streaming video server

Levi Pearson levipearson at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 13:01:09 MDT 2010


On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 11:04 AM, Kyle Waters <unum at unum5.org> wrote:
> So, I'm interested in setting up a streaming video server.  Someone
> would run a client on their laptop with a web cam and connect to the
> server, the server would then stream the video out to users of the
> website(a delay up to ten minutes is acceptable).  I've found some
> commercial software available to do this but would of course prefer free
> software, or at least server side solutions that run on linux. Does any
> one have any experience or suggestions, third party integrate solutions
> are acceptable.

Take a look at VideoLAN.org, the guys who make VLC.  DVBlast! might
work for you depending on what kind of stream it is, or VLC itself
could probably do it as well if you have to work with something other
than MPEG.  There's a reason 'LAN' is in the name.

        --Levi


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