[LAU] Linux radio / streaming tips?
zotz at 100jamz.com
Mon Jan 28 18:28:47 UTC 2013
On Monday 28 January 2013 12:01:01 Dan MacDonald wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestions so far!
> Has anyone on the list tried more than one of Airtime, IDJC and Rivendell
> (plus any of the other solutions) enough to make a good comparison?
I looked at airtime (I think before it was airtime) in the dim past. I have
used rivendell much more. I would say it is more geared to running a
professional broadcast radio station. IDJC looks more like you want to be in
front of the app.
Rivendell will let you make events, clocks, grids, and schedule music for a
day and chain to the next day's music when done. Fun stuff for me at least.
The station may already have software to do what rivendell does though.
The stations I work for use windows software for that. We then pull the onair
feed into a linux box running darkice which then sends to a local icecast2
server. From there, we pull that stream from our account with a stream
all the best,
> I can't see any mention of JACK support on the Airtime site and we may need
> this to get Skype working but the other two do claim JACK support. I get
> the impression Airtime has the most features otherwise but I expect they'll
> gladly trade stability and ease of use/ maintenance over a flashy set of
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 3:27 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > On Monday 28 January 2013 06:29:30 Dan MacDonald wrote:
> > > Yesterday I had a small local radio station get in touch with me as
> > they're
> > > looking to switch from Windows to Linux for their streaming server.
> > > I'll
> > be
> > > helping them out just as a favour and because it sounds like it could
> > > be fun but I don't really have any experience with the various Linux
> > streaming
> > > solutions so I thought I'd post on here to see if anyone has any tips?
> > >
> > > I've not been down to check out their existing setup but I don't think
> > they
> > > want much more than to be able to stream recordings and Skype. I think
> > > Skype lacks JACK support so maybe that will require a bit of messing to
> > get
> > > it to play nicely (if we use a JACK based streaming solution).
> > >
> > > Did the OSM podcast guys ever do a write-up/ HOWTO I could read? Any
> > other
> > > good resources for those setting up a small, Linux-based radio station?
> > Get to know the Rivendell folks.
> > IRC #rivendell on freenode
> > http://www.rivendellaudio.org/
> > http://rivendell.tryphon.org/wiki/Main_Page
> > http://www.paravelsystems.com/
> > I use darkice and icecast2 here.
> > Have seen people suggesting liquidsoap in place of darkice iirc.
> > all the best,
> > drew
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