OT Internet Radio Reception Program
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 11:05:14PM -0700, Dave Thayer wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 12:38:20PM -0500, Thomas H. George wrote:
> > I ordered an Aluratek AIRJ01F as a Christmas present for a grandson who
> > sticks with Windows XP. My understanding is that this device when
> > plugged in to a usb port automaticly loads a program which provides
> > access to 13,000 internet radio stations with scan options to find
> > various types of music.
> > Curious, I have tried google and apt-cache searches for something
> > similar for linux without locating any matches. Of course mplayer
> > and similar packages allow me to connect to streams from stations I know
> > so the difference is only the problem of identifying 13,000 posible
> > streams and some information about their characteristics. Someone must
> > have done a lot of work?
> You probably want something that uses a service such as shoutcast or
> live365. Streamtuner supports several such services, and
> "apt-cache search shoutcast" gives several other candidates.
Yes, Streamtuner is quite impressive and gathers in several of the other
services listed by shoutcast. Thanks for this lead.
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