BYU Unix User Group to be Streamed Live!

Michael Torrie torriem at
Thu Oct 4 13:56:32 MDT 2007

Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
> On 10/4/07, Michael Torrie <torriem at> wrote:
>> screencasting from linux is, in theory extremely easy.  Just run vnc and
>> capture the vnc session.
> Istanbul <> can stream to an icecast
> server and encode on the fly as well.  You can also record sound.  So
> what you /could/ do is share the session on the powerbook w/ a vnc
> server and then run a vnc client fullscreen on the machine that's
> capturing the audio and have Istanbul stream that up to the icecast
> server.
> Seriously, though, I wouldn't want anyone to ruin their evening by
> struggling to make such a thing work tonight.  Don't do it.
> May also be possible to poll a VNC session for flumotion but again the
> benefits don't outweigh the cost.  Just don't do it.

I can run vnc server on my powerbook.  No problem there.  Whatever the 
powers that be want to do is fine with me.


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