General Conference

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Sat Sep 30 11:08:14 MDT 2006


Hans Fugal wrote:
> It comes up every time, so I'll preempt the questions. If you're
> interested in listening to the LDS General Conference over the net in
> Linux, follow these steps:
> 
> 1. Go to http://lds.org/broadcast/gc/0,5161,7050,00.html and pick a
>    stream URL.
> 2. mplayer -playlist <url>
> 3. ???
> 4. Profit!
> 
> For example, 
> 
>   mplayer -playlist http://lds.org/broadcast/file/build/0,16929,4145,00.asx

you can also use -dumpstream to get a local copy for watching/listening 
later.

> 
> will get you English.
> 
> If anyone figures out how to get the video from byu.tv to work in Linux
> that'd be neat, but I don't have high hopes for it. It wouldn't hurt to
> visit the page though so that if they look at their logs they see some
> Linux users.

I am not using it right now, but we've used xine in the past to play 
byutv streams (for devotionals and such) under linux and it worked just 
fine.  Does mplayer not play byutv?



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