View Full Version : Linux RealAudio streaming

2004-01-21, 11:03
Hi there

I would like to listen to the German radio station
SWR3: http://www.swr3.de

When I click on the provided link on the webpage,
Real Audio Player opens and plays without problem.

The link that Real Audio Player saved is:


Since it's a kind of redirection - how do I extract
the correct information I need to put into the
playlist for Slimserver?

Thanks in advance


--- Andy Kelk <andy (AT) venda (DOT) com> wrote:
> Roy M. Silvernail wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 05:57:33PM +0000, Colin
> Burn-Murdoch wrote:
> >>
> >> Well that should work, but for some reason it
> doesn't... at least on
> >> my system.
> >
> > Well, that's what I get for believing the manpage.
> :)
> I had a go with it too. I think the reason is that
> vsound just writes
> the totally unconverted au stream to STDOUT. Any
> other processing
> happens in the pipeline after that. At least this is
> my assumption. So
> in that case, -r would only work if you were saving
> the file to disk.
> But, as you point out, sox is a better solution
> anyway, especially if
> you want to alter the gain.
> I'll have a tinker with it later.
> Andy