Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Playing Internet radio feeds

On Wed, 2006-11-29 at 19:26 +1000, Jonathan Matthew wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 07:47:47PM +1100, Peter Anderson wrote:
> > Hi!  I am relatively new to Linux and am trying to get Rhythmbox to play 
> > some favourite radio stations.  They can be reached via 
> > and have options for Windows media, Real Player and 
> > some have MP3.  File formats are .asx and .ram
> > 
> > Can these be processed by Rhythmbox?
> The MP3 streams will work if you have a GStreamer MP3 decoder plugin
> installed.  Some of them give HTTP 404 errors, but hopefully those are
> just temporary failures.  I'd suggest you use the MP3 streams wherever
> possible since they're the most common type of stream and it's pretty
> easy to install an MP3 decoder plugin on most linux distributions.
> The Windows Media streams might work if you have a GStreamer mms and
> windows media decoder plugins installed (ffmpeg or maybe pitfdll + win32
> codecs).  They don't seem to play properly for me, though.
> The Real Player streams won't work until GStreamer's RTSP support
> matures.
Strange ! i use with realmedia feed. It works like a
charm for me 

using rhythmbox v 0.9.5 with pitfdll+ffmpeg+win32 codec ( I dont care
which codecs are being used/lazy )

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