becomes popular and 10,000 people download it, that's 500 GB
> of data just for the one show. Your RSS feed is your ongoing catalog for
> the show. It's text, and may stay small for a while. Say it's 1 KB. If
> people have their RSS reader checking your feed for new entries 4 times /
> hour, like mine does for the podcasts I'm interested in, that's 2880
> / month / customer. If you had 10,000 customers, that's another 28.8 GB of
> data transfer if I did the math right. Look for someone that charges you
> little to minimum for storage, or nothing. Look for someone that does NOT
> charge for bandwidth.
> One of the biggest Internet radio streaming sites, for music, is
> Pandora. Find out how they do things. Be aware, they have to pay huge
> licensing fees to broadcast most music. You would too unless it's "podcast
> A site that caters to live telephone calls.
> Help with RSS feeds.
> Poscast readers or catchers.
> Podsafe images, sounds, videos.
> Podcast about podcasting.
> These podcasts have a section specifically about the way they produce the
> A Linux podcast which routinely does live teleconferences. Occasionally
> they talk about how they're doing it.
> Software for conducting free / cheap telephone calls via Voice Over the
> Internet Protocol - VOIP. Can be used for multi-party calls and for video
> That should get you started. 8-)
> At 9/18/2010 11:23 PM +0000, Joe Mugerwa wrote:
>>I want to set up an Internet radio station for auto streaming and some
>>live show at times, i have tried checking on net but i have not managed a
>>distro which target direct Internet radio station.
>>Or do you have any reference of an internet radio station running on on
>>any linux distro.
>>Thanks in advance
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