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Lorenzo Mazzucco
2004-07-01, 04:28
Do you think there will be a solution for listening AAC with DRM on the Squeezebox ?

Wouldn't it be possible to take the audio out of iTunes and stream it to the Squeezebox ? The same way Audio HiJack can record any sound from Mac OS X including AAC with DRM. If so, is there any software to do that?


thanks



Lolo

Jonathan Greene
2004-07-01, 04:48
You can do that with Nicecast - http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/


On Jul 1, 2004, at 7:28 AM, Lorenzo Mazzucco wrote:

> Do you think there will be a solution for listening AAC with DRM on
> the Squeezebox ?
>
> Wouldn't it be possible to take the audio out of iTunes and stream it
> to the Squeezebox ? The same way Audio HiJack can record any sound
> from Mac OS X including AAC with DRM. If so, is there any software to
> do that?
>
>
> thanks
>
>
>
> Lolo
>
> Hi can anyone tell me how to check that the Bitrate limiting feature
> is working correctly. I am running slimsever 5.2.0 on windows 2003
> server and have installed the lame.exe to the \bin directory and the
> software reports that lame is found and installed correctly. However
> when I stream to the media player on a different PC it still reports
> the stream is 320 kbs even though I have changed the bitrate down to
> 64kbs. I have started and stopped the server. All my songs are stored
> as MP3 at 192kbs and would like to listen to them at work but need to
> limit the bandwidth down to 64kbs.
>
> Any advice on how to do this succesfully would be much appreciated.
>
> Kind regards
>
> David
> Greetings,
>
> When I first installed SlimServer, it would save my library between
> reboots of the Linux 7.3 server. Since then, I've upgraded several
> times and even had to revert back to an earlier version of the
> software. But now, it doesn't matter whether it's the original
> version or the latest version, I have the same problem:
>
> I have to re-scan my library every time I re-boot.
>
> I am using 5.2.0-1 Slimserver
> Perl ver. 5.6.1-34.99.6
>
> Is this a problem with the user/group settings?
>
> Under Local Users...
>
> Username=slimserver , userID=1004
> homedirectory=/usr/local/slimserver shell=/bin/bash
>
> Under local groups...
>
> groupname=slimserver groupID=1001 (no listing under "Members")
>
> Obviously, I'm no Linux expert!
>
> Jim Clancy
> clancy (AT) mindspring (DOT) com
>
>
>
> Thanks for all your replies. I've decided to go with the Panasonic
> 5240 - a bit more phone than I really need (talking caller ID?), but
> I've been pleased with Pana phones in the past and this one gets good
> user reviews.
>
> Robert
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Robert
> Wallace
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 6:22 PM
> To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
> Subject: [slim] Slightly OT - 5.8 Ghz Phones - OK with Squeezebox?
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I have a 2.4 Ghz phone and it will knock my Squeezebox completely off
> the "air". I kinda expected this, though my microwave doesn't even
> cause SB to burp.
>
> So, I've been eyeing the new 5.8 Ghz cordless phones and wonder if
> they co-exist with Squeezebox. Is there any 2.4 Ghz transmission at
> all? I ask because my 2.4 phone has an unadvertized 900 Mhz
> back-channel that "killed" my older 900 Mhz phones.
>
> Thanks for any info.
>
> Robert
> Hello,
>
> I've bought more CDs in the relatively short time I've owned my
> Squeezebox than in the many years preceding its purchase. It was
> always such a hassle, before, to juggle CDs into and out of my 100-CD
> changer. I'd just fallen out of the habit of listening to music.
>
> Not any more. With a Squeezebox (and EAC), the more music I have, the
> better!
>
> I now routinely scour the used CD stores. I'm a weekly CD buyer from
> Amazon Marketplace vendors. I've gone so far as to dig my 30-year old
> cassette collection out of boxes in the basement to get ideas for
> replacements (though not as many as I'd thought -- I had very sad
> taste in music 30 years ago).
>
> I hope the RIAA is sending a percentage of CD sales to SlimDevices,
> though I suspect they aren't. Too bad!
>
> Robert
> Just upgraded to version 5.2 and noticed that my artist list isn't
> displaying correctly. In the previous version when I entered multiple
> artists seperated by a semi-colon they would display as individual
> artists in the list. After upgrade the whole artist string
> (semicolons and all) displays as the artist. What happened? If I
> haven't yet updated the firmware in my Squeezebox can I go back the
> the previous version I was on?
>
> Thanks,
> John Swanson
> Omaha, NE
> Thanks for the response.
>
> This was the default skin. I'll try some of the others and also test
> with size of playlist being left up. I'll see if I can track down
> exactly what it is (although suddenly it's not happening now!).
>
> After testing I'll try the upgrade.
>
> Mick
>
> kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com> wrote:
> Which skin is this? The likely cause is a bug in one of the scripts
> accociated
> with the skin. Try different skins and see if you can find one that is
> less
> annoying, or try Slimserver 5.2 which, most of all, removes the memory
> leak that
> existed in 5.1.5 while using the web UI.
> -kdf
>
> Quoting Mick Trusler :
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Every time I start up my box (Win 2000) with slimserver 5.1.5 in the
> startup
> > menu I get the following error message: -
> >
> >
> http://localhost:9000/status_header.html?
> player=00%3A04%3A20%3A04%3A03%3A36
> > Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?
> > Yes / No
> >
> > Anyone any ideas what may be causing this? It doesn't stop anything
> and
> > everything is working fine, it's just starting to bug me.

Mike Kozlowski
2004-07-01, 11:16
On Thu, 1 Jul 2004, Lorenzo Mazzucco wrote:

> Do you think there will be a solution for listening AAC with DRM on the
> Squeezebox ?

The problem is that, fundamentally, the entire point of DRM is to make
sure that you can't do that. Can it be hacked around? Yes. But those
hacks aren't durable -- Apple will change iTunes to break them
intentionally -- and they're of dubious legality in our DMCA world.

If you want to do interesting things with your music, don't buy it from
Apple.

--
Mike Kozlowski
http://www.klio.org/mlk/