BYU Unix User Group to be Streamed Live!

Clint Savage herlo1 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 17:19:34 MDT 2007


On 10/4/07, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/4/07, Michael Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
> > screencasting from linux is, in theory extremely easy.  Just run vnc and
> > capture the vnc session.
>
> Istanbul <http://live.gnome.org/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.

Andrew,

Good idea, we'll have to do this in the future though as I only have
so much time.  If we can get it working this week, I'll see what the
bandwidth requriements on that side are.  We are using icecast to do
the sound so it sounds neat.

Cheers,

Clint



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