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How to stream live video from a linux server?

Here is what I want to do. Looked around but didnt find any straight answer. I have a Linux box running websites using Ubuntu/MySQL/Apache. I have my own static IP as well, i.e. not using web hosting. ...
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Is it possible to duplicate a UDP unicast stream with iptables?

I have a proprietary system which transmit a udp video stream from unit #1 (192.168.1.1) to unit #2 (.1.2). I can't make changes to this system, and I'm trying to clone this udp stream so I can access ...
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How to set up a camera recorder to stream on a website?

I've to set up a website which will broadcast live video. A camera recorder will be pluged to a laptop. The laptop will send the data to a server (same as the http server) The video will be ...
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Live video streaming: Microsoft or Adobe?

I am looking for a Live Video Streaming solution. The clients will be able to watch the video with a plugin (Flash or Silverlight), or a standalone application (Windows Media Player, FLV, etc). But ...
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Remote Controlled IP Based Webcam

This may be a tumbleweed, but does anyone know of a webcam that can be remotely controlled via IP? (understanding you'll have to have static IPs, NATing, open ports in firewalls, yada yada yada) For ...
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Video streaming over multi display units [closed]

We have to share video across around 4/8 terminals at a public facility where we need to display live video from within the facility, as well as display messages(advertisements), and also play ...
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Recommendations for building a simple, multi-tiered(?) webcam streamer

I have a webcam connected to a lightweight system (BeagleBoard) running Angstrom and I'd like to serve the webcam traffic up to one or more viewers. The problem I face is threefold: 1) I want ...
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Server bandwidth for video streaming website

I need to put on a website videos that can ba shown using a common swf player (like flowplayer). Videos are about 3/4 minutes each (400 MB) in MPEG4/H264 compression. I was thinking to buy a normal ...
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An equivalent of IceCast but for Live Video Streaming? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to Stream live video like that : A camera/webcam/video output ---> Stream server ---> Clients And if possible multiple Stream Servers like this (like IceCast): A ...
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Router for a heavy video streaming dependent network

I have a 50 Mbps WAN link and I use Asus RT-N16 with tomato firmware for NAT. My users view multiple streaming videos. At any given time there would be about 20 streaming videos which are being ...
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stress test video streaming [closed]

is there a way to stress test video streaming? Basically simulating a high number of people simultaneously streaming a video? This is an amazon 'cloud' service that will be enabled for my site.
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Do any media streaming servers for Linux support streaming (not just progressive download) of Windows Media formats?

Is it possible to build a Linux-only media streaming server which can do streaming of the formats supported by Windows Media Services? To the best of my knowledge, the popular streaming servers that ...
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How to play large embedded videos from my own hosted server?

First time posting here-I was sent here from Stackoverflow for this question. :-D I'm setting up an online music-lessons site. I have very large video files-500-600Meg each that I want to play from ...
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Sever config for live HTTP-segmented video

I am trying to find the most optimal machine configuration for a web cache that will serve HTTP-segmented video to a few thousand concurrent viewers. The content is composed of periodically updating ...
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Content delivery: Alternatives to SHOUTcast

I've been using Icecast and SHOUTcast for several years now, to deliver audio and Video content. I wonder what kind of alternatives do I have to those two, especially when streaming video. On the ...
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Can an internet connection be more robust when connecting through a VPN?

During live streams some viewers experiencing problems with the stream like dropouts and artifacts although they have a 100MBit line what makes me assume the problems are caused by packet loss. ...
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How do I stream video fast and what is required? [closed]

My school is setting up a professional television studio that is going to be recording a 1080p stream into a server I am expected to design with a $5000 budget. I do not know what format the video ...
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Limit video streaming with lighttpd & Mod_h264 for x minutes

I'm running video streaming with lighttpd & mod_h264 on CentOS. Now, I want to set to client can only watch the movie for the first x minutes. Example: 10 minutes. Who can give me a solution for ...
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Are there CDN for streaming video content with custom configuration of media servers

My company currently is using CloudFront as Content Distribution Network. But recently we need some additional configuration to the media server they are using for streaming our video content. But... ...
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How to enable streaming when file is delivered through PHP script?

I'm trying to enable mp4 streaming on my content server. Due to some security fanatics whom I working with all files are delivered through a php script and have the following url format: ...
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How to share video file (DVD) in company's network to employees without them being able to take it home?

I have small network with 50+ users with SBS 2003, MOSS 2007 and File server (all Microsoft software). We've got some video's that we want to share with users without them being able to save it and ...
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Linux media streaming server?

we need to implement a media/video streaming solution on Linux, a-la youTube but for our internal use. Any decent open source tools for this?
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How can I transcode a FLV video directly to mp3 on CentOS?

Okay so i have this idea for a weekend project where I want to transcode flv/mp4 streams directly into mp3 format. How can I easily do that via PHP/Apache on a CentOS Server? (hopefully not as CPU ...
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Server for live audio/video streaming

I need to build a server for a website that will stream live audio and video. The functionality will be like www.ustream.tv with channels with one broadcaster and unlimited subscribers (who can only ...
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How to set up an HTTP video-streaming server for 'tablet independent viewing'?

I have a situation in our lab where we have a lot of video tutorials and a lot of different tablets are being used by the members of the group. Everyone wants to be able to 'stream' the videos from ...
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Reliable Multicast Programming (PGM) on Windows

I want to use the Reliable Multicast Programming (PGM) protocol on Windows. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms740125%28v=vs.85%29.aspx I know Windows support it. However, it ...
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Experience using Wowza Media Server for Amazon EC2?

Question 1: WHat have people's experiences been with using Wowza Media Server 2 for Amazon EC2 (http://www.wowzamedia.com/ec2-streaming.html) We're planning to use it to allow streaming experience ...
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System architecture of Cam Chat Websites (tinychat, omegle, cam4)

Do anybody know what kind of system architecture is behind Websites like tinychat, omegle, cam4, chatroulette? And how much bandwith is needed per connection? If I'm not wrong they use some video ...
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Help: Setting up Red5 on Ubuntu. Can't load install demo pages

I am attempting to set up a Red5 streaming server in order to live stream FLV files (not pseudo stream, not on-demand stream, but real live stream). I went through the usual process - install java, ...
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stream satellite signal to clients

In our new office I would like to allow some people to view satellite channels by setting up a streaming server and then allowing clients on different OSes (Windows, Linux & Mac) to view this ...
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How to cache streaming video and silverlight with squid windows reverse proxy

We have an intranet web server running a silverlight application (ACTUS media monitor if anyone cares to know). The server is used to record video and stream it to clients through a CDN solution. We ...
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Lighttpd - byte range request doesn't work. can't stream mp4

Am attempting to use the lastest flowplayer. (if it could work it would be pretty awesome btw) http://flowplayer.org One of the cool things about it is it uses the new HTML5 video element and ...
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Wowza RTMP streams SLOW after updates to server

MY BUILD I am using a Linux CENTOS 6 server with Plesk 10.4.4 Apache and Wowza Media Server 3. The server is a quad core and has 12GB RAM. WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE I was having a problem with some ...
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Darwin/Quicktime Streaming Server how to re-stream an HTTP video stream?

I want to configure Darwin/Quicktime Streaming Server to re-stream an HTTP stream coming from Adobe Media Server. Can anyone recommend me a Idea how I could implement it?
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File/Video serving - server cluster configuration

I currently have 5 servers. 1 server is used as the main server which holds all the video files, the other 4 are replicated and fetches videos from the main server using rsync. Videos are delivered ...
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WMS server side playlist driving me crazy, any thoughts?

I have been working on setting up video streaming for employees from a website over http via Windows Media Services on Windows server 2008. I have almost everything working the way I want but ...
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Stream host - developer prespective question

Without many details, I have a request to develop a live stream service web site. I do see it quite hard to archive on a shared host environment, due to bandwidth constrains. Free webservices lack ...
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How to create my own CDN (or private cloud) [closed]

I would like to create a cdn-like storage system, where my clients can upload/download files (average 300-400MB video files, divx files upto 2 GB) and even stream videos from them.. And i got ...
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Win2k3 Media Services - archiving video and indexing for Silverlight

I’m stuck with a WME9-based live video streaming client, which streams to a Win2k3 SP1 Windows Media Server. The server archives the file for on-demand playback after the live broadcast is over. ...
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Server bandwidth usage with rtmp streaming of video

Quick question - I am streaming video from Cloudfront using RTMP streaming via an SWF-based flash player on my EC2 instance. With this setup will I see I/O data from the EC2 instance on account of the ...
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Streaming Flash Video - getting my feet wet

I'm working on a project that will involve having a couple thousand short videos online. I haven't done anything with online video before and this is all a bit new to me, so I am looking for some ...
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Need advice on how to set up live video streaming to web/mobile devices

I have a bunch of live udp video streams that currently are viewed by set top boxes in my network. I would like to pick this video up (I can do this with vlc now) and stream it out to other non-STB ...
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Video on demand streaming for Gentoo ppc64

I want to setup a vod streaming server on my ppc64 Gentoo. It should be able to : Work headless. Stream to iPhone, MacOS and if possible to Linux (rtsp protocol ?). Stream different formats like ...
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What Sort of Server Setup Am I Likely to Need? - School A/V streaming

My prior experience with servers has generally been limited to home file-sharing servers, low-traffic web-servers, and the like. This leaves me with the technical knowledge of how to set up a system, ...
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multicast streaming, too much network traffic?

I am thinking of switching our streaming servers to use multicasting instead of registering multiple clients and duplicating the streams manually on the server. It seems to work very well. However, I ...
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Suggest CDN with Byte-Range requests support for streaming [closed]

I'm trying to find high load solution for streaming server. The idea came to me this morning. What about CDN or cloud storage with byte-range support. Basically flash player require only partial ...
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Win 2008 - Stream Video To Multiple Monitors?

My question seems to be pretty simply presented but I'm in need of some help. I've got a Win 2008 R2 server and 5 monitors stationed throughout an office. These are just NEC Monitors with VGA/DVI ...
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nginx - Takes too long for a connection to be established

I am new to nginx, and I am using it currently on my server to serve videos to users. a few days ago the server started becoming extremely slow while have around 500-600 users online, note that I have ...
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Maintaining same TCP session, load balacing

With http live streaming (HLS) we need to deliver video segments one after other to the player to play them in a continuous fashion. Segments are present on many streaming servers and we would load ...
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How can I develop a strategy for serving 45 second videos to hundreds of thousands of users? [closed]

I am closing up development on a web site that allows people to watch thousands of videos which are on average 45 seconds in length. I'll be hosting the web application on Linode, but I'm unsure ...